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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richland County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 128,852 100.0
      enrolled in school 31,084 100.0   Native 126,565 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,870 6.0       Born in United States 125,998 97.8
Kindergarten 1,755 5.6           State of residence 99,620 77.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,918 48.0           Different state 26,378 20.5
High school (grades 9-12) 7,544 24.3       Born outside United States 567 0.4
College or graduate school 4,997 16.1   Foreign born 2,287 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 438 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,502 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 86,184 100.0       Not a citizen 785 0.6
Less than 9th grade 4,760 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,347 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 37,001 42.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,287 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,951 18.5   Europe 1,308 57.2
Associate degree 5,260 6.1   Asia 654 28.6
Bachelor's degree 7,482 8.7   Africa 57 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,383 3.9   Oceania 24 1.0
        Latin America 161 7.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 83 3.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 120,597 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 102,562 100.0   English only 115,127 95.5
Never married 23,663 23.1   Language other than English 5,470 4.5
Now married, except separated 57,459 56.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,993 1.7
Separated 2,052 2.0   Spanish 1,431 1.2
Widowed 7,528 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 361 0.3
 Female 5,942 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 3,256 2.7
Divorced 11,860 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,335 1.1
 Female 6,167 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 545 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 229 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 128,852 100.0
           under 18 years 2,332 100.0     Total ancestries reported 120,005 93.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,059 45.4   Arab 105 0.1
        Czech¹ 326 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 194 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 96,662 100.0   Dutch 3,035 2.4
Civilian veterans 14,556 15.1   English 11,735 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,713 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 490 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 34,399 26.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,657 100.0   Greek 435 0.3
With a disability 1,805 6.5   Hungarian 1,448 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 69,474 100.0   Irish¹ 13,759 10.7
With a disability 12,852 18.5   Italian 4,520 3.5
 Percent employed 53.7 (X)   Lithuanian 91 0.1
No disability 56,622 81.5   Norwegian 368 0.3
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 2,295 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 17,378 100.0   Portuguese 31 0.0
With a disability 6,752 38.9   Russian 224 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,933 1.5
        Scottish 2,217 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 438 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 120,597 100.0   Subsaharan African 866 0.7
Same house in 1995 71,587 59.4   Swedish 564 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 48,370 40.1   Swiss 1,057 0.8
 Same county 32,227 26.7   Ukrainian 258 0.2
 Different county 16,143 13.4   United States or American 14,343 11.1
  Same state 10,614 8.8   Welsh 1,186 0.9
  Different state 5,529 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 77 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 640 0.5   Other ancestries 20,898 16.2
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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