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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cherokee 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 42,521 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,564 100.0   Native 41,408 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 741 5.5       Born in United States 41,126 96.7
Kindergarten 663 4.9           State of residence 29,819 70.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,142 37.9           Different state 11,307 26.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,570 18.9       Born outside United States 282 0.7
College or graduate school 4,448 32.8   Foreign born 1,113 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 790 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 239 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 25,237 100.0       Not a citizen 874 2.1
Less than 9th grade 2,094 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,789 15.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,630 30.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,113 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,201 20.6   Europe 50 4.5
Associate degree 956 3.8   Asia 122 11.0
Bachelor's degree 3,345 13.3   Africa 34 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,222 8.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 877 78.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.7 (X)   Northern America 30 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,641 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,506 100.0   English only 36,494 92.1
Never married 8,222 24.5   Language other than English 3,147 7.9
Now married, except separated 18,606 55.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,256 3.2
Separated 460 1.4   Spanish 1,517 3.8
Widowed 2,377 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 801 2.0
 Female 1,927 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 318 0.8
Divorced 3,841 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 91 0.2
 Female 1,981 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 72 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,521 100.0
           under 18 years 950 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,326 85.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 598 62.9   Arab 24 0.1
        Czech¹ 50 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 58 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,380 100.0   Dutch 722 1.7
Civilian veterans 4,502 14.3   English 3,055 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 802 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 174 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,211 9.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,134 100.0   Greek 13 0.0
With a disability 1,020 9.2   Hungarian 48 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,240 100.0   Irish¹ 3,631 8.5
With a disability 5,351 23.0   Italian 415 1.0
 Percent employed 46.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 17,889 77.0   Norwegian 272 0.6
 Percent employed 73.1 (X)   Polish 157 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,931 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.0
With a disability 2,527 51.2   Russian 55 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 467 1.1
        Scottish 605 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 39,641 100.0   Subsaharan African 26 0.1
Same house in 1995 20,378 51.4   Swedish 354 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,737 47.3   Swiss 32 0.1
 Same county 8,808 22.2   Ukrainian 16 0.0
 Different county 9,929 25.0   United States or American 3,430 8.1
  Same state 6,718 16.9   Welsh 110 0.3
  Different state 3,211 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 266 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 526 1.3   Other ancestries 17,313 40.7
 
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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