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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bamberg 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 16,658 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,940 100.0   Native 16,505 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 320 6.5       Born in United States 16,400 98.5
Kindergarten 325 6.6           State of residence 14,026 84.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,960 39.7           Different state 2,374 14.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,200 24.3       Born outside United States 105 0.6
College or graduate school 1,135 23.0   Foreign born 153 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 85 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 87 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 10,213 100.0       Not a citizen 66 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,344 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,264 22.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,892 28.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 153 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,457 14.3   Europe 77 50.3
Associate degree 685 6.7   Asia 13 8.5
Bachelor's degree 1,010 9.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 561 5.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 63 41.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,607 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,203 100.0   English only 15,288 98.0
Never married 4,307 32.6   Language other than English 319 2.0
Now married, except separated 5,939 45.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.5
Separated 571 4.3   Spanish 172 1.1
Widowed 1,408 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.4
 Female 1,186 9.0   Other Indo-European languages 110 0.7
Divorced 978 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
 Female 531 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 37 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,658 100.0
           under 18 years 580 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,908 77.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 331 57.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,375 100.0   Dutch 14 0.1
Civilian veterans 1,492 12.1   English 641 3.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 96 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 591 3.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,315 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 797 18.5   Hungarian 7 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,829 100.0   Irish¹ 396 2.4
With a disability 2,978 33.7   Italian 71 0.4
 Percent employed 41.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,851 66.3   Norwegian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 68.9 (X)   Polish 13 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,290 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,237 54.0   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 154 0.9
        Scottish 95 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,607 100.0   Subsaharan African 51 0.3
Same house in 1995 10,235 65.6   Swedish 20 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,188 33.2   Swiss 13 0.1
 Same county 2,855 18.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,333 14.9   United States or American 1,474 8.8
  Same state 1,527 9.8   Welsh 25 0.2
  Different state 806 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 64 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 184 1.2   Other ancestries 9,168 55.0
 
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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