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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Barnwell 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 23,478 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,391 100.0   Native 23,348 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 435 6.8       Born in United States 23,278 99.1
Kindergarten 431 6.7           State of residence 17,719 75.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,155 49.4           Different state 5,559 23.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,701 26.6       Born outside United States 70 0.3
College or graduate school 669 10.5   Foreign born 130 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 74 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 48 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 14,770 100.0       Not a citizen 82 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,712 11.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,082 20.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,131 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 130 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,425 16.4   Europe 22 16.9
Associate degree 704 4.8   Asia 71 54.6
Bachelor's degree 1,238 8.4   Africa 10 7.7
Graduate or professional degree 478 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 20 15.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.5 (X)   Northern America 7 5.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,850 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,013 100.0   English only 21,397 97.9
Never married 4,697 26.1   Language other than English 453 2.1
Now married, except separated 9,208 51.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.9
Separated 904 5.0   Spanish 194 0.9
Widowed 1,697 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 0.5
 Female 1,399 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 198 0.9
Divorced 1,507 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.3
 Female 899 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,478 100.0
           under 18 years 642 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,336 78.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 344 53.6   Arab 1 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,849 100.0   Dutch 102 0.4
Civilian veterans 1,985 11.8   English 1,304 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 160 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,156 4.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,972 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 837 14.0   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,816 100.0   Irish¹ 1,095 4.7
With a disability 3,895 30.4   Italian 127 0.5
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 22 0.1
No disability 8,921 69.6   Norwegian 22 0.1
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 78 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,806 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,554 55.4   Russian 53 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 241 1.0
        Scottish 310 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,850 100.0   Subsaharan African 317 1.4
Same house in 1995 14,812 67.8   Swedish 38 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,973 31.9   Swiss 14 0.1
 Same county 4,644 21.3   Ukrainian 24 0.1
 Different county 2,329 10.7   United States or American 4,509 19.2
  Same state 1,330 6.1   Welsh 58 0.2
  Different state 999 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 65 0.3   Other ancestries 8,621 36.7
 
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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