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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Georgetown 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 55,797 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,450 100.0   Native 54,586 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,038 7.7       Born in United States 54,292 97.3
Kindergarten 690 5.1           State of residence 38,210 68.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,958 51.7           Different state 16,082 28.8
High school (grades 9-12) 3,264 24.3       Born outside United States 294 0.5
College or graduate school 1,500 11.2   Foreign born 1,211 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 569 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 543 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 37,340 100.0       Not a citizen 668 1.2
Less than 9th grade 3,407 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,837 15.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,293 30.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,211 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,169 19.2   Europe 358 29.6
Associate degree 2,155 5.8   Asia 122 10.1
Bachelor's degree 4,967 13.3   Africa 66 5.5
Graduate or professional degree 2,512 6.7   Oceania 7 0.6
        Latin America 575 47.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.2 (X)   Northern America 83 6.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 52,353 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 44,188 100.0   English only 50,507 96.5
Never married 10,626 24.0   Language other than English 1,846 3.5
Now married, except separated 24,963 56.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 825 1.6
Separated 1,362 3.1   Spanish 1,169 2.2
Widowed 3,679 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 621 1.2
 Female 2,991 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 615 1.2
Divorced 3,558 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 190 0.4
 Female 2,073 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 55,797 100.0
           under 18 years 1,647 100.0     Total ancestries reported 49,808 89.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 868 52.7   Arab 175 0.3
        Czech¹ 75 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 113 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 41,700 100.0   Dutch 397 0.7
Civilian veterans 6,052 14.5   English 5,229 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 962 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 153 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,191 7.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,372 100.0   Greek 111 0.2
With a disability 895 7.2   Hungarian 136 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 31,231 100.0   Irish¹ 3,661 6.6
With a disability 7,034 22.5   Italian 1,115 2.0
 Percent employed 50.7 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 24,197 77.5   Norwegian 184 0.3
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 497 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 8,282 100.0   Portuguese 51 0.1
With a disability 3,399 41.0   Russian 108 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,507 2.7
        Scottish 1,228 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 100 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 52,353 100.0   Subsaharan African 501 0.9
Same house in 1995 32,459 62.0   Swedish 262 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,499 37.2   Swiss 87 0.2
 Same county 9,102 17.4   Ukrainian 55 0.1
 Different county 10,397 19.9   United States or American 7,900 14.2
  Same state 4,032 7.7   Welsh 230 0.4
  Different state 6,365 12.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 51 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 395 0.8   Other ancestries 20,725 37.1
 
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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