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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Greenville 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 379,616 100.0
      enrolled in school 96,798 100.0   Native 361,196 95.1
Nursery school, preschool 6,178 6.4       Born in United States 358,156 94.3
Kindergarten 6,170 6.4           State of residence 222,079 58.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 43,122 44.5           Different state 136,077 35.8
High school (grades 9-12) 20,596 21.3       Born outside United States 3,040 0.8
College or graduate school 20,732 21.4   Foreign born 18,420 4.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11,425 3.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,451 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 250,258 100.0       Not a citizen 12,969 3.4
Less than 9th grade 17,336 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 34,076 13.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 65,815 26.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 18,420 100.0
Some college, no degree 49,277 19.7   Europe 3,786 20.6
Associate degree 18,103 7.2   Asia 4,040 21.9
Bachelor's degree 45,245 18.1   Africa 557 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 20,406 8.2   Oceania 138 0.7
        Latin America 9,008 48.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 891 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 354,190 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 301,150 100.0   English only 329,182 92.9
Never married 73,576 24.4   Language other than English 25,008 7.1
Now married, except separated 170,112 56.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,872 3.4
Separated 8,935 3.0   Spanish 13,924 3.9
Widowed 20,363 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,783 2.2
 Female 17,024 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 6,865 1.9
Divorced 28,164 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,979 0.6
 Female 15,800 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,208 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,732 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 379,616 100.0
           under 18 years 7,365 100.0     Total ancestries reported 336,511 88.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,070 55.3   Arab 1,233 0.3
        Czech¹ 878 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 668 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 285,998 100.0   Dutch 5,024 1.3
Civilian veterans 37,066 13.0   English 38,938 10.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,766 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,591 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 36,461 9.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 83,958 100.0   Greek 1,552 0.4
With a disability 6,939 8.3   Hungarian 934 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 223,296 100.0   Irish¹ 36,420 9.6
With a disability 40,056 17.9   Italian 9,561 2.5
 Percent employed 56.5 (X)   Lithuanian 284 0.1
No disability 183,240 82.1   Norwegian 1,600 0.4
 Percent employed 79.6 (X)   Polish 3,963 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 42,872 100.0   Portuguese 432 0.1
With a disability 18,710 43.6   Russian 890 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 13,511 3.6
        Scottish 9,024 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 393 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 354,190 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,478 0.7
Same house in 1995 182,500 51.5   Swedish 2,120 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 162,960 46.0   Swiss 1,002 0.3
 Same county 90,381 25.5   Ukrainian 544 0.1
 Different county 72,579 20.5   United States or American 54,983 14.5
  Same state 24,593 6.9   Welsh 2,075 0.5
  Different state 47,986 13.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 548 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 8,730 2.5   Other ancestries 101,638 26.8
 
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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