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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Greenwood 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 66,271 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,843 100.0   Native 64,429 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,341 7.5       Born in United States 64,133 96.8
Kindergarten 1,234 6.9           State of residence 49,872 75.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,978 44.7           Different state 14,261 21.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,266 18.3       Born outside United States 296 0.4
College or graduate school 4,024 22.6   Foreign born 1,842 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,279 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 455 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 42,412 100.0       Not a citizen 1,387 2.1
Less than 9th grade 4,267 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,125 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,616 29.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,842 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,976 16.4   Europe 198 10.7
Associate degree 3,408 8.0   Asia 343 18.6
Bachelor's degree 5,592 13.2   Africa 71 3.9
Graduate or professional degree 2,428 5.7   Oceania 44 2.4
        Latin America 1,143 62.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 43 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,657 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 51,934 100.0   English only 58,673 95.2
Never married 13,274 25.6   Language other than English 2,984 4.8
Now married, except separated 27,780 53.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,616 2.6
Separated 1,783 3.4   Spanish 2,133 3.5
Widowed 4,427 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,269 2.1
 Female 3,664 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 452 0.7
Divorced 4,670 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 122 0.2
 Female 2,747 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 300 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 188 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 66,271 100.0
           under 18 years 1,634 100.0     Total ancestries reported 54,724 82.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 868 53.1   Arab 71 0.1
        Czech¹ 78 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 49,361 100.0   Dutch 502 0.8
Civilian veterans 5,914 12.0   English 4,516 6.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 808 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 129 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,611 7.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,410 100.0   Greek 114 0.2
With a disability 1,210 7.9   Hungarian 43 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 36,311 100.0   Irish¹ 4,651 7.0
With a disability 8,051 22.2   Italian 645 1.0
 Percent employed 56.2 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.0
No disability 28,260 77.8   Norwegian 106 0.2
 Percent employed 79.3 (X)   Polish 278 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 8,826 100.0   Portuguese 47 0.1
With a disability 4,272 48.4   Russian 94 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,145 3.2
        Scottish 763 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 61,657 100.0   Subsaharan African 539 0.8
Same house in 1995 33,671 54.6   Swedish 132 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,017 43.8   Swiss 47 0.1
 Same county 16,398 26.6   Ukrainian 13 0.0
 Different county 10,619 17.2   United States or American 11,473 17.3
  Same state 6,366 10.3   Welsh 167 0.3
  Different state 4,253 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 969 1.6   Other ancestries 22,686 34.2
 
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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