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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Horry 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 196,629 100.0
      enrolled in school 42,752 100.0   Native 188,823 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 2,786 6.5       Born in United States 187,009 95.1
Kindergarten 2,223 5.2           State of residence 89,197 45.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,335 45.2           Different state 97,812 49.7
High school (grades 9-12) 9,877 23.1       Born outside United States 1,814 0.9
College or graduate school 8,531 20.0   Foreign born 7,806 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,880 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,250 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 136,551 100.0       Not a citizen 4,556 2.3
Less than 9th grade 7,642 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18,101 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 43,963 32.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,806 100.0
Some college, no degree 31,748 23.2   Europe 1,980 25.4
Associate degree 9,533 7.0   Asia 1,720 22.0
Bachelor's degree 17,484 12.8   Africa 241 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 8,080 5.9   Oceania 40 0.5
        Latin America 3,276 42.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 549 7.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 185,564 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 161,861 100.0   English only 173,936 93.7
Never married 38,080 23.5   Language other than English 11,628 6.3
Now married, except separated 90,496 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,047 2.7
Separated 4,457 2.8   Spanish 6,504 3.5
Widowed 11,289 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,337 1.8
 Female 9,182 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 3,389 1.8
Divorced 17,539 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,016 0.5
 Female 9,720 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,137 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 607 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 196,629 100.0
           under 18 years 3,772 100.0     Total ancestries reported 178,079 90.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,930 51.2   Arab 418 0.2
        Czech¹ 710 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 355 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 154,622 100.0   Dutch 2,418 1.2
Civilian veterans 24,985 16.2   English 20,964 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,079 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,033 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,141 10.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 38,755 100.0   Greek 685 0.3
With a disability 3,988 10.3   Hungarian 850 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 116,705 100.0   Irish¹ 21,910 11.1
With a disability 27,811 23.8   Italian 8,345 4.2
 Percent employed 62.7 (X)   Lithuanian 390 0.2
No disability 88,894 76.2   Norwegian 845 0.4
 Percent employed 77.6 (X)   Polish 3,915 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 28,709 100.0   Portuguese 351 0.2
With a disability 10,874 37.9   Russian 669 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 5,413 2.8
        Scottish 4,179 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 313 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 185,564 100.0   Subsaharan African 820 0.4
Same house in 1995 91,452 49.3   Swedish 1,522 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 91,015 49.0   Swiss 354 0.2
 Same county 41,431 22.3   Ukrainian 260 0.1
 Different county 49,584 26.7   United States or American 28,922 14.7
  Same state 10,339 5.6   Welsh 1,199 0.6
  Different state 39,245 21.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 297 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 3,097 1.7   Other ancestries 44,722 22.7
 
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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