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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kershaw 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 52,647 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,532 100.0   Native 51,778 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 741 5.9       Born in United States 51,124 97.1
Kindergarten 869 6.9           State of residence 37,189 70.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,531 52.1           Different state 13,935 26.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,043 24.3       Born outside United States 654 1.2
College or graduate school 1,348 10.8   Foreign born 869 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 302 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 577 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 34,863 100.0       Not a citizen 292 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,771 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,797 16.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,370 35.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 869 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,263 18.0   Europe 380 43.7
Associate degree 1,994 5.7   Asia 166 19.1
Bachelor's degree 3,960 11.4   Africa 24 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,708 4.9   Oceania 16 1.8
        Latin America 270 31.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.4 (X)   Northern America 13 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 49,292 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 41,314 100.0   English only 47,666 96.7
Never married 9,013 21.8   Language other than English 1,626 3.3
Now married, except separated 23,839 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 646 1.3
Separated 1,274 3.1   Spanish 976 2.0
Widowed 3,302 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 454 0.9
 Female 2,762 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 532 1.1
Divorced 3,886 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 130 0.3
 Female 2,070 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 113 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 52,647 100.0
           under 18 years 1,321 100.0     Total ancestries reported 44,268 84.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 681 51.6   Arab 117 0.2
        Czech¹ 59 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 91 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 38,796 100.0   Dutch 384 0.7
Civilian veterans 5,942 15.3   English 4,128 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 903 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 127 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,952 7.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,137 100.0   Greek 91 0.2
With a disability 1,162 9.6   Hungarian 101 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 30,206 100.0   Irish¹ 4,050 7.7
With a disability 7,117 23.6   Italian 780 1.5
 Percent employed 61.8 (X)   Lithuanian 33 0.1
No disability 23,089 76.4   Norwegian 122 0.2
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 435 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 6,461 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.0
With a disability 3,097 47.9   Russian 46 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,897 3.6
        Scottish 967 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 52 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 49,292 100.0   Subsaharan African 251 0.5
Same house in 1995 29,812 60.5   Swedish 197 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,187 38.9   Swiss 17 0.0
 Same county 8,912 18.1   Ukrainian 31 0.1
 Different county 10,275 20.8   United States or American 9,351 17.8
  Same state 6,063 12.3   Welsh 149 0.3
  Different state 4,212 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 24 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 293 0.6   Other ancestries 15,895 30.2
 
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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