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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Orangeburg 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 91,582 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,308 100.0   Native 90,656 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,624 5.9       Born in United States 90,212 98.5
Kindergarten 1,333 4.9           State of residence 73,633 80.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,164 40.9           Different state 16,579 18.1
High school (grades 9-12) 6,329 23.2       Born outside United States 444 0.5
College or graduate school 6,858 25.1   Foreign born 926 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 384 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 509 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 57,037 100.0       Not a citizen 417 0.5
Less than 9th grade 5,776 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,487 18.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,995 31.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 926 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,760 17.1   Europe 259 28.0
Associate degree 3,731 6.5   Asia 212 22.9
Bachelor's degree 5,659 9.9   Africa 103 11.1
Graduate or professional degree 3,629 6.4   Oceania 20 2.2
        Latin America 310 33.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.5 (X)   Northern America 22 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 85,592 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 72,143 100.0   English only 83,022 97.0
Never married 22,948 31.8   Language other than English 2,570 3.0
Now married, except separated 33,081 45.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 870 1.0
Separated 3,730 5.2   Spanish 1,306 1.5
Widowed 7,170 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 477 0.6
 Female 5,896 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,003 1.2
Divorced 5,214 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 301 0.4
 Female 3,023 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 148 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 91,582 100.0
           under 18 years 3,148 100.0     Total ancestries reported 75,350 82.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,703 54.1   Arab 31 0.0
        Czech¹ 22 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 67,769 100.0   Dutch 420 0.5
Civilian veterans 7,810 11.5   English 3,458 3.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 754 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,313 5.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,974 100.0   Greek 81 0.1
With a disability 2,223 9.7   Hungarian 76 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,022 100.0   Irish¹ 2,802 3.1
With a disability 13,647 27.3   Italian 517 0.6
 Percent employed 50.1 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 36,375 72.7   Norwegian 153 0.2
 Percent employed 71.5 (X)   Polish 268 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 11,459 100.0   Portuguese 48 0.1
With a disability 5,509 48.1   Russian 82 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 900 1.0
        Scottish 579 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 85,592 100.0   Subsaharan African 792 0.9
Same house in 1995 55,667 65.0   Swedish 173 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 29,296 34.2   Swiss 170 0.2
 Same county 17,819 20.8   Ukrainian 22 0.0
 Different county 11,477 13.4   United States or American 7,564 8.3
  Same state 6,168 7.2   Welsh 123 0.1
  Different state 5,309 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 257 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 629 0.7   Other ancestries 50,623 55.3
 
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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