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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Spartanburg 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 253,791 100.0
      enrolled in school 61,998 100.0   Native 244,395 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 3,982 6.4       Born in United States 242,987 95.7
Kindergarten 4,001 6.5           State of residence 178,344 70.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 28,996 46.8           Different state 64,643 25.5
High school (grades 9-12) 13,793 22.2       Born outside United States 1,408 0.6
College or graduate school 11,226 18.1   Foreign born 9,396 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,572 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,599 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 167,802 100.0       Not a citizen 5,797 2.3
Less than 9th grade 16,516 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 28,627 17.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 50,233 29.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 9,396 100.0
Some college, no degree 30,676 18.3   Europe 2,028 21.6
Associate degree 11,264 6.7   Asia 2,865 30.5
Bachelor's degree 19,803 11.8   Africa 124 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 10,683 6.4   Oceania 17 0.2
        Latin America 4,027 42.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 335 3.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 236,811 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 200,698 100.0   English only 221,858 93.7
Never married 47,792 23.8   Language other than English 14,953 6.3
Now married, except separated 112,459 56.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,980 2.9
Separated 5,706 2.8   Spanish 8,001 3.4
Widowed 15,268 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,998 1.7
 Female 12,683 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 3,651 1.5
Divorced 19,473 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,215 0.5
 Female 10,835 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,016 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,657 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 253,791 100.0
           under 18 years 5,753 100.0     Total ancestries reported 210,234 82.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,893 50.3   Arab 249 0.1
        Czech¹ 271 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 352 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 190,783 100.0   Dutch 2,693 1.1
Civilian veterans 24,543 12.9   English 21,494 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,279 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 612 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,843 7.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 56,313 100.0   Greek 642 0.3
With a disability 4,828 8.6   Hungarian 452 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 146,154 100.0   Irish¹ 20,951 8.3
With a disability 34,546 23.6   Italian 4,376 1.7
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 50 0.0
No disability 111,608 76.4   Norwegian 639 0.3
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 1,848 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 30,798 100.0   Portuguese 130 0.1
With a disability 14,281 46.4   Russian 484 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 8,018 3.2
        Scottish 4,146 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 74 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 236,811 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,387 0.5
Same house in 1995 133,337 56.3   Swedish 849 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 100,140 42.3   Swiss 449 0.2
 Same county 64,136 27.1   Ukrainian 192 0.1
 Different county 36,004 15.2   United States or American 45,037 17.7
  Same state 15,837 6.7   Welsh 846 0.3
  Different state 20,167 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 166 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,334 1.4   Other ancestries 71,705 28.3
 
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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