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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richmond 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 8,809 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,743 100.0   Native 8,644 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 71 4.1       Born in United States 8,594 97.6
Kindergarten 64 3.7           State of residence 6,777 76.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 819 47.0           Different state 1,817 20.6
High school (grades 9-12) 491 28.2       Born outside United States 50 0.6
College or graduate school 298 17.1   Foreign born 165 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 75 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 51 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 6,552 100.0       Not a citizen 114 1.3
Less than 9th grade 786 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,838 28.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,047 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 165 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,001 15.3   Europe 44 26.7
Associate degree 230 3.5   Asia 25 15.2
Bachelor's degree 495 7.6   Africa 3 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 155 2.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 88 53.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.0 (X)   Northern America 5 3.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,436 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,528 100.0   English only 8,006 94.9
Never married 1,650 21.9   Language other than English 430 5.1
Now married, except separated 4,465 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 238 2.8
Separated 205 2.7   Spanish 341 4.0
Widowed 695 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 212 2.5
 Female 571 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 67 0.8
Divorced 513 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 296 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,809 100.0
           under 18 years 173 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,093 69.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 83 48.0   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 13 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,171 100.0   Dutch 74 0.8
Civilian veterans 994 13.9   English 811 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 119 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 405 4.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,519 100.0   Greek 5 0.1
With a disability 100 6.6   Hungarian 7 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,892 100.0   Irish¹ 371 4.2
With a disability 804 20.7   Italian 112 1.3
 Percent employed 51.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,088 79.3   Norwegian 13 0.1
 Percent employed 77.2 (X)   Polish 42 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,295 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.1
With a disability 597 46.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 48 0.5
        Scottish 149 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 8,436 100.0   Subsaharan African 243 2.8
Same house in 1995 4,995 59.2   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,138 37.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 950 11.3   Ukrainian 6 0.1
 Different county 2,188 25.9   United States or American 1,769 20.1
  Same state 1,440 17.1   Welsh 17 0.2
  Different state 748 8.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 303 3.6   Other ancestries 1,849 21.0
 
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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