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North Carolina > All counties > Catawba County > Hickory City
Hickory, NC

City
Population 2000: 37,222
Square miles: 28.07



2000 CENSUS DATA
HICKORY NC US
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Number Number Number
Population 25 and older 24,355
Number Pct Pct Pct
High school graduates (includes equivalency) 6,045 24.8 28.4 28.6
Some college, or associate's degree 6,403 26.3 27.2 27.4
Bachelor's degree 4,719 19.4 15.3 15.5
Master's, professional or doctorate degree 2,105 8.6 7.2 8.9
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Number Number Number
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 9,067
Number Pct Pct Pct
Preschool and kindergarten 1,084 12.0 12.2 11.9
Grades 1-12 5,863 64.7 65.1 65.3
College 2,120 23.4 22.6 22.8
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk