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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Coosa 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 12,202 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,688 100.0   Native 12,163 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 141 5.2       Born in United States 12,129 99.4
Kindergarten 231 8.6           State of residence 10,840 88.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,303 48.5           Different state 1,289 10.6
High school (grades 9-12) 766 28.5       Born outside United States 34 0.3
College or graduate school 247 9.2   Foreign born 39 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 14 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 8,255 100.0       Not a citizen 27 0.2
Less than 9th grade 844 10.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,987 24.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,164 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 39 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,235 15.0   Europe 24 61.5
Associate degree 362 4.4   Asia 8 20.5
Bachelor's degree 428 5.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 235 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 17.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,467 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,803 100.0   English only 11,260 98.2
Never married 2,139 21.8   Language other than English 207 1.8
Now married, except separated 5,678 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.5
Separated 235 2.4   Spanish 135 1.2
Widowed 735 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.3
 Female 622 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 45 0.4
Divorced 1,016 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
 Female 455 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,202 100.0
           under 18 years 512 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,876 72.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 303 59.2   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 8 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,297 100.0   Dutch 64 0.5
Civilian veterans 1,234 13.3   English 534 4.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 104 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 382 3.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,653 100.0   Greek 27 0.2
With a disability 364 13.7   Hungarian 7 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,716 100.0   Irish¹ 710 5.8
With a disability 2,301 34.3   Italian 36 0.3
 Percent employed 48.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,415 65.7   Norwegian 20 0.2
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 22 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,694 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 894 52.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 144 1.2
        Scottish 286 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,467 100.0   Subsaharan African 47 0.4
Same house in 1995 7,591 66.2   Swedish 25 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,833 33.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,476 12.9   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 2,357 20.6   United States or American 2,033 16.7
  Same state 2,021 17.6   Welsh 58 0.5
  Different state 336 2.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.4   Other ancestries 4,317 35.4
 
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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