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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Covington 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 37,631 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,418 100.0   Native 37,415 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 542 6.4       Born in United States 37,268 99.0
Kindergarten 487 5.8           State of residence 29,622 78.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,148 49.3           Different state 7,646 20.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,075 24.6       Born outside United States 147 0.4
College or graduate school 1,166 13.9   Foreign born 216 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 110 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 99 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 25,705 100.0       Not a citizen 117 0.3
Less than 9th grade 3,474 13.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,641 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,473 33.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 216 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,421 17.2   Europe 60 27.8
Associate degree 1,554 6.0   Asia 67 31.0
Bachelor's degree 2,005 7.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,137 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 66 30.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.4 (X)   Northern America 23 10.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,423 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,276 100.0   English only 34,723 98.0
Never married 5,421 17.9   Language other than English 700 2.0
Now married, except separated 18,131 59.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 192 0.5
Separated 537 1.8   Spanish 376 1.1
Widowed 2,966 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.3
 Female 2,487 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 254 0.7
Divorced 3,221 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.1
 Female 1,774 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 70 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 37,631 100.0
           under 18 years 746 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,920 68.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 437 58.6   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,693 100.0   Dutch 264 0.7
Civilian veterans 4,167 14.5   English 2,507 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 601 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 124 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,343 3.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,158 100.0   Greek 15 0.0
With a disability 667 8.2   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,311 100.0   Irish¹ 2,760 7.3
With a disability 5,466 26.9   Italian 146 0.4
 Percent employed 47.5 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.0
No disability 14,845 73.1   Norwegian 60 0.2
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 135 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 6,434 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 3,647 56.7   Russian 20 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 681 1.8
        Scottish 440 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 35,423 100.0   Subsaharan African 151 0.4
Same house in 1995 22,367 63.1   Swedish 48 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,907 36.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 8,192 23.1   Ukrainian 20 0.1
 Different county 4,715 13.3   United States or American 9,841 26.2
  Same state 2,328 6.6   Welsh 64 0.2
  Different state 2,387 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 149 0.4   Other ancestries 6,660 17.7
 
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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