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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb 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 64,452 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,045 100.0   Native 61,804 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 914 6.5       Born in United States 61,528 95.5
Kindergarten 976 6.9           State of residence 46,642 72.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,214 51.4           Different state 14,886 23.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,245 23.1       Born outside United States 276 0.4
College or graduate school 1,696 12.1   Foreign born 2,648 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,866 2.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 424 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 42,740 100.0       Not a citizen 2,224 3.5
Less than 9th grade 6,157 14.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,312 21.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,549 34.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,648 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,183 16.8   Europe 136 5.1
Associate degree 2,011 4.7   Asia 130 4.9
Bachelor's degree 2,095 4.9   Africa 10 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,433 3.4   Oceania 8 0.3
        Latin America 2,349 88.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.8 (X)   Northern America 15 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 60,078 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 51,178 100.0   English only 56,131 93.4
Never married 8,414 16.4   Language other than English 3,947 6.6
Now married, except separated 32,147 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,537 4.2
Separated 964 1.9   Spanish 3,319 5.5
Widowed 4,129 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,398 4.0
 Female 3,472 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 463 0.8
Divorced 5,524 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.2
 Female 2,933 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 117 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 64,452 100.0
           under 18 years 1,068 100.0     Total ancestries reported 45,409 70.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 568 53.2   Arab 49 0.1
        Czech¹ 35 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 48,518 100.0   Dutch 658 1.0
Civilian veterans 5,320 11.0   English 4,477 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 584 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 73 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,837 4.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,069 100.0   Greek 12 0.0
With a disability 1,116 7.9   Hungarian 24 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 36,985 100.0   Irish¹ 5,685 8.8
With a disability 9,517 25.7   Italian 459 0.7
 Percent employed 52.5 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 27,468 74.3   Norwegian 116 0.2
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 184 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 8,375 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 4,501 53.7   Russian 18 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 942 1.5
        Scottish 527 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 60,078 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.0
Same house in 1995 36,194 60.2   Swedish 118 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,027 38.3   Swiss 42 0.1
 Same county 13,844 23.0   Ukrainian 24 0.0
 Different county 9,183 15.3   United States or American 17,531 27.2
  Same state 5,239 8.7   Welsh 208 0.3
  Different state 3,944 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 28 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 857 1.4   Other ancestries 10,730 16.6
 
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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