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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Limestone 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 65,676 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,015 100.0   Native 64,581 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,004 6.3       Born in United States 64,206 97.8
Kindergarten 853 5.3           State of residence 47,094 71.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,711 48.1           Different state 17,112 26.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,549 22.2       Born outside United States 375 0.6
College or graduate school 2,898 18.1   Foreign born 1,095 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 579 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 368 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 43,456 100.0       Not a citizen 727 1.1
Less than 9th grade 3,976 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,105 16.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,102 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,095 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,829 20.3   Europe 99 9.0
Associate degree 2,095 4.8   Asia 182 16.6
Bachelor's degree 5,166 11.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,183 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 814 74.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,239 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 52,055 100.0   English only 58,769 96.0
Never married 10,759 20.7   Language other than English 2,470 4.0
Now married, except separated 31,348 60.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,117 1.8
Separated 827 1.6   Spanish 1,593 2.6
Widowed 3,411 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 839 1.4
 Female 2,854 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 611 1.0
Divorced 5,710 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 139 0.2
 Female 2,584 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 193 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 65,676 100.0
           under 18 years 1,274 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,805 80.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 749 58.8   Arab 32 0.0
        Czech¹ 38 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 32 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 49,322 100.0   Dutch 649 1.0
Civilian veterans 6,565 13.3   English 5,046 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,018 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 126 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,683 7.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,156 100.0   Greek 28 0.0
With a disability 1,245 8.8   Hungarian 61 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 37,446 100.0   Irish¹ 6,357 9.7
With a disability 8,419 22.5   Italian 716 1.1
 Percent employed 53.9 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.0
No disability 29,027 77.5   Norwegian 197 0.3
 Percent employed 77.6 (X)   Polish 451 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 7,048 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.0
With a disability 3,637 51.6   Russian 117 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,165 1.8
        Scottish 952 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 61,239 100.0   Subsaharan African 683 1.0
Same house in 1995 36,345 59.3   Swedish 234 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,500 40.0   Swiss 20 0.0
 Same county 13,566 22.2   Ukrainian 22 0.0
 Different county 10,934 17.9   United States or American 14,960 22.8
  Same state 6,343 10.4   Welsh 192 0.3
  Different state 4,591 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 394 0.6   Other ancestries 14,971 22.8
 
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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