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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tallapoosa 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 41,475 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,775 100.0   Native 41,292 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 877 9.0       Born in United States 41,185 99.3
Kindergarten 574 5.9           State of residence 35,566 85.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,673 47.8           Different state 5,619 13.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,430 24.9       Born outside United States 107 0.3
College or graduate school 1,221 12.5   Foreign born 183 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 109 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 128 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 28,373 100.0       Not a citizen 55 0.1
Less than 9th grade 2,729 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,760 20.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,348 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 183 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,235 18.5   Europe 124 67.8
Associate degree 1,289 4.5   Asia 34 18.6
Bachelor's degree 2,679 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,333 4.7   Oceania 2 1.1
        Latin America 13 7.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.1 (X)   Northern America 10 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,899 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,184 100.0   English only 38,082 97.9
Never married 6,767 20.4   Language other than English 817 2.1
Now married, except separated 18,773 56.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 269 0.7
Separated 779 2.3   Spanish 497 1.3
Widowed 3,268 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 179 0.5
 Female 2,744 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 203 0.5
Divorced 3,597 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.1
 Female 2,009 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 99 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,475 100.0
           under 18 years 950 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,616 71.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 547 57.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 36 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,414 100.0   Dutch 322 0.8
Civilian veterans 4,311 13.7   English 3,258 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 272 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 65 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,393 3.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,922 100.0   Greek 37 0.1
With a disability 935 10.5   Hungarian 5 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,916 100.0   Irish¹ 2,399 5.8
With a disability 6,692 29.2   Italian 217 0.5
 Percent employed 50.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 16,224 70.8   Norwegian 58 0.1
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 118 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,178 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 3,274 53.0   Russian 66 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 636 1.5
        Scottish 539 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 38,899 100.0   Subsaharan African 155 0.4
Same house in 1995 24,540 63.1   Swedish 59 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,202 36.5   Swiss 37 0.1
 Same county 9,033 23.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,169 13.3   United States or American 8,020 19.3
  Same state 3,652 9.4   Welsh 96 0.2
  Different state 1,517 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 157 0.4   Other ancestries 11,798 28.4
 
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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