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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wilcox 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 13,183 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,626 100.0   Native 13,142 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 203 5.6       Born in United States 13,138 99.7
Kindergarten 177 4.9           State of residence 12,116 91.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,960 54.1           Different state 1,022 7.8
High school (grades 9-12) 958 26.4       Born outside United States 4 0.0
College or graduate school 328 9.0   Foreign born 41 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 7,979 100.0       Not a citizen 23 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,098 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,130 26.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,414 30.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 41 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,210 15.2   Europe 4 9.8
Associate degree 318 4.0   Asia 16 39.0
Bachelor's degree 604 7.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 205 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 24.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.5 (X)   Northern America 11 26.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,100 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,889 100.0   English only 11,763 97.2
Never married 3,441 34.8   Language other than English 337 2.8
Now married, except separated 4,127 41.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 131 1.1
Separated 396 4.0   Spanish 230 1.9
Widowed 1,059 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.7
 Female 845 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 61 0.5
Divorced 866 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 405 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,183 100.0
           under 18 years 578 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,869 67.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 289 50.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,168 100.0   Dutch 52 0.4
Civilian veterans 749 8.2   English 285 2.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 61 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 151 1.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,539 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 450 12.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,555 100.0   Irish¹ 217 1.6
With a disability 2,228 34.0   Italian 17 0.1
 Percent employed 36.7 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 4,327 66.0   Norwegian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 52.4 (X)   Polish 30 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,728 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 859 49.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 198 1.5
        Scottish 107 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,100 100.0   Subsaharan African 112 0.8
Same house in 1995 8,364 69.1   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,674 30.4   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 2,475 20.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,199 9.9   United States or American 1,019 7.7
  Same state 768 6.3   Welsh 15 0.1
  Different state 431 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 62 0.5   Other ancestries 6,586 50.0
 
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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