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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fulton 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 11,642 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,435 100.0   Native 11,596 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 128 5.3       Born in United States 11,564 99.3
Kindergarten 144 5.9           State of residence 5,774 49.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,281 52.6           Different state 5,790 49.7
High school (grades 9-12) 606 24.9       Born outside United States 32 0.3
College or graduate school 276 11.3   Foreign born 46 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 22 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,243 100.0       Not a citizen 24 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,068 13.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,227 14.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,216 39.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 46 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,640 19.9   Europe 17 37.0
Associate degree 228 2.8   Asia 12 26.1
Bachelor's degree 522 6.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 342 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 15.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.2 (X)   Northern America 10 21.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,990 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,501 100.0   English only 10,820 98.5
Never married 1,340 14.1   Language other than English 170 1.5
Now married, except separated 6,176 65.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.5
Separated 137 1.4   Spanish 103 0.9
Widowed 943 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.4
 Female 766 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 28 0.3
Divorced 905 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
 Female 448 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 39 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,642 100.0
           under 18 years 262 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,253 70.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 199 76.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 34 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 45 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,981 100.0   Dutch 158 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,531 17.0   English 925 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 158 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 54 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,070 9.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,319 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 185 8.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,304 100.0   Irish¹ 1,178 10.1
With a disability 1,703 27.0   Italian 147 1.3
 Percent employed 40.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,601 73.0   Norwegian 98 0.8
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 169 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,241 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 1,017 45.4   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 159 1.4
        Scottish 129 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,990 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,570 59.8   Swedish 75 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,406 40.1   Swiss 7 0.1
 Same county 1,696 15.4   Ukrainian 28 0.2
 Different county 2,710 24.7   United States or American 2,562 22.0
  Same state 1,205 11.0   Welsh 63 0.5
  Different state 1,505 13.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 14 0.1   Other ancestries 1,157 9.9
 
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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