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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Banks 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 14,422 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,185 100.0   Native 14,117 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 226 7.1       Born in United States 14,104 97.8
Kindergarten 265 8.3           State of residence 11,622 80.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,655 52.0           Different state 2,482 17.2
High school (grades 9-12) 711 22.3       Born outside United States 13 0.1
College or graduate school 328 10.3   Foreign born 305 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 193 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 60 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 9,401 100.0       Not a citizen 245 1.7
Less than 9th grade 1,244 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,011 21.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,603 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 305 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,433 15.2   Europe 39 12.8
Associate degree 300 3.2   Asia 13 4.3
Bachelor's degree 463 4.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 347 3.7   Oceania 2 0.7
        Latin America 242 79.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.4 (X)   Northern America 9 3.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,319 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,282 100.0   English only 12,821 96.3
Never married 1,947 17.3   Language other than English 498 3.7
Now married, except separated 7,416 65.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 270 2.0
Separated 113 1.0   Spanish 433 3.3
Widowed 657 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 247 1.9
 Female 520 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 41 0.3
Divorced 1,149 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
 Female 540 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,422 100.0
           under 18 years 343 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,870 75.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 167 48.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 9 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,661 100.0   Dutch 146 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,156 10.8   English 1,354 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 109 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 49 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 617 4.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,174 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 253 8.0   Hungarian 1 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,639 100.0   Irish¹ 1,213 8.4
With a disability 1,912 22.1   Italian 119 0.8
 Percent employed 54.9 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 6,727 77.9   Norwegian 17 0.1
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 36 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,506 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 863 57.3   Russian 20 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 207 1.4
        Scottish 196 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,319 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,111 60.9   Swedish 16 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,050 37.9   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 1,674 12.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,376 25.3   United States or American 4,606 31.9
  Same state 2,892 21.7   Welsh 27 0.2
  Different state 484 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 158 1.2   Other ancestries 2,095 14.5
 
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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