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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Barrow 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 46,144 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,251 100.0   Native 44,464 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 978 8.7       Born in United States 44,210 95.8
Kindergarten 756 6.7           State of residence 30,717 66.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,958 53.0           Different state 13,493 29.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,416 21.5       Born outside United States 254 0.6
College or graduate school 1,143 10.2   Foreign born 1,680 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 691 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 668 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 29,317 100.0       Not a citizen 1,012 2.2
Less than 9th grade 2,755 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,069 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,551 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,680 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,137 20.9   Europe 295 17.6
Associate degree 1,609 5.5   Asia 752 44.8
Bachelor's degree 2,283 7.8   Africa 45 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 913 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 555 33.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.3 (X)   Northern America 33 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,429 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,047 100.0   English only 39,973 94.2
Never married 6,893 19.7   Language other than English 2,456 5.8
Now married, except separated 21,478 61.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,296 3.1
Separated 532 1.5   Spanish 1,035 2.4
Widowed 2,320 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 528 1.2
 Female 1,902 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 518 1.2
Divorced 3,824 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 218 0.5
 Female 1,978 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 882 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 544 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 46,144 100.0
           under 18 years 1,063 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,063 82.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 493 46.4   Arab 10 0.0
        Czech¹ 42 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 53 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,142 100.0   Dutch 444 1.0
Civilian veterans 4,085 12.3   English 4,028 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 737 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 168 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,994 8.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,816 100.0   Greek 70 0.2
With a disability 724 6.7   Hungarian 83 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,144 100.0   Irish¹ 4,936 10.7
With a disability 5,067 18.7   Italian 881 1.9
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 57 0.1
No disability 22,077 81.3   Norwegian 206 0.4
 Percent employed 81.4 (X)   Polish 468 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 4,145 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,376 57.3   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 865 1.9
        Scottish 748 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 31 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 42,429 100.0   Subsaharan African 170 0.4
Same house in 1995 20,135 47.5   Swedish 238 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,835 51.5   Swiss 56 0.1
 Same county 7,890 18.6   Ukrainian 135 0.3
 Different county 13,945 32.9   United States or American 9,236 20.0
  Same state 10,020 23.6   Welsh 316 0.7
  Different state 3,925 9.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 63 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 459 1.1   Other ancestries 10,021 21.7
 
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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