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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Candler 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 9,577 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,343 100.0   Native 8,991 93.9
Nursery school, preschool 186 7.9       Born in United States 8,904 93.0
Kindergarten 97 4.1           State of residence 7,325 76.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,194 51.0           Different state 1,579 16.5
High school (grades 9-12) 626 26.7       Born outside United States 87 0.9
College or graduate school 240 10.2   Foreign born 586 6.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 446 4.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 95 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 6,166 100.0       Not a citizen 491 5.1
Less than 9th grade 1,105 17.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,550 25.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,804 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 586 100.0
Some college, no degree 859 13.9   Europe 8 1.4
Associate degree 222 3.6   Asia 17 2.9
Bachelor's degree 424 6.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 202 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 561 95.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 56.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,845 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,431 100.0   English only 8,001 90.5
Never married 1,623 21.8   Language other than English 844 9.5
Now married, except separated 4,101 55.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 573 6.5
Separated 255 3.4   Spanish 798 9.0
Widowed 756 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 571 6.5
 Female 582 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 36 0.4
Divorced 696 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 384 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,577 100.0
           under 18 years 282 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,785 70.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 172 61.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,998 100.0   Dutch 40 0.4
Civilian veterans 907 13.0   English 335 3.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 90 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 288 3.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,184 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 108 4.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,052 100.0   Irish¹ 454 4.7
With a disability 1,198 23.7   Italian 102 1.1
 Percent employed 48.3 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 3,854 76.3   Norwegian 13 0.1
 Percent employed 68.8 (X)   Polish 23 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,199 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 741 61.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 114 1.2
        Scottish 108 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,845 100.0   Subsaharan African 54 0.6
Same house in 1995 5,103 57.7   Swedish 17 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,486 39.4   Swiss 47 0.5
 Same county 2,024 22.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,462 16.5   United States or American 2,022 21.1
  Same state 892 10.1   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 570 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 37 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 256 2.9   Other ancestries 3,025 31.6
 
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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