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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chattooga 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 25,470 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,264 100.0   Native 24,987 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 411 7.8       Born in United States 24,839 97.5
Kindergarten 280 5.3           State of residence 19,209 75.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,709 51.5           Different state 5,630 22.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,245 23.7       Born outside United States 148 0.6
College or graduate school 619 11.8   Foreign born 483 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 292 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 113 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 17,054 100.0       Not a citizen 370 1.5
Less than 9th grade 2,838 16.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,915 23.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,909 34.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 483 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,509 14.7   Europe 28 5.8
Associate degree 573 3.4   Asia 83 17.2
Bachelor's degree 807 4.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 503 2.9   Oceania 1 0.2
        Latin America 364 75.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.4 (X)   Northern America 7 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,841 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,617 100.0   English only 22,968 96.3
Never married 3,823 18.5   Language other than English 873 3.7
Now married, except separated 12,261 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 448 1.9
Separated 449 2.2   Spanish 648 2.7
Widowed 1,777 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 352 1.5
 Female 1,447 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 102 0.4
Divorced 2,307 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
 Female 1,227 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 94 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,470 100.0
           under 18 years 605 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,307 64.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 292 48.3   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 24 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,594 100.0   Dutch 241 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,399 12.2   English 1,840 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 213 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 953 3.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,154 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 396 7.7   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,543 100.0   Irish¹ 1,996 7.8
With a disability 3,519 26.0   Italian 106 0.4
 Percent employed 58.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,024 74.0   Norwegian 28 0.1
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 31 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,486 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.1
With a disability 1,654 47.4   Russian 50 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 306 1.2
        Scottish 206 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,841 100.0   Subsaharan African 40 0.2
Same house in 1995 14,419 60.5   Swedish 33 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,160 38.4   Swiss 59 0.2
 Same county 5,534 23.2   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 3,626 15.2   United States or American 5,447 21.4
  Same state 2,507 10.5   Welsh 181 0.7
  Different state 1,119 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 262 1.1   Other ancestries 4,491 17.6
 
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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