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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Coweta 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 89,215 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,339 100.0   Native 85,958 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 2,192 9.4       Born in United States 85,048 95.3
Kindergarten 1,545 6.6           State of residence 57,343 64.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,676 50.0           Different state 27,705 31.1
High school (grades 9-12) 5,191 22.2       Born outside United States 910 1.0
College or graduate school 2,735 11.7   Foreign born 3,257 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,954 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 982 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 56,821 100.0       Not a citizen 2,275 2.6
Less than 9th grade 3,519 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,923 12.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,664 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,257 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,964 22.8   Europe 684 21.0
Associate degree 3,042 5.4   Asia 469 14.4
Bachelor's degree 8,123 14.3   Africa 92 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 3,586 6.3   Oceania 23 0.7
        Latin America 1,868 57.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 121 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 82,117 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,464 100.0   English only 77,496 94.4
Never married 14,844 22.0   Language other than English 4,621 5.6
Now married, except separated 41,458 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,236 2.7
Separated 1,061 1.6   Spanish 3,011 3.7
Widowed 3,768 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,748 2.1
 Female 3,190 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,177 1.4
Divorced 6,333 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 347 0.4
 Female 3,561 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 318 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 89,215 100.0
           under 18 years 2,087 100.0     Total ancestries reported 75,752 84.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 790 37.9   Arab 263 0.3
        Czech¹ 186 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 144 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 63,526 100.0   Dutch 1,062 1.2
Civilian veterans 9,127 14.4   English 8,394 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,606 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 343 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,760 8.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,391 100.0   Greek 208 0.2
With a disability 1,546 7.2   Hungarian 131 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 52,764 100.0   Irish¹ 8,399 9.4
With a disability 8,614 16.3   Italian 1,851 2.1
 Percent employed 61.0 (X)   Lithuanian 105 0.1
No disability 44,150 83.7   Norwegian 604 0.7
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 972 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 7,084 100.0   Portuguese 96 0.1
With a disability 3,280 46.3   Russian 128 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,793 2.0
        Scottish 1,717 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 79 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 82,117 100.0   Subsaharan African 624 0.7
Same house in 1995 39,135 47.7   Swedish 502 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 41,219 50.2   Swiss 197 0.2
 Same county 16,445 20.0   Ukrainian 109 0.1
 Different county 24,774 30.2   United States or American 15,517 17.4
  Same state 15,565 19.0   Welsh 312 0.3
  Different state 9,209 11.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 160 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,763 2.1   Other ancestries 22,490 25.2
 
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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