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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dougherty 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 96,065 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,401 100.0   Native 94,399 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 2,212 7.8       Born in United States 93,838 97.7
Kindergarten 1,311 4.6           State of residence 73,643 76.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,455 43.9           Different state 20,195 21.0
High school (grades 9-12) 6,208 21.9       Born outside United States 561 0.6
College or graduate school 6,215 21.9   Foreign born 1,666 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 977 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 620 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 58,024 100.0       Not a citizen 1,046 1.1
Less than 9th grade 5,016 8.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,270 17.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,397 28.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,666 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,354 23.0   Europe 221 13.3
Associate degree 2,640 4.5   Asia 644 38.7
Bachelor's degree 6,618 11.4   Africa 129 7.7
Graduate or professional degree 3,729 6.4   Oceania 11 0.7
        Latin America 602 36.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.7 (X)   Northern America 59 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 88,735 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 74,089 100.0   English only 84,829 95.6
Never married 24,471 33.0   Language other than English 3,906 4.4
Now married, except separated 32,652 44.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,517 1.7
Separated 2,576 3.5   Spanish 2,236 2.5
Widowed 6,101 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 873 1.0
 Female 5,168 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 876 1.0
Divorced 8,289 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 254 0.3
 Female 5,203 7.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 633 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 370 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 96,065 100.0
           under 18 years 2,946 100.0     Total ancestries reported 77,046 80.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,708 58.0   Arab 41 0.0
        Czech¹ 70 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 41 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 68,385 100.0   Dutch 277 0.3
Civilian veterans 9,503 13.9   English 4,585 4.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 842 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 205 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,226 3.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 23,780 100.0   Greek 47 0.0
With a disability 2,465 10.4   Hungarian 110 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,930 100.0   Irish¹ 3,762 3.9
With a disability 12,742 25.0   Italian 797 0.8
 Percent employed 48.1 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.0
No disability 38,188 75.0   Norwegian 263 0.3
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 425 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 10,902 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 5,435 49.9   Russian 47 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,215 1.3
        Scottish 934 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 88,735 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,452 1.5
Same house in 1995 46,264 52.1   Swedish 198 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,998 46.2   Swiss 78 0.1
 Same county 26,224 29.6   Ukrainian 14 0.0
 Different county 14,774 16.6   United States or American 8,102 8.4
  Same state 8,645 9.7   Welsh 239 0.2
  Different state 6,129 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 225 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,473 1.7   Other ancestries 49,811 51.9
 
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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