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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fulton 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 816,006 100.0
      enrolled in school 219,663 100.0   Native 737,387 90.4
Nursery school, preschool 19,176 8.7       Born in United States 729,599 89.4
Kindergarten 11,791 5.4           State of residence 386,934 47.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 91,474 41.6           Different state 342,665 42.0
High school (grades 9-12) 42,144 19.2       Born outside United States 7,788 1.0
College or graduate school 55,078 25.1   Foreign born 78,619 9.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 50,115 6.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 21,268 2.6
  Population 25 years and over 527,738 100.0       Not a citizen 57,351 7.0
Less than 9th grade 27,106 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 57,264 10.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 102,246 19.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 78,619 100.0
Some college, no degree 97,894 18.5   Europe 11,673 14.8
Associate degree 24,823 4.7   Asia 20,175 25.7
Bachelor's degree 140,666 26.7   Africa 6,227 7.9
Graduate or professional degree 77,739 14.7   Oceania 373 0.5
        Latin America 37,231 47.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.0 (X)   Northern America 2,940 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 41.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 759,179 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 646,833 100.0   English only 658,421 86.7
Never married 242,652 37.5   Language other than English 100,758 13.3
Now married, except separated 277,638 42.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47,889 6.3
Separated 19,088 3.0   Spanish 52,371 6.9
Widowed 38,552 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30,828 4.1
 Female 31,684 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 27,244 3.6
Divorced 68,903 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,145 1.1
 Female 41,088 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15,825 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,554 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 816,006 100.0
           under 18 years 17,828 100.0     Total ancestries reported 761,005 93.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8,384 47.0   Arab 2,713 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,926 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,782 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 616,357 100.0   Dutch 6,105 0.7
Civilian veterans 61,642 10.0   English 64,957 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,744 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,718 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 59,356 7.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 178,266 100.0   Greek 2,718 0.3
With a disability 14,496 8.1   Hungarian 2,337 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 502,583 100.0   Irish¹ 55,810 6.8
With a disability 91,437 18.2   Italian 23,909 2.9
 Percent employed 56.7 (X)   Lithuanian 1,197 0.1
No disability 411,146 81.8   Norwegian 4,131 0.5
 Percent employed 75.6 (X)   Polish 11,742 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 68,004 100.0   Portuguese 780 0.1
With a disability 31,169 45.8   Russian 8,759 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 14,496 1.8
        Scottish 16,188 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 863 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 759,179 100.0   Subsaharan African 13,395 1.6
Same house in 1995 324,989 42.8   Swedish 5,098 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 397,438 52.4   Swiss 1,493 0.2
 Same county 178,091 23.5   Ukrainian 1,621 0.2
 Different county 219,347 28.9   United States or American 41,110 5.0
  Same state 90,541 11.9   Welsh 3,805 0.5
  Different state 128,806 17.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5,664 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 36,752 4.8   Other ancestries 392,588 48.1
 
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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