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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Heard 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 11,012 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,767 100.0   Native 10,936 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 229 8.3       Born in United States 10,892 98.9
Kindergarten 206 7.4           State of residence 8,580 77.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,501 54.2           Different state 2,312 21.0
High school (grades 9-12) 579 20.9       Born outside United States 44 0.4
College or graduate school 252 9.1   Foreign born 76 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 43 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 7,020 100.0       Not a citizen 33 0.3
Less than 9th grade 880 12.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,508 21.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,929 41.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 76 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,022 14.6   Europe 21 27.6
Associate degree 168 2.4   Asia 35 46.1
Bachelor's degree 365 5.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 148 2.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 20 26.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,132 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,269 100.0   English only 9,899 97.7
Never married 1,443 17.5   Language other than English 233 2.3
Now married, except separated 4,996 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 1.0
Separated 216 2.6   Spanish 118 1.2
Widowed 649 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.6
 Female 527 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 89 0.9
Divorced 965 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.4
 Female 491 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,012 100.0
           under 18 years 300 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,031 72.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 157 52.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 14 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,841 100.0   Dutch 123 1.1
Civilian veterans 807 10.3   English 776 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 110 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 405 3.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,649 100.0   Greek 6 0.1
With a disability 233 8.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,182 100.0   Irish¹ 836 7.6
With a disability 1,380 22.3   Italian 78 0.7
 Percent employed 40.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,802 77.7   Norwegian 42 0.4
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 64 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,194 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 606 50.8   Russian 13 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 156 1.4
        Scottish 69 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,132 100.0   Subsaharan African 23 0.2
Same house in 1995 6,334 62.5   Swedish 10 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,741 36.9   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,399 13.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,342 23.1   United States or American 3,229 29.3
  Same state 1,777 17.5   Welsh 13 0.1
  Different state 565 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 57 0.6   Other ancestries 2,057 18.7
 
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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