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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Muscogee 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 186,291 100.0
      enrolled in school 50,950 100.0   Native 177,626 95.3
Nursery school, preschool 4,095 8.0       Born in United States 172,538 92.6
Kindergarten 3,094 6.1           State of residence 98,220 52.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 22,484 44.1           Different state 74,318 39.9
High school (grades 9-12) 11,219 22.0       Born outside United States 5,088 2.7
College or graduate school 10,058 19.7   Foreign born 8,665 4.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,315 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,197 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 114,045 100.0       Not a citizen 4,468 2.4
Less than 9th grade 7,985 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,059 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 32,127 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,665 100.0
Some college, no degree 27,416 24.0   Europe 2,684 31.0
Associate degree 7,278 6.4   Asia 2,213 25.5
Bachelor's degree 14,086 12.4   Africa 228 2.6
Graduate or professional degree 9,094 8.0   Oceania 138 1.6
        Latin America 3,272 37.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.9 (X)   Northern America 130 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 172,678 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 144,786 100.0   English only 158,649 91.9
Never married 41,898 28.9   Language other than English 14,029 8.1
Now married, except separated 68,867 47.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,848 2.8
Separated 5,377 3.7   Spanish 7,216 4.2
Widowed 11,316 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,586 1.5
 Female 9,549 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 4,322 2.5
Divorced 17,328 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,184 0.7
 Female 10,647 7.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,235 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,034 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 186,291 100.0
           under 18 years 5,091 100.0     Total ancestries reported 166,467 89.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,571 50.5   Arab 79 0.0
        Czech¹ 344 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 192 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 127,289 100.0   Dutch 1,260 0.7
Civilian veterans 24,984 19.6   English 11,637 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,532 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 567 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,556 6.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 43,446 100.0   Greek 210 0.1
With a disability 3,740 8.6   Hungarian 386 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 95,838 100.0   Irish¹ 12,280 6.6
With a disability 23,093 24.1   Italian 3,008 1.6
 Percent employed 54.7 (X)   Lithuanian 99 0.1
No disability 72,745 75.9   Norwegian 762 0.4
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 1,571 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 20,893 100.0   Portuguese 289 0.2
With a disability 10,250 49.1   Russian 284 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,756 1.5
        Scottish 2,338 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 93 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 172,678 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,526 1.4
Same house in 1995 82,593 47.8   Swedish 510 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 84,741 49.1   Swiss 106 0.1
 Same county 46,470 26.9   Ukrainian 79 0.0
 Different county 38,271 22.2   United States or American 18,258 9.8
  Same state 10,808 6.3   Welsh 549 0.3
  Different state 27,463 15.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 979 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 5,344 3.1   Other ancestries 90,217 48.4
 
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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