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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oconee 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 26,225 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,782 100.0   Native 25,066 95.6
Nursery school, preschool 703 9.0       Born in United States 24,808 94.6
Kindergarten 404 5.2           State of residence 16,138 61.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,847 49.4           Different state 8,670 33.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,783 22.9       Born outside United States 258 1.0
College or graduate school 1,045 13.4   Foreign born 1,159 4.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 583 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 439 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 16,470 100.0       Not a citizen 720 2.7
Less than 9th grade 742 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,450 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,850 23.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,159 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,069 18.6   Europe 225 19.4
Associate degree 806 4.9   Asia 279 24.1
Bachelor's degree 3,739 22.7   Africa 28 2.4
Graduate or professional degree 2,814 17.1   Oceania 6 0.5
        Latin America 515 44.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.7 (X)   Northern America 106 9.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 39.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,392 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,621 100.0   English only 22,833 93.6
Never married 3,932 20.0   Language other than English 1,559 6.4
Now married, except separated 12,986 66.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 696 2.9
Separated 251 1.3   Spanish 854 3.5
Widowed 964 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 436 1.8
 Female 806 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 446 1.8
Divorced 1,488 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 158 0.6
 Female 886 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 240 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,225 100.0
           under 18 years 410 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,892 87.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 186 45.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 55 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,242 100.0   Dutch 278 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,316 12.7   English 3,524 13.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 733 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 124 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,682 10.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,067 100.0   Greek 79 0.3
With a disability 589 8.3   Hungarian 75 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,021 100.0   Irish¹ 2,993 11.4
With a disability 1,909 12.7   Italian 817 3.1
 Percent employed 64.7 (X)   Lithuanian 33 0.1
No disability 13,112 87.3   Norwegian 134 0.5
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 250 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,165 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,109 51.2   Russian 67 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 710 2.7
        Scottish 722 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 33 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 24,392 100.0   Subsaharan African 106 0.4
Same house in 1995 12,522 51.3   Swedish 160 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,498 47.1   Swiss 94 0.4
 Same county 3,032 12.4   Ukrainian 44 0.2
 Different county 8,466 34.7   United States or American 4,084 15.6
  Same state 5,510 22.6   Welsh 234 0.9
  Different state 2,956 12.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 372 1.5   Other ancestries 4,826 18.4
 
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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