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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oglethorpe 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 12,635 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,078 100.0   Native 12,528 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 241 7.8       Born in United States 12,467 98.7
Kindergarten 114 3.7           State of residence 10,024 79.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,584 51.5           Different state 2,443 19.3
High school (grades 9-12) 698 22.7       Born outside United States 61 0.5
College or graduate school 441 14.3   Foreign born 107 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 47 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 53 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 8,436 100.0       Not a citizen 54 0.4
Less than 9th grade 809 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,546 18.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,158 37.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 107 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,297 15.4   Europe 41 38.3
Associate degree 308 3.7   Asia 11 10.3
Bachelor's degree 850 10.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 468 5.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 53 49.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.1 (X)   Northern America 2 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,789 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,953 100.0   English only 11,510 97.6
Never married 2,073 20.8   Language other than English 279 2.4
Now married, except separated 5,857 58.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 100 0.8
Separated 224 2.3   Spanish 167 1.4
Widowed 725 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.6
 Female 577 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 80 0.7
Divorced 1,074 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 640 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 23 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,635 100.0
           under 18 years 395 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,348 74.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 194 49.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 3 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,417 100.0   Dutch 28 0.2
Civilian veterans 1,133 12.0   English 1,164 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 127 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 627 5.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,802 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 315 11.2   Hungarian 42 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,417 100.0   Irish¹ 967 7.7
With a disability 1,894 25.5   Italian 139 1.1
 Percent employed 58.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,523 74.5   Norwegian 29 0.2
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 157 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,517 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 780 51.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 297 2.4
        Scottish 214 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,789 100.0   Subsaharan African 109 0.9
Same house in 1995 7,814 66.3   Swedish 21 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,877 32.9   Swiss 36 0.3
 Same county 1,307 11.1   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,570 21.8   United States or American 2,800 22.2
  Same state 2,103 17.8   Welsh 74 0.6
  Different state 467 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 98 0.8   Other ancestries 2,483 19.7
 
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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