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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rabun 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 15,050 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,961 100.0   Native 14,433 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 241 8.1       Born in United States 14,394 95.6
Kindergarten 231 7.8           State of residence 8,817 58.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,450 49.0           Different state 5,577 37.1
High school (grades 9-12) 769 26.0       Born outside United States 39 0.3
College or graduate school 270 9.1   Foreign born 617 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 436 2.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 181 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 10,675 100.0       Not a citizen 436 2.9
Less than 9th grade 908 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,721 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,737 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 617 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,997 18.7   Europe 100 16.2
Associate degree 430 4.0   Asia 24 3.9
Bachelor's degree 1,078 10.1   Africa 13 2.1
Graduate or professional degree 804 7.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 473 76.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.4 (X)   Northern America 7 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,202 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,367 100.0   English only 13,178 92.8
Never married 2,021 16.3   Language other than English 1,024 7.2
Now married, except separated 7,579 61.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 522 3.7
Separated 179 1.4   Spanish 777 5.5
Widowed 1,071 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 421 3.0
 Female 887 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 169 1.2
Divorced 1,517 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.4
 Female 785 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 70 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,050 100.0
           under 18 years 142 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,541 76.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 88 62.0   Arab 23 0.2
        Czech¹ 20 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,743 100.0   Dutch 259 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,780 15.2   English 1,726 11.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 209 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,081 7.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,858 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 261 9.1   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,560 100.0   Irish¹ 1,777 11.8
With a disability 2,034 23.8   Italian 282 1.9
 Percent employed 50.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,526 76.2   Norwegian 26 0.2
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 101 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,629 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.1
With a disability 1,158 44.0   Russian 30 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 630 4.2
        Scottish 436 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,202 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,487 59.8   Swedish 110 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,389 37.9   Swiss 16 0.1
 Same county 2,724 19.2   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,665 18.8   United States or American 2,540 16.9
  Same state 1,093 7.7   Welsh 66 0.4
  Different state 1,572 11.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 326 2.3   Other ancestries 2,057 13.7
 
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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