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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Spalding 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 58,417 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,632 100.0   Native 57,145 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,148 7.8       Born in United States 56,860 97.3
Kindergarten 663 4.5           State of residence 45,804 78.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,810 53.4           Different state 11,056 18.9
High school (grades 9-12) 3,333 22.8       Born outside United States 285 0.5
College or graduate school 1,678 11.5   Foreign born 1,272 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 768 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 325 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 37,110 100.0       Not a citizen 947 1.6
Less than 9th grade 4,041 10.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,924 21.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,885 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,272 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,145 16.6   Europe 117 9.2
Associate degree 1,487 4.0   Asia 490 38.5
Bachelor's degree 3,106 8.4   Africa 43 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,522 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 589 46.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.8 (X)   Northern America 33 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 54,144 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 45,018 100.0   English only 51,946 95.9
Never married 11,742 26.1   Language other than English 2,198 4.1
Now married, except separated 23,199 51.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,038 1.9
Separated 1,242 2.8   Spanish 1,148 2.1
Widowed 3,422 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 638 1.2
 Female 2,807 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 541 1.0
Divorced 5,413 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 0.3
 Female 3,061 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 250 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 58,417 100.0
           under 18 years 1,935 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,157 80.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 904 46.7   Arab 184 0.3
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 16 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 42,485 100.0   Dutch 448 0.8
Civilian veterans 5,337 12.6   English 4,078 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 608 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 134 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,913 5.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,087 100.0   Greek 68 0.1
With a disability 1,446 10.3   Hungarian 57 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,800 100.0   Irish¹ 3,494 6.0
With a disability 8,827 26.9   Italian 467 0.8
 Percent employed 54.9 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.0
No disability 23,973 73.1   Norwegian 116 0.2
 Percent employed 74.1 (X)   Polish 200 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,454 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.0
With a disability 3,079 47.7   Russian 55 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 760 1.3
        Scottish 882 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 54,144 100.0   Subsaharan African 732 1.3
Same house in 1995 28,919 53.4   Swedish 97 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,571 45.4   Swiss 15 0.0
 Same county 14,424 26.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 10,147 18.7   United States or American 10,822 18.5
  Same state 7,210 13.3   Welsh 277 0.5
  Different state 2,937 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 44 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 654 1.2   Other ancestries 20,653 35.4
 
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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