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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Twiggs 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 10,590 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,644 100.0   Native 10,507 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 164 6.2       Born in United States 10,487 99.0
Kindergarten 155 5.9           State of residence 9,176 86.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,351 51.1           Different state 1,311 12.4
High school (grades 9-12) 731 27.6       Born outside United States 20 0.2
College or graduate school 243 9.2   Foreign born 83 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 44 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 43 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,702 100.0       Not a citizen 40 0.4
Less than 9th grade 869 13.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,600 23.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,730 40.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 83 100.0
Some college, no degree 995 14.8   Europe 6 7.2
Associate degree 144 2.1   Asia 53 63.9
Bachelor's degree 234 3.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 130 1.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 24 28.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 5.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,847 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,211 100.0   English only 9,630 97.8
Never married 2,337 28.5   Language other than English 217 2.2
Now married, except separated 4,091 49.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.8
Separated 238 2.9   Spanish 125 1.3
Widowed 793 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.4
 Female 653 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 56 0.6
Divorced 752 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 413 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 36 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,590 100.0
           under 18 years 393 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,143 76.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 207 52.7   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,700 100.0   Dutch 26 0.2
Civilian veterans 744 9.7   English 650 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 95 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 338 3.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,564 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 167 6.5   Hungarian 6 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,903 100.0   Irish¹ 511 4.8
With a disability 1,462 24.8   Italian 60 0.6
 Percent employed 44.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,441 75.2   Norwegian 22 0.2
 Percent employed 72.2 (X)   Polish 3 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,207 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 628 52.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 95 0.9
        Scottish 59 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,847 100.0   Subsaharan African 182 1.7
Same house in 1995 7,007 71.2   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,813 28.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,037 10.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,776 18.0   United States or American 1,943 18.3
  Same state 1,416 14.4   Welsh 8 0.1
  Different state 360 3.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 27 0.3   Other ancestries 4,136 39.1
 
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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