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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Upson 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 27,597 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,844 100.0   Native 27,036 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 526 7.7       Born in United States 26,943 97.6
Kindergarten 390 5.7           State of residence 22,977 83.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,487 50.9           Different state 3,966 14.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,489 21.8       Born outside United States 93 0.3
College or graduate school 952 13.9   Foreign born 561 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 356 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 201 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 18,325 100.0       Not a citizen 360 1.3
Less than 9th grade 2,269 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,839 20.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,817 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 561 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,574 14.0   Europe 127 22.6
Associate degree 727 4.0   Asia 150 26.7
Bachelor's degree 1,458 8.0   Africa 12 2.1
Graduate or professional degree 641 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 266 47.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.7 (X)   Northern America 6 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,841 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,687 100.0   English only 24,982 96.7
Never married 5,030 23.2   Language other than English 859 3.3
Now married, except separated 11,544 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 373 1.4
Separated 617 2.8   Spanish 496 1.9
Widowed 2,108 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 258 1.0
 Female 1,812 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 217 0.8
Divorced 2,388 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.1
 Female 1,351 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 132 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,597 100.0
           under 18 years 769 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,591 74.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 317 41.2   Arab 10 0.0
        Czech¹ 15 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,550 100.0   Dutch 133 0.5
Civilian veterans 2,738 13.3   English 1,954 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 260 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 949 3.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,152 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 524 8.5   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,454 100.0   Irish¹ 2,054 7.4
With a disability 3,860 25.0   Italian 271 1.0
 Percent employed 45.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,594 75.0   Norwegian 76 0.3
 Percent employed 74.9 (X)   Polish 63 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,807 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,042 53.6   Russian 17 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 327 1.2
        Scottish 339 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 25,841 100.0   Subsaharan African 231 0.8
Same house in 1995 16,253 62.9   Swedish 27 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,362 36.2   Swiss 9 0.0
 Same county 6,087 23.6   Ukrainian 21 0.1
 Different county 3,275 12.7   United States or American 6,047 21.9
  Same state 2,355 9.1   Welsh 64 0.2
  Different state 920 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 226 0.9   Other ancestries 7,669 27.8
 
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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