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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wilkinson 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 10,220 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,710 100.0   Native 10,076 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 230 8.5       Born in United States 10,050 98.3
Kindergarten 150 5.5           State of residence 9,039 88.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,212 44.7           Different state 1,011 9.9
High school (grades 9-12) 727 26.8       Born outside United States 26 0.3
College or graduate school 391 14.4   Foreign born 144 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 103 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 36 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,509 100.0       Not a citizen 108 1.1
Less than 9th grade 632 9.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,293 19.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,697 41.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 144 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,049 16.1   Europe 10 6.9
Associate degree 215 3.3   Asia 16 11.1
Bachelor's degree 421 6.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 202 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 116 80.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.4 (X)   Northern America 2 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,475 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,953 100.0   English only 9,213 97.2
Never married 2,079 26.1   Language other than English 262 2.8
Now married, except separated 4,119 51.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 1.0
Separated 250 3.1   Spanish 163 1.7
Widowed 638 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.6
 Female 552 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 68 0.7
Divorced 867 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.2
 Female 433 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,220 100.0
           under 18 years 394 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,338 71.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 211 53.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,428 100.0   Dutch 21 0.2
Civilian veterans 822 11.1   English 605 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 52 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 221 2.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,445 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 207 8.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,632 100.0   Irish¹ 442 4.3
With a disability 1,551 27.5   Italian 25 0.2
 Percent employed 44.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,081 72.5   Norwegian 6 0.1
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 2 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,302 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 664 51.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 111 1.1
        Scottish 82 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,475 100.0   Subsaharan African 111 1.1
Same house in 1995 6,461 68.2   Swedish 10 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,917 30.8   Swiss 11 0.1
 Same county 1,466 15.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,451 15.3   United States or American 1,461 14.3
  Same state 1,246 13.2   Welsh 6 0.1
  Different state 205 2.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 41 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 97 1.0   Other ancestries 4,113 40.2
 
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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