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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fulton 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 38,250 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,460 100.0   Native 37,942 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 611 7.2       Born in United States 37,798 98.8
Kindergarten 462 5.5           State of residence 33,317 87.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,025 47.6           Different state 4,481 11.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,004 23.7       Born outside United States 144 0.4
College or graduate school 1,358 16.1   Foreign born 308 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 93 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 167 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 26,529 100.0       Not a citizen 141 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,716 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,032 15.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,082 38.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 308 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,907 22.3   Europe 107 34.7
Associate degree 1,767 6.7   Asia 55 17.9
Bachelor's degree 2,059 7.8   Africa 10 3.2
Graduate or professional degree 966 3.6   Oceania 4 1.3
        Latin America 107 34.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.3 (X)   Northern America 25 8.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,113 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,345 100.0   English only 35,357 97.9
Never married 5,674 18.1   Language other than English 756 2.1
Now married, except separated 18,962 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 274 0.8
Separated 390 1.2   Spanish 429 1.2
Widowed 2,597 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 173 0.5
 Female 2,088 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 270 0.7
Divorced 3,722 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.2
 Female 1,644 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 43 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,250 100.0
           under 18 years 569 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,816 80.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 322 56.6   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 152 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 69 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,810 100.0   Dutch 1,251 3.3
Civilian veterans 4,303 14.4   English 4,522 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 750 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 80 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,584 19.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,516 100.0   Greek 48 0.1
With a disability 655 8.7   Hungarian 37 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,494 100.0   Irish¹ 3,642 9.5
With a disability 3,230 16.6   Italian 943 2.5
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 83 0.2
No disability 16,264 83.4   Norwegian 223 0.6
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 459 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 6,557 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 2,784 42.5   Russian 36 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 450 1.2
        Scottish 665 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 36,113 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.0
Same house in 1995 22,184 61.4   Swedish 822 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,822 38.3   Swiss 79 0.2
 Same county 8,227 22.8   Ukrainian 18 0.0
 Different county 5,595 15.5   United States or American 5,072 13.3
  Same state 4,743 13.1   Welsh 369 1.0
  Different state 852 2.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 107 0.3   Other ancestries 3,394 8.9
 
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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