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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shelby 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 13,173 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,210 100.0   Native 13,090 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 179 5.6       Born in United States 13,058 99.1
Kindergarten 158 4.9           State of residence 10,418 79.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,639 51.1           Different state 2,640 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 982 30.6       Born outside United States 32 0.2
College or graduate school 252 7.9   Foreign born 83 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 55 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 8,957 100.0       Not a citizen 28 0.2
Less than 9th grade 582 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 619 6.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,113 45.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 83 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,692 18.9   Europe 30 36.1
Associate degree 577 6.4   Asia 40 48.2
Bachelor's degree 1,007 11.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 367 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 11 13.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.6 (X)   Northern America 2 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,405 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,415 100.0   English only 12,027 97.0
Never married 1,953 18.8   Language other than English 378 3.0
Now married, except separated 6,860 65.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 133 1.1
Separated 53 0.5   Spanish 186 1.5
Widowed 888 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.5
 Female 704 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 170 1.4
Divorced 661 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.5
 Female 353 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,173 100.0
           under 18 years 38 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,953 105.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 21 55.3   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 72 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,001 15.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,714 100.0   Dutch 244 1.9
Civilian veterans 1,464 15.1   English 861 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 275 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,351 48.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,077 100.0   Greek 21 0.2
With a disability 266 8.6   Hungarian 4 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,601 100.0   Irish¹ 1,445 11.0
With a disability 890 13.5   Italian 143 1.1
 Percent employed 70.3 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 5,711 86.5   Norwegian 435 3.3
 Percent employed 88.0 (X)   Polish 86 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,434 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 784 32.2   Russian 15 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 133 1.0
        Scottish 126 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 12,405 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,409 67.8   Swedish 246 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,957 31.9   Swiss 34 0.3
 Same county 2,247 18.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,710 13.8   United States or American 767 5.8
  Same state 898 7.2   Welsh 49 0.4
  Different state 812 6.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 39 0.3   Other ancestries 608 4.6
 
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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