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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 7,752 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,835 100.0   Native 7,724 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 156 8.5       Born in United States 7,711 99.5
Kindergarten 102 5.6           State of residence 3,904 50.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 910 49.6           Different state 3,807 49.1
High school (grades 9-12) 534 29.1       Born outside United States 13 0.2
College or graduate school 133 7.2   Foreign born 28 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 5,111 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 546 10.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,012 19.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,991 39.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 28 100.0
Some college, no degree 873 17.1   Europe 22 78.6
Associate degree 101 2.0   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 329 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 259 5.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 21.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,282 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,202 100.0   English only 7,122 97.8
Never married 1,309 21.1   Language other than English 160 2.2
Now married, except separated 3,386 54.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
Separated 165 2.7   Spanish 108 1.5
Widowed 634 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
 Female 572 9.2   Other Indo-European languages 52 0.7
Divorced 708 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
 Female 414 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,752 100.0
           under 18 years 189 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,080 78.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 102 54.0   Arab 10 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,819 100.0   Dutch 137 1.8
Civilian veterans 737 12.7   English 719 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 113 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 549 7.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,755 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 195 11.1   Hungarian 5 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,958 100.0   Irish¹ 945 12.2
With a disability 981 24.8   Italian 64 0.8
 Percent employed 30.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,977 75.2   Norwegian 16 0.2
 Percent employed 70.9 (X)   Polish 69 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,303 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 579 44.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 181 2.3
        Scottish 65 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 7,282 100.0   Subsaharan African 35 0.5
Same house in 1995 4,093 56.2   Swedish 16 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,130 43.0   Swiss 19 0.2
 Same county 1,595 21.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,535 21.1   United States or American 906 11.7
  Same state 591 8.1   Welsh 8 0.1
  Different state 944 13.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 59 0.8   Other ancestries 2,187 28.2
 
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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