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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Covington 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 19,407 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,285 100.0   Native 19,290 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 300 5.7       Born in United States 19,203 98.9
Kindergarten 326 6.2           State of residence 16,830 86.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,631 49.8           Different state 2,373 12.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,380 26.1       Born outside United States 87 0.4
College or graduate school 648 12.3   Foreign born 117 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 31 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 31 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 11,923 100.0       Not a citizen 86 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,365 11.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,544 21.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,809 31.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 117 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,260 19.0   Europe 53 45.3
Associate degree 586 4.9   Asia 12 10.3
Bachelor's degree 834 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 525 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 44 37.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.2 (X)   Northern America 8 6.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,905 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,742 100.0   English only 17,522 97.9
Never married 3,886 26.4   Language other than English 383 2.1
Now married, except separated 7,890 53.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 124 0.7
Separated 348 2.4   Spanish 245 1.4
Widowed 1,304 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 0.6
 Female 1,112 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 96 0.5
Divorced 1,314 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 768 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,407 100.0
           under 18 years 652 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,238 68.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 327 50.2   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,847 100.0   Dutch 23 0.1
Civilian veterans 1,525 11.0   English 817 4.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 177 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 77 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 406 2.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,079 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 346 6.8   Hungarian 21 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,277 100.0   Irish¹ 1,024 5.3
With a disability 2,734 26.6   Italian 109 0.6
 Percent employed 41.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,543 73.4   Norwegian 5 0.0
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 38 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,249 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,177 52.3   Russian 12 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 433 2.2
        Scottish 147 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,905 100.0   Subsaharan African 169 0.9
Same house in 1995 12,188 68.1   Swedish 14 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,671 31.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,305 18.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,366 13.2   United States or American 3,645 18.8
  Same state 1,760 9.8   Welsh 24 0.1
  Different state 606 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 46 0.3   Other ancestries 6,089 31.4
 
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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