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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: George 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 19,144 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,817 100.0   Native 18,900 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 269 5.6       Born in United States 18,798 98.2
Kindergarten 328 6.8           State of residence 12,472 65.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,602 54.0           Different state 6,326 33.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,166 24.2       Born outside United States 102 0.5
College or graduate school 452 9.4   Foreign born 244 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 148 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 46 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 11,838 100.0       Not a citizen 198 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,134 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,446 20.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,580 38.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 244 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,037 17.2   Europe 7 2.9
Associate degree 558 4.7   Asia 41 16.8
Bachelor's degree 652 5.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 431 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 196 80.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,751 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,502 100.0   English only 17,298 97.4
Never married 2,588 17.8   Language other than English 453 2.6
Now married, except separated 9,365 64.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 313 1.8
Separated 203 1.4   Spanish 320 1.8
Widowed 998 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 247 1.4
 Female 844 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 87 0.5
Divorced 1,348 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
 Female 648 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 46 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,144 100.0
           under 18 years 458 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,333 69.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 198 43.2   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,567 100.0   Dutch 51 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,716 12.6   English 1,012 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 312 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 59 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 769 4.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,923 100.0   Greek 30 0.2
With a disability 407 8.3   Hungarian 29 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,500 100.0   Irish¹ 1,268 6.6
With a disability 2,321 22.1   Italian 163 0.9
 Percent employed 44.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,179 77.9   Norwegian 100 0.5
 Percent employed 67.8 (X)   Polish 85 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,034 100.0   Portuguese 37 0.2
With a disability 1,045 51.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 403 2.1
        Scottish 272 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,751 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,104 62.6   Swedish 36 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,496 36.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,762 21.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,734 15.4   United States or American 5,747 30.0
  Same state 1,489 8.4   Welsh 9 0.0
  Different state 1,245 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 151 0.9   Other ancestries 2,919 15.2
 
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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