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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 6,799 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,592 100.0   Native 6,745 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 83 5.2       Born in United States 6,733 99.0
Kindergarten 68 4.3           State of residence 5,344 78.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 832 52.3           Different state 1,389 20.4
High school (grades 9-12) 424 26.6       Born outside United States 12 0.2
College or graduate school 185 11.6   Foreign born 54 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 27 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 4,589 100.0       Not a citizen 36 0.5
Less than 9th grade 302 6.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 571 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,176 47.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 54 100.0
Some college, no degree 783 17.1   Europe 24 44.4
Associate degree 183 4.0   Asia 15 27.8
Bachelor's degree 412 9.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 162 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 18.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.0 (X)   Northern America 5 9.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,413 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,454 100.0   English only 6,257 97.6
Never married 965 17.7   Language other than English 156 2.4
Now married, except separated 3,376 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.7
Separated 45 0.8   Spanish 65 1.0
Widowed 542 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.3
 Female 490 9.0   Other Indo-European languages 78 1.2
Divorced 526 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.3
 Female 245 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,799 100.0
           under 18 years 64 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,543 81.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 27 42.2   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 21 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,079 100.0   Dutch 89 1.3
Civilian veterans 723 14.2   English 820 12.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 97 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,501 22.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,510 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 122 8.1   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,524 100.0   Irish¹ 652 9.6
With a disability 585 16.6   Italian 101 1.5
 Percent employed 54.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,939 83.4   Norwegian 30 0.4
 Percent employed 81.3 (X)   Polish 46 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,254 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.1
With a disability 506 40.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 160 2.4
        Scottish 96 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,413 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,818 59.5   Swedish 27 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,582 40.3   Swiss 7 0.1
 Same county 1,415 22.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,167 18.2   United States or American 1,347 19.8
  Same state 852 13.3   Welsh 28 0.4
  Different state 315 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 13 0.2   Other ancestries 495 7.3
 
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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