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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Graham 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 7,993 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,474 100.0   Native 7,892 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 81 5.5       Born in United States 7,884 98.6
Kindergarten 125 8.5           State of residence 6,112 76.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 763 51.8           Different state 1,772 22.2
High school (grades 9-12) 285 19.3       Born outside United States 8 0.1
College or graduate school 220 14.9   Foreign born 101 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 34 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 49 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 5,622 100.0       Not a citizen 52 0.7
Less than 9th grade 789 14.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 988 17.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,026 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 101 100.0
Some college, no degree 902 16.0   Europe 40 39.6
Associate degree 286 5.1   Asia 26 25.7
Bachelor's degree 411 7.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 220 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 35 34.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,528 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,574 100.0   English only 7,237 96.1
Never married 1,034 15.7   Language other than English 291 3.9
Now married, except separated 4,193 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 1.4
Separated 178 2.7   Spanish 72 1.0
Widowed 643 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.3
 Female 562 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 74 1.0
Divorced 526 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.3
 Female 258 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                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 7,993 100.0
           under 18 years 164 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,208 65.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 113 68.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,239 100.0   Dutch 91 1.1
Civilian veterans 799 12.8   English 706 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 51 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 613 7.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,526 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 85 5.6   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,548 100.0   Irish¹ 825 10.3
With a disability 1,142 25.1   Italian 88 1.1
 Percent employed 38.4 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.1
No disability 3,406 74.9   Norwegian 8 0.1
 Percent employed 73.2 (X)   Polish 17 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,417 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 816 57.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 282 3.5
        Scottish 134 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,528 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.1
Same house in 1995 5,092 67.6   Swedish 36 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,407 32.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,423 18.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 984 13.1   United States or American 1,234 15.4
  Same state 354 4.7   Welsh 26 0.3
  Different state 630 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 29 0.4   Other ancestries 1,044 13.1
 
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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