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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 42,084 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,406 100.0   Native 41,552 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 980 8.6       Born in United States 41,385 98.3
Kindergarten 608 5.3           State of residence 33,035 78.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,385 47.2           Different state 8,350 19.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,822 24.7       Born outside United States 167 0.4
College or graduate school 1,611 14.1   Foreign born 532 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 190 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 340 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 26,887 100.0       Not a citizen 192 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,069 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,896 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,838 44.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 532 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,660 21.1   Europe 126 23.7
Associate degree 1,885 7.0   Asia 161 30.3
Bachelor's degree 2,517 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,022 3.8   Oceania 4 0.8
        Latin America 201 37.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.3 (X)   Northern America 40 7.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,048 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,335 100.0   English only 36,848 94.4
Never married 6,777 21.0   Language other than English 2,200 5.6
Now married, except separated 20,625 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 718 1.8
Separated 321 1.0   Spanish 1,617 4.1
Widowed 2,113 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 506 1.3
 Female 1,670 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 386 1.0
Divorced 2,499 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 116 0.3
 Female 1,357 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 175 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,084 100.0
           under 18 years 505 100.0     Total ancestries reported 44,416 105.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 218 43.2   Arab 42 0.1
        Czech¹ 390 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 33 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,178 100.0   Dutch 983 2.3
Civilian veterans 3,554 11.8   English 3,573 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,279 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 386 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,222 43.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,465 100.0   Greek 85 0.2
With a disability 724 6.9   Hungarian 411 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,175 100.0   Irish¹ 4,224 10.0
With a disability 4,139 17.9   Italian 741 1.8
 Percent employed 70.5 (X)   Lithuanian 46 0.1
No disability 19,036 82.1   Norwegian 154 0.4
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 2,013 4.8
     Population 65 years and over 5,003 100.0   Portuguese 71 0.2
With a disability 1,992 39.8   Russian 78 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 383 0.9
        Scottish 815 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 57 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 39,048 100.0   Subsaharan African 30 0.1
Same house in 1995 24,670 63.2   Swedish 191 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,293 36.6   Swiss 1,104 2.6
 Same county 7,478 19.2   Ukrainian 38 0.1
 Different county 6,815 17.5   United States or American 3,180 7.6
  Same state 4,617 11.8   Welsh 209 0.5
  Different state 2,198 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 85 0.2   Other ancestries 4,678 11.1
 
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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