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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lauderdale 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 27,101 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,156 100.0   Native 26,907 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 358 5.8       Born in United States 26,820 99.0
Kindergarten 464 7.5           State of residence 22,193 81.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,033 49.3           Different state 4,627 17.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,599 26.0       Born outside United States 87 0.3
College or graduate school 702 11.4   Foreign born 194 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 124 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 69 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 17,507 100.0       Not a citizen 125 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,651 15.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,956 22.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,687 38.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 194 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,402 13.7   Europe 28 14.4
Associate degree 463 2.6   Asia 112 57.7
Bachelor's degree 812 4.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 536 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 54 27.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,264 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,530 100.0   English only 24,455 96.8
Never married 5,397 25.1   Language other than English 809 3.2
Now married, except separated 11,310 52.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 248 1.0
Separated 547 2.5   Spanish 440 1.7
Widowed 1,605 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 143 0.6
 Female 1,303 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 180 0.7
Divorced 2,671 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
 Female 1,253 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 100 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,101 100.0
           under 18 years 800 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,601 68.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 440 55.0   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 9 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,358 100.0   Dutch 266 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,398 11.8   English 813 3.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 213 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 940 3.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,873 100.0   Greek 10 0.0
With a disability 533 9.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,658 100.0   Irish¹ 1,796 6.6
With a disability 3,874 28.4   Italian 169 0.6
 Percent employed 53.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,784 71.6   Norwegian 28 0.1
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 98 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,036 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 1,880 61.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 238 0.9
        Scottish 166 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 25,264 100.0   Subsaharan African 247 0.9
Same house in 1995 14,310 56.6   Swedish 69 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,824 42.8   Swiss 8 0.0
 Same county 6,624 26.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,200 16.6   United States or American 4,683 17.3
  Same state 2,836 11.2   Welsh 21 0.1
  Different state 1,364 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 130 0.5   Other ancestries 8,756 32.3
 
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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