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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Russell 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 30,308 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,333 100.0   Native 30,196 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 388 6.1       Born in United States 30,135 99.4
Kindergarten 340 5.4           State of residence 25,133 82.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,888 45.6           Different state 5,002 16.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,706 26.9       Born outside United States 61 0.2
College or graduate school 1,011 16.0   Foreign born 112 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 43 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 33 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 21,362 100.0       Not a citizen 79 0.3
Less than 9th grade 4,020 18.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,985 18.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,919 32.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 112 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,326 15.6   Europe 43 38.4
Associate degree 1,112 5.2   Asia 15 13.4
Bachelor's degree 1,322 6.2   Africa 8 7.1
Graduate or professional degree 678 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 39 34.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.5 (X)   Northern America 7 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,724 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,141 100.0   English only 28,219 98.2
Never married 4,122 16.4   Language other than English 505 1.8
Now married, except separated 16,193 64.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 0.3
Separated 652 2.6   Spanish 274 1.0
Widowed 2,164 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.2
 Female 1,774 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 183 0.6
Divorced 2,010 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
 Female 936 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 42 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 30,308 100.0
           under 18 years 619 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,545 57.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 310 50.1   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,857 100.0   Dutch 213 0.7
Civilian veterans 2,413 10.1   English 2,072 6.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 85 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,595 5.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,849 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 509 8.7   Hungarian 38 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,633 100.0   Irish¹ 1,455 4.8
With a disability 5,884 33.4   Italian 207 0.7
 Percent employed 30.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,749 66.6   Norwegian 33 0.1
 Percent employed 70.0 (X)   Polish 38 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,868 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,227 57.6   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 549 1.8
        Scottish 272 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 28,724 100.0   Subsaharan African 22 0.1
Same house in 1995 19,375 67.5   Swedish 10 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,056 31.5   Swiss 23 0.1
 Same county 5,507 19.2   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 3,549 12.4   United States or American 8,391 27.7
  Same state 2,162 7.5   Welsh 71 0.2
  Different state 1,387 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 293 1.0   Other ancestries 2,439 8.0
 
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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