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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Etowah 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 103,459 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,661 100.0   Native 101,772 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,663 7.0       Born in United States 101,293 97.9
Kindergarten 1,613 6.8           State of residence 84,916 82.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,747 45.4           Different state 16,377 15.8
High school (grades 9-12) 5,508 23.3       Born outside United States 479 0.5
College or graduate school 4,130 17.5   Foreign born 1,687 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 980 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 446 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 69,829 100.0       Not a citizen 1,241 1.2
Less than 9th grade 6,023 8.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,092 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 22,531 32.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,687 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,137 21.7   Europe 245 14.5
Associate degree 4,674 6.7   Asia 385 22.8
Bachelor's degree 5,679 8.1   Africa 26 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,693 5.3   Oceania 31 1.8
        Latin America 954 56.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.1 (X)   Northern America 46 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 96,773 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 83,242 100.0   English only 93,845 97.0
Never married 16,884 20.3   Language other than English 2,928 3.0
Now married, except separated 47,856 57.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,231 1.3
Separated 1,729 2.1   Spanish 2,072 2.1
Widowed 7,524 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 968 1.0
 Female 6,384 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 560 0.6
Divorced 9,249 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 0.1
 Female 5,278 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 198 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 103,459 100.0
           under 18 years 2,124 100.0     Total ancestries reported 77,294 74.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,079 50.8   Arab 64 0.1
        Czech¹ 60 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 81 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 78,728 100.0   Dutch 1,313 1.3
Civilian veterans 11,128 14.1   English 8,231 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 851 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 115 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,822 4.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,866 100.0   Greek 77 0.1
With a disability 1,921 8.8   Hungarian 74 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 57,584 100.0   Irish¹ 8,707 8.4
With a disability 14,751 25.6   Italian 895 0.9
 Percent employed 48.5 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.0
No disability 42,833 74.4   Norwegian 176 0.2
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 286 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 15,805 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.0
With a disability 7,733 48.9   Russian 87 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,690 1.6
        Scottish 1,358 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 96,773 100.0   Subsaharan African 576 0.6
Same house in 1995 59,632 61.6   Swedish 239 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 36,368 37.6   Swiss 49 0.0
 Same county 24,119 24.9   Ukrainian 15 0.0
 Different county 12,249 12.7   United States or American 25,737 24.9
  Same state 7,297 7.5   Welsh 259 0.3
  Different state 4,952 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 39 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 773 0.8   Other ancestries 21,437 20.7
 
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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