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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 49,756 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,521 100.0   Native 48,753 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 889 7.1       Born in United States 48,049 96.6
Kindergarten 692 5.5           State of residence 23,934 48.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,217 49.7           Different state 24,115 48.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,957 23.6       Born outside United States 704 1.4
College or graduate school 1,766 14.1   Foreign born 1,003 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 397 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 481 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 32,107 100.0       Not a citizen 522 1.0
Less than 9th grade 3,774 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,975 21.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,594 33.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,003 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,985 18.6   Europe 293 29.2
Associate degree 1,669 5.2   Asia 274 27.3
Bachelor's degree 2,009 6.3   Africa 54 5.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,101 3.4   Oceania 5 0.5
        Latin America 351 35.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.5 (X)   Northern America 26 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 46,183 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 38,750 100.0   English only 44,348 96.0
Never married 9,820 25.3   Language other than English 1,835 4.0
Now married, except separated 18,927 48.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 700 1.5
Separated 1,228 3.2   Spanish 918 2.0
Widowed 3,872 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 384 0.8
 Female 3,051 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 618 1.3
Divorced 4,903 12.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 205 0.4
 Female 2,762 7.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 264 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 111 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 49,756 100.0
           under 18 years 1,362 100.0     Total ancestries reported 40,661 81.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 557 40.9   Arab 44 0.1
        Czech¹ 44 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,134 100.0   Dutch 351 0.7
Civilian veterans 5,339 14.8   English 2,223 4.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 522 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 173 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,042 4.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,498 100.0   Greek 97 0.2
With a disability 937 8.1   Hungarian 38 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,385 100.0   Irish¹ 3,626 7.3
With a disability 7,586 27.7   Italian 466 0.9
 Percent employed 49.7 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 19,799 72.3   Norwegian 166 0.3
 Percent employed 72.5 (X)   Polish 156 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,259 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 3,358 53.7   Russian 39 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 540 1.1
        Scottish 378 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 46,183 100.0   Subsaharan African 305 0.6
Same house in 1995 26,283 56.9   Swedish 82 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,123 41.4   Swiss 10 0.0
 Same county 9,717 21.0   Ukrainian 15 0.0
 Different county 9,406 20.4   United States or American 7,375 14.8
  Same state 2,650 5.7   Welsh 83 0.2
  Different state 6,756 14.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 92 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 777 1.7   Other ancestries 21,777 43.8
 
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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