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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Elbert 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 19,872 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,926 100.0   Native 19,498 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 395 6.7       Born in United States 19,243 96.8
Kindergarten 322 5.4           State of residence 8,928 44.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,984 50.4           Different state 10,315 51.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,570 26.5       Born outside United States 255 1.3
College or graduate school 655 11.1   Foreign born 374 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 118 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 147 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 12,814 100.0       Not a citizen 227 1.1
Less than 9th grade 178 1.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 785 6.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,510 27.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 374 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,927 30.6   Europe 165 44.1
Associate degree 1,011 7.9   Asia 35 9.4
Bachelor's degree 2,493 19.5   Africa 10 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 910 7.1   Oceania 9 2.4
        Latin America 92 24.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.5 (X)   Northern America 63 16.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,606 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,032 100.0   English only 17,714 95.2
Never married 2,754 18.3   Language other than English 892 4.8
Now married, except separated 10,525 70.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 1.2
Separated 185 1.2   Spanish 605 3.3
Widowed 359 2.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 168 0.9
 Female 280 1.9   Other Indo-European languages 270 1.5
Divorced 1,209 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.3
 Female 649 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,872 100.0
           under 18 years 323 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,312 112.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 66 20.4   Arab 58 0.3
        Czech¹ 241 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 311 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,898 100.0   Dutch 647 3.3
Civilian veterans 2,249 16.2   English 2,939 14.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 635 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 118 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,531 27.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,407 100.0   Greek 49 0.2
With a disability 393 7.3   Hungarian 93 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,984 100.0   Irish¹ 3,177 16.0
With a disability 1,356 11.3   Italian 902 4.5
 Percent employed 66.3 (X)   Lithuanian 38 0.2
No disability 10,628 88.7   Norwegian 605 3.0
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 628 3.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,169 100.0   Portuguese 72 0.4
With a disability 435 37.2   Russian 159 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 481 2.4
        Scottish 631 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 71 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 18,606 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,212 44.1   Swedish 804 4.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,232 55.0   Swiss 61 0.3
 Same county 1,731 9.3   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 8,501 45.7   United States or American 1,269 6.4
  Same state 5,943 31.9   Welsh 161 0.8
  Different state 2,558 13.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 162 0.9   Other ancestries 2,613 13.1
 
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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