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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gadsden 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 45,087 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,903 100.0   Native 43,239 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 757 6.4       Born in United States 42,806 94.9
Kindergarten 690 5.8           State of residence 32,215 71.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,695 47.8           Different state 10,591 23.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,162 26.6       Born outside United States 433 1.0
College or graduate school 1,599 13.4   Foreign born 1,848 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 757 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 481 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 28,932 100.0       Not a citizen 1,367 3.0
Less than 9th grade 3,242 11.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,238 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,384 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,848 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,153 17.8   Europe 142 7.7
Associate degree 1,171 4.0   Asia 101 5.5
Bachelor's degree 2,314 8.0   Africa 14 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,430 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,565 84.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.7 (X)   Northern America 26 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,047 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,219 100.0   English only 38,946 92.6
Never married 10,318 29.3   Language other than English 3,101 7.4
Now married, except separated 16,918 48.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,511 3.6
Separated 1,255 3.6   Spanish 2,644 6.3
Widowed 2,815 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,399 3.3
 Female 2,321 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 292 0.7
Divorced 3,913 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.1
 Female 2,189 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 87 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 45,087 100.0
           under 18 years 1,726 100.0     Total ancestries reported 37,308 82.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 981 56.8   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 64 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,116 100.0   Dutch 264 0.6
Civilian veterans 4,097 12.4   English 2,064 4.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 518 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 59 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,462 3.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,699 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 1,035 9.7   Hungarian 28 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,761 100.0   Irish¹ 1,846 4.1
With a disability 6,436 27.1   Italian 344 0.8
 Percent employed 51.7 (X)   Lithuanian 60 0.1
No disability 17,325 72.9   Norwegian 69 0.2
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 149 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 5,324 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.0
With a disability 2,710 50.9   Russian 31 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 660 1.5
        Scottish 421 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,047 100.0   Subsaharan African 316 0.7
Same house in 1995 27,207 64.7   Swedish 63 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,349 34.1   Swiss 20 0.0
 Same county 7,772 18.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,577 15.6   United States or American 3,965 8.8
  Same state 4,278 10.2   Welsh 165 0.4
  Different state 2,299 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 171 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 491 1.2   Other ancestries 24,536 54.4
 
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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