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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Appling 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 17,419 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,329 100.0   Native 16,828 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 320 7.4       Born in United States 16,732 96.1
Kindergarten 291 6.7           State of residence 14,157 81.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,128 49.2           Different state 2,575 14.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,196 27.6       Born outside United States 96 0.6
College or graduate school 394 9.1   Foreign born 591 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 349 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 137 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 11,004 100.0       Not a citizen 454 2.6
Less than 9th grade 1,280 11.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,317 21.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,095 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 591 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,948 17.7   Europe 54 9.1
Associate degree 436 4.0   Asia 70 11.8
Bachelor's degree 582 5.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 346 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 448 75.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.3 (X)   Northern America 19 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,110 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,507 100.0   English only 15,131 93.9
Never married 2,539 18.8   Language other than English 979 6.1
Now married, except separated 8,103 60.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 492 3.1
Separated 268 2.0   Spanish 819 5.1
Widowed 1,070 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 438 2.7
 Female 882 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 114 0.7
Divorced 1,527 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.2
 Female 812 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 46 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,419 100.0
           under 18 years 431 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,552 72.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 291 67.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 22 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,665 100.0   Dutch 55 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,364 10.8   English 906 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 75 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 357 2.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,103 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 370 9.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,784 100.0   Irish¹ 806 4.6
With a disability 2,135 21.8   Italian 20 0.1
 Percent employed 50.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,649 78.2   Norwegian 8 0.0
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 49 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,002 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,208 60.3   Russian 11 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 177 1.0
        Scottish 226 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,110 100.0   Subsaharan African 35 0.2
Same house in 1995 10,445 64.8   Swedish 32 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,347 33.2   Swiss 36 0.2
 Same county 3,287 20.4   Ukrainian 10 0.1
 Different county 2,060 12.8   United States or American 5,114 29.4
  Same state 1,242 7.7   Welsh 13 0.1
  Different state 818 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 318 2.0   Other ancestries 4,569 26.2
 
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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