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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bleckley 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 11,666 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,502 100.0   Native 11,499 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 229 6.5       Born in United States 11,468 98.3
Kindergarten 190 5.4           State of residence 9,911 85.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,510 43.1           Different state 1,557 13.3
High school (grades 9-12) 706 20.2       Born outside United States 31 0.3
College or graduate school 867 24.8   Foreign born 167 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 100 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 73 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 7,268 100.0       Not a citizen 94 0.8
Less than 9th grade 937 12.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,117 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,599 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 167 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,190 16.4   Europe 34 20.4
Associate degree 516 7.1   Asia 26 15.6
Bachelor's degree 550 7.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 359 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 107 64.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,959 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,131 100.0   English only 10,665 97.3
Never married 2,422 26.5   Language other than English 294 2.7
Now married, except separated 4,797 52.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 148 1.4
Separated 240 2.6   Spanish 230 2.1
Widowed 734 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 148 1.4
 Female 661 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 55 0.5
Divorced 938 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 507 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 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 11,666 100.0
           under 18 years 202 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,446 72.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 117 57.9   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 26 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,520 100.0   Dutch 37 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,165 13.7   English 652 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 97 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 346 3.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,100 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 258 8.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,094 100.0   Irish¹ 603 5.2
With a disability 1,366 22.4   Italian 47 0.4
 Percent employed 48.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,728 77.6   Norwegian 27 0.2
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 59 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,458 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 808 55.4   Russian 14 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 287 2.5
        Scottish 98 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,959 100.0   Subsaharan African 118 1.0
Same house in 1995 7,274 66.4   Swedish 13 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,621 33.0   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,836 16.8   Ukrainian 7 0.1
 Different county 1,785 16.3   United States or American 2,613 22.4
  Same state 1,294 11.8   Welsh 33 0.3
  Different state 491 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 20 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 64 0.6   Other ancestries 3,318 28.4
 
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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