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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clayton 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 236,517 100.0
      enrolled in school 68,358 100.0   Native 210,628 89.1
Nursery school, preschool 5,863 8.6       Born in United States 207,019 87.5
Kindergarten 4,375 6.4           State of residence 121,570 51.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 32,905 48.1           Different state 85,449 36.1
High school (grades 9-12) 14,173 20.7       Born outside United States 3,609 1.5
College or graduate school 11,042 16.2   Foreign born 25,889 10.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15,516 6.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,841 3.3
  Population 25 years and over 141,554 100.0       Not a citizen 18,048 7.6
Less than 9th grade 9,122 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19,099 13.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 45,143 31.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 25,889 100.0
Some college, no degree 36,151 25.5   Europe 1,097 4.2
Associate degree 8,495 6.0   Asia 8,816 34.1
Bachelor's degree 17,280 12.2   Africa 2,505 9.7
Graduate or professional degree 6,264 4.4   Oceania 21 0.1
        Latin America 13,237 51.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.1 (X)   Northern America 213 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 216,690 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 176,256 100.0   English only 184,297 85.1
Never married 55,251 31.3   Language other than English 32,393 14.9
Now married, except separated 86,186 48.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17,588 8.1
Separated 5,414 3.1   Spanish 16,795 7.8
Widowed 7,421 4.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,101 4.7
 Female 5,979 3.4   Other Indo-European languages 4,995 2.3
Divorced 21,984 12.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,431 0.7
 Female 13,477 7.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8,421 3.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,756 2.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 236,517 100.0
           under 18 years 7,056 100.0     Total ancestries reported 210,988 89.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,984 42.3   Arab 385 0.2
        Czech¹ 144 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 127 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 164,628 100.0   Dutch 1,384 0.6
Civilian veterans 24,062 14.6   English 9,571 4.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,002 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 470 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,533 4.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 60,750 100.0   Greek 184 0.1
With a disability 4,807 7.9   Hungarian 130 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 139,488 100.0   Irish¹ 11,682 4.9
With a disability 28,061 20.1   Italian 2,796 1.2
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Lithuanian 130 0.1
No disability 111,427 79.9   Norwegian 460 0.2
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 986 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 13,263 100.0   Portuguese 197 0.1
With a disability 6,125 46.2   Russian 199 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,177 0.9
        Scottish 2,030 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 38 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 216,690 100.0   Subsaharan African 4,725 2.0
Same house in 1995 89,982 41.5   Swedish 415 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 117,599 54.3   Swiss 77 0.0
 Same county 43,310 20.0   Ukrainian 68 0.0
 Different county 74,289 34.3   United States or American 19,014 8.0
  Same state 44,405 20.5   Welsh 604 0.3
  Different state 29,884 13.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3,113 1.3
Elsewhere in 1995 9,109 4.2   Other ancestries 138,347 58.5
 
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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