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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Colquitt 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 42,053 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,489 100.0   Native 39,315 93.5
Nursery school, preschool 908 8.7       Born in United States 39,176 93.2
Kindergarten 625 6.0           State of residence 32,259 76.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,135 49.0           Different state 6,917 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,662 25.4       Born outside United States 139 0.3
College or graduate school 1,159 11.0   Foreign born 2,738 6.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,078 4.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 291 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 26,127 100.0       Not a citizen 2,447 5.8
Less than 9th grade 3,857 14.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,313 20.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,344 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,738 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,828 14.7   Europe 71 2.6
Associate degree 806 3.1   Asia 30 1.1
Bachelor's degree 1,959 7.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,020 3.9   Oceania 1 0.0
        Latin America 2,636 96.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,890 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,531 100.0   English only 34,675 89.2
Never married 7,845 24.1   Language other than English 4,215 10.8
Now married, except separated 17,872 54.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,531 6.5
Separated 992 3.0   Spanish 3,996 10.3
Widowed 2,786 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,444 6.3
 Female 2,334 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 171 0.4
Divorced 3,036 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.1
 Female 1,670 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 34 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,053 100.0
           under 18 years 1,053 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,959 71.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 713 67.7   Arab 30 0.1
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,046 100.0   Dutch 288 0.7
Civilian veterans 3,529 11.7   English 2,248 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 275 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 77 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,077 2.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,244 100.0   Greek 15 0.0
With a disability 847 8.3   Hungarian 21 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,371 100.0   Irish¹ 2,247 5.3
With a disability 6,028 26.9   Italian 309 0.7
 Percent employed 52.0 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 16,343 73.1   Norwegian 41 0.1
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 45 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 5,205 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.0
With a disability 2,788 53.6   Russian 54 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 427 1.0
        Scottish 423 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 38,890 100.0   Subsaharan African 374 0.9
Same house in 1995 21,181 54.5   Swedish 17 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,663 42.8   Swiss 4 0.0
 Same county 10,056 25.9   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 6,607 17.0   United States or American 9,059 21.5
  Same state 3,760 9.7   Welsh 38 0.1
  Different state 2,847 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,046 2.7   Other ancestries 12,828 30.5
 
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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