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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gwinnett 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 588,448 100.0
      enrolled in school 161,510 100.0   Native 488,930 83.1
Nursery school, preschool 14,265 8.8       Born in United States 481,048 81.7
Kindergarten 9,932 6.1           State of residence 219,543 37.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 75,344 46.6           Different state 261,505 44.4
High school (grades 9-12) 34,275 21.2       Born outside United States 7,882 1.3
College or graduate school 27,694 17.1   Foreign born 99,518 16.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58,601 10.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 29,838 5.1
  Population 25 years and over 372,628 100.0       Not a citizen 69,680 11.8
Less than 9th grade 16,996 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 30,376 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 81,979 22.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 99,518 100.0
Some college, no degree 89,224 23.9   Europe 12,382 12.4
Associate degree 27,146 7.3   Asia 34,111 34.3
Bachelor's degree 89,735 24.1   Africa 5,834 5.9
Graduate or professional degree 37,172 10.0   Oceania 181 0.2
        Latin America 45,599 45.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.3 (X)   Northern America 1,411 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 541,751 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 448,487 100.0   English only 426,736 78.8
Never married 111,865 24.9   Language other than English 115,015 21.2
Now married, except separated 273,532 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61,048 11.3
Separated 6,981 1.6   Spanish 56,827 10.5
Widowed 15,281 3.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34,450 6.4
 Female 12,776 2.8   Other Indo-European languages 26,829 5.0
Divorced 40,828 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,831 1.8
 Female 24,844 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26,524 4.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15,650 2.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 588,448 100.0
           under 18 years 10,675 100.0     Total ancestries reported 572,216 97.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,711 34.8   Arab 2,280 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,911 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,469 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 422,432 100.0   Dutch 6,778 1.2
Civilian veterans 45,980 10.9   English 62,144 10.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 12,664 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,986 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 61,820 10.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 139,324 100.0   Greek 1,976 0.3
With a disability 10,127 7.3   Hungarian 1,833 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 367,984 100.0   Irish¹ 59,355 10.1
With a disability 53,871 14.6   Italian 19,492 3.3
 Percent employed 68.1 (X)   Lithuanian 807 0.1
No disability 314,113 85.4   Norwegian 3,873 0.7
 Percent employed 80.7 (X)   Polish 11,172 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 30,104 100.0   Portuguese 984 0.2
With a disability 12,649 42.0   Russian 3,851 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 12,148 2.1
        Scottish 13,689 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 837 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 541,751 100.0   Subsaharan African 8,624 1.5
Same house in 1995 225,905 41.7   Swedish 4,521 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 285,355 52.7   Swiss 1,152 0.2
 Same county 107,974 19.9   Ukrainian 1,597 0.3
 Different county 177,381 32.7   United States or American 61,719 10.5
  Same state 82,097 15.2   Welsh 3,198 0.5
  Different state 95,284 17.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4,085 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 30,491 5.6   Other ancestries 205,251 34.9
 
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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