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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Habersham 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 35,902 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,166 100.0   Native 33,089 92.2
Nursery school, preschool 526 6.4       Born in United States 32,936 91.7
Kindergarten 431 5.3           State of residence 24,727 68.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,819 46.8           Different state 8,209 22.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,884 23.1       Born outside United States 153 0.4
College or graduate school 1,506 18.4   Foreign born 2,813 7.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,806 5.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 632 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 23,501 100.0       Not a citizen 2,181 6.1
Less than 9th grade 3,113 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,733 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,931 33.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,813 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,143 17.6   Europe 194 6.9
Associate degree 863 3.7   Asia 617 21.9
Bachelor's degree 2,293 9.8   Africa 23 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,425 6.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,955 69.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.9 (X)   Northern America 24 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,709 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,052 100.0   English only 29,775 88.3
Never married 5,387 18.5   Language other than English 3,934 11.7
Now married, except separated 18,578 63.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,313 6.9
Separated 355 1.2   Spanish 2,649 7.9
Widowed 1,948 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,837 5.4
 Female 1,629 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 539 1.6
Divorced 2,784 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.3
 Female 1,473 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 690 2.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 362 1.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,902 100.0
           under 18 years 733 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,029 75.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 300 40.9   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 30 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,501 100.0   Dutch 499 1.4
Civilian veterans 3,588 13.0   English 3,364 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 449 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 119 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,306 6.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,542 100.0   Greek 31 0.1
With a disability 654 8.7   Hungarian 16 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,904 100.0   Irish¹ 3,347 9.3
With a disability 4,603 23.1   Italian 402 1.1
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.0
No disability 15,301 76.9   Norwegian 87 0.2
 Percent employed 78.7 (X)   Polish 190 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,854 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,291 47.2   Russian 18 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 706 2.0
        Scottish 560 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 33,709 100.0   Subsaharan African 67 0.2
Same house in 1995 18,684 55.4   Swedish 103 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,990 41.5   Swiss 49 0.1
 Same county 6,709 19.9   Ukrainian 17 0.0
 Different county 7,281 21.6   United States or American 7,548 21.0
  Same state 5,186 15.4   Welsh 155 0.4
  Different state 2,095 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,035 3.1   Other ancestries 6,892 19.2
 
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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