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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Houston 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 110,765 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,495 100.0   Native 106,992 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,520 7.8       Born in United States 104,275 94.1
Kindergarten 1,935 6.0           State of residence 58,718 53.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,901 45.9           Different state 45,557 41.1
High school (grades 9-12) 7,241 22.3       Born outside United States 2,717 2.5
College or graduate school 5,898 18.2   Foreign born 3,773 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,639 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,737 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 69,038 100.0       Not a citizen 2,036 1.8
Less than 9th grade 3,352 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,490 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 22,344 32.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,773 100.0
Some college, no degree 17,485 25.3   Europe 727 19.3
Associate degree 4,730 6.9   Asia 1,529 40.5
Bachelor's degree 8,200 11.9   Africa 101 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 5,437 7.9   Oceania 29 0.8
        Latin America 1,279 33.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 108 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 103,033 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 84,928 100.0   English only 96,792 93.9
Never married 20,535 24.2   Language other than English 6,241 6.1
Now married, except separated 48,657 57.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,453 2.4
Separated 1,885 2.2   Spanish 3,025 2.9
Widowed 4,587 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,304 1.3
 Female 3,903 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 1,419 1.4
Divorced 9,264 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 364 0.4
 Female 5,097 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,502 1.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 645 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 110,765 100.0
           under 18 years 2,381 100.0     Total ancestries reported 99,579 89.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,322 55.5   Arab 164 0.1
        Czech¹ 168 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 252 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 74,235 100.0   Dutch 1,201 1.1
Civilian veterans 16,450 22.2   English 10,049 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,920 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 559 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,357 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,639 100.0   Greek 154 0.1
With a disability 2,314 8.4   Hungarian 313 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 59,392 100.0   Irish¹ 9,405 8.5
With a disability 11,042 18.6   Italian 2,166 2.0
 Percent employed 56.2 (X)   Lithuanian 43 0.0
No disability 48,350 81.4   Norwegian 667 0.6
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 1,101 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 9,885 100.0   Portuguese 125 0.1
With a disability 4,534 45.9   Russian 235 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,144 1.9
        Scottish 1,787 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 63 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 103,033 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,105 1.0
Same house in 1995 48,693 47.3   Swedish 406 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 51,124 49.6   Swiss 86 0.1
 Same county 24,157 23.4   Ukrainian 41 0.0
 Different county 26,967 26.2   United States or American 18,281 16.5
  Same state 9,898 9.6   Welsh 444 0.4
  Different state 17,069 16.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 264 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 3,216 3.1   Other ancestries 37,079 33.5
 
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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