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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Irwin 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 9,931 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,682 100.0   Native 9,806 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 148 5.5       Born in United States 9,757 98.2
Kindergarten 109 4.1           State of residence 8,245 83.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,301 48.5           Different state 1,512 15.2
High school (grades 9-12) 856 31.9       Born outside United States 49 0.5
College or graduate school 268 10.0   Foreign born 125 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 113 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 19 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 6,196 100.0       Not a citizen 106 1.1
Less than 9th grade 783 12.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,218 19.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,384 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 125 100.0
Some college, no degree 890 14.4   Europe 4 3.2
Associate degree 310 5.0   Asia 28 22.4
Bachelor's degree 423 6.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 188 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 93 74.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,257 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,730 100.0   English only 9,007 97.3
Never married 1,792 23.2   Language other than English 250 2.7
Now married, except separated 4,321 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 1.1
Separated 204 2.6   Spanish 229 2.5
Widowed 680 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 95 1.0
 Female 593 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 12 0.1
Divorced 733 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
 Female 390 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,931 100.0
           under 18 years 221 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,392 74.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 158 71.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,051 100.0   Dutch 66 0.7
Civilian veterans 774 11.0   English 479 4.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 31 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 325 3.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,396 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 202 8.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,164 100.0   Irish¹ 639 6.4
With a disability 1,009 19.5   Italian 48 0.5
 Percent employed 53.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,155 80.5   Norwegian 22 0.2
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 18 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,335 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 716 53.6   Russian 13 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 133 1.3
        Scottish 43 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,257 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.3
Same house in 1995 6,079 65.7   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,093 33.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,597 17.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,496 16.2   United States or American 3,048 30.7
  Same state 1,208 13.0   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 288 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 85 0.9   Other ancestries 2,486 25.0
 
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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