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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jenkins 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 8,575 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,381 100.0   Native 8,494 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 145 6.1       Born in United States 8,456 98.6
Kindergarten 103 4.3           State of residence 7,481 87.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,343 56.4           Different state 975 11.4
High school (grades 9-12) 523 22.0       Born outside United States 38 0.4
College or graduate school 267 11.2   Foreign born 81 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 81 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 5,335 100.0       Not a citizen 81 0.9
Less than 9th grade 916 17.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,110 20.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,753 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 81 100.0
Some college, no degree 800 15.0   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 179 3.4   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 356 6.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 221 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 81 100.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,979 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,529 100.0   English only 7,641 95.8
Never married 1,886 28.9   Language other than English 338 4.2
Now married, except separated 2,914 44.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 1.9
Separated 198 3.0   Spanish 320 4.0
Widowed 719 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 1.8
 Female 561 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 18 0.2
Divorced 812 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 441 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 8,575 100.0
           under 18 years 279 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,345 74.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 170 60.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,121 100.0   Dutch 30 0.3
Civilian veterans 778 12.7   English 571 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 83 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 206 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,250 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 225 10.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,522 100.0   Irish¹ 482 5.6
With a disability 1,050 23.2   Italian 66 0.8
 Percent employed 46.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,472 76.8   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 71.7 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,193 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.1
With a disability 750 62.9   Russian 7 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 88 1.0
        Scottish 112 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,979 100.0   Subsaharan African 82 1.0
Same house in 1995 4,911 61.5   Swedish 14 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,893 36.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,655 20.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,238 15.5   United States or American 1,353 15.8
  Same state 897 11.2   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 341 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 175 2.2   Other ancestries 3,246 37.9
 
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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