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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Macon 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 14,074 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,765 100.0   Native 13,821 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 183 4.9       Born in United States 13,784 97.9
Kindergarten 216 5.7           State of residence 12,420 88.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,775 47.1           Different state 1,364 9.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,049 27.9       Born outside United States 37 0.3
College or graduate school 542 14.4   Foreign born 253 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 162 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 35 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,844 100.0       Not a citizen 218 1.5
Less than 9th grade 1,435 16.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,818 20.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,112 35.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 253 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,388 15.7   Europe 13 5.1
Associate degree 207 2.3   Asia 17 6.7
Bachelor's degree 623 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 261 3.0   Oceania 5 2.0
        Latin America 214 84.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.2 (X)   Northern America 4 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,041 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,905 100.0   English only 12,464 95.6
Never married 3,524 32.3   Language other than English 577 4.4
Now married, except separated 4,928 45.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 254 1.9
Separated 426 3.9   Spanish 304 2.3
Widowed 1,055 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 178 1.4
 Female 831 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 237 1.8
Divorced 972 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.5
 Female 435 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,074 100.0
           under 18 years 502 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,788 76.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 319 63.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,173 100.0   Dutch 51 0.4
Civilian veterans 1,254 12.3   English 416 3.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 44 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 454 3.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,462 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 345 10.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,983 100.0   Irish¹ 498 3.5
With a disability 2,147 30.7   Italian 32 0.2
 Percent employed 45.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,836 69.3   Norwegian 26 0.2
 Percent employed 68.4 (X)   Polish 25 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,609 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 758 47.1   Russian 14 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 79 0.6
        Scottish 74 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,041 100.0   Subsaharan African 196 1.4
Same house in 1995 8,888 68.2   Swedish 15 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,946 30.3   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 2,399 18.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,547 11.9   United States or American 1,384 9.8
  Same state 1,112 8.5   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 435 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 207 1.6   Other ancestries 7,449 52.9
 
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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