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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rockdale 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 70,111 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,019 100.0   Native 64,750 92.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,623 8.5       Born in United States 63,961 91.2
Kindergarten 1,069 5.6           State of residence 38,567 55.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,125 48.0           Different state 25,394 36.2
High school (grades 9-12) 4,624 24.3       Born outside United States 789 1.1
College or graduate school 2,578 13.6   Foreign born 5,361 7.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,518 5.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,361 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 44,794 100.0       Not a citizen 4,000 5.7
Less than 9th grade 2,755 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,125 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,152 29.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,361 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,735 24.0   Europe 627 11.7
Associate degree 2,566 5.7   Asia 957 17.9
Bachelor's degree 7,102 15.9   Africa 147 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 3,359 7.5   Oceania 40 0.7
        Latin America 3,457 64.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 133 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 65,480 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 54,317 100.0   English only 59,122 90.3
Never married 12,432 22.9   Language other than English 6,358 9.7
Now married, except separated 32,862 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,349 5.1
Separated 855 1.6   Spanish 4,290 6.6
Widowed 2,640 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,680 4.1
 Female 2,183 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,152 1.8
Divorced 5,528 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 211 0.3
 Female 3,075 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 830 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 449 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 70,111 100.0
           under 18 years 1,858 100.0     Total ancestries reported 62,167 88.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 755 40.6   Arab 142 0.2
        Czech¹ 152 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 77 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,702 100.0   Dutch 733 1.0
Civilian veterans 8,086 15.9   English 7,098 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,414 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 355 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,821 9.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,510 100.0   Greek 234 0.3
With a disability 1,252 7.2   Hungarian 84 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,886 100.0   Irish¹ 7,180 10.2
With a disability 7,695 18.8   Italian 1,553 2.2
 Percent employed 56.3 (X)   Lithuanian 89 0.1
No disability 33,191 81.2   Norwegian 501 0.7
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 790 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 6,338 100.0   Portuguese 87 0.1
With a disability 2,859 45.1   Russian 181 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,557 2.2
        Scottish 1,514 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 60 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 65,480 100.0   Subsaharan African 381 0.5
Same house in 1995 34,042 52.0   Swedish 451 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 29,113 44.5   Swiss 101 0.1
 Same county 10,376 15.8   Ukrainian 72 0.1
 Different county 18,737 28.6   United States or American 9,064 12.9
  Same state 11,399 17.4   Welsh 367 0.5
  Different state 7,338 11.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 311 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 2,325 3.6   Other ancestries 20,798 29.7
 
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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