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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Screven 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 15,374 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,374 100.0   Native 15,118 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 355 8.1       Born in United States 14,991 97.5
Kindergarten 167 3.8           State of residence 12,848 83.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,248 51.4           Different state 2,143 13.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,024 23.4       Born outside United States 127 0.8
College or graduate school 580 13.3   Foreign born 256 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 144 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 133 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 9,685 100.0       Not a citizen 123 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,376 14.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,827 18.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,740 38.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 256 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,484 15.3   Europe 67 26.2
Associate degree 269 2.8   Asia 86 33.6
Bachelor's degree 688 7.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 301 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 101 39.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.9 (X)   Northern America 2 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,356 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,760 100.0   English only 13,829 96.3
Never married 2,930 24.9   Language other than English 527 3.7
Now married, except separated 6,262 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 224 1.6
Separated 292 2.5   Spanish 296 2.1
Widowed 1,160 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 128 0.9
 Female 979 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 141 1.0
Divorced 1,116 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.2
 Female 658 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 90 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,374 100.0
           under 18 years 542 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,520 74.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 359 66.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,084 100.0   Dutch 87 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,344 12.1   English 1,000 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 78 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 578 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,883 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 414 10.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,124 100.0   Irish¹ 678 4.4
With a disability 2,231 27.5   Italian 102 0.7
 Percent employed 50.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,893 72.5   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 72.8 (X)   Polish 49 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,165 100.0   Portuguese 31 0.2
With a disability 1,206 55.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 183 1.2
        Scottish 157 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,356 100.0   Subsaharan African 143 0.9
Same house in 1995 9,347 65.1   Swedish 53 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,910 34.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,039 21.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,871 13.0   United States or American 1,825 11.9
  Same state 1,318 9.2   Welsh 77 0.5
  Different state 553 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 35 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 99 0.7   Other ancestries 6,404 41.7
 
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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