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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tattnall 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 22,305 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,802 100.0   Native 21,018 94.2
Nursery school, preschool 322 6.7       Born in United States 20,892 93.7
Kindergarten 326 6.8           State of residence 16,565 74.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,326 48.4           Different state 4,327 19.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,260 26.2       Born outside United States 126 0.6
College or graduate school 568 11.8   Foreign born 1,287 5.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 741 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 309 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 14,688 100.0       Not a citizen 978 4.4
Less than 9th grade 1,720 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,228 22.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,760 39.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,287 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,390 16.3   Europe 49 3.8
Associate degree 431 2.9   Asia 32 2.5
Bachelor's degree 814 5.5   Africa 6 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 345 2.3   Oceania 2 0.2
        Latin America 1,184 92.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.3 (X)   Northern America 14 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,981 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,062 100.0   English only 19,246 91.7
Never married 4,180 23.1   Language other than English 1,735 8.3
Now married, except separated 9,299 51.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,055 5.0
Separated 407 2.3   Spanish 1,621 7.7
Widowed 2,500 13.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,039 5.0
 Female 1,024 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 94 0.4
Divorced 1,676 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
 Female 879 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,305 100.0
           under 18 years 421 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,120 67.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 311 73.9   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 73 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,090 100.0   Dutch 96 0.4
Civilian veterans 2,208 12.9   English 1,078 4.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 295 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 34 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 948 4.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,641 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 435 9.4   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,172 100.0   Irish¹ 1,145 5.1
With a disability 2,309 22.7   Italian 232 1.0
 Percent employed 48.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,863 77.3   Norwegian 116 0.5
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 71 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,166 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,080 49.9   Russian 17 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 300 1.3
        Scottish 216 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,981 100.0   Subsaharan African 72 0.3
Same house in 1995 10,372 49.4   Swedish 64 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,185 48.5   Swiss 8 0.0
 Same county 3,659 17.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,526 31.1   United States or American 4,068 18.2
  Same state 5,135 24.5   Welsh 19 0.1
  Different state 1,391 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 424 2.0   Other ancestries 6,214 27.9
 
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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