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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Telfair 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 11,794 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,480 100.0   Native 11,670 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 227 9.2       Born in United States 11,663 98.9
Kindergarten 126 5.1           State of residence 10,585 89.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,184 47.7           Different state 1,078 9.1
High school (grades 9-12) 696 28.1       Born outside United States 7 0.1
College or graduate school 247 10.0   Foreign born 124 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 95 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 24 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,906 100.0       Not a citizen 100 0.8
Less than 9th grade 818 10.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,063 26.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,168 40.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 124 100.0
Some college, no degree 968 12.2   Europe 38 30.6
Associate degree 230 2.9   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 425 5.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 234 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 85 68.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.6 (X)   Northern America 1 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,092 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,668 100.0   English only 10,741 96.8
Never married 1,892 19.6   Language other than English 351 3.2
Now married, except separated 5,615 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.8
Separated 350 3.6   Spanish 322 2.9
Widowed 988 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.8
 Female 824 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 19 0.2
Divorced 823 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 447 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.1
                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 11,794 100.0
           under 18 years 306 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,563 64.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 194 63.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,135 100.0   Dutch 25 0.2
Civilian veterans 975 10.7   English 492 4.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 64 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 170 1.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,340 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 186 7.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,589 100.0   Irish¹ 535 4.5
With a disability 1,805 32.3   Italian 50 0.4
 Percent employed 54.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,784 67.7   Norwegian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 71.8 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,602 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 852 53.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 409 3.5
        Scottish 136 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,092 100.0   Subsaharan African 139 1.2
Same house in 1995 8,134 73.3   Swedish 8 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,871 25.9   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,703 15.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,168 10.5   United States or American 2,706 22.9
  Same state 953 8.6   Welsh 3 0.0
  Different state 215 1.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 87 0.8   Other ancestries 2,808 23.8
 
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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