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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tift 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 38,407 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,744 100.0   Native 36,294 94.5
Nursery school, preschool 679 6.3       Born in United States 36,127 94.1
Kindergarten 594 5.5           State of residence 29,076 75.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,890 45.5           Different state 7,051 18.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,191 20.4       Born outside United States 167 0.4
College or graduate school 2,390 22.2   Foreign born 2,113 5.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,459 3.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 365 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 23,433 100.0       Not a citizen 1,748 4.6
Less than 9th grade 2,733 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,779 20.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,109 30.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,113 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,663 15.6   Europe 106 5.0
Associate degree 1,486 6.3   Asia 299 14.2
Bachelor's degree 2,167 9.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,496 6.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,679 79.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.9 (X)   Northern America 29 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,439 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,565 100.0   English only 32,313 91.2
Never married 7,906 26.7   Language other than English 3,126 8.8
Now married, except separated 15,910 53.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,725 4.9
Separated 873 3.0   Spanish 2,631 7.4
Widowed 2,062 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,534 4.3
 Female 1,686 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 357 1.0
Divorced 2,814 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 160 0.5
 Female 1,760 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 94 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,407 100.0
           under 18 years 954 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,882 80.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 597 62.6   Arab 21 0.1
        Czech¹ 36 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,718 100.0   Dutch 193 0.5
Civilian veterans 3,127 11.3   English 2,922 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 245 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 47 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,300 3.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,899 100.0   Greek 49 0.1
With a disability 1,014 10.2   Hungarian 83 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,662 100.0   Irish¹ 2,176 5.7
With a disability 4,808 23.3   Italian 375 1.0
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 15,854 76.7   Norwegian 45 0.1
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 208 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,126 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.1
With a disability 2,137 51.8   Russian 8 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 606 1.6
        Scottish 417 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 35,439 100.0   Subsaharan African 481 1.3
Same house in 1995 19,145 54.0   Swedish 45 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,198 42.9   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 9,368 26.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,830 16.5   United States or American 7,665 20.0
  Same state 3,529 10.0   Welsh 58 0.2
  Different state 2,301 6.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,096 3.1   Other ancestries 13,836 36.0
 
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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