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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Toombs 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 26,067 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,704 100.0   Native 24,535 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 528 7.9       Born in United States 24,427 93.7
Kindergarten 498 7.4           State of residence 20,236 77.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,387 50.5           Different state 4,191 16.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,560 23.3       Born outside United States 108 0.4
College or graduate school 731 10.9   Foreign born 1,532 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,037 4.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 333 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 16,212 100.0       Not a citizen 1,199 4.6
Less than 9th grade 1,842 11.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,455 21.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,669 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,532 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,519 15.5   Europe 50 3.3
Associate degree 672 4.1   Asia 81 5.3
Bachelor's degree 1,367 8.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 688 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,363 89.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.3 (X)   Northern America 38 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,987 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,834 100.0   English only 21,538 89.8
Never married 4,629 23.3   Language other than English 2,449 10.2
Now married, except separated 10,659 53.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,219 5.1
Separated 460 2.3   Spanish 2,255 9.4
Widowed 1,824 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,158 4.8
 Female 1,568 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 94 0.4
Divorced 2,262 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
 Female 1,311 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 93 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,067 100.0
           under 18 years 752 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,784 79.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 473 62.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 13 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,629 100.0   Dutch 61 0.2
Civilian veterans 2,060 11.1   English 1,452 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 298 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 49 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 630 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,359 100.0   Greek 11 0.0
With a disability 593 9.3   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,307 100.0   Irish¹ 1,521 5.8
With a disability 3,653 25.5   Italian 135 0.5
 Percent employed 54.9 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 10,654 74.5   Norwegian 23 0.1
 Percent employed 74.0 (X)   Polish 26 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,874 100.0   Portuguese 22 0.1
With a disability 1,420 49.4   Russian 16 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 294 1.1
        Scottish 357 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,987 100.0   Subsaharan African 216 0.8
Same house in 1995 14,052 58.6   Swedish 35 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,462 39.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 5,261 21.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,201 17.5   United States or American 6,865 26.3
  Same state 2,467 10.3   Welsh 38 0.1
  Different state 1,734 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 473 2.0   Other ancestries 8,666 33.2
 
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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