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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wilcox 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 8,577 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,855 100.0   Native 8,505 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 136 7.3       Born in United States 8,487 99.0
Kindergarten 120 6.5           State of residence 7,059 82.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 879 47.4           Different state 1,428 16.6
High school (grades 9-12) 520 28.0       Born outside United States 18 0.2
College or graduate school 200 10.8   Foreign born 72 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 36 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 15 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,761 100.0       Not a citizen 57 0.7
Less than 9th grade 826 14.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,008 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,516 43.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 72 100.0
Some college, no degree 792 13.7   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 218 3.8   Asia 13 18.1
Bachelor's degree 203 3.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 198 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 59 81.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,048 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,965 100.0   English only 7,891 98.0
Never married 1,398 20.1   Language other than English 157 2.0
Now married, except separated 4,203 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 59 0.7
Separated 171 2.5   Spanish 126 1.6
Widowed 590 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.5
 Female 514 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 17 0.2
Divorced 603 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
 Female 254 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,577 100.0
           under 18 years 142 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,506 64.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 61 43.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,613 100.0   Dutch 29 0.3
Civilian veterans 859 13.0   English 421 4.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 18 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 112 1.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,765 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 158 9.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,849 100.0   Irish¹ 320 3.7
With a disability 974 25.3   Italian 26 0.3
 Percent employed 45.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,875 74.7   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 4 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,012 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 551 54.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 104 1.2
        Scottish 70 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,048 100.0   Subsaharan African 18 0.2
Same house in 1995 4,954 61.6   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,083 38.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,031 12.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,052 25.5   United States or American 2,001 23.3
  Same state 1,503 18.7   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 549 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 11 0.1   Other ancestries 2,379 27.7
 
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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