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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fulton 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 20,511 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,904 100.0   Native 20,099 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 317 6.5       Born in United States 19,992 97.5
Kindergarten 273 5.6           State of residence 15,884 77.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,507 51.1           Different state 4,108 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,304 26.6       Born outside United States 107 0.5
College or graduate school 503 10.3   Foreign born 412 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 214 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 196 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 13,613 100.0       Not a citizen 216 1.1
Less than 9th grade 723 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,968 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,703 49.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 412 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,175 16.0   Europe 102 24.8
Associate degree 643 4.7   Asia 40 9.7
Bachelor's degree 714 5.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 687 5.0   Oceania 8 1.9
        Latin America 236 57.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 26 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,166 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,158 100.0   English only 18,460 96.3
Never married 2,954 18.3   Language other than English 706 3.7
Now married, except separated 9,752 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 357 1.9
Separated 217 1.3   Spanish 561 2.9
Widowed 1,486 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 304 1.6
 Female 1,172 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 133 0.7
Divorced 1,749 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.3
 Female 891 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,511 100.0
           under 18 years 348 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,544 80.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 196 56.3   Arab 35 0.2
        Czech¹ 46 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,215 100.0   Dutch 547 2.7
Civilian veterans 2,155 14.2   English 1,596 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 370 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 117 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,473 21.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,679 100.0   Greek 45 0.2
With a disability 409 8.7   Hungarian 89 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,304 100.0   Irish¹ 2,140 10.4
With a disability 2,270 20.1   Italian 248 1.2
 Percent employed 64.5 (X)   Lithuanian 91 0.4
No disability 9,034 79.9   Norwegian 93 0.5
 Percent employed 80.7 (X)   Polish 281 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,029 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,412 46.6   Russian 10 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 288 1.4
        Scottish 261 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 19,166 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,646 60.8   Swedish 190 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,391 38.6   Swiss 28 0.1
 Same county 4,116 21.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,275 17.1   United States or American 3,151 15.4
  Same state 2,336 12.2   Welsh 108 0.5
  Different state 939 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 129 0.7   Other ancestries 2,286 11.1
 
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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