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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clayton 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 18,678 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,406 100.0   Native 18,460 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 212 4.8       Born in United States 18,405 98.5
Kindergarten 236 5.4           State of residence 14,794 79.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,288 51.9           Different state 3,611 19.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,288 29.2       Born outside United States 55 0.3
College or graduate school 382 8.7   Foreign born 218 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 137 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 77 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 12,743 100.0       Not a citizen 141 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,137 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,084 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,811 45.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 216 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,375 18.6   Europe 68 31.5
Associate degree 709 5.6   Asia 58 26.9
Bachelor's degree 1,192 9.4   Africa 21 9.7
Graduate or professional degree 435 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 61 28.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.6 (X)   Northern America 8 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,612 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,868 100.0   English only 17,101 97.1
Never married 3,065 20.6   Language other than English 511 2.9
Now married, except separated 9,089 61.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 247 1.4
Separated 78 0.5   Spanish 210 1.2
Widowed 1,401 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 119 0.7
 Female 1,122 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 258 1.5
Divorced 1,235 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 111 0.6
 Female 625 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,678 100.0
           under 18 years 138 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,385 109.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 66 47.8   Arab 10 0.1
        Czech¹ 330 1.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 111 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,952 100.0   Dutch 246 1.3
Civilian veterans 2,027 14.5   English 1,464 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 360 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 75 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,621 56.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,241 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 292 6.9   Hungarian 12 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,903 100.0   Irish¹ 2,233 12.0
With a disability 1,484 15.0   Italian 81 0.4
 Percent employed 63.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,419 85.0   Norwegian 1,637 8.8
 Percent employed 85.4 (X)   Polish 158 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,135 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,122 35.8   Russian 86 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 162 0.9
        Scottish 252 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,612 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,856 67.3   Swedish 326 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,651 32.1   Swiss 339 1.8
 Same county 3,265 18.5   Ukrainian 20 0.1
 Different county 2,386 13.5   United States or American 909 4.9
  Same state 1,424 8.1   Welsh 84 0.4
  Different state 962 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 105 0.6   Other ancestries 844 4.5
 
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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