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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Russell 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 16,315 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,471 100.0   Native 16,152 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 159 4.6       Born in United States 16,128 98.9
Kindergarten 189 5.4           State of residence 13,000 79.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,762 50.8           Different state 3,128 19.2
High school (grades 9-12) 820 23.6       Born outside United States 24 0.1
College or graduate school 541 15.6   Foreign born 163 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 76 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 81 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 11,437 100.0       Not a citizen 82 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,601 22.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,766 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,932 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 163 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,494 13.1   Europe 111 68.1
Associate degree 544 4.8   Asia 41 25.2
Bachelor's degree 502 4.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 598 5.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 3.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.8 (X)   Northern America 5 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,415 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,316 100.0   English only 14,954 97.0
Never married 2,105 15.8   Language other than English 461 3.0
Now married, except separated 8,183 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 1.1
Separated 180 1.4   Spanish 207 1.3
Widowed 1,284 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.6
 Female 1,057 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 182 1.2
Divorced 1,564 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.2
 Female 795 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 60 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,315 100.0
           under 18 years 237 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,027 67.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 152 64.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 16 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 37 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,665 100.0   Dutch 80 0.5
Civilian veterans 1,666 13.2   English 1,198 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 176 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 35 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,007 6.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,318 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 324 9.8   Hungarian 18 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,376 100.0   Irish¹ 1,580 9.7
With a disability 2,859 30.5   Italian 150 0.9
 Percent employed 35.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,517 69.5   Norwegian 11 0.1
 Percent employed 74.6 (X)   Polish 62 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,587 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,389 53.7   Russian 44 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 216 1.3
        Scottish 139 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,415 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,928 64.4   Swedish 97 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,439 35.3   Swiss 109 0.7
 Same county 3,437 22.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,002 13.0   United States or American 4,806 29.5
  Same state 1,157 7.5   Welsh 36 0.2
  Different state 845 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 48 0.3   Other ancestries 1,191 7.3
 
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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