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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clarke 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 17,955 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,411 100.0   Native 17,893 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 296 6.7       Born in United States 17,865 99.5
Kindergarten 305 6.9           State of residence 14,995 83.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,222 50.4           Different state 2,870 16.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,100 24.9       Born outside United States 28 0.2
College or graduate school 488 11.1   Foreign born 62 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 29 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 11,541 100.0       Not a citizen 33 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,252 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,351 20.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,248 36.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 62 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,037 17.7   Europe 17 27.4
Associate degree 540 4.7   Asia 21 33.9
Bachelor's degree 738 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 375 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 16 25.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.8 (X)   Northern America 8 12.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,725 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,016 100.0   English only 16,433 98.3
Never married 3,265 23.3   Language other than English 292 1.7
Now married, except separated 7,677 54.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 0.6
Separated 399 2.8   Spanish 166 1.0
Widowed 1,196 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
 Female 1,004 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 90 0.5
Divorced 1,479 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.2
 Female 799 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 29 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,955 100.0
           under 18 years 460 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,062 72.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 251 54.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,117 100.0   Dutch 124 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,674 12.8   English 675 3.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 229 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 319 1.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,333 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 378 8.7   Hungarian 7 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,584 100.0   Irish¹ 922 5.1
With a disability 2,272 23.7   Italian 109 0.6
 Percent employed 40.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,312 76.3   Norwegian 22 0.1
 Percent employed 70.8 (X)   Polish 38 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,606 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,320 50.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 230 1.3
        Scottish 115 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,725 100.0   Subsaharan African 154 0.9
Same house in 1995 11,635 69.6   Swedish 17 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,999 29.9   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,839 17.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,160 12.9   United States or American 3,740 20.8
  Same state 1,456 8.7   Welsh 26 0.1
  Different state 704 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 91 0.5   Other ancestries 6,286 35.0
 
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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