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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lauderdale 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 78,161 100.0
      enrolled in school 20,890 100.0   Native 77,579 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,553 7.4       Born in United States 77,130 98.7
Kindergarten 1,115 5.3           State of residence 60,002 76.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,629 46.1           Different state 17,128 21.9
High school (grades 9-12) 4,672 22.4       Born outside United States 449 0.6
College or graduate school 3,921 18.8   Foreign born 582 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 226 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 276 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 49,511 100.0       Not a citizen 306 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,825 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,595 17.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,907 28.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 582 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,451 23.1   Europe 127 21.8
Associate degree 3,724 7.5   Asia 174 29.9
Bachelor's degree 4,982 10.1   Africa 31 5.3
Graduate or professional degree 3,027 6.1   Oceania 14 2.4
        Latin America 229 39.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.9 (X)   Northern America 7 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 72,554 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 60,911 100.0   English only 70,542 97.2
Never married 16,210 26.6   Language other than English 2,012 2.8
Now married, except separated 30,391 49.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 433 0.6
Separated 1,794 2.9   Spanish 1,306 1.8
Widowed 5,846 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 295 0.4
 Female 4,875 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 454 0.6
Divorced 6,670 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.1
 Female 3,908 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 188 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 78,161 100.0
           under 18 years 1,668 100.0     Total ancestries reported 58,831 75.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 991 59.4   Arab 56 0.1
        Czech¹ 87 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 100 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 56,089 100.0   Dutch 427 0.5
Civilian veterans 7,481 13.3   English 4,591 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,261 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 160 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,542 4.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,496 100.0   Greek 97 0.1
With a disability 1,511 8.2   Hungarian 22 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,383 100.0   Irish¹ 4,820 6.2
With a disability 8,862 21.9   Italian 687 0.9
 Percent employed 49.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 31,521 78.1   Norwegian 124 0.2
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 224 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 10,017 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.0
With a disability 5,099 50.9   Russian 45 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,754 2.2
        Scottish 1,094 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 72,554 100.0   Subsaharan African 701 0.9
Same house in 1995 41,603 57.3   Swedish 172 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 30,300 41.8   Swiss 36 0.0
 Same county 19,145 26.4   Ukrainian 29 0.0
 Different county 11,155 15.4   United States or American 9,393 12.0
  Same state 4,720 6.5   Welsh 107 0.1
  Different state 6,435 8.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 69 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 651 0.9   Other ancestries 29,204 37.4
 
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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