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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb 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 11,597 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,508 100.0   Native 11,478 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 132 5.3       Born in United States 11,417 98.4
Kindergarten 104 4.1           State of residence 8,560 73.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,188 47.4           Different state 2,857 24.6
High school (grades 9-12) 804 32.1       Born outside United States 61 0.5
College or graduate school 280 11.2   Foreign born 119 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 36 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 8,252 100.0       Not a citizen 80 0.7
Less than 9th grade 554 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,342 16.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,399 41.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 119 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,772 21.5   Europe 42 35.3
Associate degree 306 3.7   Asia 43 36.1
Bachelor's degree 605 7.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 274 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 29 24.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.0 (X)   Northern America 5 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,978 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,619 100.0   English only 10,551 96.1
Never married 2,163 22.5   Language other than English 427 3.9
Now married, except separated 4,985 51.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 1.7
Separated 219 2.3   Spanish 193 1.8
Widowed 622 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.8
 Female 515 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 218 2.0
Divorced 1,630 16.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.8
 Female 321 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,597 100.0
           under 18 years 90 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,633 83.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 48 53.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 32 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 24 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,201 100.0   Dutch 310 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,653 18.0   English 1,114 9.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 277 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,531 21.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,067 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 129 6.2   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,663 100.0   Irish¹ 1,238 10.7
With a disability 952 20.4   Italian 147 1.3
 Percent employed 56.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,711 79.6   Norwegian 70 0.6
 Percent employed 80.5 (X)   Polish 72 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,437 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.1
With a disability 720 50.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 147 1.3
        Scottish 136 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,978 100.0   Subsaharan African 93 0.8
Same house in 1995 5,677 51.7   Swedish 139 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,144 46.9   Swiss 91 0.8
 Same county 1,228 11.2   Ukrainian 13 0.1
 Different county 3,916 35.7   United States or American 1,328 11.5
  Same state 3,221 29.3   Welsh 86 0.7
  Different state 695 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 157 1.4   Other ancestries 1,739 15.0
 
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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