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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fulton 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 55,073 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,249 100.0   Native 54,003 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 679 5.1       Born in United States 53,722 97.5
Kindergarten 797 6.0           State of residence 48,147 87.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,495 49.0           Different state 5,575 10.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,456 26.1       Born outside United States 281 0.5
College or graduate school 1,822 13.8   Foreign born 1,070 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 234 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 738 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 37,483 100.0       Not a citizen 332 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,192 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,139 16.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,443 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,070 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,061 16.2   Europe 669 62.5
Associate degree 3,605 9.6   Asia 234 21.9
Bachelor's degree 2,958 7.9   Africa 7 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 2,085 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 59 5.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.8 (X)   Northern America 101 9.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 51,998 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 44,186 100.0   English only 49,593 95.4
Never married 10,800 24.4   Language other than English 2,405 4.6
Now married, except separated 23,940 54.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 749 1.4
Separated 1,559 3.5   Spanish 807 1.6
Widowed 3,581 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 267 0.5
 Female 3,002 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,417 2.7
Divorced 4,306 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 381 0.7
 Female 2,417 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 127 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 55,073 100.0
           under 18 years 733 100.0     Total ancestries reported 60,808 110.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 308 42.0   Arab 97 0.2
        Czech¹ 552 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 95 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 41,415 100.0   Dutch 4,051 7.4
Civilian veterans 6,273 15.1   English 6,779 12.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,913 7.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,037 1.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,431 18.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,940 100.0   Greek 162 0.3
With a disability 1,228 10.3   Hungarian 101 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,976 100.0   Irish¹ 8,647 15.7
With a disability 5,924 19.8   Italian 8,476 15.4
 Percent employed 50.9 (X)   Lithuanian 240 0.4
No disability 24,052 80.2   Norwegian 301 0.5
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 3,351 6.1
     Population 65 years and over 8,536 100.0   Portuguese 156 0.3
With a disability 3,451 40.4   Russian 168 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 667 1.2
        Scottish 927 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,067 1.9
  Population 5 years and over 51,998 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.1
Same house in 1995 32,581 62.7   Swedish 413 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,016 36.6   Swiss 113 0.2
 Same county 11,850 22.8   Ukrainian 337 0.6
 Different county 7,166 13.8   United States or American 3,432 6.2
  Same state 5,314 10.2   Welsh 273 0.5
  Different state 1,852 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 47 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 401 0.8   Other ancestries 4,941 9.0
 
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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