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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 14,261 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,996 100.0   Native 14,164 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 131 4.4       Born in United States 14,120 99.0
Kindergarten 207 6.9           State of residence 10,833 76.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,604 53.5           Different state 3,287 23.0
High school (grades 9-12) 769 25.7       Born outside United States 44 0.3
College or graduate school 285 9.5   Foreign born 97 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 29 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 53 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 9,687 100.0       Not a citizen 44 0.3
Less than 9th grade 867 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,726 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,681 48.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 97 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,089 11.2   Europe 60 61.9
Associate degree 423 4.4   Asia 17 17.5
Bachelor's degree 554 5.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 347 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 15 15.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.2 (X)   Northern America 5 5.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,370 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,361 100.0   English only 13,139 98.3
Never married 2,340 20.6   Language other than English 231 1.7
Now married, except separated 7,005 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 95 0.7
Separated 215 1.9   Spanish 105 0.8
Widowed 860 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.3
 Female 693 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 112 0.8
Divorced 941 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.3
 Female 462 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,261 100.0
           under 18 years 218 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,739 82.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 93 42.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 19 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,769 100.0   Dutch 294 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,482 13.8   English 913 6.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 579 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,403 30.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,060 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 192 6.3   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,233 100.0   Irish¹ 1,332 9.3
With a disability 1,617 19.6   Italian 272 1.9
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 6,616 80.4   Norwegian 20 0.1
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 184 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,016 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 928 46.0   Russian 41 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 273 1.9
        Scottish 176 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 37 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 13,370 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,427 70.5   Swedish 61 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,911 29.3   Swiss 9 0.1
 Same county 2,247 16.8   Ukrainian 15 0.1
 Different county 1,664 12.4   United States or American 1,858 13.0
  Same state 940 7.0   Welsh 84 0.6
  Different state 724 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 32 0.2   Other ancestries 1,097 7.7
 
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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