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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oconee 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 66,215 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,546 100.0   Native 64,619 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,053 7.2       Born in United States 64,319 97.1
Kindergarten 886 6.1           State of residence 43,456 65.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,931 47.6           Different state 20,863 31.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,215 22.1       Born outside United States 300 0.5
College or graduate school 2,461 16.9   Foreign born 1,596 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 736 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 649 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 45,896 100.0       Not a citizen 947 1.4
Less than 9th grade 5,118 11.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,877 15.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,237 33.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,596 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,420 16.2   Europe 414 25.9
Associate degree 2,913 6.3   Asia 236 14.8
Bachelor's degree 5,060 11.0   Africa 20 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 3,271 7.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 847 53.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.9 (X)   Northern America 79 4.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 62,175 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 53,620 100.0   English only 59,796 96.2
Never married 9,953 18.6   Language other than English 2,379 3.8
Now married, except separated 33,493 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,000 1.6
Separated 1,482 2.8   Spanish 1,552 2.5
Widowed 3,844 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 778 1.3
 Female 3,272 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 598 1.0
Divorced 4,848 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 149 0.2
 Female 2,231 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 196 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 66,215 100.0
           under 18 years 1,398 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,483 83.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 819 58.6   Arab 69 0.1
        Czech¹ 185 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 106 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 51,052 100.0   Dutch 978 1.5
Civilian veterans 7,864 15.4   English 6,349 9.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,150 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 233 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,363 11.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,176 100.0   Greek 122 0.2
With a disability 1,336 10.1   Hungarian 132 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 38,574 100.0   Irish¹ 8,373 12.6
With a disability 9,196 23.8   Italian 1,202 1.8
 Percent employed 51.7 (X)   Lithuanian 38 0.1
No disability 29,378 76.2   Norwegian 279 0.4
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 660 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 10,126 100.0   Portuguese 43 0.1
With a disability 4,419 43.6   Russian 85 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,284 3.4
        Scottish 1,387 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 49 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 62,175 100.0   Subsaharan African 193 0.3
Same house in 1995 36,924 59.4   Swedish 330 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,745 39.8   Swiss 179 0.3
 Same county 14,200 22.8   Ukrainian 24 0.0
 Different county 10,545 17.0   United States or American 11,947 18.0
  Same state 3,919 6.3   Welsh 262 0.4
  Different state 6,626 10.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 60 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 506 0.8   Other ancestries 11,401 17.2
 
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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