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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Limestone 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 22,051 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,437 100.0   Native 20,835 94.5
Nursery school, preschool 296 5.4       Born in United States 20,771 94.2
Kindergarten 335 6.2           State of residence 17,906 81.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,617 48.1           Different state 2,865 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,404 25.8       Born outside United States 64 0.3
College or graduate school 785 14.4   Foreign born 1,216 5.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 694 3.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 246 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 14,564 100.0       Not a citizen 970 4.4
Less than 9th grade 2,036 14.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,718 18.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,356 29.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,216 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,105 21.3   Europe 22 1.8
Associate degree 729 5.0   Asia 56 4.6
Bachelor's degree 955 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 665 4.6   Oceania 2 0.2
        Latin America 1,124 92.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.4 (X)   Northern America 12 1.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,632 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,463 100.0   English only 18,164 88.0
Never married 3,595 20.6   Language other than English 2,468 12.0
Now married, except separated 10,116 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,225 5.9
Separated 410 2.3   Spanish 2,317 11.2
Widowed 1,644 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,181 5.7
 Female 1,277 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 112 0.5
Divorced 1,698 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
 Female 915 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,051 100.0
           under 18 years 470 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,797 80.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 271 57.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 151 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,477 100.0   Dutch 207 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,177 13.2   English 1,340 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 430 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 36 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,561 7.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,920 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 454 9.2   Hungarian 12 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,694 100.0   Irish¹ 1,876 8.5
With a disability 2,676 25.0   Italian 172 0.8
 Percent employed 50.6 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 8,018 75.0   Norwegian 76 0.3
 Percent employed 75.4 (X)   Polish 116 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,170 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,588 50.1   Russian 16 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 384 1.7
        Scottish 190 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,632 100.0   Subsaharan African 136 0.6
Same house in 1995 12,036 58.3   Swedish 101 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,089 39.2   Swiss 28 0.1
 Same county 4,385 21.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,704 18.0   United States or American 3,133 14.2
  Same state 3,231 15.7   Welsh 72 0.3
  Different state 473 2.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 507 2.5   Other ancestries 7,733 35.1
 
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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