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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gilmer 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 7,160 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,212 100.0   Native 7,089 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 105 4.7       Born in United States 7,073 98.8
Kindergarten 78 3.5           State of residence 5,638 78.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 646 29.2           Different state 1,435 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 430 19.4       Born outside United States 16 0.2
College or graduate school 953 43.1   Foreign born 71 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 35 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,515 100.0       Not a citizen 43 0.6
Less than 9th grade 634 14.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 719 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,666 36.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 71 100.0
Some college, no degree 586 13.0   Europe 11 15.5
Associate degree 139 3.1   Asia 42 59.2
Bachelor's degree 477 10.6   Africa 7 9.9
Graduate or professional degree 294 6.5   Oceania 2 2.8
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.0 (X)   Northern America 9 12.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,798 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,018 100.0   English only 6,668 98.1
Never married 1,849 30.7   Language other than English 130 1.9
Now married, except separated 3,194 53.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.8
Separated 58 1.0   Spanish 26 0.4
Widowed 465 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.2
 Female 363 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 69 1.0
Divorced 452 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.3
 Female 228 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,160 100.0
           under 18 years 125 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,616 78.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 61 48.8   Arab 1 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,711 100.0   Dutch 118 1.6
Civilian veterans 675 11.8   English 727 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 37 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 982 13.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,731 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 134 7.7   Hungarian 19 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,953 100.0   Irish¹ 679 9.5
With a disability 912 23.1   Italian 96 1.3
 Percent employed 24.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,041 76.9   Norwegian 47 0.7
 Percent employed 63.0 (X)   Polish 110 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,051 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 472 44.9   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 158 2.2
        Scottish 133 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,798 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.2
Same house in 1995 3,874 57.0   Swedish 25 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,876 42.3   Swiss 5 0.1
 Same county 1,265 18.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,611 23.7   United States or American 1,757 24.5
  Same state 1,090 16.0   Welsh 33 0.5
  Different state 521 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 48 0.7   Other ancestries 659 9.2
 
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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