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Social Statistics

Gadsden, Alabama,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,423100.0
Nursery school, preschool6207.4
Kindergarten5646.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,80145.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,95023.2
College or graduate school1,48817.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over26,229100.0
Less than 9th grade2,65110.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,13419.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,52628.7
Some college, no degree5,59521.3
Associate degree1,5505.9
Bachelor's degree2,1218.1
Graduate or professional degree1,6526.3
Percent high school graduate or higher70.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over31,460100.0
Never married8,00125.4
Now married, except separated14,56946.3
Separated9733.1
Widowed3,70811.8
Female
3,1149.9
Divorced4,20913.4
Female
2,5038.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,027100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren55754.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over29,892100.0
Civilian veterans4,28314.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,024100.0
With a disability84910.6
Population 21 to 64 years19,851100.0
With a disability5,30226.7
Percent employed
41.2(X)
No disability14,54973.3
Percent employed
70.1(X)
Population 65 years and over7,473100.0
With a disability3,85151.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over36,227100.0
Same house in 199520,83357.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,93041.2
Same county
9,92127.4
Different county
5,00913.8
Same state
2,8207.8
Different state
2,1896.0
Elsewhere in 19954641.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population38,836100.0
Native37,81897.4
Born in United States
37,61796.9
State of residence
31,59681.4
Different state
6,02115.5
Born outside United States
2010.5
Foreign born1,0182.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6301.6
Naturalized citizen
2370.6
Not a citizen
7812.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,018100.0
Europe908.8
Asia20520.1
Africa262.6
Oceania313.0
Latin America65264.0
Northern America141.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over36,227100.0
English only34,61995.6
Language other than English1,6084.4
Speak English less than 'very well
8412.3
Spanish
1,1793.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6501.8
Other Indo-European languages
2340.6
Speak English less than "very well"
880.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1320.4
Speak English less than "very well"
770.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population38,836100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,16377.7
Arab330.1
Czech160.0
Danish240.1
Dutch3600.9
English2,5696.6
French (except Basque)12540.7
French Canadian1220.1
German1,3473.5
Greek60.0
Hungarian200.1
Irish12,5986.7
Italian2560.7
Lithuanian120.0
Norwegian410.1
Polish960.2
Portuguese170.0
Russian110.0
Scotch-Irish6131.6
Scottish4881.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African4681.2
Swedish860.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American7,49219.3
Welsh670.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)390.1
Other ancestries13,23834.1
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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