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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataGeorgia

Social Statistics

Atlanta, Georgia

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school113,134100.0
Nursery school, preschool8,3897.4
Kindergarten5,6155.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)43,27438.3
High school (grades 9-12)20,42018.0
College or graduate school35,43631.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over268,246100.0
Less than 9th grade19,2927.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma42,66015.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)59,87622.3
Some college, no degree43,86916.4
Associate degree9,6203.6
Bachelor's degree55,98220.9
Graduate or professional degree36,94713.8
Percent high school graduate or higher76.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over337,572100.0
Never married153,54245.5
Now married, except separated106,07831.4
Separated13,7574.1
Widowed26,0897.7
Female
21,0666.2
Divorced38,10611.3
Female
21,7536.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years11,563100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,94751.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over323,370100.0
Civilian veterans29,6479.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years88,898100.0
With a disability8,4689.5
Population 21 to 64 years251,699100.0
With a disability56,08022.3
Percent employed
50.2(X)
No disability195,61977.7
Percent employed
71.8(X)
Population 65 years and over40,120100.0
With a disability20,06450.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over389,992100.0
Same house in 1995172,51944.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995201,49851.7
Same county
104,83926.9
Different county
96,65924.8
Same state
45,29411.6
Different state
51,36513.2
Elsewhere in 199515,9754.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population416,629100.0
Native389,27793.4
Born in United States
386,03692.7
State of residence
243,84058.5
Different state
142,19634.1
Born outside United States
3,2410.8
Foreign born27,3526.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
18,3264.4
Naturalized citizen
6,7151.6
Not a citizen
20,6375.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)27,352100.0
Europe3,91814.3
Asia5,93621.7
Africa2,81810.3
Oceania1310.5
Latin America13,57649.6
Northern America9733.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over389,992100.0
English only347,77589.2
Language other than English42,21710.8
Speak English less than 'very well
19,2694.9
Spanish
23,0975.9
Speak English less than "very well"
12,7293.3
Other Indo-European languages
11,2712.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3,2210.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,0241.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4850.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population416,629100.0

Total ancestries reported

358,24586.0
Arab9630.2
Czech17810.2
Danish6130.1
Dutch2,0900.5
English24,6865.9
French (except Basque)14,9841.2
French Canadian18500.2
German18,7094.5
Greek9130.2
Hungarian8090.2
Irish118,5964.5
Italian6,6091.6
Lithuanian5090.1
Norwegian1,3100.3
Polish3,4410.8
Portuguese2220.1
Russian3,2330.8
Scotch-Irish6,0881.5
Scottish6,7111.6
Slovak2390.1
Subsaharan African7,6991.8
Swedish1,7380.4
Swiss6210.1
Ukrainian4190.1
United States or American12,4123.0
Welsh1,4720.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,4060.6
Other ancestries229,12255.0
(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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