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Social Statistics

Georgia

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,211,688100.0
Nursery school, preschool176,8428.0
Kindergarten126,6415.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,003,49545.4
High school (grades 9-12)468,15521.2
College or graduate school436,55519.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,185,965100.0
Less than 9th grade393,1977.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma718,15213.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,486,00628.7
Some college, no degree1,058,69220.4
Associate degree269,7405.2
Bachelor's degree829,87316.0
Graduate or professional degree430,3058.3
Percent high school graduate or higher78.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,366,625100.0
Never married1,739,85927.3
Now married, except separated3,436,23654.0
Separated148,1262.3
Widowed385,6276.1
Female
320,3205.0
Divorced656,77710.3
Female
378,9606.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years193,825100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren92,26547.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,954,362100.0
Civilian veterans768,67512.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,914,727100.0
With a disability157,9238.2
Population 21 to 64 years4,732,912100.0
With a disability940,34419.9
Percent employed
57.3(X)
No disability3,792,56880.1
Percent employed
77.6(X)
Population 65 years and over754,654100.0
With a disability358,54547.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over7,594,476100.0
Same house in 19953,735,65349.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,615,40247.6
Same county
1,605,13021.1
Different county
2,010,27226.5
Same state
1,044,71413.8
Different state
965,55812.7
Elsewhere in 1995243,4213.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population8,186,453100.0
Native7,609,18092.9
Born in United States
7,519,65491.9
State of residence
4,735,65257.8
Different state
2,784,00234.0
Born outside United States
89,5261.1
Foreign born577,2737.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
344,7634.2
Naturalized citizen
169,2322.1
Not a citizen
408,0415.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)577,273100.0
Europe74,25712.9
Asia145,69625.2
Africa40,4237.0
Oceania2,0210.4
Latin America300,35752.0
Northern America14,5192.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over7,594,476100.0
English only6,843,03890.1
Language other than English751,4389.9
Speak English less than 'very well
374,2514.9
Spanish
426,1155.6
Speak English less than "very well"
246,2693.2
Other Indo-European languages
168,6292.2
Speak English less than "very well"
52,7540.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
116,4561.5
Speak English less than "very well"
63,3200.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population8,186,453100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,092,01686.6
Arab17,2030.2
Czech114,5610.2
Danish12,2160.1
Dutch73,2170.9
English664,5698.1
French (except Basque)1126,2331.5
French Canadian126,9540.3
German571,2387.0
Greek16,3250.2
Hungarian15,2930.2
Irish1642,5667.8
Italian163,2182.0
Lithuanian6,5730.1
Norwegian33,8580.4
Polish82,7651.0
Portuguese7,5440.1
Russian32,0010.4
Scotch-Irish142,6421.7
Scottish140,6821.7
Slovak5,6800.1
Subsaharan African98,0491.2
Swedish37,3460.5
Swiss9,9460.1
Ukrainian9,1970.1
United States or American1,102,17813.5
Welsh33,0290.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)45,3800.6
Other ancestries2,961,55336.2
(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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