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Dawson county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,395100.0
Nursery school, preschool2336.9
Kindergarten1835.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,96557.9
High school (grades 9-12)65619.3
College or graduate school35810.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,752100.0
Less than 9th grade6496.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,55814.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,56533.2
Some college, no degree2,45222.8
Associate degree5855.4
Bachelor's degree1,28512.0
Graduate or professional degree6586.1
Percent high school graduate or higher79.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,551100.0
Never married2,02116.1
Now married, except separated8,36066.6
Separated2592.1
Widowed6014.8
Female
4883.9
Divorced1,31010.4
Female
7025.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years328100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10431.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over11,975100.0
Civilian veterans1,59713.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,426100.0
With a disability42712.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,869100.0
With a disability2,14321.7
Percent employed
65.7(X)
No disability7,72678.3
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over1,488100.0
With a disability45830.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,860100.0
Same house in 19957,44050.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,31249.2
Same county
1,65011.1
Different county
5,66238.1
Same state
4,26428.7
Different state
1,3989.4
Elsewhere in 19951080.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,999100.0
Native15,77098.6
Born in United States
15,67498.0
State of residence
10,40365.0
Different state
5,27132.9
Born outside United States
960.6
Foreign born2291.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
800.5
Naturalized citizen
960.6
Not a citizen
1330.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)229100.0
Europe12253.3
Asia177.4
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America6327.5
Northern America2711.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,860100.0
English only14,36796.7
Language other than English4933.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1591.1
Spanish
2841.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1260.8
Other Indo-European languages
1851.2
Speak English less than "very well"
330.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
240.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,999100.0

Total ancestries reported

12,96181.0
Arab60.0
Czech1270.2
Danish650.4
Dutch1921.2
English1,61210.1
French (except Basque)13302.1
French Canadian1160.1
German1,61810.1
Greek260.2
Hungarian300.2
Irish11,73910.9
Italian3192.0
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian1330.8
Polish1521.0
Portuguese480.3
Russian690.4
Scotch-Irish2911.8
Scottish3842.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1721.1
Swiss90.1
Ukrainian140.1
United States or American3,88424.3
Welsh490.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)280.2
Other ancestries1,74310.9
(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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