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Social Statistics for Dekalb County, Alabama

Dekalb county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,045100.0
Nursery school, preschool9146.5
Kindergarten9766.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,21451.4
High school (grades 9-12)3,24523.1
College or graduate school1,69612.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over42,740100.0
Less than 9th grade6,15714.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,31221.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,54934.0
Some college, no degree7,18316.8
Associate degree2,0114.7
Bachelor's degree2,0954.9
Graduate or professional degree1,4333.4
Percent high school graduate or higher63.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over51,178100.0
Never married8,41416.4
Now married, except separated32,14762.8
Separated9641.9
Widowed4,1298.1
Female
3,4726.8
Divorced5,52410.8
Female
2,9335.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,068100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren56853.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over48,518100.0
Civilian veterans5,32011.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,069100.0
With a disability1,1167.9
Population 21 to 64 years36,985100.0
With a disability9,51725.7
Percent employed
52.5(X)
No disability27,46874.3
Percent employed
77.1(X)
Population 65 years and over8,375100.0
With a disability4,50153.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over60,078100.0
Same house in 199536,19460.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199523,02738.3
Same county
13,84423.0
Different county
9,18315.3
Same state
5,2398.7
Different state
3,9446.6
Elsewhere in 19958571.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population64,452100.0
Native61,80495.9
Born in United States
61,52895.5
State of residence
46,64272.4
Different state
14,88623.1
Born outside United States
2760.4
Foreign born2,6484.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,8662.9
Naturalized citizen
4240.7
Not a citizen
2,2243.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,648100.0
Europe1365.1
Asia1304.9
Africa100.4
Oceania80.3
Latin America2,34988.7
Northern America150.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over60,078100.0
English only56,13193.4
Language other than English3,9476.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2,5374.2
Spanish
3,3195.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3984.0
Other Indo-European languages
4630.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1070.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1170.2
Speak English less than "very well"
230.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population64,452100.0

Total ancestries reported

45,40970.5
Arab490.1
Czech1350.1
Danish170.0
Dutch6581.0
English4,4776.9
French (except Basque)15840.9
French Canadian1730.1
German2,8374.4
Greek120.0
Hungarian240.0
Irish15,6858.8
Italian4590.7
Lithuanian130.0
Norwegian1160.2
Polish1840.3
Portuguese10.0
Russian180.0
Scotch-Irish9421.5
Scottish5270.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African170.0
Swedish1180.2
Swiss420.1
Ukrainian240.0
United States or American17,53127.2
Welsh2080.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)280.0
Other ancestries10,73016.6
(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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