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Social Statistics for Dekalb County, Georgia

Dekalb county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics





NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school182,326100.0
Nursery school, preschool14,9938.2
Kindergarten10,0935.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)74,12940.7
High school (grades 9-12)35,50219.5
College or graduate school47,60926.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over429,981100.0
Less than 9th grade24,2825.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma39,9789.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)87,35920.3
Some college, no degree96,26822.4
Associate degree26,0056.0
Bachelor's degree97,76922.7
Graduate or professional degree58,32013.6
Percent high school graduate or higher85.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over527,709100.0
Never married197,87937.5
Now married, except separated232,66244.1
Separated13,9772.6
Widowed26,0004.9
Female
22,0514.2
Divorced57,19110.8
Female
36,0826.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years17,186100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7,61744.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over502,037100.0
Civilian veterans52,98210.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years144,311100.0
With a disability11,7748.2
Population 21 to 64 years416,245100.0
With a disability72,85917.5
Percent employed
63.4(X)
No disability343,38682.5
Percent employed
79.5(X)
Population 65 years and over51,611100.0
With a disability21,21141.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over619,018100.0
Same house in 1995270,87343.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995306,44049.5
Same county
133,39721.5
Different county
173,04328.0
Same state
74,64412.1
Different state
98,39915.9
Elsewhere in 199541,7056.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population665,865100.0
Native564,54584.8
Born in United States
556,09383.5
State of residence
284,91842.8
Different state
271,17540.7
Born outside United States
8,4521.3
Foreign born101,32015.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
65,6279.9
Naturalized citizen
26,5314.0
Not a citizen
74,78911.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)101,320100.0
Europe10,21610.1
Asia24,51624.2
Africa14,11713.9
Oceania2100.2
Latin America50,95550.3
Northern America1,3061.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over619,018100.0
English only511,23982.6
Language other than English107,77917.4
Speak English less than 'very well
61,81810.0
Spanish
52,4818.5
Speak English less than "very well"
35,6945.8
Other Indo-European languages
24,4764.0
Speak English less than "very well"
9,4691.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
17,3812.8
Speak English less than "very well"
11,2351.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population665,865100.0

Total ancestries reported

627,95094.3
Arab2,3550.4
Czech11,1550.2
Danish1,0240.2
Dutch3,4980.5
English40,2346.0
French (except Basque)18,8161.3
French Canadian11,6890.3
German34,7255.2
Greek1,4300.2
Hungarian1,3560.2
Irish131,6184.7
Italian9,5651.4
Lithuanian8480.1
Norwegian2,1920.3
Polish7,0061.1
Portuguese5340.1
Russian5,2710.8
Scotch-Irish10,4721.6
Scottish9,9661.5
Slovak5150.1
Subsaharan African22,4383.4
Swedish3,3200.5
Swiss1,3230.2
Ukrainian8820.1
United States or American25,9773.9
Welsh2,5650.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)15,1942.3
Other ancestries381,98257.4
(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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