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Etowah county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school23,661100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6637.0
Kindergarten1,6136.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,74745.4
High school (grades 9-12)5,50823.3
College or graduate school4,13017.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over69,829100.0
Less than 9th grade6,0238.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma12,09217.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)22,53132.3
Some college, no degree15,13721.7
Associate degree4,6746.7
Bachelor's degree5,6798.1
Graduate or professional degree3,6935.3
Percent high school graduate or higher74.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over83,242100.0
Never married16,88420.3
Now married, except separated47,85657.5
Separated1,7292.1
Widowed7,5249.0
Female
6,3847.7
Divorced9,24911.1
Female
5,2786.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,124100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,07950.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over78,728100.0
Civilian veterans11,12814.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years21,866100.0
With a disability1,9218.8
Population 21 to 64 years57,584100.0
With a disability14,75125.6
Percent employed
48.5(X)
No disability42,83374.4
Percent employed
73.5(X)
Population 65 years and over15,805100.0
With a disability7,73348.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over96,773100.0
Same house in 199559,63261.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199536,36837.6
Same county
24,11924.9
Different county
12,24912.7
Same state
7,2977.5
Different state
4,9525.1
Elsewhere in 19957730.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population103,459100.0
Native101,77298.4
Born in United States
101,29397.9
State of residence
84,91682.1
Different state
16,37715.8
Born outside United States
4790.5
Foreign born1,6871.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9800.9
Naturalized citizen
4460.4
Not a citizen
1,2411.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,687100.0
Europe24514.5
Asia38522.8
Africa261.5
Oceania311.8
Latin America95456.6
Northern America462.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over96,773100.0
English only93,84597.0
Language other than English2,9283.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2311.3
Spanish
2,0722.1
Speak English less than "very well"
9681.0
Other Indo-European languages
5600.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1270.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1980.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1070.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population103,459100.0

Total ancestries reported

77,29474.7
Arab640.1
Czech1600.1
Danish810.1
Dutch1,3131.3
English8,2318.0
French (except Basque)18510.8
French Canadian11150.1
German4,8224.7
Greek770.1
Hungarian740.1
Irish18,7078.4
Italian8950.9
Lithuanian120.0
Norwegian1760.2
Polish2860.3
Portuguese200.0
Russian870.1
Scotch-Irish1,6901.6
Scottish1,3581.3
Slovak240.0
Subsaharan African5760.6
Swedish2390.2
Swiss490.0
Ukrainian150.0
United States or American25,73724.9
Welsh2590.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)390.0
Other ancestries21,43720.7
(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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