Social Statistics

Gilmer county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,750100.0
Nursery school, preschool3457.3
Kindergarten3016.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,49852.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,13523.9
College or graduate school4719.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,718100.0
Less than 9th grade2,22814.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,12019.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,23233.3
Some college, no degree2,56116.3
Associate degree5493.5
Bachelor's degree1,2467.9
Graduate or professional degree7825.0
Percent high school graduate or higher66.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over18,680100.0
Never married3,43718.4
Now married, except separated11,79763.2
Separated2751.5
Widowed1,1676.2
Female
9865.3
Divorced2,00410.7
Female
9525.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years571100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24442.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over17,775100.0
Civilian veterans2,68215.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,878100.0
With a disability4138.5
Population 21 to 64 years13,690100.0
With a disability3,30824.2
Percent employed
57.7(X)
No disability10,38275.8
Percent employed
71.6(X)
Population 65 years and over3,001100.0
With a disability1,42647.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over21,733100.0
Same house in 199511,26151.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,77745.0
Same county
3,59216.5
Different county
6,18528.5
Same state
3,91218.0
Different state
2,27310.5
Elsewhere in 19956953.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population23,456100.0
Native22,10494.2
Born in United States
22,02793.9
State of residence
15,88367.7
Different state
6,14426.2
Born outside United States
770.3
Foreign born1,3525.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9954.2
Naturalized citizen
1650.7
Not a citizen
1,1875.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,352100.0
Europe1027.5
Asia382.8
Africa00.0
Oceania20.1
Latin America1,18987.9
Northern America211.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over21,733100.0
English only19,96291.9
Language other than English1,7718.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2735.9
Spanish
1,4166.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0524.8
Other Indo-European languages
1180.5
Speak English less than "very well"
250.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
480.2
Speak English less than "very well"
250.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population23,456100.0

Total ancestries reported

17,63175.2
Arab290.1
Czech1840.4
Danish00.0
Dutch3031.3
English2,47910.6
French (except Basque)13931.7
French Canadian1570.2
German1,4816.3
Greek190.1
Hungarian80.0
Irish12,39010.2
Italian2791.2
Lithuanian90.0
Norwegian470.2
Polish1960.8
Portuguese130.1
Russian370.2
Scotch-Irish6292.7
Scottish2070.9
Slovak150.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1090.5
Swiss240.1
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American4,97521.2
Welsh1070.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40.0
Other ancestries3,72915.9
(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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