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Jefferson county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school174,793100.0
Nursery school, preschool11,9436.8
Kindergarten10,3425.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)76,79243.9
High school (grades 9-12)37,35121.4
College or graduate school38,36521.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over434,158100.0
Less than 9th grade24,3005.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma58,65013.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)121,23327.9
Some college, no degree98,54222.7
Associate degree24,6005.7
Bachelor's degree68,86615.9
Graduate or professional degree37,9678.7
Percent high school graduate or higher80.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over525,600100.0
Never married144,21227.4
Now married, except separated264,61050.3
Separated12,7002.4
Widowed44,0838.4
Female
36,9207.0
Divorced59,99511.4
Female
35,9686.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years17,076100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9,00752.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over497,293100.0
Civilian veterans63,33912.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years147,677100.0
With a disability13,4069.1
Population 21 to 64 years376,003100.0
With a disability82,21221.9
Percent employed
52.5(X)
No disability293,79178.1
Percent employed
76.6(X)
Population 65 years and over86,666100.0
With a disability40,96047.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over618,995100.0
Same house in 1995351,18256.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995259,40541.9
Same county
181,73129.4
Different county
77,67412.5
Same state
38,0016.1
Different state
39,6736.4
Elsewhere in 19958,4081.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population662,047100.0
Native646,55597.7
Born in United States
642,98197.1
State of residence
519,13078.4
Different state
123,85118.7
Born outside United States
3,5740.5
Foreign born15,4922.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,3841.4
Naturalized citizen
4,9460.7
Not a citizen
10,5461.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,492100.0
Europe2,50616.2
Asia5,09332.9
Africa1,1137.2
Oceania600.4
Latin America6,15439.7
Northern America5663.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over618,995100.0
English only590,31295.4
Language other than English28,6834.6
Speak English less than 'very well
10,9671.8
Spanish
14,7272.4
Speak English less than "very well"
6,7041.1
Other Indo-European languages
7,9361.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0780.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,8340.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7790.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population662,047100.0

Total ancestries reported

554,23083.7
Arab2,1480.3
Czech17080.1
Danish5720.1
Dutch5,7310.9
English54,4458.2
French (except Basque)19,2051.4
French Canadian11,1940.2
German35,0505.3
Greek1,4790.2
Hungarian7240.1
Irish144,1576.7
Italian11,8831.8
Lithuanian3130.0
Norwegian1,5640.2
Polish3,2370.5
Portuguese1500.0
Russian1,3010.2
Scotch-Irish15,0032.3
Scottish12,5201.9
Slovak2310.0
Subsaharan African6,1620.9
Swedish1,4980.2
Swiss6240.1
Ukrainian2590.0
United States or American69,49810.5
Welsh2,8640.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6840.1
Other ancestries271,02640.9
(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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