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Social Statistics

Lamar county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,521100.0
Nursery school, preschool1885.3
Kindergarten2366.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,73949.4
High school (grades 9-12)91526.0
College or graduate school44312.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,758100.0
Less than 9th grade1,41713.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,34221.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,03637.5
Some college, no degree1,60214.9
Associate degree5234.9
Bachelor's degree5835.4
Graduate or professional degree2552.4
Percent high school graduate or higher65.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,875100.0
Never married2,39118.6
Now married, except separated7,81660.7
Separated1971.5
Widowed1,2479.7
Female
1,0708.3
Divorced1,2249.5
Female
6264.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years258100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14355.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,134100.0
Civilian veterans1,54712.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,480100.0
With a disability2898.3
Population 21 to 64 years8,909100.0
With a disability2,53228.4
Percent employed
48.3(X)
No disability6,37771.6
Percent employed
72.7(X)
Population 65 years and over2,413100.0
With a disability1,28153.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,001100.0
Same house in 19959,79865.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,10834.1
Same county
3,43522.9
Different county
1,67311.2
Same state
8925.9
Different state
7815.2
Elsewhere in 1995950.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,904100.0
Native15,77699.2
Born in United States
15,72498.9
State of residence
9,92762.4
Different state
5,79736.4
Born outside United States
520.3
Foreign born1280.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
970.6
Naturalized citizen
220.1
Not a citizen
1060.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)128100.0
Europe2116.4
Asia3829.7
Africa53.9
Oceania00.0
Latin America6450.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,001100.0
English only14,71698.1
Language other than English2851.9
Speak English less than 'very well
1040.7
Spanish
2101.4
Speak English less than "very well"
610.4
Other Indo-European languages
450.3
Speak English less than "very well"
230.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
140.1
Speak English less than "very well"
140.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,904100.0

Total ancestries reported

9,04556.9
Arab00.0
Czech110.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1911.2
English8865.6
French (except Basque)11571.0
French Canadian100.0
German4692.9
Greek490.3
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,2037.6
Italian1020.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian530.3
Polish270.2
Portuguese70.0
Russian180.1
Scotch-Irish1130.7
Scottish1611.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African350.2
Swedish300.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,30620.8
Welsh80.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,22914.0
(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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