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Lamar county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,354100.0
Nursery school, preschool3798.7
Kindergarten2375.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,83442.1
High school (grades 9-12)75317.3
College or graduate school1,15126.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,227100.0
Less than 9th grade9529.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,97919.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,78937.0
Some college, no degree1,91218.7
Associate degree4444.3
Bachelor's degree6906.7
Graduate or professional degree4614.5
Percent high school graduate or higher71.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,587100.0
Never married3,26525.9
Now married, except separated6,57852.3
Separated2612.1
Widowed1,0178.1
Female
7856.2
Divorced1,46611.6
Female
7996.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years459100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren25856.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,002100.0
Civilian veterans1,77314.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,982100.0
With a disability42110.6
Population 21 to 64 years8,807100.0
With a disability2,15024.4
Percent employed
52.5(X)
No disability6,65775.6
Percent employed
77.2(X)
Population 65 years and over1,858100.0
With a disability81443.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,932100.0
Same house in 19958,56357.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,20641.6
Same county
2,46816.5
Different county
3,73825.0
Same state
2,91119.5
Different state
8275.5
Elsewhere in 19951631.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,912100.0
Native15,74899.0
Born in United States
15,65998.4
State of residence
12,78480.3
Different state
2,87518.1
Born outside United States
890.6
Foreign born1641.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
840.5
Naturalized citizen
720.5
Not a citizen
920.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)164100.0
Europe159.1
Asia2515.2
Africa1911.6
Oceania63.7
Latin America9960.4
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,932100.0
English only14,50897.2
Language other than English4242.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1601.1
Spanish
2631.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1070.7
Other Indo-European languages
1320.9
Speak English less than "very well"
390.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
150.1
Speak English less than "very well"
70.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,912100.0

Total ancestries reported

12,54578.8
Arab140.1
Czech160.0
Danish290.2
Dutch1230.8
English8555.4
French (except Basque)12421.5
French Canadian1420.3
German8695.5
Greek00.0
Hungarian140.1
Irish11,0956.9
Italian1490.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian340.2
Polish430.3
Portuguese320.2
Russian360.2
Scotch-Irish2611.6
Scottish2931.8
Slovak40.0
Subsaharan African2141.3
Swedish460.3
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,21520.2
Welsh490.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)170.1
Other ancestries4,86330.6
(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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