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Social Statistics

Limestone county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,015100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0046.3
Kindergarten8535.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,71148.1
High school (grades 9-12)3,54922.2
College or graduate school2,89818.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over43,456100.0
Less than 9th grade3,9769.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,10516.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,10232.5
Some college, no degree8,82920.3
Associate degree2,0954.8
Bachelor's degree5,16611.9
Graduate or professional degree2,1835.0
Percent high school graduate or higher74.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over52,055100.0
Never married10,75920.7
Now married, except separated31,34860.2
Separated8271.6
Widowed3,4116.6
Female
2,8545.5
Divorced5,71011.0
Female
2,5845.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,274100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren74958.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over49,322100.0
Civilian veterans6,56513.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,156100.0
With a disability1,2458.8
Population 21 to 64 years37,446100.0
With a disability8,41922.5
Percent employed
53.9(X)
No disability29,02777.5
Percent employed
77.6(X)
Population 65 years and over7,048100.0
With a disability3,63751.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over61,239100.0
Same house in 199536,34559.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199524,50040.0
Same county
13,56622.2
Different county
10,93417.9
Same state
6,34310.4
Different state
4,5917.5
Elsewhere in 19953940.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population65,676100.0
Native64,58198.3
Born in United States
64,20697.8
State of residence
47,09471.7
Different state
17,11226.1
Born outside United States
3750.6
Foreign born1,0951.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5790.9
Naturalized citizen
3680.6
Not a citizen
7271.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,095100.0
Europe999.0
Asia18216.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America81474.3
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over61,239100.0
English only58,76996.0
Language other than English2,4704.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1,1171.8
Spanish
1,5932.6
Speak English less than "very well"
8391.4
Other Indo-European languages
6111.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1390.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1930.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1230.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population65,676100.0

Total ancestries reported

52,80580.4
Arab320.0
Czech1380.1
Danish320.0
Dutch6491.0
English5,0467.7
French (except Basque)11,0181.6
French Canadian11260.2
German4,6837.1
Greek280.0
Hungarian610.1
Irish16,3579.7
Italian7161.1
Lithuanian160.0
Norwegian1970.3
Polish4510.7
Portuguese130.0
Russian1170.2
Scotch-Irish1,1651.8
Scottish9521.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African6831.0
Swedish2340.4
Swiss200.0
Ukrainian220.0
United States or American14,96022.8
Welsh1920.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)260.0
Other ancestries14,97122.8
(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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