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Mobile county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school110,152100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,2956.6
Kindergarten6,5816.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)52,11347.3
High school (grades 9-12)23,45421.3
College or graduate school20,70918.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over250,122100.0
Less than 9th grade16,7226.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma41,50116.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)79,82231.9
Some college, no degree52,17620.9
Associate degree13,2765.3
Bachelor's degree30,49912.2
Graduate or professional degree16,1266.4
Percent high school graduate or higher76.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over308,040100.0
Never married81,80226.6
Now married, except separated161,47452.4
Separated7,8642.6
Widowed23,0607.5
Female
18,8486.1
Divorced33,84011.0
Female
19,5966.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years11,416100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6,53157.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over288,879100.0
Civilian veterans39,42513.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years97,574100.0
With a disability9,72310.0
Population 21 to 64 years221,810100.0
With a disability54,07024.4
Percent employed
52.8(X)
No disability167,74075.6
Percent employed
71.2(X)
Population 65 years and over46,182100.0
With a disability23,07050.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over370,583100.0
Same house in 1995215,15058.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995150,60040.6
Same county
110,90329.9
Different county
39,69710.7
Same state
12,5753.4
Different state
27,1227.3
Elsewhere in 19954,8331.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population399,843100.0
Native390,71097.7
Born in United States
388,48597.2
State of residence
292,95673.3
Different state
95,52923.9
Born outside United States
2,2250.6
Foreign born9,1332.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,3761.1
Naturalized citizen
3,7920.9
Not a citizen
5,3411.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,133100.0
Europe2,13223.3
Asia4,51249.4
Africa2773.0
Oceania550.6
Latin America1,81219.8
Northern America3453.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over370,583100.0
English only353,59495.4
Language other than English16,9894.6
Speak English less than 'very well
6,3921.7
Spanish
6,7481.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4260.7
Other Indo-European languages
5,6241.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6420.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,0121.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1200.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population399,843100.0

Total ancestries reported

329,13382.3
Arab1,2120.3
Czech14470.1
Danish4940.1
Dutch2,9450.7
English28,2957.1
French (except Basque)110,2592.6
French Canadian11,4980.4
German23,8576.0
Greek1,0640.3
Hungarian4110.1
Irish129,7707.4
Italian5,2491.3
Lithuanian1250.0
Norwegian1,5540.4
Polish2,0300.5
Portuguese1860.0
Russian5350.1
Scotch-Irish7,5061.9
Scottish5,7831.4
Slovak2500.1
Subsaharan African3,2330.8
Swedish1,1950.3
Swiss4630.1
Ukrainian1500.0
United States or American53,50213.4
Welsh1,4300.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5290.1
Other ancestries145,16136.3
(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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