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Social Statistics for Shelby County, Alabama

Shelby county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school37,311100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,3449.0
Kindergarten2,4306.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,58844.5
High school (grades 9-12)7,62820.4
College or graduate school7,32119.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over94,185100.0
Less than 9th grade3,8684.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,5189.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,67123.0
Some college, no degree20,79922.1
Associate degree4,6805.0
Bachelor's degree24,08025.6
Graduate or professional degree10,56911.2
Percent high school graduate or higher86.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over111,478100.0
Never married22,82820.5
Now married, except separated72,30264.9
Separated1,1431.0
Widowed5,2914.7
Female
4,2713.8
Divorced9,9148.9
Female
5,9195.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,923100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren93148.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over105,587100.0
Civilian veterans12,77212.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years31,779100.0
With a disability2,2907.2
Population 21 to 64 years88,253100.0
With a disability12,88614.6
Percent employed
59.2(X)
No disability75,36785.4
Percent employed
80.6(X)
Population 65 years and over11,629100.0
With a disability4,81641.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over132,542100.0
Same house in 199564,76448.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199566,25350.0
Same county
23,49217.7
Different county
42,76132.3
Same state
27,72920.9
Different state
15,03211.3
Elsewhere in 19951,5251.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population143,293100.0
Native139,90497.6
Born in United States
138,71796.8
State of residence
93,58165.3
Different state
45,13631.5
Born outside United States
1,1870.8
Foreign born3,3892.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,7541.2
Naturalized citizen
1,3000.9
Not a citizen
2,0891.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,389100.0
Europe75122.2
Asia93527.6
Africa1534.5
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,42542.0
Northern America1253.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over132,542100.0
English only126,97995.8
Language other than English5,5634.2
Speak English less than 'very well
2,0711.6
Spanish
3,3322.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4871.1
Other Indo-European languages
1,5001.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4270.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4580.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1340.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population143,293100.0

Total ancestries reported

124,06786.6
Arab5830.4
Czech13340.2
Danish2790.2
Dutch1,9241.3
English18,70013.1
French (except Basque)13,0962.2
French Canadian14090.3
German13,7189.6
Greek4840.3
Hungarian1900.1
Irish115,32410.7
Italian4,4623.1
Lithuanian930.1
Norwegian7950.6
Polish1,6701.2
Portuguese1270.1
Russian2560.2
Scotch-Irish4,5213.2
Scottish4,5383.2
Slovak1550.1
Subsaharan African8100.6
Swedish7820.5
Swiss2700.2
Ukrainian2380.2
United States or American23,42616.3
Welsh8660.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1060.1
Other ancestries25,91118.1
(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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