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Social Statistics

Tift county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,744100.0
Nursery school, preschool6796.3
Kindergarten5945.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,89045.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,19120.4
College or graduate school2,39022.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,433100.0
Less than 9th grade2,73311.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,77920.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,10930.3
Some college, no degree3,66315.6
Associate degree1,4866.3
Bachelor's degree2,1679.2
Graduate or professional degree1,4966.4
Percent high school graduate or higher67.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,565100.0
Never married7,90626.7
Now married, except separated15,91053.8
Separated8733.0
Widowed2,0627.0
Female
1,6865.7
Divorced2,8149.5
Female
1,7606.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years954100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren59762.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over27,718100.0
Civilian veterans3,12711.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,899100.0
With a disability1,01410.2
Population 21 to 64 years20,662100.0
With a disability4,80823.3
Percent employed
53.6(X)
No disability15,85476.7
Percent employed
76.9(X)
Population 65 years and over4,126100.0
With a disability2,13751.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over35,439100.0
Same house in 199519,14554.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,19842.9
Same county
9,36826.4
Different county
5,83016.5
Same state
3,52910.0
Different state
2,3016.5
Elsewhere in 19951,0963.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population38,407100.0
Native36,29494.5
Born in United States
36,12794.1
State of residence
29,07675.7
Different state
7,05118.4
Born outside United States
1670.4
Foreign born2,1135.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,4593.8
Naturalized citizen
3651.0
Not a citizen
1,7484.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,113100.0
Europe1065.0
Asia29914.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,67979.5
Northern America291.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over35,439100.0
English only32,31391.2
Language other than English3,1268.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1,7254.9
Spanish
2,6317.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5344.3
Other Indo-European languages
3571.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1600.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
940.3
Speak English less than "very well"
190.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population38,407100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,88280.4
Arab210.1
Czech1360.1
Danish140.0
Dutch1930.5
English2,9227.6
French (except Basque)12450.6
French Canadian1470.1
German1,3003.4
Greek490.1
Hungarian830.2
Irish12,1765.7
Italian3751.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian450.1
Polish2080.5
Portuguese320.1
Russian80.0
Scotch-Irish6061.6
Scottish4171.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African4811.3
Swedish450.1
Swiss50.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American7,66520.0
Welsh580.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)150.0
Other ancestries13,83636.0
(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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