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Walker county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,598100.0
Nursery school, preschool9096.7
Kindergarten7035.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,05851.9
High school (grades 9-12)3,24523.9
College or graduate school1,68312.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over40,837100.0
Less than 9th grade5,01612.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,52420.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,29935.0
Some college, no degree7,23917.7
Associate degree1,6073.9
Bachelor's degree2,7686.8
Graduate or professional degree1,3843.4
Percent high school graduate or higher66.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over48,578100.0
Never married8,63717.8
Now married, except separated29,34560.4
Separated7721.6
Widowed4,2418.7
Female
3,5977.4
Divorced5,58311.5
Female
3,0876.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,534100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren71846.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over45,987100.0
Civilian veterans6,01113.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,267100.0
With a disability1,39210.5
Population 21 to 64 years34,773100.0
With a disability8,85225.5
Percent employed
53.6(X)
No disability25,92174.5
Percent employed
78.3(X)
Population 65 years and over8,057100.0
With a disability4,16451.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over57,134100.0
Same house in 199535,20061.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,60437.8
Same county
11,39519.9
Different county
10,20917.9
Same state
4,6068.1
Different state
5,6039.8
Elsewhere in 19953300.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population61,053100.0
Native60,45499.0
Born in United States
60,15898.5
State of residence
31,37851.4
Different state
28,78047.1
Born outside United States
2960.5
Foreign born5991.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2690.4
Naturalized citizen
2170.4
Not a citizen
3820.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)599100.0
Europe12520.9
Asia22838.1
Africa162.7
Oceania00.0
Latin America19532.6
Northern America355.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over57,134100.0
English only55,27996.8
Language other than English1,8553.2
Speak English less than 'very well
7451.3
Spanish
1,0671.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4340.8
Other Indo-European languages
5881.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2050.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1690.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1060.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population61,053100.0

Total ancestries reported

45,62174.7
Arab80.0
Czech1230.0
Danish280.0
Dutch1,1011.8
English5,3928.8
French (except Basque)16821.1
French Canadian11110.2
German4,1746.8
Greek350.1
Hungarian350.1
Irish16,50210.6
Italian5130.8
Lithuanian30.0
Norwegian1290.2
Polish2720.4
Portuguese420.1
Russian650.1
Scotch-Irish9711.6
Scottish1,1231.8
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African1070.2
Swedish2370.4
Swiss950.2
Ukrainian260.0
United States or American14,21923.3
Welsh2470.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.0
Other ancestries9,46715.5
(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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