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Washington county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,562100.0
Nursery school, preschool2766.0
Kindergarten2455.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,43653.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,16425.5
College or graduate school4419.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,240100.0
Less than 9th grade1,21310.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,89916.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,90443.6
Some college, no degree1,74215.5
Associate degree5134.6
Bachelor's degree6275.6
Graduate or professional degree3423.0
Percent high school graduate or higher72.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,817100.0
Never married2,93521.2
Now married, except separated8,44161.1
Separated1411.0
Widowed1,1878.6
Female
1,0057.3
Divorced1,1138.1
Female
5494.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years473100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31767.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,878100.0
Civilian veterans1,34910.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,723100.0
With a disability3547.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,718100.0
With a disability2,41724.9
Percent employed
45.5(X)
No disability7,30175.1
Percent employed
68.7(X)
Population 65 years and over2,238100.0
With a disability1,05347.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,759100.0
Same house in 199512,48274.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,23125.2
Same county
2,42714.5
Different county
1,80410.8
Same state
1,1817.0
Different state
6233.7
Elsewhere in 1995460.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,097100.0
Native18,01199.5
Born in United States
17,95099.2
State of residence
14,73281.4
Different state
3,21817.8
Born outside United States
610.3
Foreign born860.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
190.1
Naturalized citizen
780.4
Not a citizen
80.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)86100.0
Europe1315.1
Asia3237.2
Africa2427.9
Oceania67.0
Latin America1112.8
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,759100.0
English only16,42998.0
Language other than English3302.0
Speak English less than 'very well
860.5
Spanish
1861.1
Speak English less than "very well"
520.3
Other Indo-European languages
430.3
Speak English less than "very well"
50.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
460.3
Speak English less than "very well"
200.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,097100.0

Total ancestries reported

12,17167.3
Arab260.1
Czech100.0
Danish240.1
Dutch350.2
English6163.4
French (except Basque)11440.8
French Canadian1410.2
German3301.8
Greek00.0
Hungarian60.0
Irish17674.2
Italian470.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian310.2
Polish00.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian30.0
Scotch-Irish1741.0
Scottish1300.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2501.4
Swedish100.1
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,89921.5
Welsh140.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)410.2
Other ancestries5,58330.9
(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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