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Burke county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,592100.0
Nursery school, preschool4506.8
Kindergarten3986.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,46152.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,67025.3
College or graduate school6139.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,338100.0
Less than 9th grade1,77313.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,91521.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,93537.0
Some college, no degree1,93814.5
Associate degree5063.8
Bachelor's degree8706.5
Graduate or professional degree4013.0
Percent high school graduate or higher64.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over16,497100.0
Never married4,97230.1
Now married, except separated7,63846.3
Separated6634.0
Widowed1,3858.4
Female
1,1547.0
Divorced1,83911.1
Female
1,0206.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years788100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren48161.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,238100.0
Civilian veterans1,95712.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,091100.0
With a disability81513.4
Population 21 to 64 years11,806100.0
With a disability3,71331.5
Percent employed
47.7(X)
No disability8,09368.5
Percent employed
71.8(X)
Population 65 years and over2,448100.0
With a disability1,45759.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over20,452100.0
Same house in 199512,96463.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,22535.3
Same county
4,28521.0
Different county
2,94014.4
Same state
2,0279.9
Different state
9134.5
Elsewhere in 19952631.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population22,243100.0
Native22,05699.2
Born in United States
21,86998.3
State of residence
18,58783.6
Different state
3,28214.8
Born outside United States
1870.8
Foreign born1870.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
620.3
Naturalized citizen
1230.6
Not a citizen
640.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)187100.0
Europe7037.4
Asia147.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America10355.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over20,452100.0
English only19,73996.5
Language other than English7133.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2761.3
Spanish
4582.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1550.8
Other Indo-European languages
2391.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1110.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
160.1
Speak English less than "very well"
100.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population22,243100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,69384.0
Arab00.0
Czech1540.2
Danish00.0
Dutch2681.2
English1,1065.0
French (except Basque)12851.3
French Canadian1230.1
German7013.2
Greek210.1
Hungarian150.1
Irish19054.1
Italian1070.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian150.1
Polish630.3
Portuguese140.1
Russian150.1
Scotch-Irish3201.4
Scottish1800.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2261.0
Swedish200.1
Swiss630.3
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,74112.3
Welsh330.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)270.1
Other ancestries11,49151.7
(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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