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Social Statistics for Cherokee County, Georgia

Cherokee county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school36,937100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,6469.9
Kindergarten2,3946.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)18,07148.9
High school (grades 9-12)7,04519.1
College or graduate school5,78115.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over91,141100.0
Less than 9th grade5,2795.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,9069.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)24,88227.3
Some college, no degree21,62823.7
Associate degree5,8566.4
Bachelor's degree17,89519.6
Graduate or professional degree6,6957.3
Percent high school graduate or higher84.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over107,482100.0
Never married20,77519.3
Now married, except separated71,15866.2
Separated1,1871.1
Widowed4,1303.8
Female
3,2853.1
Divorced10,2329.5
Female
6,0745.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,779100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,04937.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over101,840100.0
Civilian veterans12,82412.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years32,899100.0
With a disability2,3297.1
Population 21 to 64 years87,337100.0
With a disability12,38614.2
Percent employed
66.3(X)
No disability74,95185.8
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over8,953100.0
With a disability3,81942.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over129,888100.0
Same house in 199562,49048.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199564,28649.5
Same county
18,54914.3
Different county
45,73735.2
Same state
26,82320.7
Different state
18,91414.6
Elsewhere in 19953,1122.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population141,903100.0
Native133,63094.2
Born in United States
132,38193.3
State of residence
70,48749.7
Different state
61,89443.6
Born outside United States
1,2490.9
Foreign born8,2735.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,7073.3
Naturalized citizen
2,2471.6
Not a citizen
6,0264.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)8,273100.0
Europe1,36216.5
Asia1,26115.2
Africa911.1
Oceania260.3
Latin America5,15962.4
Northern America3744.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over129,888100.0
English only119,43892.0
Language other than English10,4508.0
Speak English less than 'very well
4,9753.8
Spanish
6,7375.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,8973.0
Other Indo-European languages
2,3671.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5260.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9220.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4300.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population141,903100.0

Total ancestries reported

132,27193.2
Arab5600.4
Czech13790.3
Danish3940.3
Dutch2,2551.6
English19,07113.4
French (except Basque)13,8622.7
French Canadian18020.6
German18,10412.8
Greek4180.3
Hungarian3500.2
Irish118,74113.2
Italian5,6644.0
Lithuanian2010.1
Norwegian1,0480.7
Polish2,8172.0
Portuguese2020.1
Russian6070.4
Scotch-Irish3,7172.6
Scottish3,5112.5
Slovak2270.2
Subsaharan African2420.2
Swedish1,1840.8
Swiss1890.1
Ukrainian2060.1
United States or American21,54015.2
Welsh1,1180.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4430.3
Other ancestries24,41917.2
(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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