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Cobb county georgia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school165,032100.0
Nursery school, preschool14,4148.7
Kindergarten9,4585.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)71,62943.4
High school (grades 9-12)33,81820.5
College or graduate school35,71321.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over395,349100.0
Less than 9th grade15,2823.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma29,0327.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)82,03820.8
Some college, no degree88,67822.4
Associate degree23,1415.9
Bachelor's degree110,78828.0
Graduate or professional degree46,39011.7
Percent high school graduate or higher88.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher39.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over475,216100.0
Never married131,42927.7
Now married, except separated269,20256.6
Separated7,8861.7
Widowed18,5183.9
Female
15,5593.3
Divorced48,18110.1
Female
28,6946.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years9,607100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,48936.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over448,839100.0
Civilian veterans56,01412.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years135,385100.0
With a disability10,0837.4
Population 21 to 64 years383,236100.0
With a disability56,11214.6
Percent employed
69.1(X)
No disability327,12485.4
Percent employed
81.0(X)
Population 65 years and over40,727100.0
With a disability16,79141.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over564,574100.0
Same house in 1995247,54543.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995290,77151.5
Same county
116,29120.6
Different county
174,48030.9
Same state
65,31611.6
Different state
109,16419.3
Elsewhere in 199526,2584.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population607,751100.0
Native537,31288.4
Born in United States
529,39187.1
State of residence
227,45437.4
Different state
301,93749.7
Born outside United States
7,9211.3
Foreign born70,43911.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
41,7136.9
Naturalized citizen
20,7013.4
Not a citizen
49,7388.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)70,439100.0
Europe8,89812.6
Asia17,02524.2
Africa6,0478.6
Oceania2000.3
Latin America35,71250.7
Northern America2,5573.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over564,574100.0
English only481,57285.3
Language other than English83,00214.7
Speak English less than 'very well
39,5217.0
Spanish
44,5317.9
Speak English less than "very well"
25,8334.6
Other Indo-European languages
20,7493.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6,5101.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
11,8632.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5,7901.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population607,751100.0

Total ancestries reported

595,40798.0
Arab2,5080.4
Czech12,1540.4
Danish1,5040.2
Dutch6,9681.1
English67,34011.1
French (except Basque)114,2702.3
French Canadian13,1390.5
German66,31010.9
Greek2,2770.4
Hungarian2,2360.4
Irish164,42810.6
Italian23,3283.8
Lithuanian8570.1
Norwegian4,2420.7
Polish12,3332.0
Portuguese1,0590.2
Russian5,3630.9
Scotch-Irish13,6162.2
Scottish14,8182.4
Slovak8880.1
Subsaharan African9,5291.6
Swedish4,9590.8
Swiss1,2130.2
Ukrainian1,1720.2
United States or American59,1279.7
Welsh4,0590.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,5611.1
Other ancestries199,14932.8
(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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