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Social Statistics

Colbert county alabama dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,414100.0
Nursery school, preschool6745.4
Kindergarten7305.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,23650.2
High school (grades 9-12)2,87023.1
College or graduate school1,90415.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over37,384100.0
Less than 9th grade3,1568.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,81618.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,66533.9
Some college, no degree7,61520.4
Associate degree1,8595.0
Bachelor's degree3,2988.8
Graduate or professional degree1,9755.3
Percent high school graduate or higher73.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over44,139100.0
Never married8,37619.0
Now married, except separated26,31359.6
Separated7311.7
Widowed3,9979.1
Female
3,3977.7
Divorced4,72210.7
Female
2,5735.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,115100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren67760.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over41,873100.0
Civilian veterans5,67413.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,646100.0
With a disability9538.2
Population 21 to 64 years31,359100.0
With a disability8,45327.0
Percent employed
51.5(X)
No disability22,90673.0
Percent employed
72.1(X)
Population 65 years and over8,129100.0
With a disability3,93548.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over51,637100.0
Same house in 199532,12662.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,19737.2
Same county
12,06223.4
Different county
7,13513.8
Same state
4,6829.1
Different state
2,4534.8
Elsewhere in 19953140.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population54,984100.0
Native54,49999.1
Born in United States
54,33298.8
State of residence
43,61879.3
Different state
10,71419.5
Born outside United States
1670.3
Foreign born4850.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1710.3
Naturalized citizen
2450.4
Not a citizen
2400.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)485100.0
Europe13928.7
Asia12024.7
Africa255.2
Oceania61.2
Latin America17135.3
Northern America244.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over51,637100.0
English only50,42897.7
Language other than English1,2092.3
Speak English less than 'very well
4490.9
Spanish
8001.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3290.6
Other Indo-European languages
2490.5
Speak English less than "very well"
330.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1340.3
Speak English less than "very well"
760.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population54,984100.0

Total ancestries reported

42,13776.6
Arab120.0
Czech1740.1
Danish130.0
Dutch5491.0
English3,7856.9
French (except Basque)15561.0
French Canadian1480.1
German3,0025.5
Greek1040.2
Hungarian430.1
Irish15,74710.5
Italian3990.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1610.3
Polish2200.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian180.0
Scotch-Irish1,0231.9
Scottish6221.1
Slovak120.0
Subsaharan African1780.3
Swedish990.2
Swiss490.1
Ukrainian100.0
United States or American11,39620.7
Welsh1580.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)400.1
Other ancestries13,81925.1
(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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