U.S. Beacon May 22, 2024

Fort Payne, AL

De Kalb County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.453829     Longitude: -85.706648
Population 13,573 (2005)
Elevation of Fort Payne, Alabama: 899 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0127616, place: Fort Payne city, Alabama)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,741 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 207 (7.55%)
Kindergarten: 239 (8.72%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,200 (43.78%)
High school (grades 9-12): 687 (25.06%)
College or graduate school: 408 (14.89%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 8,728 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,251 (14.33%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,708 (19.57%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,436 (27.91%)
Some college, no degree: 1,680 (19.25%)
Associate degree: 513 (5.88%)
Bachelor's degree: 725 (8.31%)
Graduate or professional degree: 415 (4.75%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 66.1%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 10,569 (100%)
Never married: 1,937 (18.33%)
Now married, except separated: 6,192 (58.59%)
Separated: 263 (2.49%)
Total Widowed: 959 (9.07%)
Widowed Female: 828 (7.83%)
Total Divorced: 1,218 (11.52%)
Divorced Female: 691 (6.54%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 275 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 100 (36.36%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 10,081 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,171 (11.62%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,738 (100%)
--With a disability: 252 (9.2%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 7,424 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,747 (23.53%)
----Percent employed: 67.2%
--No disability: 5,677 (76.47%)
----Percent employed: 78.8%
Population 65 years and over: 1,752 (100%)
--With a disability: 914 (52.17%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 12,210 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 6,429 (52.65%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 5,357 (43.87%)
--Same county: 3,443 (28.2%)
--Different county: 1,914 (15.68%)
----Same state: 960 (7.86%)
----Different state: 954 (7.81%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 424 (3.47%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 13,152 (100%)
Native: 11,857 (90.15%)
--Born in United States: 11,802 (100%)
----State of residence: 8,883 (67.54%)
----Different state: 2,919 (22.19%)
--Born outside United States: 55 (0.42%)
Foreign born: 1,295 (9.85%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,012 (7.69%)
--Naturalized citizen: 142 (1.08%)
--Not a citizen: 1,153 (8.77%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,295 (100%)
Europe: 21 (1.62%)
Asia: 74 (5.71%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 1,186 (91.58%)
Northern America: 14 (1.08%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 12,210 (100%)
English only: 10,593 (86.76%)
Language other than English: 1,617 (13.24%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,187 (9.72%)
--Spanish: 1,434 (11.74%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,149 (9.41%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 125 (1.02%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 23 (0.19%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 46 (0.38%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 15 (0.12%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 13,152 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 10,507% (79.89%)
Arab: 45 (0.34%)
Czech: 6 (0.05%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 166 (1.26%)
English: 1,012 (7.69%)
French (except Basque): 195 (1.48%)
French Canadian: 28 (0.21%)
German: 648 (4.93%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 1,303 (9.91%)
Italian: 149 (1.13%)
Lithuanian: 6 (0.05%)
Norwegian: 26 (0.2%)
Polish: 30 (0.23%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 18 (0.14%)
Scotch-Irish: 237 (1.8%)
Scottish: 136 (1.03%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 14 (0.11%)
Swedish: 9 (0.07%)
Swiss: 3 (0.02%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 3,236 (24.6%)
Welsh: 33 (0.25%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 8 (0.06%)
Other ancestries: 3,199 (24.32%)

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