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Cherokee County

Subject: 2000 LEP Census Population by County    
     
Total Population = 141,903 Numbers Percent
One Race 140,072 98.7
Caucasian or White 131,128 92.4
Black or African American 3,525 2.5
American Indian 413 0.3
Alaska Native 3 0.0
     
Asian 1,141 0.8
Asian Indian 269 0.2
Chinese 203 0.1
Filipino 159 0.1
Japanese 83 0.1
Korean 194 0.1
Vietnamese 66 0.0
Other Asian category 151 0.1
Two or more Asian categories 16 0.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 42 0.0
Native Hawaiian 3 0.0
Samoan 9 0.0
Guamanian or Chamorro 20 0.0
Other Pacific Islander Category 10 0.0
Two or more Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander categories 0 0.0
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO    
Hispanic or Latino (or any race) 7,695 5.4
Mexican 4,894 3.4
Puerto Rican 439 0.3
Cuban 255 1.5
Other Hispanic or Latino 2,107 1.5
     
REFUGEES: (New Arrivals) *4  
*Iraq -1, Bosnia - 1, Iran - 2    
     
LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH SPOKEN AT HOME 10,450 8.0
     
ESOL STUDENTS IN GEORGIA SCHOOLS 393  
     
LANGUAGE TOTAL  
English 119,438  
Spanish or Spanish Creole 6,737  
French (incl. Patois, Cajun) 652  
German 575  
Arabic 273  
Vietnamese 229  
Chinese 175  
Tagalog 159  
Japanese 124  
French Creole 115  
Other West Germanic languages 110  
Italian 106  
Urdu 101  
Other and unspecified languages 100  
Russian 90  
Other Indic languages 88  
Korean 87  
Polish 74  
Greek 71  
Other Asian languages 67  
Persian 63  
Other Indo-European languages 61  
Portuguese or Portuguese Creole 60  
Gujarathi 56  
Mon-Khmer, Cambodian 50  
Other Slavic languages 44  
Scandinavian languages 44  
Hindi 34  
Yiddish 23  
Hungarian 18  
African languages 17  
Thai 16  
Laotian 15  
Hebrew 8  
Other Native North American languages 8