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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTennessee

Social Statistics

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school38,678100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,8327.3
Kindergarten2,1595.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,34042.2
High school (grades 9-12)7,26718.8
College or graduate school10,08026.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over104,198100.0
Less than 9th grade7,3327.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,97915.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)28,25227.1
Some college, no degree24,35923.4
Associate degree5,8275.6
Bachelor's degree14,58414.0
Graduate or professional degree7,8657.5
Percent high school graduate or higher77.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over126,215100.0
Never married35,75928.3
Now married, except separated58,17846.1
Separated3,2622.6
Widowed11,8379.4
Female
9,6797.7
Divorced17,17913.6
Female
10,2088.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,032100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,95648.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over120,747100.0
Civilian veterans16,49513.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years32,276100.0
With a disability3,0659.5
Population 21 to 64 years88,513100.0
With a disability20,55623.2
Percent employed
53.3(X)
No disability67,95776.8
Percent employed
76.2(X)
Population 65 years and over22,772100.0
With a disability11,02348.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over146,369100.0
Same house in 199576,19652.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199567,22645.9
Same county
45,02730.8
Different county
22,19915.2
Same state
6,4444.4
Different state
15,75510.8
Elsewhere in 19952,9472.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population155,509100.0
Native150,15296.6
Born in United States
149,21196.0
State of residence
98,67163.5
Different state
50,54032.5
Born outside United States
9410.6
Foreign born5,3573.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,6361.7
Naturalized citizen
2,1321.4
Not a citizen
3,2252.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,357100.0
Europe93417.4
Asia2,36244.1
Africa1562.9
Oceania400.7
Latin America1,63430.5
Northern America2314.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over146,369100.0
English only138,11494.4
Language other than English8,2555.6
Speak English less than 'very well
3,3332.3
Spanish
3,4202.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3971.0
Other Indo-European languages
2,7421.9
Speak English less than "very well"
8840.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,6501.1
Speak English less than "very well"
8920.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population155,509100.0

Total ancestries reported

133,48385.8
Arab3520.2
Czech12790.2
Danish1190.1
Dutch1,7591.1
English12,2817.9
French (except Basque)12,3771.5
French Canadian12660.2
German9,9896.4
Greek3600.2
Hungarian2060.1
Irish111,6557.5
Italian1,7121.1
Lithuanian1190.1
Norwegian4180.3
Polish7560.5
Portuguese380.0
Russian3000.2
Scotch-Irish3,4292.2
Scottish2,9561.9
Slovak430.0
Subsaharan African1,0240.7
Swedish5240.3
Swiss2630.2
Ukrainian930.1
United States or American19,09212.3
Welsh7130.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2770.2
Other ancestries62,08339.9
(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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