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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTennessee

Social Statistics

Tennessee

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,597100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0309.7
Kindergarten6456.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,22649.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,31021.8
College or graduate school1,38613.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,498100.0
Less than 9th grade2921.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,0305.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,69318.9
Some college, no degree5,29427.2
Associate degree1,1636.0
Bachelor's degree5,80829.8
Graduate or professional degree2,21811.4
Percent high school graduate or higher93.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher41.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,005100.0
Never married4,38319.1
Now married, except separated16,37571.2
Separated2000.9
Widowed7323.2
Female
6162.7
Divorced1,3155.7
Female
7013.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years426100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17340.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,199100.0
Civilian veterans2,77213.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,174100.0
With a disability4565.0
Population 21 to 64 years18,301100.0
With a disability1,6368.9
Percent employed
63.9(X)
No disability16,66591.1
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,821100.0
With a disability59332.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over29,436100.0
Same house in 199512,69043.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,36855.6
Same county
9,40732.0
Different county
6,96123.6
Same state
9043.1
Different state
6,05720.6
Elsewhere in 19953781.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population31,877100.0
Native30,99397.2
Born in United States
30,66496.2
State of residence
15,33148.1
Different state
15,33348.1
Born outside United States
3291.0
Foreign born8842.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3421.1
Naturalized citizen
3631.1
Not a citizen
5211.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)884100.0
Europe15417.4
Asia35139.7
Africa10411.8
Oceania00.0
Latin America14916.9
Northern America12614.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over29,436100.0
English only28,35696.3
Language other than English1,0803.7
Speak English less than 'very well
2831.0
Spanish
4341.5
Speak English less than "very well"
840.3
Other Indo-European languages
2720.9
Speak English less than "very well"
380.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2991.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1280.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population31,877100.0

Total ancestries reported

29,34092.0
Arab1140.4
Czech11170.4
Danish340.1
Dutch3551.1
English4,52614.2
French (except Basque)19192.9
French Canadian11310.4
German4,10212.9
Greek1090.3
Hungarian500.2
Irish13,93612.3
Italian1,4794.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian2610.8
Polish5481.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian1400.4
Scotch-Irish1,1063.5
Scottish1,0973.4
Slovak350.1
Subsaharan African1260.4
Swedish2510.8
Swiss670.2
Ukrainian450.1
United States or American4,58814.4
Welsh2150.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)100.0
Other ancestries4,97915.6
(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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