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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTennessee

Social Statistics

Knoxville, Tennessee

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school50,626100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,6665.3
Kindergarten1,9013.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,27330.2
High school (grades 9-12)7,18514.2
College or graduate school23,60146.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over110,317100.0
Less than 9th grade7,8747.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,93714.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)31,21928.3
Some college, no degree22,83620.7
Associate degree5,3594.9
Bachelor's degree16,58915.0
Graduate or professional degree10,5039.5
Percent high school graduate or higher78.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over144,638100.0
Never married50,03334.6
Now married, except separated60,10741.6
Separated3,1942.2
Widowed12,1098.4
Female
10,0697.0
Divorced19,19513.3
Female
11,1837.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,821100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,28945.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over139,461100.0
Civilian veterans16,91312.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years36,856100.0
With a disability3,88710.5
Population 21 to 64 years100,801100.0
With a disability22,21522.0
Percent employed
48.3(X)
No disability78,58678.0
Percent employed
76.1(X)
Population 65 years and over23,237100.0
With a disability11,39449.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over163,524100.0
Same house in 199575,87446.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199584,48751.7
Same county
48,70029.8
Different county
35,78721.9
Same state
18,96211.6
Different state
16,82510.3
Elsewhere in 19953,1631.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population173,680100.0
Native168,43297.0
Born in United States
167,42996.4
State of residence
117,32367.6
Different state
50,10628.8
Born outside United States
1,0030.6
Foreign born5,2483.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,3561.9
Naturalized citizen
1,5590.9
Not a citizen
3,6892.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,248100.0
Europe1,49728.5
Asia2,13240.6
Africa1823.5
Oceania771.5
Latin America1,16422.2
Northern America1963.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over163,524100.0
English only154,87594.7
Language other than English8,6495.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3,0781.9
Spanish
3,4882.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2600.8
Other Indo-European languages
2,6931.6
Speak English less than "very well"
7910.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,8391.1
Speak English less than "very well"
8170.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population173,680100.0

Total ancestries reported

148,81285.7
Arab5570.3
Czech11890.1
Danish2150.1
Dutch3,0521.8
English17,67410.2
French (except Basque)12,9521.7
French Canadian13170.2
German17,33310.0
Greek3800.2
Hungarian3250.2
Irish117,1359.9
Italian3,2231.9
Lithuanian1450.1
Norwegian7910.5
Polish1,6060.9
Portuguese1610.1
Russian5790.3
Scotch-Irish6,7793.9
Scottish4,3602.5
Slovak420.0
Subsaharan African9380.5
Swedish9600.6
Swiss5250.3
Ukrainian1530.1
United States or American23,17513.3
Welsh1,2480.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3310.2
Other ancestries43,66725.1
(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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