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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTennessee

Social Statistics

Tennessee

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school135,426100.0
Nursery school, preschool8,7796.5
Kindergarten6,8705.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)53,42039.4
High school (grades 9-12)25,95119.2
College or graduate school40,40629.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over360,563100.0
Less than 9th grade21,0755.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma46,92613.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)89,70824.9
Some college, no degree77,93021.6
Associate degree17,6944.9
Bachelor's degree71,16119.7
Graduate or professional degree36,06910.0
Percent high school graduate or higher81.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher29.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over443,546100.0
Never married144,50232.6
Now married, except separated201,82745.5
Separated10,3982.3
Widowed28,3246.4
Female
23,5915.3
Divorced58,49513.2
Female
34,3117.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years10,837100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,40049.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over424,582100.0
Civilian veterans48,13611.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years111,689100.0
With a disability10,8219.7
Population 21 to 64 years329,758100.0
With a disability64,42419.5
Percent employed
60.3(X)
No disability265,33480.5
Percent employed
80.5(X)
Population 65 years and over57,321100.0
With a disability26,58346.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over509,422100.0
Same house in 1995229,86945.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995261,97851.4
Same county
148,89829.2
Different county
113,08022.2
Same state
39,8727.8
Different state
73,20814.4
Elsewhere in 199517,5753.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population545,549100.0
Native506,61392.9
Born in United States
501,95992.0
State of residence
314,89457.7
Different state
187,06534.3
Born outside United States
4,6540.9
Foreign born38,9367.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
26,3504.8
Naturalized citizen
9,5651.8
Not a citizen
29,3715.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)38,936100.0
Europe4,85912.5
Asia12,57332.3
Africa4,18310.7
Oceania1960.5
Latin America16,09641.3
Northern America1,0292.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over509,422100.0
English only457,99389.9
Language other than English51,42910.1
Speak English less than 'very well
24,9004.9
Spanish
25,7775.1
Speak English less than "very well"
13,7522.7
Other Indo-European languages
12,6082.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4,3990.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8,0691.6
Speak English less than "very well"
4,6300.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population545,549100.0

Total ancestries reported

497,18291.1
Arab4,7610.9
Czech11,3640.3
Danish1,1280.2
Dutch6,0051.1
English49,1639.0
French (except Basque)19,8821.8
French Canadian11,8220.3
German48,0358.8
Greek9010.2
Hungarian1,0930.2
Irish148,5768.9
Italian10,2891.9
Lithuanian4120.1
Norwegian2,8370.5
Polish5,1420.9
Portuguese5660.1
Russian2,8020.5
Scotch-Irish15,6082.9
Scottish11,1082.0
Slovak5620.1
Subsaharan African7,8251.4
Swedish2,9230.5
Swiss9790.2
Ukrainian6410.1
United States or American59,52110.9
Welsh2,8650.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,2710.2
Other ancestries199,10136.5
(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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