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Social Statistics

Tennessee

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,400100.0
Nursery school, preschool4887.6
Kindergarten4146.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,16849.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,24619.5
College or graduate school1,08416.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,690100.0
Less than 9th grade8105.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,34014.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,14032.8
Some college, no degree3,33521.3
Associate degree9576.1
Bachelor's degree2,46115.7
Graduate or professional degree6474.1
Percent high school graduate or higher79.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over19,483100.0
Never married4,55023.4
Now married, except separated11,04956.7
Separated3101.6
Widowed8844.5
Female
7874.0
Divorced2,69013.8
Female
1,4837.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years495100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren29459.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,401100.0
Civilian veterans2,39313.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,877100.0
With a disability5649.6
Population 21 to 64 years15,389100.0
With a disability2,52016.4
Percent employed
59.0(X)
No disability12,86983.6
Percent employed
85.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,546100.0
With a disability73347.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,238100.0
Same house in 19959,67941.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,10956.4
Same county
5,89125.4
Different county
7,21831.1
Same state
4,11017.7
Different state
3,10813.4
Elsewhere in 19954501.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,383100.0
Native24,20195.3
Born in United States
24,02094.6
State of residence
14,87558.6
Different state
9,14536.0
Born outside United States
1810.7
Foreign born1,1824.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7553.0
Naturalized citizen
3391.3
Not a citizen
8433.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,182100.0
Europe1008.5
Asia35329.9
Africa231.9
Oceania00.0
Latin America69058.4
Northern America161.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,238100.0
English only21,56092.8
Language other than English1,6787.2
Speak English less than 'very well
8253.6
Spanish
1,0084.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6152.6
Other Indo-European languages
3121.3
Speak English less than "very well"
790.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2931.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1110.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,383100.0

Total ancestries reported

21,60885.1
Arab870.3
Czech1360.1
Danish510.2
Dutch4071.6
English2,3149.1
French (except Basque)13801.5
French Canadian1450.2
German2,5209.9
Greek70.0
Hungarian100.0
Irish13,20812.6
Italian5022.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1450.6
Polish3881.5
Portuguese80.0
Russian510.2
Scotch-Irish6732.7
Scottish3871.5
Slovak150.1
Subsaharan African450.2
Swedish1090.4
Swiss190.1
Ukrainian270.1
United States or American4,73918.7
Welsh1260.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)220.1
Other ancestries5,28720.8
(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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