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Social Statistics

Dekalb county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,693100.0
Nursery school, preschool2336.3
Kindergarten2356.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,83549.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,00127.1
College or graduate school38910.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,870100.0
Less than 9th grade2,12517.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,07917.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,45437.5
Some college, no degree1,58813.4
Associate degree2862.4
Bachelor's degree7706.5
Graduate or professional degree5684.8
Percent high school graduate or higher64.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,087100.0
Never married2,55118.1
Now married, except separated8,54960.7
Separated2261.6
Widowed1,1107.9
Female
9776.9
Divorced1,65111.7
Female
9116.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years403100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren23157.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,361100.0
Civilian veterans1,42710.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,673100.0
With a disability3649.9
Population 21 to 64 years10,215100.0
With a disability2,54424.9
Percent employed
44.8(X)
No disability7,67175.1
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,323100.0
With a disability1,30756.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,378100.0
Same house in 19959,62558.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,56940.1
Same county
3,56321.8
Different county
3,00618.4
Same state
1,79411.0
Different state
1,2127.4
Elsewhere in 19951841.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population17,423100.0
Native16,95397.3
Born in United States
16,87996.9
State of residence
13,16375.5
Different state
3,71621.3
Born outside United States
740.4
Foreign born4702.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3522.0
Naturalized citizen
630.4
Not a citizen
4072.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)470100.0
Europe275.7
Asia9620.4
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America33972.1
Northern America81.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,378100.0
English only15,78796.4
Language other than English5913.6
Speak English less than 'very well
3442.1
Spanish
4772.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3242.0
Other Indo-European languages
560.3
Speak English less than "very well"
110.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
580.4
Speak English less than "very well"
90.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population17,423100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,07475.0
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch2961.7
English1,4228.2
French (except Basque)12491.4
French Canadian1620.4
German8705.0
Greek00.0
Hungarian240.1
Irish11,87410.8
Italian2491.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1020.6
Polish1140.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian20.0
Scotch-Irish3391.9
Scottish2671.5
Slovak100.1
Subsaharan African520.3
Swedish150.1
Swiss10.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American4,76227.3
Welsh400.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,32413.3
(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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