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Social Statistics for Dyer County, Tennessee

Dyer county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,964100.0
Nursery school, preschool7007.8
Kindergarten4585.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,45249.7
High school (grades 9-12)2,12223.7
College or graduate school1,23213.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,356100.0
Less than 9th grade3,59914.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,61118.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,17833.6
Some college, no degree4,05316.6
Associate degree9934.1
Bachelor's degree1,9137.9
Graduate or professional degree1,0094.1
Percent high school graduate or higher66.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,348100.0
Never married5,80219.8
Now married, except separated17,08158.2
Separated6342.2
Widowed2,2687.7
Female
1,9096.5
Divorced3,56312.1
Female
1,9816.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years955100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren57460.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over27,662100.0
Civilian veterans3,34212.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,422100.0
With a disability7769.2
Population 21 to 64 years21,178100.0
With a disability5,92228.0
Percent employed
53.9(X)
No disability15,25672.0
Percent employed
77.3(X)
Population 65 years and over4,699100.0
With a disability2,51753.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over34,819100.0
Same house in 199518,05051.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,48947.4
Same county
10,97731.5
Different county
5,51215.8
Same state
2,7257.8
Different state
2,7878.0
Elsewhere in 19952800.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population37,279100.0
Native36,79098.7
Born in United States
36,66998.4
State of residence
28,65476.9
Different state
8,01521.5
Born outside United States
1210.3
Foreign born4891.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3360.9
Naturalized citizen
1420.4
Not a citizen
3470.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)489100.0
Europe5511.2
Asia11022.5
Africa102.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America26754.6
Northern America479.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over34,819100.0
English only33,78797.0
Language other than English1,0323.0
Speak English less than 'very well
4461.3
Spanish
5881.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3240.9
Other Indo-European languages
2910.8
Speak English less than "very well"
800.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1040.3
Speak English less than "very well"
340.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population37,279100.0

Total ancestries reported

27,32973.3
Arab420.1
Czech150.0
Danish100.0
Dutch4541.2
English2,9267.8
French (except Basque)13861.0
French Canadian11070.3
German2,2366.0
Greek660.2
Hungarian260.1
Irish13,77510.1
Italian3701.0
Lithuanian150.0
Norwegian450.1
Polish820.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian310.1
Scotch-Irish6381.7
Scottish2930.8
Slovak80.0
Subsaharan African1650.4
Swedish1300.3
Swiss50.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American7,94421.3
Welsh690.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)90.0
Other ancestries7,49220.1
(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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