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Knox county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school102,622100.0
Nursery school, preschool6,2316.1
Kindergarten4,8314.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)38,79137.8
High school (grades 9-12)18,78518.3
College or graduate school33,98433.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over252,530100.0
Less than 9th grade14,6985.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma29,37611.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)68,65627.2
Some college, no degree52,71520.9
Associate degree13,7375.4
Bachelor's degree46,12118.3
Graduate or professional degree27,22710.8
Percent high school graduate or higher82.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher29.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over310,797100.0
Never married81,96826.4
Now married, except separated167,64153.9
Separated5,0261.6
Widowed20,7896.7
Female
17,2145.5
Divorced35,37311.4
Female
20,4186.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,848100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,65445.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over296,843100.0
Civilian veterans39,42413.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years81,466100.0
With a disability7,6549.4
Population 21 to 64 years227,594100.0
With a disability43,18719.0
Percent employed
54.4(X)
No disability184,40781.0
Percent employed
78.4(X)
Population 65 years and over46,214100.0
With a disability20,81545.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over358,859100.0
Same house in 1995186,73752.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995167,41246.7
Same county
97,54927.2
Different county
69,86319.5
Same state
32,0578.9
Different state
37,80610.5
Elsewhere in 19954,7101.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population382,032100.0
Native372,46497.5
Born in United States
370,18696.9
State of residence
250,57065.6
Different state
119,61631.3
Born outside United States
2,2780.6
Foreign born9,5682.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,8951.3
Naturalized citizen
4,0041.0
Not a citizen
5,5641.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,568100.0
Europe2,59927.2
Asia4,23344.2
Africa3453.6
Oceania1051.1
Latin America1,79518.8
Northern America4915.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over358,859100.0
English only342,92695.6
Language other than English15,9334.4
Speak English less than 'very well
5,1971.4
Spanish
6,0681.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1140.6
Other Indo-European languages
5,4851.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4200.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,2200.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3210.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population382,032100.0

Total ancestries reported

335,88287.9
Arab1,3580.4
Czech16080.2
Danish6770.2
Dutch7,2351.9
English46,30312.1
French (except Basque)17,3391.9
French Canadian11,0870.3
German44,96711.8
Greek1,0400.3
Hungarian8260.2
Irish141,22910.8
Italian8,1732.1
Lithuanian3460.1
Norwegian1,8610.5
Polish4,5731.2
Portuguese3310.1
Russian1,1350.3
Scotch-Irish16,5764.3
Scottish10,2502.7
Slovak1870.0
Subsaharan African1,3260.3
Swedish2,3080.6
Swiss1,1240.3
Ukrainian4350.1
United States or American60,10715.7
Welsh2,7860.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5430.1
Other ancestries71,15218.6
(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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