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Macon county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,610100.0
Nursery school, preschool3066.6
Kindergarten2455.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,44853.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,23326.7
College or graduate school3788.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,331100.0
Less than 9th grade2,66820.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,64119.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,19439.0
Some college, no degree1,62312.2
Associate degree4583.4
Bachelor's degree4513.4
Graduate or professional degree2962.2
Percent high school graduate or higher60.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher5.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over15,975100.0
Never married2,52615.8
Now married, except separated10,16863.6
Separated2231.4
Widowed1,2207.6
Female
1,0466.5
Divorced1,83811.5
Female
9335.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years295100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13244.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,053100.0
Civilian veterans1,53410.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,602100.0
With a disability4439.6
Population 21 to 64 years11,691100.0
With a disability3,34528.6
Percent employed
49.7(X)
No disability8,34671.4
Percent employed
80.0(X)
Population 65 years and over2,427100.0
With a disability1,33455.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over18,919100.0
Same house in 199510,89457.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,82841.4
Same county
3,88020.5
Different county
3,94820.9
Same state
2,35612.5
Different state
1,5928.4
Elsewhere in 19951971.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population20,386100.0
Native20,01798.2
Born in United States
19,97098.0
State of residence
14,59071.6
Different state
5,38026.4
Born outside United States
470.2
Foreign born3691.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2511.2
Naturalized citizen
770.4
Not a citizen
2921.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)369100.0
Europe143.8
Asia277.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America31685.6
Northern America123.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over18,919100.0
English only18,34697.0
Language other than English5733.0
Speak English less than 'very well
3451.8
Spanish
4752.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3331.8
Other Indo-European languages
600.3
Speak English less than "very well"
120.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
350.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population20,386100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,85668.0
Arab130.1
Czech190.0
Danish30.0
Dutch880.4
English1,6197.9
French (except Basque)11320.6
French Canadian1380.2
German8634.2
Greek110.1
Hungarian80.0
Irish11,3896.8
Italian1560.8
Lithuanian90.0
Norwegian380.2
Polish1150.6
Portuguese150.1
Russian790.4
Scotch-Irish3141.5
Scottish2821.4
Slovak50.0
Subsaharan African110.1
Swedish1250.6
Swiss50.0
Ukrainian60.0
United States or American6,41731.5
Welsh560.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,05010.1
(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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