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Bedford county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,678100.0
Nursery school, preschool6247.2
Kindergarten6657.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,29749.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,12624.5
College or graduate school96611.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,232100.0
Less than 9th grade3,29813.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,04416.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,44239.0
Some college, no degree3,87516.0
Associate degree8753.6
Bachelor's degree1,8317.6
Graduate or professional degree8673.6
Percent high school graduate or higher69.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,514100.0
Never married6,18421.0
Now married, except separated17,72560.1
Separated6002.0
Widowed1,9336.5
Female
1,6545.6
Divorced3,07210.4
Female
1,6775.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years854100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren45753.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over27,935100.0
Civilian veterans3,51512.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,401100.0
With a disability7619.1
Population 21 to 64 years21,557100.0
With a disability5,11423.7
Percent employed
58.8(X)
No disability16,44376.3
Percent employed
80.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,542100.0
With a disability2,14447.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over34,861100.0
Same house in 199517,93451.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,62744.8
Same county
9,37326.9
Different county
6,25417.9
Same state
3,99111.4
Different state
2,2636.5
Elsewhere in 19951,3003.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population37,586100.0
Native35,19493.6
Born in United States
35,00593.1
State of residence
26,37770.2
Different state
8,62823.0
Born outside United States
1890.5
Foreign born2,3926.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,8494.9
Naturalized citizen
2220.6
Not a citizen
2,1705.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,392100.0
Europe301.3
Asia1295.4
Africa00.0
Oceania80.3
Latin America2,14389.6
Northern America823.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over34,861100.0
English only31,94791.6
Language other than English2,9148.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2,0025.7
Spanish
2,4537.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9025.5
Other Indo-European languages
3581.0
Speak English less than "very well"
570.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1030.3
Speak English less than "very well"
430.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population37,586100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,80882.0
Arab630.2
Czech1260.1
Danish60.0
Dutch3781.0
English3,0888.2
French (except Basque)18622.3
French Canadian11070.3
German2,3776.3
Greek00.0
Hungarian300.1
Irish13,2118.5
Italian4431.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian790.2
Polish2750.7
Portuguese460.1
Russian390.1
Scotch-Irish7091.9
Scottish4971.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African610.2
Swedish1200.3
Swiss570.2
Ukrainian140.0
United States or American9,84926.2
Welsh1160.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)240.1
Other ancestries8,33122.2
(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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