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Meigs county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,335100.0
Nursery school, preschool954.1
Kindergarten2008.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,21752.1
High school (grades 9-12)60025.7
College or graduate school2239.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,405100.0
Less than 9th grade1,10714.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,59321.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,72136.7
Some college, no degree1,29017.4
Associate degree1792.4
Bachelor's degree3815.1
Graduate or professional degree1341.8
Percent high school graduate or higher63.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over8,792100.0
Never married1,36515.5
Now married, except separated5,79065.9
Separated1391.6
Widowed4945.6
Female
4365.0
Divorced1,00411.4
Female
5246.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years195100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12463.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over8,314100.0
Civilian veterans1,15213.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,371100.0
With a disability1717.2
Population 21 to 64 years6,609100.0
With a disability1,74526.4
Percent employed
41.1(X)
No disability4,86473.6
Percent employed
69.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,225100.0
With a disability66554.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over10,319100.0
Same house in 19956,01758.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,29341.6
Same county
1,55715.1
Different county
2,73626.5
Same state
1,96319.0
Different state
7737.5
Elsewhere in 199590.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population11,086100.0
Native11,01599.4
Born in United States
10,96898.9
State of residence
8,28774.8
Different state
2,68124.2
Born outside United States
470.4
Foreign born710.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
90.1
Naturalized citizen
590.5
Not a citizen
120.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)71100.0
Europe4157.7
Asia11.4
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America2433.8
Northern America57.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over10,319100.0
English only10,00997.0
Language other than English3103.0
Speak English less than 'very well
660.6
Spanish
1091.1
Speak English less than "very well"
360.3
Other Indo-European languages
1681.6
Speak English less than "very well"
300.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
330.3
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population11,086100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,24465.3
Arab00.0
Czech1100.1
Danish140.1
Dutch1111.0
English7406.7
French (except Basque)11801.6
French Canadian1170.2
German8407.6
Greek40.0
Hungarian60.1
Irish19118.2
Italian800.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian360.3
Polish530.5
Portuguese80.1
Russian20.0
Scotch-Irish1461.3
Scottish1111.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African80.1
Swedish1541.4
Swiss20.0
Ukrainian70.1
United States or American2,66624.0
Welsh250.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40.0
Other ancestries1,10910.0
(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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