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Social Statistics

Benton county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,320100.0
Nursery school, preschool2136.4
Kindergarten1945.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,78653.8
High school (grades 9-12)88126.5
College or graduate school2467.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,798100.0
Less than 9th grade1,63713.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,40020.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,00542.4
Some college, no degree1,74214.8
Associate degree2702.3
Bachelor's degree4183.5
Graduate or professional degree3262.8
Percent high school graduate or higher65.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher6.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,510100.0
Never married1,82713.5
Now married, except separated8,74164.7
Separated1911.4
Widowed1,2159.0
Female
9867.3
Divorced1,53611.4
Female
7555.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years401100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren26265.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,916100.0
Civilian veterans1,95115.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,294100.0
With a disability38811.8
Population 21 to 64 years9,356100.0
With a disability3,06432.7
Percent employed
53.1(X)
No disability6,29267.3
Percent employed
70.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,796100.0
With a disability1,49853.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,695100.0
Same house in 19959,72161.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,94037.8
Same county
3,26220.8
Different county
2,67817.1
Same state
1,3738.7
Different state
1,3058.3
Elsewhere in 1995340.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population16,537100.0
Native16,41699.3
Born in United States
16,36098.9
State of residence
11,11767.2
Different state
5,24331.7
Born outside United States
560.3
Foreign born1210.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
220.1
Naturalized citizen
410.2
Not a citizen
800.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)121100.0
Europe5142.1
Asia129.9
Africa54.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America4234.7
Northern America119.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,695100.0
English only15,39998.1
Language other than English2961.9
Speak English less than 'very well
480.3
Spanish
1911.2
Speak English less than "very well"
370.2
Other Indo-European languages
920.6
Speak English less than "very well"
90.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
80.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population16,537100.0

Total ancestries reported

12,01772.7
Arab00.0
Czech1350.2
Danish00.0
Dutch1480.9
English1,3398.1
French (except Basque)12071.3
French Canadian1690.4
German1,0416.3
Greek60.0
Hungarian260.2
Irish11,5779.5
Italian2261.4
Lithuanian210.1
Norwegian330.2
Polish1651.0
Portuguese140.1
Russian10.0
Scotch-Irish2031.2
Scottish2171.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African180.1
Swedish580.4
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American4,88229.5
Welsh360.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)170.1
Other ancestries1,67810.1
(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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