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Polk county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,089100.0
Nursery school, preschool2086.7
Kindergarten2197.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,60652.0
High school (grades 9-12)75224.3
College or graduate school3049.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,113100.0
Less than 9th grade2,25620.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,94017.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,17937.6
Some college, no degree1,47513.3
Associate degree4293.9
Bachelor's degree4373.9
Graduate or professional degree3973.6
Percent high school graduate or higher62.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,025100.0
Never married2,01715.5
Now married, except separated8,28663.6
Separated2001.5
Widowed1,0668.2
Female
8616.6
Divorced1,45611.2
Female
7796.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years327100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren19459.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,421100.0
Civilian veterans1,57212.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,056100.0
With a disability2458.0
Population 21 to 64 years9,542100.0
With a disability2,52426.5
Percent employed
43.0(X)
No disability7,01873.5
Percent employed
75.4(X)
Population 65 years and over2,213100.0
With a disability1,19253.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,011100.0
Same house in 19959,88965.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,09233.9
Same county
2,30315.3
Different county
2,78918.6
Same state
1,52010.1
Different state
1,2698.5
Elsewhere in 1995300.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population16,050100.0
Native15,91699.2
Born in United States
15,90099.1
State of residence
11,24870.1
Different state
4,65229.0
Born outside United States
160.1
Foreign born1340.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
550.3
Naturalized citizen
260.2
Not a citizen
1080.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)134100.0
Europe4029.9
Asia1712.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America7354.5
Northern America43.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,011100.0
English only14,65897.6
Language other than English3532.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1240.8
Spanish
1791.2
Speak English less than "very well"
840.6
Other Indo-European languages
1390.9
Speak English less than "very well"
230.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
300.2
Speak English less than "very well"
170.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population16,050100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,30970.5
Arab50.0
Czech160.0
Danish00.0
Dutch4943.1
English1,2898.0
French (except Basque)11490.9
French Canadian1280.2
German1,0626.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian60.0
Irish11,5259.5
Italian1210.8
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian90.1
Polish1030.6
Portuguese140.1
Russian70.0
Scotch-Irish2551.6
Scottish2711.7
Slovak170.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish490.3
Swiss110.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,93924.5
Welsh270.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.0
Other ancestries1,91411.9
(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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