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Social Statistics for Rhea County, Tennessee

Rhea county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,583100.0
Nursery school, preschool3585.4
Kindergarten3855.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,14547.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,49322.7
College or graduate school1,20218.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,894100.0
Less than 9th grade2,75514.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,80620.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,46234.2
Some college, no degree3,29217.4
Associate degree8654.6
Bachelor's degree1,1646.2
Graduate or professional degree5502.9
Percent high school graduate or higher65.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,809100.0
Never married4,04117.7
Now married, except separated14,17062.1
Separated4371.9
Widowed1,6357.2
Female
1,3636.0
Divorced2,52611.1
Female
1,2685.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years474100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren28059.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,657100.0
Civilian veterans2,96213.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,301100.0
With a disability70611.2
Population 21 to 64 years16,404100.0
With a disability4,55527.8
Percent employed
47.0(X)
No disability11,84972.2
Percent employed
75.6(X)
Population 65 years and over3,536100.0
With a disability1,73849.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,681100.0
Same house in 199515,59058.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,89240.8
Same county
6,32723.7
Different county
4,56517.1
Same state
2,4519.2
Different state
2,1147.9
Elsewhere in 19951990.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,400100.0
Native28,02798.7
Born in United States
27,92398.3
State of residence
19,94370.2
Different state
7,98028.1
Born outside United States
1040.4
Foreign born3731.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1910.7
Naturalized citizen
1580.6
Not a citizen
2150.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)373100.0
Europe8222.0
Asia5615.0
Africa41.1
Oceania92.4
Latin America20555.0
Northern America174.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,681100.0
English only25,95197.3
Language other than English7302.7
Speak English less than 'very well
3151.2
Spanish
5091.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2380.9
Other Indo-European languages
1430.5
Speak English less than "very well"
390.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
570.2
Speak English less than "very well"
270.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,400100.0

Total ancestries reported

20,27771.4
Arab180.1
Czech1130.0
Danish480.2
Dutch5682.0
English2,2447.9
French (except Basque)12440.9
French Canadian1440.2
German2,3498.3
Greek00.0
Hungarian120.0
Irish12,5649.0
Italian2520.9
Lithuanian70.0
Norwegian730.3
Polish1530.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian30.0
Scotch-Irish4181.5
Scottish4211.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African780.3
Swedish1060.4
Swiss580.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6,30822.2
Welsh730.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.0
Other ancestries4,21714.8
(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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