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Bledsoe county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,571100.0
Nursery school, preschool1656.4
Kindergarten1114.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,43455.8
High school (grades 9-12)63324.6
College or graduate school2288.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,455100.0
Less than 9th grade1,43116.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,44117.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,47541.1
Some college, no degree1,24714.7
Associate degree2573.0
Bachelor's degree4245.0
Graduate or professional degree1802.1
Percent high school graduate or higher66.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,010100.0
Never married2,02120.2
Now married, except separated6,10461.0
Separated2432.4
Widowed6106.1
Female
4874.9
Divorced1,03210.3
Female
4634.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years260100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16764.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,510100.0
Civilian veterans1,00010.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,443100.0
With a disability30512.5
Population 21 to 64 years6,683100.0
With a disability1,74626.1
Percent employed
43.8(X)
No disability4,93773.9
Percent employed
74.6(X)
Population 65 years and over1,381100.0
With a disability73953.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over11,654100.0
Same house in 19956,62956.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,98042.7
Same county
1,73214.9
Different county
3,24827.9
Same state
2,35120.2
Different state
8977.7
Elsewhere in 1995450.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,367100.0
Native12,31899.6
Born in United States
12,29099.4
State of residence
9,15374.0
Different state
3,13725.4
Born outside United States
280.2
Foreign born490.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
110.1
Naturalized citizen
270.2
Not a citizen
220.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)49100.0
Europe1530.6
Asia612.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America2857.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over11,654100.0
English only11,40697.9
Language other than English2482.1
Speak English less than 'very well
920.8
Spanish
1661.4
Speak English less than "very well"
760.7
Other Indo-European languages
660.6
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
40.0
Speak English less than "very well"
40.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,367100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,90172.0
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish140.1
Dutch1281.0
English1,28510.4
French (except Basque)11591.3
French Canadian1230.2
German6885.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian70.1
Irish17325.9
Italian1110.9
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian150.1
Polish360.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian210.2
Scotch-Irish2061.7
Scottish1771.4
Slovak60.0
Subsaharan African130.1
Swedish1561.3
Swiss220.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,52328.5
Welsh200.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)350.3
Other ancestries1,51912.3
(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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