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Blount county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school23,856100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,4906.2
Kindergarten1,4856.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)11,27947.3
High school (grades 9-12)5,31122.3
College or graduate school4,29118.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over72,938100.0
Less than 9th grade6,0838.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,64113.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)25,14334.5
Some college, no degree14,93420.5
Associate degree4,0455.5
Bachelor's degree8,36411.5
Graduate or professional degree4,7286.5
Percent high school graduate or higher78.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over85,721100.0
Never married15,53218.1
Now married, except separated53,32762.2
Separated9301.1
Widowed6,3047.4
Female
5,2626.1
Divorced9,62811.2
Female
5,4176.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,927100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,10457.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over81,425100.0
Civilian veterans11,78614.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years21,659100.0
With a disability1,8888.7
Population 21 to 64 years62,329100.0
With a disability12,71020.4
Percent employed
50.9(X)
No disability49,61979.6
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over14,239100.0
With a disability6,49645.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over99,662100.0
Same house in 199555,42255.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199543,35143.5
Same county
23,30023.4
Different county
20,05120.1
Same state
9,5279.6
Different state
10,52410.6
Elsewhere in 19958890.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population105,823100.0
Native104,18998.5
Born in United States
103,73898.0
State of residence
70,56066.7
Different state
33,17831.4
Born outside United States
4510.4
Foreign born1,6341.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8130.8
Naturalized citizen
7210.7
Not a citizen
9130.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,634100.0
Europe57134.9
Asia68541.9
Africa392.4
Oceania60.4
Latin America25315.5
Northern America804.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over99,662100.0
English only96,43896.8
Language other than English3,2243.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1,1071.1
Spanish
1,3251.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3700.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,1801.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2400.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5720.6
Speak English less than "very well"
4350.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population105,823100.0

Total ancestries reported

86,66481.9
Arab1300.1
Czech12100.2
Danish1170.1
Dutch2,4812.3
English11,59011.0
French (except Basque)12,0561.9
French Canadian13230.3
German11,89311.2
Greek1140.1
Hungarian1160.1
Irish112,09711.4
Italian1,3291.3
Lithuanian760.1
Norwegian4320.4
Polish9070.9
Portuguese1120.1
Russian1430.1
Scotch-Irish4,8214.6
Scottish2,7722.6
Slovak640.1
Subsaharan African2970.3
Swedish4020.4
Swiss1760.2
Ukrainian210.0
United States or American18,99317.9
Welsh7820.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1190.1
Other ancestries14,09113.3
(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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