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Social Statistics for Rutherford County, Tennessee

Rutherford county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school53,906100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,0665.7
Kindergarten2,8225.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)22,14441.1
High school (grades 9-12)9,75718.1
College or graduate school16,11729.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over109,913100.0
Less than 9th grade6,3005.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma13,74212.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)34,96631.8
Some college, no degree23,98321.8
Associate degree5,7165.2
Bachelor's degree17,88516.3
Graduate or professional degree7,3216.7
Percent high school graduate or higher81.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over141,342100.0
Never married36,74626.0
Now married, except separated81,40657.6
Separated1,9991.4
Widowed5,8794.2
Female
4,9423.5
Divorced15,31210.8
Female
8,5016.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,574100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,84651.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over133,685100.0
Civilian veterans16,73712.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years44,573100.0
With a disability3,3897.6
Population 21 to 64 years108,651100.0
With a disability17,73016.3
Percent employed
62.5(X)
No disability90,92183.7
Percent employed
82.2(X)
Population 65 years and over12,755100.0
With a disability6,07047.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over168,311100.0
Same house in 199574,78744.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199591,08154.1
Same county
41,54724.7
Different county
49,53429.4
Same state
29,06917.3
Different state
20,46512.2
Elsewhere in 19952,4431.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population182,023100.0
Native175,41596.4
Born in United States
173,94795.6
State of residence
108,83459.8
Different state
65,11335.8
Born outside United States
1,4680.8
Foreign born6,6083.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,2331.8
Naturalized citizen
2,5901.4
Not a citizen
4,0182.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,608100.0
Europe88313.4
Asia2,83142.8
Africa2654.0
Oceania80.1
Latin America2,42836.7
Northern America1932.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over168,311100.0
English only158,41394.1
Language other than English9,8985.9
Speak English less than 'very well
4,4152.6
Spanish
4,7652.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4481.5
Other Indo-European languages
2,0601.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4130.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,6811.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3950.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population182,023100.0

Total ancestries reported

155,56285.5
Arab4540.2
Czech13080.2
Danish2460.1
Dutch2,6611.5
English18,93010.4
French (except Basque)13,7832.1
French Canadian17590.4
German17,5489.6
Greek1970.1
Hungarian3340.2
Irish119,30110.6
Italian4,1132.3
Lithuanian660.0
Norwegian1,0360.6
Polish2,2371.2
Portuguese630.0
Russian2900.2
Scotch-Irish5,3923.0
Scottish3,8742.1
Slovak1230.1
Subsaharan African1,3080.7
Swedish1,2960.7
Swiss4310.2
Ukrainian1720.1
United States or American31,99517.6
Welsh1,0950.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)960.1
Other ancestries37,45420.6
(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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