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Social Statistics for Shelby County, Tennessee

Shelby county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school259,171100.0
Nursery school, preschool19,1797.4
Kindergarten13,7695.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)119,59946.1
High school (grades 9-12)55,69321.5
College or graduate school50,93119.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over558,056100.0
Less than 9th grade33,0955.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma74,16713.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)146,10426.2
Some college, no degree134,42524.1
Associate degree29,2645.2
Bachelor's degree91,40716.4
Graduate or professional degree49,5948.9
Percent high school graduate or higher80.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over684,416100.0
Never married217,60131.8
Now married, except separated319,07646.6
Separated26,5093.9
Widowed46,9286.9
Female
38,3755.6
Divorced74,30210.9
Female
44,8396.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years24,840100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11,80847.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over642,389100.0
Civilian veterans77,95612.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years220,736100.0
With a disability19,5488.9
Population 21 to 64 years509,063100.0
With a disability109,75121.6
Percent employed
57.7(X)
No disability399,31278.4
Percent employed
76.7(X)
Population 65 years and over85,460100.0
With a disability39,40746.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over829,246100.0
Same house in 1995424,88451.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995388,72446.9
Same county
279,50433.7
Different county
109,22013.2
Same state
17,5682.1
Different state
91,65211.1
Elsewhere in 199515,6381.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population897,472100.0
Native863,09996.2
Born in United States
857,34695.5
State of residence
550,17961.3
Different state
307,16734.2
Born outside United States
5,7530.6
Foreign born34,3733.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
20,6572.3
Naturalized citizen
11,3141.3
Not a citizen
23,0592.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)34,373100.0
Europe4,68213.6
Asia13,05938.0
Africa2,1116.1
Oceania1130.3
Latin America13,29038.7
Northern America1,1183.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over829,246100.0
English only774,96693.5
Language other than English54,2806.5
Speak English less than 'very well
23,8902.9
Spanish
27,3823.3
Speak English less than "very well"
13,7351.7
Other Indo-European languages
13,1851.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3,4150.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
10,1861.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5,6260.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population897,472100.0

Total ancestries reported

810,53190.3
Arab2,7850.3
Czech11,2800.1
Danish1,0360.1
Dutch7,2670.8
English64,7897.2
French (except Basque)113,9131.6
French Canadian11,8700.2
German55,1746.1
Greek1,7030.2
Hungarian1,1580.1
Irish161,6736.9
Italian19,9512.2
Lithuanian4860.1
Norwegian3,0520.3
Polish6,8000.8
Portuguese3650.0
Russian2,8470.3
Scotch-Irish19,9102.2
Scottish14,2611.6
Slovak4620.1
Subsaharan African12,1631.4
Swedish3,5590.4
Swiss7530.1
Ukrainian6030.1
United States or American59,6766.6
Welsh2,8510.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7450.1
Other ancestries449,39950.1
(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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