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Social Statistics

Van buren county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,203100.0
Nursery school, preschool383.2
Kindergarten695.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)63753.0
High school (grades 9-12)31025.8
College or graduate school14912.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,738100.0
Less than 9th grade79721.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma62216.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,58642.4
Some college, no degree40010.7
Associate degree421.1
Bachelor's degree1915.1
Graduate or professional degree1002.7
Percent high school graduate or higher62.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,464100.0
Never married77217.3
Now married, except separated2,68960.2
Separated751.7
Widowed3578.0
Female
2876.4
Divorced57112.8
Female
2856.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years161100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13282.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,239100.0
Civilian veterans56413.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,166100.0
With a disability857.3
Population 21 to 64 years3,227100.0
With a disability89927.9
Percent employed
49.5(X)
No disability2,32872.1
Percent employed
79.8(X)
Population 65 years and over711100.0
With a disability40757.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,186100.0
Same house in 19953,62269.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,56030.1
Same county
58011.2
Different county
98018.9
Same state
68513.2
Different state
2955.7
Elsewhere in 199540.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,508100.0
Native5,49999.8
Born in United States
5,49499.7
State of residence
4,42280.3
Different state
1,07219.5
Born outside United States
50.1
Foreign born90.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
00.0
Naturalized citizen
30.1
Not a citizen
60.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9100.0
Europe9100.0
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,186100.0
English only5,12198.7
Language other than English651.3
Speak English less than 'very well
40.1
Spanish
410.8
Speak English less than "very well"
40.1
Other Indo-European languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
140.3
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,508100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,41261.9
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish50.1
Dutch1092.0
English4438.0
French (except Basque)1621.1
French Canadian1100.2
German2364.3
Greek00.0
Hungarian30.1
Irish13917.1
Italian390.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian70.1
Polish140.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian30.1
Scotch-Irish581.1
Scottish891.6
Slovak30.1
Subsaharan African50.1
Swedish310.6
Swiss250.5
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,46126.5
Welsh90.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4097.4
(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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