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Social Statistics

Weakley county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,280100.0
Nursery school, preschool4114.0
Kindergarten5004.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,31232.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,78317.3
College or graduate school4,27441.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,908100.0
Less than 9th grade2,68812.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,82917.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,84835.8
Some college, no degree3,67616.8
Associate degree5062.3
Bachelor's degree1,8918.6
Graduate or professional degree1,4706.7
Percent high school graduate or higher70.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,694100.0
Never married7,76327.1
Now married, except separated15,57854.3
Separated3391.2
Widowed2,2077.7
Female
1,8526.5
Divorced2,8079.8
Female
1,4935.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years585100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren35961.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over27,339100.0
Civilian veterans3,18211.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,202100.0
With a disability7479.1
Population 21 to 64 years19,547100.0
With a disability4,01220.5
Percent employed
47.0(X)
No disability15,53579.5
Percent employed
76.3(X)
Population 65 years and over4,519100.0
With a disability2,37752.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over32,868100.0
Same house in 199517,58653.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,75544.9
Same county
7,63723.2
Different county
7,11821.7
Same state
4,53913.8
Different state
2,5797.8
Elsewhere in 19955271.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population34,895100.0
Native34,18998.0
Born in United States
34,06597.6
State of residence
24,76271.0
Different state
9,30326.7
Born outside United States
1240.4
Foreign born7062.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4551.3
Naturalized citizen
2380.7
Not a citizen
4681.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)706100.0
Europe567.9
Asia46265.4
Africa334.7
Oceania81.1
Latin America12017.0
Northern America273.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over32,868100.0
English only31,68896.4
Language other than English1,1803.6
Speak English less than 'very well
6091.9
Spanish
4761.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2810.9
Other Indo-European languages
1930.6
Speak English less than "very well"
390.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3911.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2360.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population34,895100.0

Total ancestries reported

26,88577.0
Arab1300.4
Czech1410.1
Danish370.1
Dutch3931.1
English3,0878.8
French (except Basque)14731.4
French Canadian1490.1
German2,0595.9
Greek420.1
Hungarian160.0
Irish13,62610.4
Italian3961.1
Lithuanian90.0
Norwegian1260.4
Polish2330.7
Portuguese10.0
Russian320.1
Scotch-Irish6651.9
Scottish4361.2
Slovak60.0
Subsaharan African1220.3
Swedish1450.4
Swiss160.0
Ukrainian360.1
United States or American8,24123.6
Welsh1550.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)200.1
Other ancestries6,29318.0
(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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