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Social Statistics for Carter County, Tennessee

Carter county tennessee dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,454100.0
Nursery school, preschool6445.2
Kindergarten6154.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,60145.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,88423.2
College or graduate school2,71021.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over39,450100.0
Less than 9th grade5,56714.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,62516.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,22433.5
Some college, no degree7,32718.6
Associate degree1,6534.2
Bachelor's degree3,3668.5
Graduate or professional degree1,6884.3
Percent high school graduate or higher69.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over46,754100.0
Never married9,41120.1
Now married, except separated26,83857.4
Separated7101.5
Widowed4,0688.7
Female
3,3467.2
Divorced5,72712.2
Female
3,0036.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years880100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren46152.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over44,639100.0
Civilian veterans6,74015.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,176100.0
With a disability8707.8
Population 21 to 64 years33,520100.0
With a disability8,18824.4
Percent employed
45.7(X)
No disability25,33275.6
Percent employed
76.0(X)
Population 65 years and over8,031100.0
With a disability4,33654.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over53,614100.0
Same house in 199531,89759.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,45540.0
Same county
12,31923.0
Different county
9,13617.0
Same state
4,8529.0
Different state
4,2848.0
Elsewhere in 19952620.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population56,742100.0
Native56,29199.2
Born in United States
56,11798.9
State of residence
39,56269.7
Different state
16,55529.2
Born outside United States
1740.3
Foreign born4510.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2260.4
Naturalized citizen
2140.4
Not a citizen
2370.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)451100.0
Europe15835.0
Asia9821.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America19543.2
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over53,614100.0
English only52,15497.3
Language other than English1,4602.7
Speak English less than 'very well
4910.9
Spanish
9101.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3660.7
Other Indo-European languages
4210.8
Speak English less than "very well"
630.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
980.2
Speak English less than "very well"
620.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population56,742100.0

Total ancestries reported

40,90272.1
Arab280.0
Czech1130.0
Danish460.1
Dutch9851.7
English4,5708.1
French (except Basque)17941.4
French Canadian11100.2
German4,9688.8
Greek280.0
Hungarian940.2
Irish14,6278.2
Italian4830.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1550.3
Polish2530.4
Portuguese160.0
Russian720.1
Scotch-Irish1,5462.7
Scottish1,3262.3
Slovak80.0
Subsaharan African240.0
Swedish1960.3
Swiss390.1
Ukrainian90.0
United States or American14,08424.8
Welsh1820.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)210.0
Other ancestries6,22511.0
(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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