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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tazewell County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 128,485 100.0
      enrolled in school 31,754 100.0   Native 127,030 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 2,432 7.7       Born in United States 126,636 98.6
Kindergarten 1,579 5.0           State of residence 104,249 81.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,359 45.2           Different state 22,387 17.4
High school (grades 9-12) 7,478 23.5       Born outside United States 394 0.3
College or graduate school 5,906 18.6   Foreign born 1,455 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 462 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 789 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 86,666 100.0       Not a citizen 666 0.5
Less than 9th grade 4,094 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,919 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 29,788 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,455 100.0
Some college, no degree 22,030 25.4   Europe 572 39.3
Associate degree 6,113 7.1   Asia 458 31.5
Bachelor's degree 10,863 12.5   Africa 20 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 4,859 5.6   Oceania 39 2.7
        Latin America 283 19.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.0 (X)   Northern America 83 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 120,430 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 102,823 100.0   English only 117,249 97.4
Never married 20,801 20.2   Language other than English 3,181 2.6
Now married, except separated 63,798 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,006 0.8
Separated 966 0.9   Spanish 1,272 1.1
Widowed 7,072 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 415 0.3
 Female 5,832 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,431 1.2
Divorced 10,186 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 374 0.3
 Female 5,583 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 306 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 142 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 128,485 100.0
           under 18 years 1,711 100.0     Total ancestries reported 126,516 98.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 880 51.4   Arab 421 0.3
        Czech¹ 673 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 488 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 97,151 100.0   Dutch 2,626 2.0
Civilian veterans 14,771 15.2   English 15,474 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,551 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 304 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 42,447 33.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,970 100.0   Greek 391 0.3
With a disability 2,310 8.3   Hungarian 422 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 71,415 100.0   Irish¹ 16,549 12.9
With a disability 11,040 15.5   Italian 4,451 3.5
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 169 0.1
No disability 60,375 84.5   Norwegian 1,488 1.2
 Percent employed 81.0 (X)   Polish 1,759 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 18,054 100.0   Portuguese 197 0.2
With a disability 7,085 39.2   Russian 241 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,126 1.7
        Scottish 2,647 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 119 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 120,430 100.0   Subsaharan African 45 0.0
Same house in 1995 72,915 60.5   Swedish 2,483 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 46,667 38.8   Swiss 1,252 1.0
 Same county 28,376 23.6   Ukrainian 66 0.1
 Different county 18,291 15.2   United States or American 12,863 10.0
  Same state 13,195 11.0   Welsh 851 0.7
  Different state 5,096 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 848 0.7   Other ancestries 11,411 8.9
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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