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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sumner 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 25,946 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,299 100.0   Native 25,728 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 557 7.6       Born in United States 25,661 98.9
Kindergarten 359 4.9           State of residence 19,049 73.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,565 48.8           Different state 6,612 25.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,821 24.9       Born outside United States 67 0.3
College or graduate school 997 13.7   Foreign born 218 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 50 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 148 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 16,662 100.0       Not a citizen 70 0.3
Less than 9th grade 588 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,689 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,293 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 218 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,350 26.1   Europe 62 28.4
Associate degree 1,132 6.8   Asia 28 12.8
Bachelor's degree 1,819 10.9   Africa 2 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 791 4.7   Oceania 2 0.9
        Latin America 113 51.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 11 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,200 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,957 100.0   English only 23,380 96.6
Never married 3,742 18.8   Language other than English 820 3.4
Now married, except separated 12,704 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 272 1.1
Separated 164 0.8   Spanish 499 2.1
Widowed 1,455 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 171 0.7
 Female 1,245 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 244 1.0
Divorced 1,892 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.3
 Female 981 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 48 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,946 100.0
           under 18 years 403 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,676 91.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 222 55.1   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 434 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 77 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,546 100.0   Dutch 715 2.8
Civilian veterans 2,653 14.3   English 3,107 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 806 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 81 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,010 23.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,618 100.0   Greek 36 0.1
With a disability 496 7.5   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,501 100.0   Irish¹ 2,932 11.3
With a disability 2,523 18.7   Italian 327 1.3
 Percent employed 56.0 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 10,978 81.3   Norwegian 216 0.8
 Percent employed 80.2 (X)   Polish 155 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,686 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.1
With a disability 1,466 39.8   Russian 58 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 638 2.5
        Scottish 390 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,200 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,562 60.2   Swedish 364 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,551 39.5   Swiss 67 0.3
 Same county 4,469 18.5   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 5,082 21.0   United States or American 3,556 13.7
  Same state 3,492 14.4   Welsh 171 0.7
  Different state 1,590 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 87 0.4   Other ancestries 3,490 13.5
 
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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