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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carter 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 26,889 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,517 100.0   Native 26,789 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 411 6.3       Born in United States 26,697 99.3
Kindergarten 389 6.0           State of residence 20,646 76.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,999 46.0           Different state 6,051 22.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,401 21.5       Born outside United States 92 0.3
College or graduate school 1,317 20.2   Foreign born 100 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 62 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 17,394 100.0       Not a citizen 38 0.1
Less than 9th grade 3,336 19.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,862 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,484 37.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 100 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,521 14.5   Europe 29 29.0
Associate degree 641 3.7   Asia 64 64.0
Bachelor's degree 827 4.8   Africa 7 7.0
Graduate or professional degree 723 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,154 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,404 100.0   English only 24,648 98.0
Never married 4,260 19.9   Language other than English 506 2.0
Now married, except separated 13,226 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 0.6
Separated 291 1.4   Spanish 276 1.1
Widowed 1,655 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.3
 Female 1,413 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 159 0.6
Divorced 1,972 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.1
 Female 1,027 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 64 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,889 100.0
           under 18 years 422 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,425 64.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 163 38.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,274 100.0   Dutch 387 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,048 10.1   English 2,568 9.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 279 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,992 7.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,151 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 398 6.5   Hungarian 13 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,597 100.0   Irish¹ 2,669 9.9
With a disability 3,773 24.2   Italian 124 0.5
 Percent employed 30.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,824 75.8   Norwegian 77 0.3
 Percent employed 68.8 (X)   Polish 15 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,246 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,765 54.4   Russian 11 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 206 0.8
        Scottish 228 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 25,154 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 16,646 66.2   Swedish 87 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,486 33.7   Swiss 8 0.0
 Same county 5,342 21.2   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 3,144 12.5   United States or American 6,286 23.4
  Same state 1,561 6.2   Welsh 47 0.2
  Different state 1,583 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.1   Other ancestries 2,383 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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