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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Claiborne 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 11,831 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,792 100.0   Native 11,764 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 324 6.8       Born in United States 11,740 99.2
Kindergarten 217 4.5           State of residence 10,475 88.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,435 29.9           Different state 1,265 10.7
High school (grades 9-12) 698 14.6       Born outside United States 24 0.2
College or graduate school 2,118 44.2   Foreign born 67 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 41 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 5,954 100.0       Not a citizen 26 0.2
Less than 9th grade 746 12.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 947 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,506 25.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 67 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,252 21.0   Europe 7 10.4
Associate degree 377 6.3   Asia 12 17.9
Bachelor's degree 634 10.6   Africa 38 56.7
Graduate or professional degree 492 8.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 14.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,047 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,282 100.0   English only 10,691 96.8
Never married 4,419 47.6   Language other than English 356 3.2
Now married, except separated 3,409 36.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 115 1.0
Separated 237 2.6   Spanish 182 1.6
Widowed 783 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.6
 Female 641 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 117 1.1
Divorced 434 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.4
 Female 266 2.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,831 100.0
           under 18 years 556 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,173 77.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 349 62.8   Arab 18 0.2
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,705 100.0   Dutch 14 0.1
Civilian veterans 594 6.8   English 179 1.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 56 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 73 0.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,641 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 300 8.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,125 100.0   Irish¹ 96 0.8
With a disability 1,384 22.6   Italian 26 0.2
 Percent employed 34.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,741 77.4   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 60.0 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,179 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 644 54.6   Russian 1 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 123 1.0
        Scottish 46 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,047 100.0   Subsaharan African 104 0.9
Same house in 1995 7,642 69.2   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,255 29.5   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,494 13.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,761 15.9   United States or American 207 1.7
  Same state 1,281 11.6   Welsh 14 0.1
  Different state 480 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 150 1.4   Other ancestries 8,183 69.2
 
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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