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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox 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 4,361 100.0
      enrolled in school 900 100.0   Native 4,350 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 30 3.3       Born in United States 4,334 99.4
Kindergarten 38 4.2           State of residence 3,201 73.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 521 57.9           Different state 1,133 26.0
High school (grades 9-12) 221 24.6       Born outside United States 16 0.4
College or graduate school 90 10.0   Foreign born 11 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 2,990 100.0       Not a citizen 2 0.0
Less than 9th grade 212 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 386 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,393 46.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 11 100.0
Some college, no degree 540 18.1   Europe 9 81.8
Associate degree 76 2.5   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 263 8.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 120 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 18.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,083 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,474 100.0   English only 3,966 97.1
Never married 645 18.6   Language other than English 117 2.9
Now married, except separated 2,095 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.6
Separated 37 1.1   Spanish 27 0.7
Widowed 423 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 342 9.8   Other Indo-European languages 90 2.2
Divorced 274 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.3
 Female 147 4.2   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 4,361 100.0
           under 18 years 18 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,593 82.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8 44.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 16 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,280 100.0   Dutch 45 1.0
Civilian veterans 447 13.6   English 485 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 103 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 917 21.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 961 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 71 7.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,186 100.0   Irish¹ 497 11.4
With a disability 442 20.2   Italian 57 1.3
 Percent employed 42.5 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.1
No disability 1,744 79.8   Norwegian 26 0.6
 Percent employed 81.4 (X)   Polish 20 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 874 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 363 41.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 66 1.5
        Scottish 52 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 4,083 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.4
Same house in 1995 2,510 61.5   Swedish 38 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,571 38.5   Swiss 46 1.1
 Same county 743 18.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 828 20.3   United States or American 886 20.3
  Same state 600 14.7   Welsh 21 0.5
  Different state 228 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.0   Other ancestries 270 6.2
 
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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