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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 9,374 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,258 100.0   Native 9,284 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 104 4.6       Born in United States 9,274 98.9
Kindergarten 107 4.7           State of residence 6,627 70.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,196 53.0           Different state 2,647 28.2
High school (grades 9-12) 654 29.0       Born outside United States 10 0.1
College or graduate school 197 8.7   Foreign born 90 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 30 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 68 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 6,462 100.0       Not a citizen 22 0.2
Less than 9th grade 641 9.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 524 8.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,556 39.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 90 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,252 19.4   Europe 42 46.7
Associate degree 559 8.7   Asia 39 43.3
Bachelor's degree 641 9.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 289 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 6.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.0 (X)   Northern America 3 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,847 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,445 100.0   English only 8,536 96.5
Never married 1,431 19.2   Language other than English 311 3.5
Now married, except separated 4,838 65.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 119 1.3
Separated 50 0.7   Spanish 105 1.2
Widowed 729 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.4
 Female 592 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 143 1.6
Divorced 397 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.8
 Female 206 2.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,374 100.0
           under 18 years 63 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,380 110.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 54 85.7   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 1,072 11.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 327 3.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,970 100.0   Dutch 110 1.2
Civilian veterans 1,077 15.5   English 521 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 199 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,678 49.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,118 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 111 5.2   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,552 100.0   Irish¹ 715 7.6
With a disability 761 16.7   Italian 48 0.5
 Percent employed 63.5 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.1
No disability 3,791 83.3   Norwegian 306 3.3
 Percent employed 85.8 (X)   Polish 131 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,955 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 691 35.3   Russian 25 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 67 0.7
        Scottish 43 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,847 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,095 68.9   Swedish 831 8.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,736 30.9   Swiss 60 0.6
 Same county 1,632 18.4   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,104 12.5   United States or American 288 3.1
  Same state 708 8.0   Welsh 25 0.3
  Different state 396 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 16 0.2   Other ancestries 888 9.5
 
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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