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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 45,621 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,129 100.0   Native 45,010 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 786 7.1       Born in United States 44,799 98.2
Kindergarten 731 6.6           State of residence 32,319 70.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,584 50.2           Different state 12,480 27.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,816 25.3       Born outside United States 211 0.5
College or graduate school 1,212 10.9   Foreign born 611 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 302 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 275 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 30,195 100.0       Not a citizen 336 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,864 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,083 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,097 36.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 611 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,440 21.3   Europe 129 21.1
Associate degree 1,145 3.8   Asia 117 19.1
Bachelor's degree 3,126 10.4   Africa 26 4.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,440 4.8   Oceania 7 1.1
        Latin America 281 46.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.0 (X)   Northern America 51 8.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,515 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,781 100.0   English only 40,727 95.8
Never married 6,196 17.3   Language other than English 1,788 4.2
Now married, except separated 21,747 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 649 1.5
Separated 712 2.0   Spanish 1,097 2.6
Widowed 2,825 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 417 1.0
 Female 2,377 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 340 0.8
Divorced 4,301 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.2
 Female 2,473 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 45,621 100.0
           under 18 years 1,086 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,207 79.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 660 60.8   Arab 46 0.1
        Czech¹ 72 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 117 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,631 100.0   Dutch 962 2.1
Civilian veterans 5,164 15.4   English 3,505 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 822 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 111 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,947 8.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,328 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 1,121 10.9   Hungarian 19 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,376 100.0   Irish¹ 4,477 9.8
With a disability 6,099 25.0   Italian 502 1.1
 Percent employed 50.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 18,277 75.0   Norwegian 199 0.4
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Polish 152 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,770 100.0   Portuguese 37 0.1
With a disability 3,051 45.1   Russian 44 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 666 1.5
        Scottish 453 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,515 100.0   Subsaharan African 102 0.2
Same house in 1995 23,501 55.3   Swedish 142 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,781 44.2   Swiss 85 0.2
 Same county 11,762 27.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 7,019 16.5   United States or American 6,533 14.3
  Same state 3,765 8.9   Welsh 139 0.3
  Different state 3,254 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 369 0.8
Elsewhere in 1995 233 0.5   Other ancestries 12,701 27.8
 
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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