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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Anderson 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 165,740 100.0
      enrolled in school 39,271 100.0   Native 163,224 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 2,708 6.9       Born in United States 162,393 98.0
Kindergarten 2,394 6.1           State of residence 121,889 73.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,136 48.7           Different state 40,504 24.4
High school (grades 9-12) 8,309 21.2       Born outside United States 831 0.5
College or graduate school 6,724 17.1   Foreign born 2,516 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,186 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,100 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 111,037 100.0       Not a citizen 1,416 0.9
Less than 9th grade 10,595 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18,988 17.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 36,219 32.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,516 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,596 17.6   Europe 685 27.2
Associate degree 7,930 7.1   Asia 733 29.1
Bachelor's degree 12,254 11.0   Africa 73 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 5,455 4.9   Oceania 29 1.2
        Latin America 729 29.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.4 (X)   Northern America 267 10.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 154,711 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 131,460 100.0   English only 149,583 96.7
Never married 27,872 21.2   Language other than English 5,128 3.3
Now married, except separated 76,899 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,880 1.2
Separated 3,411 2.6   Spanish 2,619 1.7
Widowed 10,461 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,141 0.7
 Female 8,520 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 1,851 1.2
Divorced 12,817 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 467 0.3
 Female 7,205 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 439 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 223 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 165,740 100.0
           under 18 years 4,308 100.0     Total ancestries reported 134,791 81.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,276 52.8   Arab 295 0.2
        Czech¹ 277 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 203 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 124,876 100.0   Dutch 1,671 1.0
Civilian veterans 17,785 14.2   English 14,817 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,843 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 438 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,617 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 35,826 100.0   Greek 181 0.1
With a disability 3,046 8.5   Hungarian 250 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 95,631 100.0   Irish¹ 16,934 10.2
With a disability 22,635 23.7   Italian 2,434 1.5
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 108 0.1
No disability 72,996 76.3   Norwegian 433 0.3
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 1,249 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 21,703 100.0   Portuguese 61 0.0
With a disability 10,431 48.1   Russian 217 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 6,034 3.6
        Scottish 2,784 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 69 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 154,711 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,110 0.7
Same house in 1995 90,899 58.8   Swedish 701 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 62,679 40.5   Swiss 165 0.1
 Same county 39,028 25.2   Ukrainian 108 0.1
 Different county 23,651 15.3   United States or American 30,904 18.6
  Same state 12,417 8.0   Welsh 551 0.3
  Different state 11,234 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 127 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,133 0.7   Other ancestries 37,210 22.5
 
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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