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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hamblen 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 58,128 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,928 100.0   Native 55,048 94.7
Nursery school, preschool 637 5.3       Born in United States 54,832 94.3
Kindergarten 750 6.3           State of residence 39,737 68.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,987 50.2           Different state 15,095 26.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,835 23.8       Born outside United States 216 0.4
College or graduate school 1,719 14.4   Foreign born 3,080 5.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,465 4.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 539 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 39,340 100.0       Not a citizen 2,541 4.4
Less than 9th grade 5,397 13.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,665 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,989 33.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,080 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,261 18.5   Europe 225 7.3
Associate degree 1,794 4.6   Asia 224 7.3
Bachelor's degree 3,330 8.5   Africa 34 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,904 4.8   Oceania 35 1.1
        Latin America 2,532 82.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.3 (X)   Northern America 30 1.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 54,365 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 47,084 100.0   English only 50,501 92.9
Never married 9,207 19.6   Language other than English 3,864 7.1
Now married, except separated 28,021 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,478 4.6
Separated 803 1.7   Spanish 3,055 5.6
Widowed 3,637 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,249 4.1
 Female 2,957 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 558 1.0
Divorced 5,416 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.2
 Female 3,110 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 176 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 58,128 100.0
           under 18 years 1,400 100.0     Total ancestries reported 45,645 78.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 689 49.2   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 20 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 44,643 100.0   Dutch 1,024 1.8
Civilian veterans 5,937 13.3   English 5,225 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 863 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 141 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,797 8.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,919 100.0   Greek 31 0.1
With a disability 982 8.2   Hungarian 95 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,476 100.0   Irish¹ 4,811 8.3
With a disability 7,594 22.0   Italian 688 1.2
 Percent employed 47.7 (X)   Lithuanian 31 0.1
No disability 26,882 78.0   Norwegian 190 0.3
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Polish 297 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 7,281 100.0   Portuguese 43 0.1
With a disability 3,408 46.8   Russian 26 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,768 3.0
        Scottish 850 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 21 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 54,365 100.0   Subsaharan African 112 0.2
Same house in 1995 30,154 55.5   Swedish 149 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,479 41.3   Swiss 60 0.1
 Same county 13,000 23.9   Ukrainian 24 0.0
 Different county 9,479 17.4   United States or American 14,275 24.6
  Same state 5,070 9.3   Welsh 125 0.2
  Different state 4,409 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 59 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,732 3.2   Other ancestries 9,871 17.0
 
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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