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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rhea 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 28,400 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,583 100.0   Native 28,027 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 358 5.4       Born in United States 27,923 98.3
Kindergarten 385 5.8           State of residence 19,943 70.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,145 47.8           Different state 7,980 28.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,493 22.7       Born outside United States 104 0.4
College or graduate school 1,202 18.3   Foreign born 373 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 191 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 158 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 18,894 100.0       Not a citizen 215 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,755 14.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,806 20.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,462 34.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 373 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,292 17.4   Europe 82 22.0
Associate degree 865 4.6   Asia 56 15.0
Bachelor's degree 1,164 6.2   Africa 4 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 550 2.9   Oceania 9 2.4
        Latin America 205 55.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.3 (X)   Northern America 17 4.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,681 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,809 100.0   English only 25,951 97.3
Never married 4,041 17.7   Language other than English 730 2.7
Now married, except separated 14,170 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 315 1.2
Separated 437 1.9   Spanish 509 1.9
Widowed 1,635 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 238 0.9
 Female 1,363 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 143 0.5
Divorced 2,526 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.1
 Female 1,268 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 57 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,400 100.0
           under 18 years 474 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,277 71.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 280 59.1   Arab 18 0.1
        Czech¹ 13 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 48 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,657 100.0   Dutch 568 2.0
Civilian veterans 2,962 13.7   English 2,244 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 244 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 44 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,349 8.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,301 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 706 11.2   Hungarian 12 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,404 100.0   Irish¹ 2,564 9.0
With a disability 4,555 27.8   Italian 252 0.9
 Percent employed 47.0 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 11,849 72.2   Norwegian 73 0.3
 Percent employed 75.6 (X)   Polish 153 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,536 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,738 49.2   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 418 1.5
        Scottish 421 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,681 100.0   Subsaharan African 78 0.3
Same house in 1995 15,590 58.4   Swedish 106 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,892 40.8   Swiss 58 0.2
 Same county 6,327 23.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,565 17.1   United States or American 6,308 22.2
  Same state 2,451 9.2   Welsh 73 0.3
  Different state 2,114 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 199 0.7   Other ancestries 4,217 14.8
 
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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