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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sevier 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 71,170 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,086 100.0   Native 70,006 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 831 5.5       Born in United States 69,695 97.9
Kindergarten 899 6.0           State of residence 42,744 60.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,748 51.4           Different state 26,951 37.9
High school (grades 9-12) 3,507 23.2       Born outside United States 311 0.4
College or graduate school 2,101 13.9   Foreign born 1,164 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 612 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 547 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 48,843 100.0       Not a citizen 617 0.9
Less than 9th grade 5,281 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,132 14.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,768 36.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,164 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,853 20.2   Europe 386 33.2
Associate degree 2,206 4.5   Asia 284 24.4
Bachelor's degree 4,389 9.0   Africa 41 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 2,214 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 350 30.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.6 (X)   Northern America 103 8.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 67,000 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 57,579 100.0   English only 65,029 97.1
Never married 10,462 18.2   Language other than English 1,971 2.9
Now married, except separated 35,791 62.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 849 1.3
Separated 904 1.6   Spanish 956 1.4
Widowed 3,545 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 476 0.7
 Female 2,956 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 686 1.0
Divorced 6,877 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 239 0.4
 Female 3,999 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 241 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 71,170 100.0
           under 18 years 1,358 100.0     Total ancestries reported 58,257 81.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 715 52.7   Arab 84 0.1
        Czech¹ 184 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 104 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 54,780 100.0   Dutch 1,206 1.7
Civilian veterans 7,398 13.5   English 7,430 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,887 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 329 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,857 11.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,757 100.0   Greek 71 0.1
With a disability 1,315 8.9   Hungarian 170 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 43,036 100.0   Irish¹ 8,112 11.4
With a disability 9,743 22.6   Italian 1,649 2.3
 Percent employed 57.3 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 33,293 77.4   Norwegian 329 0.5
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Polish 497 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 8,684 100.0   Portuguese 89 0.1
With a disability 3,763 43.3   Russian 93 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,566 3.6
        Scottish 1,497 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 27 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 67,000 100.0   Subsaharan African 70 0.1
Same house in 1995 36,348 54.3   Swedish 336 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 30,141 45.0   Swiss 90 0.1
 Same county 14,410 21.5   Ukrainian 29 0.0
 Different county 15,731 23.5   United States or American 14,556 20.5
  Same state 5,798 8.7   Welsh 381 0.5
  Different state 9,933 14.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 511 0.8   Other ancestries 8,578 12.1
 
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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