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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sumner 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 130,449 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,250 100.0   Native 127,341 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,939 6.0       Born in United States 126,587 97.0
Kindergarten 1,903 5.9           State of residence 80,275 61.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 15,914 49.3           Different state 46,312 35.5
High school (grades 9-12) 8,084 25.1       Born outside United States 754 0.6
College or graduate school 4,410 13.7   Foreign born 3,108 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,588 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,177 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 85,651 100.0       Not a citizen 1,931 1.5
Less than 9th grade 6,562 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,815 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 27,467 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,108 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,632 22.9   Europe 621 20.0
Associate degree 5,228 6.1   Asia 845 27.2
Bachelor's degree 11,486 13.4   Africa 202 6.5
Graduate or professional degree 4,461 5.2   Oceania 15 0.5
        Latin America 1,162 37.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.7 (X)   Northern America 263 8.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 121,789 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 102,523 100.0   English only 116,887 96.0
Never married 20,341 19.8   Language other than English 4,902 4.0
Now married, except separated 63,944 62.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,885 1.5
Separated 1,693 1.7   Spanish 2,729 2.2
Widowed 5,696 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,278 1.0
 Female 4,728 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 1,295 1.1
Divorced 10,849 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 294 0.2
 Female 6,195 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 619 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 232 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 130,449 100.0
           under 18 years 2,991 100.0     Total ancestries reported 110,878 85.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,569 52.5   Arab 180 0.1
        Czech¹ 365 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 282 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 96,144 100.0   Dutch 1,843 1.4
Civilian veterans 12,405 12.9   English 14,355 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,637 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 596 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,832 10.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,693 100.0   Greek 247 0.2
With a disability 2,250 7.3   Hungarian 333 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 76,772 100.0   Irish¹ 14,809 11.4
With a disability 14,156 18.4   Italian 2,661 2.0
 Percent employed 59.1 (X)   Lithuanian 70 0.1
No disability 62,616 81.6   Norwegian 732 0.6
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 1,115 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 12,954 100.0   Portuguese 107 0.1
With a disability 5,904 45.6   Russian 193 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 3,765 2.9
        Scottish 2,671 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 153 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 121,789 100.0   Subsaharan African 737 0.6
Same house in 1995 63,087 51.8   Swedish 848 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 57,281 47.0   Swiss 115 0.1
 Same county 26,861 22.1   Ukrainian 81 0.1
 Different county 30,420 25.0   United States or American 26,030 20.0
  Same state 17,008 14.0   Welsh 612 0.5
  Different state 13,412 11.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 34 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,421 1.2   Other ancestries 21,475 16.5
 
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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