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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 55,109 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,231 100.0   Native 53,327 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 546 4.9       Born in United States 53,046 96.3
Kindergarten 545 4.9           State of residence 32,477 58.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,379 47.9           Different state 20,569 37.3
High school (grades 9-12) 3,323 29.6       Born outside United States 281 0.5
College or graduate school 1,438 12.8   Foreign born 1,782 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 817 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 596 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 38,506 100.0       Not a citizen 1,186 2.2
Less than 9th grade 3,781 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,932 25.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,869 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,782 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,075 21.0   Europe 67 3.8
Associate degree 1,576 4.1   Asia 262 14.7
Bachelor's degree 2,699 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,574 4.1   Oceania 20 1.1
        Latin America 1,389 77.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.4 (X)   Northern America 44 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 51,995 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 45,721 100.0   English only 48,445 93.2
Never married 6,128 13.4   Language other than English 3,550 6.8
Now married, except separated 30,970 67.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,496 2.9
Separated 1,504 3.3   Spanish 3,123 6.0
Widowed 3,489 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,327 2.6
 Female 2,472 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 274 0.5
Divorced 3,630 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.2
 Female 1,961 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 145 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 55,109 100.0
           under 18 years 986 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,437 64.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 516 52.3   Arab 23 0.0
        Czech¹ 109 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 63 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 43,746 100.0   Dutch 469 0.9
Civilian veterans 5,611 12.8   English 3,309 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 804 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 184 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,375 6.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,758 100.0   Greek 77 0.1
With a disability 728 7.5   Hungarian 52 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,792 100.0   Irish¹ 3,850 7.0
With a disability 5,427 24.9   Italian 395 0.7
 Percent employed 51.9 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 16,365 75.1   Norwegian 164 0.3
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 239 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 5,865 100.0   Portuguese 62 0.1
With a disability 3,045 51.9   Russian 48 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 838 1.5
        Scottish 539 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 51,995 100.0   Subsaharan African 313 0.6
Same house in 1995 31,863 61.3   Swedish 112 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,344 37.2   Swiss 3 0.0
 Same county 9,246 17.8   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 10,098 19.4   United States or American 6,491 11.8
  Same state 5,171 9.9   Welsh 135 0.2
  Different state 4,927 9.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 66 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 788 1.5   Other ancestries 13,713 24.9
 
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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