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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Blount 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 51,024 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,833 100.0   Native 49,443 96.9
Nursery school, preschool 802 6.8       Born in United States 49,193 96.4
Kindergarten 922 7.8           State of residence 41,300 80.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,869 49.6           Different state 7,893 15.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,640 22.3       Born outside United States 250 0.5
College or graduate school 1,600 13.5   Foreign born 1,581 3.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,020 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 277 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 33,702 100.0       Not a citizen 1,304 2.6
Less than 9th grade 3,726 11.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,234 18.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,136 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,581 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,276 18.6   Europe 118 7.5
Associate degree 2,095 6.2   Asia 87 5.5
Bachelor's degree 1,972 5.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,263 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,359 86.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.4 (X)   Northern America 17 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 47,360 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,097 100.0   English only 44,692 94.4
Never married 6,750 16.8   Language other than English 2,668 5.6
Now married, except separated 26,584 66.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,510 3.2
Separated 581 1.4   Spanish 2,363 5.0
Widowed 2,727 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,396 2.9
 Female 2,293 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 243 0.5
Divorced 3,455 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.2
 Female 1,702 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 57 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,024 100.0
           under 18 years 845 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,442 71.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 446 52.8   Arab 16 0.0
        Czech¹ 35 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 37,916 100.0   Dutch 548 1.1
Civilian veterans 4,683 12.4   English 3,749 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 867 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 63 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,574 5.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,391 100.0   Greek 52 0.1
With a disability 1,170 10.3   Hungarian 46 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,325 100.0   Irish¹ 5,500 10.8
With a disability 7,209 24.6   Italian 438 0.9
 Percent employed 50.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 22,116 75.4   Norwegian 80 0.2
 Percent employed 76.7 (X)   Polish 121 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 6,228 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.0
With a disability 3,296 52.9   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,256 2.5
        Scottish 772 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 47,360 100.0   Subsaharan African 33 0.1
Same house in 1995 28,122 59.4   Swedish 45 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,731 39.6   Swiss 39 0.1
 Same county 9,257 19.5   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 9,474 20.0   United States or American 11,501 22.5
  Same state 7,246 15.3   Welsh 100 0.2
  Different state 2,228 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 507 1.1   Other ancestries 8,539 16.7
 
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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