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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 15,757 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,907 100.0   Native 13,755 87.3
Nursery school, preschool 174 4.5       Born in United States 13,670 86.8
Kindergarten 224 5.7           State of residence 7,778 49.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,062 52.8           Different state 5,892 37.4
High school (grades 9-12) 968 24.8       Born outside United States 85 0.5
College or graduate school 479 12.3   Foreign born 2,002 12.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,159 7.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 471 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 9,828 100.0       Not a citizen 1,531 9.7
Less than 9th grade 1,663 16.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,816 18.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,324 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,002 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,749 17.8   Europe 30 1.5
Associate degree 369 3.8   Asia 10 0.5
Bachelor's degree 627 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 280 2.8   Oceania 2 0.1
        Latin America 1,925 96.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.6 (X)   Northern America 35 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,504 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,096 100.0   English only 11,928 82.2
Never married 2,481 20.5   Language other than English 2,576 17.8
Now married, except separated 7,261 60.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,760 12.1
Separated 297 2.5   Spanish 2,504 17.3
Widowed 920 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,732 11.9
 Female 736 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 46 0.3
Divorced 1,137 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
 Female 580 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,757 100.0
           under 18 years 409 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,796 74.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 183 44.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,295 100.0   Dutch 176 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,410 12.5   English 976 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 195 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 73 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 819 5.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,906 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 398 10.2   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,498 100.0   Irish¹ 1,242 7.9
With a disability 2,093 24.6   Italian 74 0.5
 Percent employed 56.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,405 75.4   Norwegian 58 0.4
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 38 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,944 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 985 50.7   Russian 15 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 138 0.9
        Scottish 91 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,504 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,024 55.3   Swedish 68 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,010 41.4   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 3,682 25.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,328 16.1   United States or American 2,426 15.4
  Same state 912 6.3   Welsh 12 0.1
  Different state 1,416 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 30 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 470 3.2   Other ancestries 5,309 33.7
 
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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