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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tipton 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 16,577 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,883 100.0   Native 16,404 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 285 7.3       Born in United States 16,329 98.5
Kindergarten 281 7.2           State of residence 13,465 81.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,907 49.1           Different state 2,864 17.3
High school (grades 9-12) 920 23.7       Born outside United States 75 0.5
College or graduate school 490 12.6   Foreign born 173 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 71 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 61 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 11,247 100.0       Not a citizen 112 0.7
Less than 9th grade 536 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,301 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,439 48.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 173 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,915 17.0   Europe 55 31.8
Associate degree 656 5.8   Asia 92 53.2
Bachelor's degree 912 8.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 488 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 16 9.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 10 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,576 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,186 100.0   English only 15,170 97.4
Never married 2,307 17.5   Language other than English 406 2.6
Now married, except separated 8,554 64.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.7
Separated 91 0.7   Spanish 245 1.6
Widowed 1,039 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 59 0.4
 Female 865 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 57 0.4
Divorced 1,195 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
 Female 669 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 91 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,577 100.0
           under 18 years 279 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,728 76.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 143 51.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 27 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,427 100.0   Dutch 248 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,757 14.1   English 1,626 9.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 363 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,967 17.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,713 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 137 3.7   Hungarian 43 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,420 100.0   Irish¹ 1,281 7.7
With a disability 1,698 18.0   Italian 112 0.7
 Percent employed 70.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,722 82.0   Norwegian 123 0.7
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 107 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,266 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,089 48.1   Russian 27 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 206 1.2
        Scottish 259 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,576 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,998 64.2   Swedish 65 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,512 35.4   Swiss 57 0.3
 Same county 2,543 16.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,969 19.1   United States or American 3,452 20.8
  Same state 2,457 15.8   Welsh 100 0.6
  Different state 512 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 66 0.4   Other ancestries 1,650 10.0
 
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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