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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ringgold 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 5,469 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,271 100.0   Native 5,443 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 79 6.2       Born in United States 5,426 99.2
Kindergarten 48 3.8           State of residence 4,105 75.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 570 44.8           Different state 1,321 24.2
High school (grades 9-12) 378 29.7       Born outside United States 17 0.3
College or graduate school 196 15.4   Foreign born 26 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 3,781 100.0       Not a citizen 8 0.1
Less than 9th grade 235 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 415 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,679 44.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 26 100.0
Some college, no degree 702 18.6   Europe 9 34.6
Associate degree 242 6.4   Asia 15 57.7
Bachelor's degree 334 8.8   Africa 2 7.7
Graduate or professional degree 174 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,143 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,452 100.0   English only 4,880 94.9
Never married 747 16.8   Language other than English 263 5.1
Now married, except separated 2,815 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 124 2.4
Separated 43 1.0   Spanish 94 1.8
Widowed 500 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.5
 Female 404 9.1   Other Indo-European languages 149 2.9
Divorced 347 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 97 1.9
 Female 146 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,469 100.0
           under 18 years 55 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,408 80.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 31 56.4   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 136 2.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 67 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,153 100.0   Dutch 246 4.5
Civilian veterans 603 14.5   English 723 13.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 125 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 20 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 969 17.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,153 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 70 6.1   Hungarian 1 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,664 100.0   Irish¹ 497 9.1
With a disability 443 16.6   Italian 71 1.3
 Percent employed 47.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,221 83.4   Norwegian 105 1.9
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 26 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,176 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 450 38.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 136 2.5
        Scottish 148 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,143 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,273 63.6   Swedish 85 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,851 36.0   Swiss 11 0.2
 Same county 763 14.8   Ukrainian 6 0.1
 Different county 1,088 21.2   United States or American 612 11.2
  Same state 702 13.6   Welsh 75 1.4
  Different state 386 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 19 0.4   Other ancestries 341 6.2
 
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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