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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 19,111 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,641 100.0   Native 18,947 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 387 8.3       Born in United States 18,898 98.9
Kindergarten 271 5.8           State of residence 15,591 81.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,448 52.7           Different state 3,307 17.3
High school (grades 9-12) 996 21.5       Born outside United States 49 0.3
College or graduate school 539 11.6   Foreign born 164 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 65 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 103 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 12,600 100.0       Not a citizen 61 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,009 8.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,457 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,419 43.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 164 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,433 19.3   Europe 49 29.9
Associate degree 770 6.1   Asia 65 39.6
Bachelor's degree 1,037 8.2   Africa 11 6.7
Graduate or professional degree 475 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 39 23.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,677 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,753 100.0   English only 17,228 97.5
Never married 2,537 17.2   Language other than English 449 2.5
Now married, except separated 9,495 64.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 211 1.2
Separated 198 1.3   Spanish 196 1.1
Widowed 827 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.5
 Female 733 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 175 1.0
Divorced 1,696 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.3
 Female 951 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 75 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,111 100.0
           under 18 years 182 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,628 81.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 77 42.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 18 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,990 100.0   Dutch 210 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,657 11.8   English 2,059 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 344 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 36 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,059 10.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,311 100.0   Greek 35 0.2
With a disability 344 8.0   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,285 100.0   Irish¹ 2,552 13.4
With a disability 2,317 20.5   Italian 301 1.6
 Percent employed 55.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,968 79.5   Norwegian 81 0.4
 Percent employed 82.0 (X)   Polish 117 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,953 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 951 48.7   Russian 101 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 560 2.9
        Scottish 369 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,677 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.1
Same house in 1995 10,125 57.3   Swedish 123 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,437 42.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,722 21.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,715 21.0   United States or American 4,596 24.0
  Same state 2,654 15.0   Welsh 84 0.4
  Different state 1,061 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 115 0.7   Other ancestries 1,926 10.1
 
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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