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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carter 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 5,941 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,441 100.0   Native 5,926 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 87 6.0       Born in United States 5,909 99.5
Kindergarten 101 7.0           State of residence 4,372 73.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 710 49.3           Different state 1,537 25.9
High school (grades 9-12) 357 24.8       Born outside United States 17 0.3
College or graduate school 186 12.9   Foreign born 15 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 3,959 100.0       Not a citizen 6 0.1
Less than 9th grade 591 14.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 732 18.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,396 35.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 15 100.0
Some college, no degree 669 16.9   Europe 10 66.7
Associate degree 143 3.6   Asia 2 13.3
Bachelor's degree 302 7.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 126 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 20.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,587 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,709 100.0   English only 5,443 97.4
Never married 842 17.9   Language other than English 144 2.6
Now married, except separated 2,881 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.6
Separated 73 1.6   Spanish 75 1.3
Widowed 416 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.4
 Female 345 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 64 1.1
Divorced 497 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 249 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,941 100.0
           under 18 years 85 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,584 77.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 17 20.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,435 100.0   Dutch 136 2.3
Civilian veterans 738 16.6   English 552 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 135 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 702 11.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,348 100.0   Greek 20 0.3
With a disability 133 9.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,279 100.0   Irish¹ 864 14.5
With a disability 862 26.3   Italian 36 0.6
 Percent employed 31.7 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.2
No disability 2,417 73.7   Norwegian 24 0.4
 Percent employed 72.3 (X)   Polish 43 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 905 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.3
With a disability 541 59.8   Russian 4 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 96 1.6
        Scottish 80 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 5,587 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,308 59.2   Swedish 17 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,259 40.4   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 1,046 18.7   Ukrainian 3 0.1
 Different county 1,213 21.7   United States or American 957 16.1
  Same state 738 13.2   Welsh 49 0.8
  Different state 475 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 20 0.4   Other ancestries 784 13.2
 
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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