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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 1,360 100.0
      enrolled in school 335 100.0   Native 1,347 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 14 4.2       Born in United States 1,345 98.9
Kindergarten 16 4.8           State of residence 666 49.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 177 52.8           Different state 679 49.9
High school (grades 9-12) 113 33.7       Born outside United States 2 0.1
College or graduate school 15 4.5   Foreign born 13 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 8 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 946 100.0       Not a citizen 5 0.4
Less than 9th grade 93 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 65 6.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 339 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 13 100.0
Some college, no degree 250 26.4   Europe 9 69.2
Associate degree 70 7.4   Asia 4 30.8
Bachelor's degree 111 11.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 18 1.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,306 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,086 100.0   English only 1,269 97.2
Never married 207 19.1   Language other than English 37 2.8
Now married, except separated 719 66.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 1.1
Separated 3 0.3   Spanish 11 0.8
Widowed 79 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.2
 Female 65 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 21 1.6
Divorced 78 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.7
 Female 47 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,360 100.0
           under 18 years 6 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,855 136.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 0 0.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 14 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 2.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,001 100.0   Dutch 25 1.8
Civilian veterans 106 10.6   English 281 20.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 102 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 561 41.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 345 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 20 5.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 719 100.0   Irish¹ 248 18.2
With a disability 161 22.4   Italian 10 0.7
 Percent employed 90.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 558 77.6   Norwegian 212 15.6
 Percent employed 82.3 (X)   Polish 15 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 225 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 99 44.0   Russian 8 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 54 4.0
        Scottish 76 5.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,306 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 964 73.8   Swedish 52 3.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 342 26.2   Swiss 7 0.5
 Same county 141 10.8   Ukrainian 2 0.1
 Different county 201 15.4   United States or American 15 1.1
  Same state 89 6.8   Welsh 28 2.1
  Different state 112 8.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 103 7.6
 
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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