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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 71,330 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,224 100.0   Native 69,940 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,042 6.4       Born in United States 69,595 97.6
Kindergarten 874 5.4           State of residence 46,714 65.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,994 49.3           Different state 22,881 32.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,861 23.8       Born outside United States 345 0.5
College or graduate school 2,453 15.1   Foreign born 1,390 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 729 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 552 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 49,499 100.0       Not a citizen 838 1.2
Less than 9th grade 4,693 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,770 11.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,261 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,390 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,875 19.9   Europe 451 32.4
Associate degree 2,617 5.3   Asia 483 34.7
Bachelor's degree 5,901 11.9   Africa 30 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 4,382 8.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 274 19.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.9 (X)   Northern America 152 10.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 67,274 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 57,702 100.0   English only 64,850 96.4
Never married 11,002 19.1   Language other than English 2,424 3.6
Now married, except separated 33,873 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,021 1.5
Separated 937 1.6   Spanish 1,171 1.7
Widowed 5,011 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 450 0.7
 Female 4,187 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 780 1.2
Divorced 6,879 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 319 0.5
 Female 3,867 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 431 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 252 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 71,330 100.0
           under 18 years 1,299 100.0     Total ancestries reported 58,124 81.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 652 50.2   Arab 107 0.2
        Czech¹ 117 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 111 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 54,791 100.0   Dutch 1,406 2.0
Civilian veterans 8,372 15.3   English 8,126 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,143 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 175 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,959 9.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,783 100.0   Greek 59 0.1
With a disability 1,134 7.7   Hungarian 155 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,502 100.0   Irish¹ 7,612 10.7
With a disability 9,376 23.1   Italian 850 1.2
 Percent employed 42.1 (X)   Lithuanian 51 0.1
No disability 31,126 76.9   Norwegian 396 0.6
 Percent employed 77.9 (X)   Polish 607 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 11,245 100.0   Portuguese 25 0.0
With a disability 5,138 45.7   Russian 177 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,387 3.3
        Scottish 1,822 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 49 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 67,274 100.0   Subsaharan African 169 0.2
Same house in 1995 41,353 61.5   Swedish 443 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 25,478 37.9   Swiss 138 0.2
 Same county 13,634 20.3   Ukrainian 31 0.0
 Different county 11,844 17.6   United States or American 13,430 18.8
  Same state 6,550 9.7   Welsh 434 0.6
  Different state 5,294 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 22 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 443 0.7   Other ancestries 11,123 15.6
 
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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