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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bledsoe 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 12,367 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,571 100.0   Native 12,318 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 165 6.4       Born in United States 12,290 99.4
Kindergarten 111 4.3           State of residence 9,153 74.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,434 55.8           Different state 3,137 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 633 24.6       Born outside United States 28 0.2
College or graduate school 228 8.9   Foreign born 49 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,455 100.0       Not a citizen 22 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,431 16.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,441 17.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,475 41.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 49 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,247 14.7   Europe 15 30.6
Associate degree 257 3.0   Asia 6 12.2
Bachelor's degree 424 5.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 180 2.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 28 57.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,654 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,010 100.0   English only 11,406 97.9
Never married 2,021 20.2   Language other than English 248 2.1
Now married, except separated 6,104 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.8
Separated 243 2.4   Spanish 166 1.4
Widowed 610 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.7
 Female 487 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 66 0.6
Divorced 1,032 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 463 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,367 100.0
           under 18 years 260 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,901 72.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 167 64.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,510 100.0   Dutch 128 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,000 10.5   English 1,285 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 159 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 688 5.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,443 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 305 12.5   Hungarian 7 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,683 100.0   Irish¹ 732 5.9
With a disability 1,746 26.1   Italian 111 0.9
 Percent employed 43.8 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 4,937 73.9   Norwegian 15 0.1
 Percent employed 74.6 (X)   Polish 36 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,381 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 739 53.5   Russian 21 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 206 1.7
        Scottish 177 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,654 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,629 56.9   Swedish 156 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,980 42.7   Swiss 22 0.2
 Same county 1,732 14.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,248 27.9   United States or American 3,523 28.5
  Same state 2,351 20.2   Welsh 20 0.2
  Different state 897 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 35 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 45 0.4   Other ancestries 1,519 12.3
 
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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