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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bradley 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 87,965 100.0
      enrolled in school 22,171 100.0   Native 86,009 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,238 5.6       Born in United States 85,427 97.1
Kindergarten 1,125 5.1           State of residence 55,064 62.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,645 43.5           Different state 30,363 34.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,427 20.0       Born outside United States 582 0.7
College or graduate school 5,736 25.9   Foreign born 1,956 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,087 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 649 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 57,163 100.0       Not a citizen 1,307 1.5
Less than 9th grade 6,642 11.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,613 15.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,731 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,956 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,821 22.4   Europe 352 18.0
Associate degree 3,259 5.7   Asia 431 22.0
Bachelor's degree 5,984 10.5   Africa 72 3.7
Graduate or professional degree 3,113 5.4   Oceania 32 1.6
        Latin America 941 48.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.3 (X)   Northern America 128 6.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 82,246 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 70,569 100.0   English only 78,630 95.6
Never married 14,255 20.2   Language other than English 3,616 4.4
Now married, except separated 42,592 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,547 1.9
Separated 984 1.4   Spanish 2,155 2.6
Widowed 4,597 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 961 1.2
 Female 3,842 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,069 1.3
Divorced 8,141 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 363 0.4
 Female 4,588 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 286 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 201 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 87,965 100.0
           under 18 years 1,784 100.0     Total ancestries reported 71,461 81.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 952 53.4   Arab 62 0.1
        Czech¹ 137 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 113 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 67,123 100.0   Dutch 1,498 1.7
Civilian veterans 8,815 13.1   English 8,400 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,383 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 329 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,958 9.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 19,459 100.0   Greek 124 0.1
With a disability 1,591 8.2   Hungarian 104 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 52,344 100.0   Irish¹ 9,889 11.2
With a disability 11,644 22.2   Italian 1,444 1.6
 Percent employed 52.4 (X)   Lithuanian 65 0.1
No disability 40,700 77.8   Norwegian 346 0.4
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 639 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 9,760 100.0   Portuguese 40 0.0
With a disability 4,483 45.9   Russian 226 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,976 2.2
        Scottish 1,397 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 57 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 82,246 100.0   Subsaharan African 198 0.2
Same house in 1995 44,095 53.6   Swedish 540 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 37,131 45.1   Swiss 39 0.0
 Same county 20,958 25.5   Ukrainian 150 0.2
 Different county 16,173 19.7   United States or American 18,806 21.4
  Same state 5,999 7.3   Welsh 351 0.4
  Different state 10,174 12.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 191 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,020 1.2   Other ancestries 14,999 17.1
 
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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