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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cheatham 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 35,912 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,906 100.0   Native 35,500 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 548 6.2       Born in United States 35,340 98.4
Kindergarten 561 6.3           State of residence 25,806 71.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,704 52.8           Different state 9,534 26.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,104 23.6       Born outside United States 160 0.4
College or graduate school 989 11.1   Foreign born 412 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 168 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 244 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 23,341 100.0       Not a citizen 168 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,663 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,080 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,664 37.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 412 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,261 18.3   Europe 103 25.0
Associate degree 1,152 4.9   Asia 51 12.4
Bachelor's degree 2,468 10.6   Africa 11 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 1,053 4.5   Oceania 10 2.4
        Latin America 204 49.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.4 (X)   Northern America 33 8.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,310 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,611 100.0   English only 32,291 96.9
Never married 5,007 18.1   Language other than English 1,019 3.1
Now married, except separated 17,814 64.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 281 0.8
Separated 361 1.3   Spanish 691 2.1
Widowed 1,516 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 190 0.6
 Female 1,224 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 224 0.7
Divorced 2,913 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.1
 Female 1,416 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 49 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,912 100.0
           under 18 years 906 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,067 78.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 389 42.9   Arab 13 0.0
        Czech¹ 41 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,917 100.0   Dutch 451 1.3
Civilian veterans 3,178 12.3   English 3,330 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 725 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 161 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,064 8.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,435 100.0   Greek 62 0.2
With a disability 707 8.4   Hungarian 31 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,589 100.0   Irish¹ 3,609 10.0
With a disability 4,730 21.9   Italian 629 1.8
 Percent employed 65.5 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 16,859 78.1   Norwegian 123 0.3
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 376 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,861 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,477 51.6   Russian 61 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 854 2.4
        Scottish 667 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 49 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 33,310 100.0   Subsaharan African 30 0.1
Same house in 1995 19,105 57.4   Swedish 326 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,089 42.3   Swiss 39 0.1
 Same county 4,643 13.9   Ukrainian 21 0.1
 Different county 9,446 28.4   United States or American 8,254 23.0
  Same state 6,772 20.3   Welsh 133 0.4
  Different state 2,674 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 116 0.3   Other ancestries 4,975 13.9
 
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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