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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Claiborne 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 29,862 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,863 100.0   Native 29,601 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 427 6.2       Born in United States 29,541 98.9
Kindergarten 403 5.9           State of residence 15,502 51.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,377 49.2           Different state 14,039 47.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,651 24.1       Born outside United States 60 0.2
College or graduate school 1,005 14.6   Foreign born 261 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 216 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 86 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 20,200 100.0       Not a citizen 175 0.6
Less than 9th grade 4,381 21.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,648 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,966 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 261 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,821 14.0   Europe 76 29.1
Associate degree 583 2.9   Asia 135 51.7
Bachelor's degree 1,119 5.5   Africa 5 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 682 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 31 11.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.3 (X)   Northern America 14 5.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,180 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,078 100.0   English only 27,588 97.9
Never married 4,315 17.9   Language other than English 592 2.1
Now married, except separated 14,755 61.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 218 0.8
Separated 387 1.6   Spanish 255 0.9
Widowed 1,914 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.3
 Female 1,571 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 170 0.6
Divorced 2,707 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.2
 Female 1,438 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 128 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 88 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,862 100.0
           under 18 years 567 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,002 63.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 315 55.6   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 1 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,809 100.0   Dutch 442 1.5
Civilian veterans 2,434 10.7   English 2,334 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 327 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,470 4.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,521 100.0   Greek 19 0.1
With a disability 535 8.2   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,525 100.0   Irish¹ 2,617 8.8
With a disability 5,586 31.9   Italian 341 1.1
 Percent employed 34.8 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 11,939 68.1   Norwegian 22 0.1
 Percent employed 72.5 (X)   Polish 221 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,771 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,297 60.9   Russian 27 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 425 1.4
        Scottish 246 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 28,180 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.1
Same house in 1995 17,645 62.6   Swedish 75 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,379 36.8   Swiss 13 0.0
 Same county 6,193 22.0   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 4,186 14.9   United States or American 7,462 25.0
  Same state 1,251 4.4   Welsh 103 0.3
  Different state 2,935 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 156 0.6   Other ancestries 2,739 9.2
 
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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