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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cocke 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 33,565 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,849 100.0   Native 33,313 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 313 4.6       Born in United States 33,190 98.9
Kindergarten 420 6.1           State of residence 25,219 75.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,704 54.1           Different state 7,971 23.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,699 24.8       Born outside United States 123 0.4
College or graduate school 713 10.4   Foreign born 252 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 76 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 100 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 23,070 100.0       Not a citizen 152 0.5
Less than 9th grade 4,536 19.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,410 19.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,795 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 252 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,182 13.8   Europe 70 27.8
Associate degree 715 3.1   Asia 68 27.0
Bachelor's degree 949 4.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 483 2.1   Oceania 6 2.4
        Latin America 96 38.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.2 (X)   Northern America 12 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,556 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,200 100.0   English only 30,800 97.6
Never married 4,965 18.3   Language other than English 756 2.4
Now married, except separated 15,811 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 213 0.7
Separated 570 2.1   Spanish 417 1.3
Widowed 2,184 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 134 0.4
 Female 1,718 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 257 0.8
Divorced 3,670 13.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.2
 Female 1,968 7.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 72 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,565 100.0
           under 18 years 938 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,488 73.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 583 62.2   Arab 32 0.1
        Czech¹ 32 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 42 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,877 100.0   Dutch 607 1.8
Civilian veterans 3,202 12.4   English 3,529 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 555 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 78 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,527 7.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,840 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 655 9.6   Hungarian 7 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,971 100.0   Irish¹ 3,337 9.9
With a disability 5,660 28.3   Italian 184 0.5
 Percent employed 42.2 (X)   Lithuanian 30 0.1
No disability 14,311 71.7   Norwegian 62 0.2
 Percent employed 72.2 (X)   Polish 210 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,367 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 2,361 54.1   Russian 28 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 586 1.7
        Scottish 480 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 31,556 100.0   Subsaharan African 90 0.3
Same house in 1995 19,811 62.8   Swedish 54 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,617 36.8   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 7,087 22.5   Ukrainian 28 0.1
 Different county 4,530 14.4   United States or American 8,101 24.1
  Same state 2,020 6.4   Welsh 82 0.2
  Different state 2,510 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 128 0.4   Other ancestries 3,775 11.2
 
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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