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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Giles 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 29,447 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,974 100.0   Native 29,183 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 326 4.7       Born in United States 28,986 98.4
Kindergarten 437 6.3           State of residence 20,075 68.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,402 48.8           Different state 8,911 30.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,798 25.8       Born outside United States 197 0.7
College or graduate school 1,011 14.5   Foreign born 264 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 118 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 87 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 19,829 100.0       Not a citizen 177 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,173 11.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,272 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,461 42.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 264 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,035 15.3   Europe 56 21.2
Associate degree 796 4.0   Asia 101 38.3
Bachelor's degree 1,335 6.7   Africa 20 7.6
Graduate or professional degree 757 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 81 30.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.5 (X)   Northern America 6 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,646 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,533 100.0   English only 26,921 97.4
Never married 4,799 20.4   Language other than English 725 2.6
Now married, except separated 13,673 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 286 1.0
Separated 379 1.6   Spanish 342 1.2
Widowed 2,018 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 0.5
 Female 1,699 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 262 0.9
Divorced 2,664 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.2
 Female 1,361 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 99 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,447 100.0
           under 18 years 467 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,627 73.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 200 42.8   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 57 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 16 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,220 100.0   Dutch 253 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,865 12.9   English 2,419 8.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 296 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 97 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,830 6.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,543 100.0   Greek 18 0.1
With a disability 396 6.1   Hungarian 39 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,737 100.0   Irish¹ 2,567 8.7
With a disability 3,617 21.6   Italian 238 0.8
 Percent employed 55.2 (X)   Lithuanian 25 0.1
No disability 13,120 78.4   Norwegian 55 0.2
 Percent employed 78.1 (X)   Polish 182 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,046 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,978 48.9   Russian 22 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 583 2.0
        Scottish 384 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,646 100.0   Subsaharan African 177 0.6
Same house in 1995 17,315 62.6   Swedish 113 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,190 36.9   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 6,271 22.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,919 14.2   United States or American 6,525 22.2
  Same state 1,830 6.6   Welsh 112 0.4
  Different state 2,089 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 42 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 141 0.5   Other ancestries 5,539 18.8
 
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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