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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hawkins 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 53,563 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,234 100.0   Native 53,198 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 507 4.5       Born in United States 53,031 99.0
Kindergarten 731 6.5           State of residence 39,435 73.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,859 52.2           Different state 13,596 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,585 23.0       Born outside United States 167 0.3
College or graduate school 1,552 13.8   Foreign born 365 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 149 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 196 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 37,146 100.0       Not a citizen 169 0.3
Less than 9th grade 5,241 14.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,769 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,720 39.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 365 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,099 16.4   Europe 97 26.6
Associate degree 1,588 4.3   Asia 101 27.7
Bachelor's degree 2,402 6.5   Africa 32 8.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,327 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 119 32.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.4 (X)   Northern America 16 4.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 50,242 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 43,243 100.0   English only 49,268 98.1
Never married 7,243 16.7   Language other than English 974 1.9
Now married, except separated 27,337 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 290 0.6
Separated 531 1.2   Spanish 501 1.0
Widowed 3,422 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 0.3
 Female 2,932 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 306 0.6
Divorced 4,710 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.2
 Female 2,559 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 109 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 53,563 100.0
           under 18 years 941 100.0     Total ancestries reported 37,740 70.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 508 54.0   Arab 63 0.1
        Czech¹ 16 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 41,076 100.0   Dutch 736 1.4
Civilian veterans 5,471 13.3   English 4,535 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 461 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 169 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,792 7.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,859 100.0   Greek 137 0.3
With a disability 1,009 9.3   Hungarian 62 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,212 100.0   Irish¹ 4,576 8.5
With a disability 7,965 24.7   Italian 609 1.1
 Percent employed 45.9 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.0
No disability 24,247 75.3   Norwegian 105 0.2
 Percent employed 71.3 (X)   Polish 175 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,658 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 3,102 46.6   Russian 43 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,212 2.3
        Scottish 687 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 50,242 100.0   Subsaharan African 73 0.1
Same house in 1995 30,790 61.3   Swedish 78 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,204 38.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 9,914 19.7   Ukrainian 9 0.0
 Different county 9,290 18.5   United States or American 14,263 26.6
  Same state 5,270 10.5   Welsh 135 0.3
  Different state 4,020 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 248 0.5   Other ancestries 5,769 10.8
 
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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