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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McMinn 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 49,015 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,614 100.0   Native 48,373 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 594 5.6       Born in United States 48,196 98.3
Kindergarten 669 6.3           State of residence 36,843 75.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,458 51.4           Different state 11,353 23.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,460 23.2       Born outside United States 177 0.4
College or graduate school 1,433 13.5   Foreign born 642 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 356 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 234 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 33,110 100.0       Not a citizen 408 0.8
Less than 9th grade 4,460 13.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,710 17.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,969 36.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 642 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,855 17.7   Europe 63 9.8
Associate degree 1,538 4.6   Asia 170 26.5
Bachelor's degree 2,255 6.8   Africa 3 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,323 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 365 56.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.3 (X)   Northern America 41 6.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 45,890 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 39,128 100.0   English only 44,472 96.9
Never married 6,394 16.3   Language other than English 1,418 3.1
Now married, except separated 24,714 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 467 1.0
Separated 610 1.6   Spanish 938 2.0
Widowed 3,038 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 358 0.8
 Female 2,529 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 309 0.7
Divorced 4,372 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.1
 Female 2,456 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 127 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 49,015 100.0
           under 18 years 1,038 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,520 78.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 564 54.3   Arab 16 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 37,211 100.0   Dutch 802 1.6
Civilian veterans 4,843 13.0   English 4,650 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 714 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 58 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,218 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,398 100.0   Greek 78 0.2
With a disability 1,220 11.7   Hungarian 24 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 28,244 100.0   Irish¹ 4,930 10.1
With a disability 6,710 23.8   Italian 354 0.7
 Percent employed 45.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 21,534 76.2   Norwegian 123 0.3
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 165 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,702 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.1
With a disability 3,137 46.8   Russian 18 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,059 2.2
        Scottish 910 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 45,890 100.0   Subsaharan African 57 0.1
Same house in 1995 26,933 58.7   Swedish 187 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,703 40.8   Swiss 36 0.1
 Same county 10,549 23.0   Ukrainian 16 0.0
 Different county 8,154 17.8   United States or American 12,261 25.0
  Same state 4,811 10.5   Welsh 117 0.2
  Different state 3,343 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 254 0.6   Other ancestries 7,629 15.6
 
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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