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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Overton 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 20,118 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,459 100.0   Native 20,012 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 325 7.3       Born in United States 19,971 99.3
Kindergarten 196 4.4           State of residence 16,022 79.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,154 48.3           Different state 3,949 19.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,123 25.2       Born outside United States 41 0.2
College or graduate school 661 14.8   Foreign born 106 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 19 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 13,751 100.0       Not a citizen 87 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,206 23.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,438 17.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,205 37.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 106 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,504 10.9   Europe 35 33.0
Associate degree 256 1.9   Asia 28 26.4
Bachelor's degree 809 5.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 333 2.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 31 29.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.0 (X)   Northern America 12 11.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,882 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,265 100.0   English only 18,373 97.3
Never married 2,909 17.9   Language other than English 509 2.7
Now married, except separated 9,907 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 167 0.9
Separated 191 1.2   Spanish 259 1.4
Widowed 1,405 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.5
 Female 1,177 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 157 0.8
Divorced 1,853 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.2
 Female 967 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 60 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,118 100.0
           under 18 years 468 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,082 70.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 192 41.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,453 100.0   Dutch 177 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,846 11.9   English 1,764 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 214 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 982 4.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,228 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 306 7.2   Hungarian 10 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,596 100.0   Irish¹ 1,159 5.8
With a disability 3,181 27.4   Italian 79 0.4
 Percent employed 38.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,415 72.6   Norwegian 56 0.3
 Percent employed 78.1 (X)   Polish 42 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,874 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,604 55.8   Russian 12 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 197 1.0
        Scottish 167 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,882 100.0   Subsaharan African 30 0.1
Same house in 1995 12,441 65.9   Swedish 84 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,334 33.5   Swiss 26 0.1
 Same county 3,014 16.0   Ukrainian 18 0.1
 Different county 3,320 17.6   United States or American 7,351 36.5
  Same state 2,272 12.0   Welsh 41 0.2
  Different state 1,048 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 107 0.6   Other ancestries 1,651 8.2
 
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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