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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Unicoi 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 17,667 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,316 100.0   Native 17,418 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 129 3.9       Born in United States 17,373 98.3
Kindergarten 154 4.6           State of residence 12,504 70.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,690 51.0           Different state 4,869 27.6
High school (grades 9-12) 848 25.6       Born outside United States 45 0.3
College or graduate school 495 14.9   Foreign born 249 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 110 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 75 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 12,744 100.0       Not a citizen 174 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,944 15.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,178 17.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,579 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 249 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,173 17.1   Europe 56 22.5
Associate degree 517 4.1   Asia 6 2.4
Bachelor's degree 829 6.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 524 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 187 75.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,697 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,710 100.0   English only 16,266 97.4
Never married 2,468 16.8   Language other than English 431 2.6
Now married, except separated 9,181 62.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 188 1.1
Separated 165 1.1   Spanish 362 2.2
Widowed 1,290 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 169 1.0
 Female 1,072 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 62 0.4
Divorced 1,606 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
 Female 754 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,667 100.0
           under 18 years 339 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,168 68.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 199 58.7   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 67 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,033 100.0   Dutch 395 2.2
Civilian veterans 2,335 16.6   English 2,040 11.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 199 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 30 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,114 6.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,196 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 268 8.4   Hungarian 23 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,201 100.0   Irish¹ 1,939 11.0
With a disability 2,672 26.2   Italian 213 1.2
 Percent employed 46.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,529 73.8   Norwegian 32 0.2
 Percent employed 74.5 (X)   Polish 46 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,030 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,618 53.4   Russian 79 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 489 2.8
        Scottish 337 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,697 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,843 64.9   Swedish 61 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,814 34.8   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 3,002 18.0   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 2,812 16.8   United States or American 3,230 18.3
  Same state 1,218 7.3   Welsh 109 0.6
  Different state 1,594 9.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 40 0.2   Other ancestries 1,738 9.8
 
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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