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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Knox 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 4,253 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,129 100.0   Native 3,967 93.3
Nursery school, preschool 66 5.8       Born in United States 3,956 93.0
Kindergarten 55 4.9           State of residence 3,540 83.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 562 49.8           Different state 416 9.8
High school (grades 9-12) 368 32.6       Born outside United States 11 0.3
College or graduate school 78 6.9   Foreign born 286 6.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 129 3.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 139 3.3
  Population 25 years and over 2,819 100.0       Not a citizen 147 3.5
Less than 9th grade 477 16.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 459 16.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 951 33.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 286 100.0
Some college, no degree 514 18.2   Europe 7 2.4
Associate degree 84 3.0   Asia 16 5.6
Bachelor's degree 263 9.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 71 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 258 90.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.8 (X)   Northern America 5 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,984 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,311 100.0   English only 3,054 76.7
Never married 553 16.7   Language other than English 930 23.3
Now married, except separated 2,123 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 391 9.8
Separated 82 2.5   Spanish 885 22.2
Widowed 346 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 385 9.7
 Female 295 8.9   Other Indo-European languages 29 0.7
Divorced 207 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
 Female 118 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,253 100.0
           under 18 years 102 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,319 78.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 81 79.4   Arab 3 0.1
        Czech¹ 30 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,068 100.0   Dutch 36 0.8
Civilian veterans 345 11.2   English 229 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 42 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 381 9.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,048 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 71 6.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,962 100.0   Irish¹ 285 6.7
With a disability 335 17.1   Italian 19 0.4
 Percent employed 48.7 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 1,627 82.9   Norwegian 22 0.5
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 17 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 841 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 413 49.1   Russian 4 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 51 1.2
        Scottish 10 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,984 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.2
Same house in 1995 2,545 63.9   Swedish 9 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,341 33.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 733 18.4   Ukrainian 8 0.2
 Different county 608 15.3   United States or American 692 16.3
  Same state 504 12.7   Welsh 2 0.0
  Different state 104 2.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 98 2.5   Other ancestries 1,461 34.4
 
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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