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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sevier 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 18,842 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,971 100.0   Native 18,598 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 434 7.3       Born in United States 18,503 98.2
Kindergarten 367 6.1           State of residence 14,672 77.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,817 47.2           Different state 3,831 20.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,692 28.3       Born outside United States 95 0.5
College or graduate school 661 11.1   Foreign born 244 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 125 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 101 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 10,480 100.0       Not a citizen 143 0.8
Less than 9th grade 224 2.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,260 12.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,594 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 244 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,034 29.0   Europe 37 15.2
Associate degree 770 7.3   Asia 21 8.6
Bachelor's degree 1,034 9.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 564 5.4   Oceania 7 2.9
        Latin America 144 59.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.8 (X)   Northern America 35 14.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,183 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,712 100.0   English only 16,415 95.5
Never married 2,814 20.5   Language other than English 768 4.5
Now married, except separated 9,076 66.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 206 1.2
Separated 124 0.9   Spanish 475 2.8
Widowed 774 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.8
 Female 621 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 89 0.5
Divorced 924 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
 Female 485 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,842 100.0
           under 18 years 299 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,085 101.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 178 59.5   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 14 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,102 16.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,332 100.0   Dutch 417 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,691 13.7   English 5,389 28.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 373 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 44 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,591 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,531 100.0   Greek 28 0.1
With a disability 299 5.4   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,947 100.0   Irish¹ 857 4.5
With a disability 1,658 18.5   Italian 236 1.3
 Percent employed 53.0 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.1
No disability 7,289 81.5   Norwegian 761 4.0
 Percent employed 76.2 (X)   Polish 111 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,350 100.0   Portuguese 33 0.2
With a disability 903 38.4   Russian 40 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 191 1.0
        Scottish 607 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,183 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,109 58.8   Swedish 675 3.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,906 40.2   Swiss 111 0.6
 Same county 3,331 19.4   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 3,575 20.8   United States or American 1,440 7.6
  Same state 2,492 14.5   Welsh 297 1.6
  Different state 1,083 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 168 1.0   Other ancestries 2,727 14.5
 
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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