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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Giles 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 16,657 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,462 100.0   Native 16,532 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 211 6.1       Born in United States 16,462 98.8
Kindergarten 210 6.1           State of residence 12,169 73.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,652 47.7           Different state 4,293 25.8
High school (grades 9-12) 885 25.6       Born outside United States 70 0.4
College or graduate school 504 14.6   Foreign born 125 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 41 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 68 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 11,856 100.0       Not a citizen 57 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,284 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,571 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,842 40.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 125 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,997 16.8   Europe 48 38.4
Associate degree 686 5.8   Asia 43 34.4
Bachelor's degree 887 7.5   Africa 9 7.2
Graduate or professional degree 589 5.0   Oceania 2 1.6
        Latin America 18 14.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.9 (X)   Northern America 5 4.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,728 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,627 100.0   English only 15,415 98.0
Never married 2,408 17.7   Language other than English 313 2.0
Now married, except separated 8,225 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 0.5
Separated 320 2.3   Spanish 139 0.9
Widowed 1,333 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.3
 Female 1,110 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 154 1.0
Divorced 1,341 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.2
 Female 673 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,657 100.0
           under 18 years 276 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,589 69.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 168 60.9   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 30 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,004 100.0   Dutch 271 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,825 14.0   English 1,432 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 190 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,648 9.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,246 100.0   Greek 24 0.1
With a disability 284 8.7   Hungarian 26 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,703 100.0   Irish¹ 1,662 10.0
With a disability 2,309 23.8   Italian 210 1.3
 Percent employed 48.9 (X)   Lithuanian 33 0.2
No disability 7,394 76.2   Norwegian 19 0.1
 Percent employed 75.5 (X)   Polish 88 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,713 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,296 47.8   Russian 31 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 289 1.7
        Scottish 218 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,728 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,697 68.0   Swedish 62 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,994 31.8   Swiss 35 0.2
 Same county 2,887 18.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,107 13.4   United States or American 3,819 22.9
  Same state 1,017 6.5   Welsh 39 0.2
  Different state 1,090 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 37 0.2   Other ancestries 1,404 8.4
 
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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