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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tazewell 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 44,598 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,714 100.0   Native 44,167 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 498 5.1       Born in United States 44,080 98.8
Kindergarten 515 5.3           State of residence 28,425 63.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,362 44.9           Different state 15,655 35.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,385 24.6       Born outside United States 87 0.2
College or graduate school 1,954 20.1   Foreign born 431 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 166 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 250 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 31,291 100.0       Not a citizen 181 0.4
Less than 9th grade 5,227 16.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,934 15.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,171 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 431 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,588 17.9   Europe 125 29.0
Associate degree 1,928 6.2   Asia 216 50.1
Bachelor's degree 2,280 7.3   Africa 13 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,163 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 44 10.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.5 (X)   Northern America 33 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,209 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 36,821 100.0   English only 41,206 97.6
Never married 6,888 18.7   Language other than English 1,003 2.4
Now married, except separated 22,435 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 257 0.6
Separated 755 2.1   Spanish 487 1.2
Widowed 3,623 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 134 0.3
 Female 3,026 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 384 0.9
Divorced 3,120 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.2
 Female 1,704 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 108 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,598 100.0
           under 18 years 953 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,562 66.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 540 56.7   Arab 44 0.1
        Czech¹ 46 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 35,018 100.0   Dutch 648 1.5
Civilian veterans 4,253 12.1   English 2,819 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 263 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,294 7.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,833 100.0   Greek 37 0.1
With a disability 778 8.8   Hungarian 136 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,476 100.0   Irish¹ 3,439 7.7
With a disability 7,787 29.4   Italian 519 1.2
 Percent employed 35.8 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.1
No disability 18,689 70.6   Norwegian 57 0.1
 Percent employed 71.2 (X)   Polish 153 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,642 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 3,916 59.0   Russian 37 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,013 2.3
        Scottish 404 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 21 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,209 100.0   Subsaharan African 25 0.1
Same house in 1995 28,158 66.7   Swedish 118 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,896 32.9   Swiss 10 0.0
 Same county 8,756 20.7   Ukrainian 11 0.0
 Different county 5,140 12.2   United States or American 11,791 26.4
  Same state 2,153 5.1   Welsh 116 0.3
  Different state 2,987 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 155 0.4   Other ancestries 4,481 10.0
 
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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