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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataKentucky

Social Statistics

Paducah, Kentucky

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,990100.0
Nursery school, preschool5589.3
Kindergarten4187.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,59343.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,47124.6
College or graduate school95015.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,092100.0
Less than 9th grade1,6128.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,61614.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,62631.1
Some college, no degree3,83121.2
Associate degree1,0455.8
Bachelor's degree1,99711.0
Graduate or professional degree1,3657.5
Percent high school graduate or higher76.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,235100.0
Never married4,70822.2
Now married, except separated9,98847.0
Separated6413.0
Widowed2,63812.4
Female
2,20310.4
Divorced3,26015.4
Female
1,8268.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years461100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren25054.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,285100.0
Civilian veterans2,81613.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,039100.0
With a disability55110.9
Population 21 to 64 years13,684100.0
With a disability3,49025.5
Percent employed
43.4(X)
No disability10,19474.5
Percent employed
75.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,670100.0
With a disability2,34150.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,540100.0
Same house in 199512,42350.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,94548.7
Same county
6,56826.8
Different county
5,37721.9
Same state
2,3979.8
Different state
2,98012.1
Elsewhere in 19951720.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,275100.0
Native25,98498.9
Born in United States
25,90998.6
State of residence
17,27765.8
Different state
8,63232.9
Born outside United States
750.3
Foreign born2911.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1350.5
Naturalized citizen
1360.5
Not a citizen
1550.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)291100.0
Europe5117.5
Asia7024.1
Africa00.0
Oceania72.4
Latin America15452.9
Northern America93.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,540100.0
English only23,82597.1
Language other than English7152.9
Speak English less than 'very well
2401.0
Spanish
4681.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1700.7
Other Indo-European languages
1880.8
Speak English less than "very well"
400.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
590.2
Speak English less than "very well"
300.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,275100.0

Total ancestries reported

21,56982.1
Arab550.2
Czech1200.1
Danish220.1
Dutch3441.3
English2,4789.4
French (except Basque)15602.1
French Canadian1330.1
German2,83710.8
Greek270.1
Hungarian70.0
Irish12,3579.0
Italian4581.7
Lithuanian190.1
Norwegian660.3
Polish1720.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian290.1
Scotch-Irish7032.7
Scottish4041.5
Slovak600.2
Subsaharan African3921.5
Swedish670.3
Swiss550.2
Ukrainian290.1
United States or American3,13411.9
Welsh1080.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.0
Other ancestries7,12727.1
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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