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Social Statistics

Kentucky

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,007,452100.0
Nursery school, preschool62,3386.2
Kindergarten55,1635.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)458,74945.5
High school (grades 9-12)224,83522.3
College or graduate school206,36720.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,646,397100.0
Less than 9th grade309,29311.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma375,70714.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)888,27733.6
Some college, no degree490,17018.5
Associate degree129,4814.9
Bachelor's degree271,41810.3
Graduate or professional degree182,0516.9
Percent high school graduate or higher74.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over3,217,167100.0
Never married730,03522.7
Now married, except separated1,844,62857.3
Separated57,2371.8
Widowed231,6307.2
Female
191,8336.0
Divorced353,63711.0
Female
195,8466.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years69,504100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren35,81851.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,028,902100.0
Civilian veterans380,61812.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years896,862100.0
With a disability81,1369.0
Population 21 to 64 years2,321,603100.0
With a disability557,97124.0
Percent employed
46.9(X)
No disability1,763,63276.0
Percent employed
76.5(X)
Population 65 years and over476,540100.0
With a disability235,04949.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,776,230100.0
Same house in 19952,112,13555.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,618,11442.8
Same county
932,53724.7
Different county
685,57718.2
Same state
366,9989.7
Different state
318,5798.4
Elsewhere in 199545,9811.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population4,041,769100.0
Native3,961,49898.0
Born in United States
3,940,54997.5
State of residence
2,980,27273.7
Different state
960,27723.8
Born outside United States
20,9490.5
Foreign born80,2712.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
47,2251.2
Naturalized citizen
27,5690.7
Not a citizen
52,7021.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)80,265100.0
Europe20,57525.6
Asia26,81433.4
Africa3,2294.0
Oceania4710.6
Latin America25,62731.9
Northern America3,5494.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,776,230100.0
English only3,627,75796.1
Language other than English148,4733.9
Speak English less than 'very well
58,8711.6
Spanish
70,0611.9
Speak English less than "very well"
30,8420.8
Other Indo-European languages
51,0251.4
Speak English less than "very well"
15,3070.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
21,0310.6
Speak English less than "very well"
10,7940.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population4,041,769100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,264,31980.8
Arab7,1910.2
Czech14,9130.1
Danish4,1910.1
Dutch49,0721.2
English391,5429.7
French (except Basque)166,1471.6
French Canadian18,1120.2
German514,95512.7
Greek4,7330.1
Hungarian6,4990.2
Irish1424,13310.5
Italian62,3831.5
Lithuanian1,9450.0
Norwegian10,8260.3
Polish28,2510.7
Portuguese1,6110.0
Russian7,5710.2
Scotch-Irish66,3401.6
Scottish60,3011.5
Slovak2,2310.1
Subsaharan African12,5390.3
Swedish13,8010.3
Swiss9,4540.2
Ukrainian2,4440.1
United States or American846,10520.9
Welsh18,2450.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,8150.1
Other ancestries635,96915.7
(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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