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Social Statistics

Jefferson county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school175,028100.0
Nursery school, preschool13,1857.5
Kindergarten9,2825.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)77,35144.2
High school (grades 9-12)37,24121.3
College or graduate school37,96921.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over464,284100.0
Less than 9th grade25,0395.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma59,22912.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)134,92929.1
Some college, no degree103,83022.4
Associate degree25,9405.6
Bachelor's degree70,79315.2
Graduate or professional degree44,5249.6
Percent high school graduate or higher81.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over552,494100.0
Never married153,19227.7
Now married, except separated276,75350.1
Separated11,9622.2
Widowed41,7317.6
Female
34,4286.2
Divorced68,85612.5
Female
40,7337.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years13,228100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6,37148.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over524,789100.0
Civilian veterans71,74013.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years146,709100.0
With a disability12,8598.8
Population 21 to 64 years403,405100.0
With a disability80,44819.9
Percent employed
55.0(X)
No disability322,95780.1
Percent employed
79.4(X)
Population 65 years and over88,648100.0
With a disability37,26942.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over647,008100.0
Same house in 1995346,92353.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995288,42244.6
Same county
207,33832.0
Different county
81,08412.5
Same state
26,8204.1
Different state
54,2648.4
Elsewhere in 199511,6631.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population693,604100.0
Native669,70996.6
Born in United States
665,49495.9
State of residence
510,21073.6
Different state
155,28422.4
Born outside United States
4,2150.6
Foreign born23,8953.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
14,7752.1
Naturalized citizen
8,3171.2
Not a citizen
15,5782.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)23,889100.0
Europe6,77328.4
Asia8,76636.7
Africa1,3925.8
Oceania1050.4
Latin America6,05225.3
Northern America8013.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over647,008100.0
English only611,66494.5
Language other than English35,3445.5
Speak English less than 'very well
15,0502.3
Spanish
14,8152.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6,6891.0
Other Indo-European languages
12,0891.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,2510.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,1210.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3,1720.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population693,604100.0

Total ancestries reported

654,31694.3
Arab3,1280.5
Czech11,2370.2
Danish9790.1
Dutch10,0731.5
English69,15310.0
French (except Basque)115,0872.2
French Canadian11,6870.2
German129,05618.6
Greek9890.1
Hungarian1,3750.2
Irish190,85613.1
Italian15,5682.2
Lithuanian7260.1
Norwegian2,0910.3
Polish6,9651.0
Portuguese5390.1
Russian3,4030.5
Scotch-Irish12,0801.7
Scottish12,2261.8
Slovak4790.1
Subsaharan African4,2640.6
Swedish3,4700.5
Swiss3,3060.5
Ukrainian7000.1
United States or American78,89311.4
Welsh3,7090.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)9470.1
Other ancestries181,33026.1
(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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