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Social Statistics

Knox county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,599100.0
Nursery school, preschool4365.7
Kindergarten4986.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,90851.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,77023.3
College or graduate school98713.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,401100.0
Less than 9th grade5,50327.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,86318.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,64132.6
Some college, no degree2,26911.1
Associate degree3331.6
Bachelor's degree9524.7
Graduate or professional degree8404.1
Percent high school graduate or higher54.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,865100.0
Never married4,64718.7
Now married, except separated14,79959.5
Separated6102.5
Widowed2,0268.1
Female
1,7036.8
Divorced2,78311.2
Female
1,5416.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years807100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren43553.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over23,441100.0
Civilian veterans2,43610.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,457100.0
With a disability82711.1
Population 21 to 64 years17,925100.0
With a disability6,87138.3
Percent employed
27.9(X)
No disability11,05461.7
Percent employed
66.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,729100.0
With a disability2,39164.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over29,564100.0
Same house in 199518,51562.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,87136.8
Same county
6,58222.3
Different county
4,28914.5
Same state
2,6288.9
Different state
1,6615.6
Elsewhere in 19951780.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population31,795100.0
Native31,66799.6
Born in United States
31,64899.5
State of residence
26,81584.3
Different state
4,83315.2
Born outside United States
190.1
Foreign born1280.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
610.2
Naturalized citizen
720.2
Not a citizen
560.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)128100.0
Europe1410.9
Asia3829.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America4434.4
Northern America3225.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over29,564100.0
English only29,03198.2
Language other than English5331.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1360.5
Spanish
3301.1
Speak English less than "very well"
930.3
Other Indo-European languages
1760.6
Speak English less than "very well"
430.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
90.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population31,795100.0

Total ancestries reported

21,27966.9
Arab00.0
Czech160.0
Danish00.0
Dutch3281.0
English2,6488.3
French (except Basque)12730.9
French Canadian1190.1
German1,1863.7
Greek250.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish12,0436.4
Italian2560.8
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian50.0
Polish400.1
Portuguese280.1
Russian310.1
Scotch-Irish2760.9
Scottish3461.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African320.1
Swedish160.1
Swiss170.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American10,20132.1
Welsh630.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,44010.8
(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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