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Laurel county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,653100.0
Nursery school, preschool4844.2
Kindergarten7826.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,04451.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,87824.7
College or graduate school1,46512.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,431100.0
Less than 9th grade6,22718.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,21818.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,99934.8
Some college, no degree5,23515.2
Associate degree1,0863.2
Bachelor's degree2,1786.3
Graduate or professional degree1,4884.3
Percent high school graduate or higher63.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over41,547100.0
Never married7,46218.0
Now married, except separated26,32463.4
Separated6931.7
Widowed2,7906.7
Female
2,2375.4
Divorced4,27810.3
Female
2,4675.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,074100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren57153.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over39,313100.0
Civilian veterans4,21710.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,688100.0
With a disability1,34011.5
Population 21 to 64 years30,892100.0
With a disability8,99529.1
Percent employed
39.6(X)
No disability21,89770.9
Percent employed
74.2(X)
Population 65 years and over5,711100.0
With a disability3,15555.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over48,965100.0
Same house in 199529,03359.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,71840.3
Same county
10,68221.8
Different county
9,03618.5
Same state
5,72211.7
Different state
3,3146.8
Elsewhere in 19952140.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population52,715100.0
Native52,31399.2
Born in United States
52,20699.0
State of residence
42,47280.6
Different state
9,73418.5
Born outside United States
1070.2
Foreign born4020.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2250.4
Naturalized citizen
1420.3
Not a citizen
2600.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)402100.0
Europe12430.8
Asia12531.1
Africa92.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America5313.2
Northern America9122.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over48,965100.0
English only47,92397.9
Language other than English1,0422.1
Speak English less than 'very well
3460.7
Spanish
4320.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1780.4
Other Indo-European languages
4771.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1000.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1130.2
Speak English less than "very well"
630.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population52,715100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,71069.6
Arab180.0
Czech160.0
Danish250.0
Dutch7791.5
English4,9669.4
French (except Basque)14930.9
French Canadian1330.1
German3,5236.7
Greek260.0
Hungarian560.1
Irish15,0089.5
Italian4390.8
Lithuanian60.0
Norwegian750.1
Polish2320.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian400.1
Scotch-Irish5061.0
Scottish6471.2
Slovak270.1
Subsaharan African400.1
Swedish730.1
Swiss4250.8
Ukrainian580.1
United States or American13,50625.6
Welsh1440.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)150.0
Other ancestries5,54410.5
(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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