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Social Statistics for Lawrence County, Kentucky

Lawrence county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,631100.0
Nursery school, preschool1474.0
Kindergarten1895.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,95653.9
High school (grades 9-12)93825.8
College or graduate school40111.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,256100.0
Less than 9th grade2,42923.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,86118.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,38633.0
Some college, no degree1,56515.3
Associate degree3353.3
Bachelor's degree3813.7
Graduate or professional degree2992.9
Percent high school graduate or higher58.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher6.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,385100.0
Never married2,37419.2
Now married, except separated7,66861.9
Separated1711.4
Widowed1,0668.6
Female
9137.4
Divorced1,1068.9
Female
6084.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years314100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17254.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over11,653100.0
Civilian veterans1,27210.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,662100.0
With a disability3118.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,072100.0
With a disability2,99933.1
Percent employed
26.1(X)
No disability6,07366.9
Percent employed
62.5(X)
Population 65 years and over1,922100.0
With a disability1,20662.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,661100.0
Same house in 19959,27263.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,38336.7
Same county
3,01020.5
Different county
2,37316.2
Same state
1,2598.6
Different state
1,1147.6
Elsewhere in 199560.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,569100.0
Native15,54699.9
Born in United States
15,52499.7
State of residence
11,08771.2
Different state
4,43728.5
Born outside United States
220.1
Foreign born230.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
40.0
Naturalized citizen
90.1
Not a citizen
140.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)23100.0
Europe1982.6
Asia417.4
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,661100.0
English only14,46198.6
Language other than English2001.4
Speak English less than 'very well
470.3
Spanish
700.5
Speak English less than "very well"
280.2
Other Indo-European languages
1030.7
Speak English less than "very well"
140.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
50.0
Speak English less than "very well"
50.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,569100.0

Total ancestries reported

10,18865.4
Arab160.1
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1380.9
English1,1817.6
French (except Basque)11541.0
French Canadian130.0
German6644.3
Greek40.0
Hungarian190.1
Irish11,2197.8
Italian1190.8
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian100.1
Polish510.3
Portuguese160.1
Russian150.1
Scotch-Irish2281.5
Scottish1581.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish200.1
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American4,93831.7
Welsh940.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,1417.3
(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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