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Letcher county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,801100.0
Nursery school, preschool2874.9
Kindergarten3355.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,74747.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,57427.1
College or graduate school85814.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,930100.0
Less than 9th grade3,84022.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,18918.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,57532.9
Some college, no degree2,24513.3
Associate degree7844.6
Bachelor's degree7204.3
Graduate or professional degree5773.4
Percent high school graduate or higher58.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,479100.0
Never married3,87918.9
Now married, except separated12,54261.2
Separated4872.4
Widowed1,7398.5
Female
1,4357.0
Divorced1,8328.9
Female
9584.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years418100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren23957.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,258100.0
Civilian veterans1,7599.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,654100.0
With a disability65411.6
Population 21 to 64 years14,948100.0
With a disability5,63537.7
Percent employed
27.2(X)
No disability9,31362.3
Percent employed
61.1(X)
Population 65 years and over3,038100.0
With a disability1,90162.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,868100.0
Same house in 199517,32972.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,48327.2
Same county
4,53619.0
Different county
1,9478.2
Same state
9574.0
Different state
9904.1
Elsewhere in 1995560.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,277100.0
Native25,18599.6
Born in United States
25,16099.5
State of residence
21,21483.9
Different state
3,94615.6
Born outside United States
250.1
Foreign born920.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
120.0
Naturalized citizen
520.2
Not a citizen
400.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)92100.0
Europe1617.4
Asia4953.3
Africa00.0
Oceania22.2
Latin America1516.3
Northern America1010.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,868100.0
English only23,45498.3
Language other than English4141.7
Speak English less than 'very well
1680.7
Spanish
1590.7
Speak English less than "very well"
790.3
Other Indo-European languages
2010.8
Speak English less than "very well"
730.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
490.2
Speak English less than "very well"
140.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,277100.0

Total ancestries reported

15,75462.3
Arab70.0
Czech100.0
Danish130.1
Dutch1840.7
English1,6266.4
French (except Basque)11190.5
French Canadian100.0
German8193.2
Greek60.0
Hungarian60.0
Irish11,2835.1
Italian1230.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian130.1
Polish140.1
Portuguese80.0
Russian70.0
Scotch-Irish2020.8
Scottish2050.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African250.1
Swedish90.0
Swiss30.0
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American9,03735.8
Welsh370.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,0067.9
(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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