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Meade county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,800100.0
Nursery school, preschool3254.8
Kindergarten4857.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,41350.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,60123.5
College or graduate school97614.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,131100.0
Less than 9th grade1,1227.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,43515.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,43839.9
Some college, no degree3,36720.9
Associate degree9475.9
Bachelor's degree1,1467.1
Graduate or professional degree6764.2
Percent high school graduate or higher77.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over19,747100.0
Never married3,58318.1
Now married, except separated12,77364.7
Separated3031.5
Widowed1,1235.7
Female
8914.5
Divorced1,96510.0
Female
1,0035.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years592100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31653.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over17,538100.0
Civilian veterans3,26118.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,472100.0
With a disability4426.8
Population 21 to 64 years14,402100.0
With a disability3,28822.8
Percent employed
51.6(X)
No disability11,11477.2
Percent employed
73.4(X)
Population 65 years and over2,081100.0
With a disability94945.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,040100.0
Same house in 199512,53652.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,96845.6
Same county
3,75215.6
Different county
7,21630.0
Same state
3,97416.5
Different state
3,24213.5
Elsewhere in 19955362.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,349100.0
Native25,83198.0
Born in United States
25,07195.1
State of residence
17,16465.1
Different state
7,90730.0
Born outside United States
7602.9
Foreign born5182.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2290.9
Naturalized citizen
2811.1
Not a citizen
2370.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)518100.0
Europe22343.1
Asia14628.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America13425.9
Northern America152.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,040100.0
English only22,92895.4
Language other than English1,1124.6
Speak English less than 'very well
3141.3
Spanish
5222.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1440.6
Other Indo-European languages
4211.8
Speak English less than "very well"
840.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1490.6
Speak English less than "very well"
860.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,349100.0

Total ancestries reported

21,59882.0
Arab140.1
Czech1390.1
Danish360.1
Dutch4281.6
English1,8076.9
French (except Basque)15212.0
French Canadian11580.6
German3,61913.7
Greek230.1
Hungarian1170.4
Irish12,99411.4
Italian4861.8
Lithuanian30.0
Norwegian1340.5
Polish3091.2
Portuguese100.0
Russian50.0
Scotch-Irish3531.3
Scottish4151.6
Slovak170.1
Subsaharan African640.2
Swedish1080.4
Swiss750.3
Ukrainian140.1
United States or American5,37920.4
Welsh2040.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.0
Other ancestries4,26016.2
(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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