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Social Statistics for Nicholas County, Kentucky

Nicholas county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,392100.0
Nursery school, preschool564.0
Kindergarten987.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)72151.8
High school (grades 9-12)35925.8
College or graduate school15811.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,636100.0
Less than 9th grade76716.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma95420.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,74437.6
Some college, no degree62113.4
Associate degree2034.4
Bachelor's degree1844.0
Graduate or professional degree1633.5
Percent high school graduate or higher62.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,506100.0
Never married1,04519.0
Now married, except separated3,10656.4
Separated541.0
Widowed61511.2
Female
5029.1
Divorced68612.5
Female
3596.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years162100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8552.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,208100.0
Civilian veterans64812.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,452100.0
With a disability16311.2
Population 21 to 64 years3,878100.0
With a disability98425.4
Percent employed
46.1(X)
No disability2,89474.6
Percent employed
74.1(X)
Population 65 years and over951100.0
With a disability43345.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,385100.0
Same house in 19953,73658.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,64041.3
Same county
1,43422.5
Different county
1,20618.9
Same state
88713.9
Different state
3195.0
Elsewhere in 199590.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,813100.0
Native6,78299.5
Born in United States
6,76899.3
State of residence
6,21691.2
Different state
5528.1
Born outside United States
140.2
Foreign born310.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
90.1
Naturalized citizen
130.2
Not a citizen
180.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)31100.0
Europe1858.1
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America1341.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,385100.0
English only6,29598.6
Language other than English901.4
Speak English less than 'very well
300.5
Spanish
600.9
Speak English less than "very well"
300.5
Other Indo-European languages
300.5
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,813100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,14375.5
Arab120.2
Czech100.0
Danish220.3
Dutch470.7
English68310.0
French (except Basque)1570.8
French Canadian100.0
German4787.0
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish172010.6
Italian310.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian00.0
Polish60.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian100.1
Scotch-Irish1011.5
Scottish470.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish300.4
Swiss40.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,23632.8
Welsh270.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries6329.3
(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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