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Spencer county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,845100.0
Nursery school, preschool2177.6
Kindergarten2057.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,42350.0
High school (grades 9-12)69324.4
College or graduate school30710.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,672100.0
Less than 9th grade92712.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma96212.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,09540.3
Some college, no degree1,41118.4
Associate degree4295.6
Bachelor's degree5196.8
Graduate or professional degree3294.3
Percent high school graduate or higher75.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over9,077100.0
Never married1,60517.7
Now married, except separated6,07967.0
Separated810.9
Widowed5416.0
Female
4334.8
Divorced7718.5
Female
3834.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years251100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9638.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over8,559100.0
Civilian veterans1,07912.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,755100.0
With a disability1927.0
Population 21 to 64 years7,054100.0
With a disability1,51221.4
Percent employed
61.6(X)
No disability5,54278.6
Percent employed
80.2(X)
Population 65 years and over965100.0
With a disability48850.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over10,907100.0
Same house in 19955,44449.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,38549.4
Same county
1,66115.2
Different county
3,72434.1
Same state
2,98027.3
Different state
7446.8
Elsewhere in 1995780.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population11,766100.0
Native11,62698.8
Born in United States
11,56898.3
State of residence
9,68982.3
Different state
1,87916.0
Born outside United States
580.5
Foreign born1401.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
770.7
Naturalized citizen
960.8
Not a citizen
440.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)140100.0
Europe1913.6
Asia3726.4
Africa107.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America6848.6
Northern America64.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over10,907100.0
English only10,64997.6
Language other than English2582.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1571.4
Spanish
1061.0
Speak English less than "very well"
970.9
Other Indo-European languages
1381.3
Speak English less than "very well"
570.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
40.0
Speak English less than "very well"
30.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population11,766100.0

Total ancestries reported

9,39879.9
Arab70.1
Czech1100.1
Danish270.2
Dutch1221.0
English1,1019.4
French (except Basque)1960.8
French Canadian1150.1
German1,60113.6
Greek230.2
Hungarian520.4
Irish11,56813.3
Italian1611.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian180.2
Polish920.8
Portuguese00.0
Russian60.1
Scotch-Irish1341.1
Scottish1791.5
Slovak60.1
Subsaharan African100.1
Swedish100.1
Swiss40.0
Ukrainian100.1
United States or American2,81323.9
Welsh320.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,30111.1
(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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