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Social Statistics

Wolfe county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,649100.0
Nursery school, preschool996.0
Kindergarten1136.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)82249.8
High school (grades 9-12)39824.1
College or graduate school21713.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,571100.0
Less than 9th grade1,18225.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma93720.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,40630.8
Some college, no degree47110.3
Associate degree912.0
Bachelor's degree2455.4
Graduate or professional degree2395.2
Percent high school graduate or higher53.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,558100.0
Never married1,05118.9
Now married, except separated3,33360.0
Separated1071.9
Widowed4197.5
Female
3225.8
Divorced64811.7
Female
3526.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years70100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4158.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,228100.0
Civilian veterans4949.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,679100.0
With a disability24514.6
Population 21 to 64 years4,025100.0
With a disability1,49637.2
Percent employed
28.8(X)
No disability2,52962.8
Percent employed
64.7(X)
Population 65 years and over794100.0
With a disability55069.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,605100.0
Same house in 19954,27564.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,29434.7
Same county
1,39021.0
Different county
90413.7
Same state
5738.7
Different state
3315.0
Elsewhere in 1995360.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population7,065100.0
Native7,01699.3
Born in United States
7,01699.3
State of residence
5,99484.8
Different state
1,02214.5
Born outside United States
00.0
Foreign born490.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
430.6
Naturalized citizen
00.0
Not a citizen
490.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)49100.0
Europe612.2
Asia2551.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1836.7
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,605100.0
English only6,48998.2
Language other than English1161.8
Speak English less than 'very well
651.0
Spanish
711.1
Speak English less than "very well"
370.6
Other Indo-European languages
280.4
Speak English less than "very well"
110.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
170.3
Speak English less than "very well"
170.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population7,065100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,72652.7
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch180.3
English4886.9
French (except Basque)1320.5
French Canadian100.0
German2062.9
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish14886.9
Italian280.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian00.0
Polish150.2
Portuguese40.1
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish460.7
Scottish290.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish20.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,88626.7
Welsh280.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4566.5
(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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