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Carter county kentucky dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,517100.0
Nursery school, preschool4116.3
Kindergarten3896.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,99946.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,40121.5
College or graduate school1,31720.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,394100.0
Less than 9th grade3,33619.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,86216.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,48437.3
Some college, no degree2,52114.5
Associate degree6413.7
Bachelor's degree8274.8
Graduate or professional degree7234.2
Percent high school graduate or higher64.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,404100.0
Never married4,26019.9
Now married, except separated13,22661.8
Separated2911.4
Widowed1,6557.7
Female
1,4136.6
Divorced1,9729.2
Female
1,0274.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years422100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16338.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,274100.0
Civilian veterans2,04810.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,151100.0
With a disability3986.5
Population 21 to 64 years15,597100.0
With a disability3,77324.2
Percent employed
30.8(X)
No disability11,82475.8
Percent employed
68.8(X)
Population 65 years and over3,246100.0
With a disability1,76554.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,154100.0
Same house in 199516,64666.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,48633.7
Same county
5,34221.2
Different county
3,14412.5
Same state
1,5616.2
Different state
1,5836.3
Elsewhere in 1995220.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,889100.0
Native26,78999.6
Born in United States
26,69799.3
State of residence
20,64676.8
Different state
6,05122.5
Born outside United States
920.3
Foreign born1000.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
190.1
Naturalized citizen
620.2
Not a citizen
380.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)100100.0
Europe2929.0
Asia6464.0
Africa77.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,154100.0
English only24,64898.0
Language other than English5062.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1500.6
Spanish
2761.1
Speak English less than "very well"
870.3
Other Indo-European languages
1590.6
Speak English less than "very well"
370.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
640.3
Speak English less than "very well"
190.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,889100.0

Total ancestries reported

17,42564.8
Arab00.0
Czech1110.0
Danish00.0
Dutch3871.4
English2,5689.6
French (except Basque)12791.0
French Canadian1230.1
German1,9927.4
Greek00.0
Hungarian130.0
Irish12,6699.9
Italian1240.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian770.3
Polish150.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian110.0
Scotch-Irish2060.8
Scottish2280.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African70.0
Swedish870.3
Swiss80.0
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American6,28623.4
Welsh470.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,3838.9
(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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