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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Craighead County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 82,148 100.0
      enrolled in school 22,728 100.0   Native 80,531 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,430 6.3       Born in United States 80,260 97.7
Kindergarten 1,033 4.5           State of residence 57,460 69.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,032 39.7           Different state 22,800 27.8
High school (grades 9-12) 4,288 18.9       Born outside United States 271 0.3
College or graduate school 6,945 30.6   Foreign born 1,617 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,090 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 316 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 50,725 100.0       Not a citizen 1,301 1.6
Less than 9th grade 4,764 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,751 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,615 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,617 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,178 20.1   Europe 168 10.4
Associate degree 1,793 3.5   Asia 496 30.7
Bachelor's degree 6,757 13.3   Africa 32 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 3,867 7.6   Oceania 17 1.1
        Latin America 799 49.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.3 (X)   Northern America 105 6.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 76,589 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 65,555 100.0   English only 73,647 96.2
Never married 16,069 24.5   Language other than English 2,942 3.8
Now married, except separated 36,937 56.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,498 2.0
Separated 1,173 1.8   Spanish 1,784 2.3
Widowed 4,374 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,046 1.4
 Female 3,718 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 618 0.8
Divorced 7,002 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 0.2
 Female 4,011 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 433 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 284 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 82,148 100.0
           under 18 years 1,410 100.0     Total ancestries reported 64,436 78.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 852 60.4   Arab 114 0.1
        Czech¹ 130 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 55 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 62,240 100.0   Dutch 1,453 1.8
Civilian veterans 7,508 12.1   English 5,771 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,417 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 178 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,916 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 19,343 100.0   Greek 79 0.1
With a disability 1,841 9.5   Hungarian 76 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 47,317 100.0   Irish¹ 8,230 10.0
With a disability 10,771 22.8   Italian 1,128 1.4
 Percent employed 60.0 (X)   Lithuanian 26 0.0
No disability 36,546 77.2   Norwegian 148 0.2
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 532 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 9,027 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.0
With a disability 4,558 50.5   Russian 93 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,353 1.6
        Scottish 940 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 76,589 100.0   Subsaharan African 210 0.3
Same house in 1995 36,146 47.2   Swedish 206 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 39,685 51.8   Swiss 55 0.1
 Same county 22,691 29.6   Ukrainian 36 0.0
 Different county 16,994 22.2   United States or American 18,172 22.1
  Same state 10,355 13.5   Welsh 346 0.4
  Different state 6,639 8.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 758 1.0   Other ancestries 16,711 20.3
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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