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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fayette 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 22,008 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,850 100.0   Native 21,773 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 444 7.6       Born in United States 21,686 98.5
Kindergarten 305 5.2           State of residence 18,811 85.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,500 42.7           Different state 2,875 13.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,546 26.4       Born outside United States 87 0.4
College or graduate school 1,055 18.0   Foreign born 235 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 146 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 120 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 14,632 100.0       Not a citizen 115 0.5
Less than 9th grade 920 6.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,311 9.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,396 43.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 235 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,894 19.8   Europe 45 19.1
Associate degree 1,093 7.5   Asia 114 48.5
Bachelor's degree 1,471 10.1   Africa 30 12.8
Graduate or professional degree 547 3.7   Oceania 6 2.6
        Latin America 31 13.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.8 (X)   Northern America 9 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,718 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,596 100.0   English only 20,001 96.5
Never married 3,988 22.7   Language other than English 717 3.5
Now married, except separated 10,196 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 231 1.1
Separated 208 1.2   Spanish 368 1.8
Widowed 1,770 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.6
 Female 1,525 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 266 1.3
Divorced 1,434 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.2
 Female 696 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,008 100.0
           under 18 years 182 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,883 108.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 95 52.2   Arab 29 0.1
        Czech¹ 368 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 190 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,512 100.0   Dutch 344 1.6
Civilian veterans 2,164 13.1   English 1,849 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 438 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 73 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,788 49.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,068 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 337 6.6   Hungarian 10 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,387 100.0   Irish¹ 2,873 13.1
With a disability 1,930 16.9   Italian 317 1.4
 Percent employed 63.1 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 9,457 83.1   Norwegian 2,381 10.8
 Percent employed 82.2 (X)   Polish 98 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,865 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,468 38.0   Russian 37 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 158 0.7
        Scottish 218 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 17 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 20,718 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.1
Same house in 1995 12,872 62.1   Swedish 353 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,715 37.2   Swiss 507 2.3
 Same county 4,360 21.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,355 16.2   United States or American 1,281 5.8
  Same state 2,231 10.8   Welsh 93 0.4
  Different state 1,124 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 131 0.6   Other ancestries 1,416 6.4
 
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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