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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bracken 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 8,279 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,978 100.0   Native 8,258 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 109 5.5       Born in United States 8,232 99.4
Kindergarten 104 5.3           State of residence 6,843 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,051 53.1           Different state 1,389 16.8
High school (grades 9-12) 451 22.8       Born outside United States 26 0.3
College or graduate school 263 13.3   Foreign born 21 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,460 100.0       Not a citizen 8 0.1
Less than 9th grade 778 14.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 881 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,219 40.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 21 100.0
Some college, no degree 763 14.0   Europe 15 71.4
Associate degree 299 5.5   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 299 5.5   Africa 6 28.6
Graduate or professional degree 221 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,738 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,534 100.0   English only 7,629 98.6
Never married 1,380 21.1   Language other than English 109 1.4
Now married, except separated 3,840 58.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.5
Separated 104 1.6   Spanish 29 0.4
Widowed 561 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
 Female 439 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 64 0.8
Divorced 649 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.2
 Female 319 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,279 100.0
           under 18 years 193 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,382 77.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 136 70.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,169 100.0   Dutch 147 1.8
Civilian veterans 817 13.2   English 866 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 119 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,574 19.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,855 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 200 10.8   Hungarian 15 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,755 100.0   Irish¹ 870 10.5
With a disability 1,301 27.4   Italian 76 0.9
 Percent employed 59.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,454 72.6   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 79.3 (X)   Polish 2 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,074 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 527 49.1   Russian 6 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 128 1.5
        Scottish 90 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,738 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,865 62.9   Swedish 13 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,856 36.9   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,647 21.3   Ukrainian 10 0.1
 Different county 1,209 15.6   United States or American 1,829 22.1
  Same state 713 9.2   Welsh 22 0.3
  Different state 496 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 17 0.2   Other ancestries 594 7.2
 
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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