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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Breckinridge 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 18,648 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,228 100.0   Native 18,548 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 243 5.7       Born in United States 18,391 98.6
Kindergarten 267 6.3           State of residence 15,417 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,166 51.2           Different state 2,974 15.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,188 28.1       Born outside United States 157 0.8
College or graduate school 364 8.6   Foreign born 100 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 37 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 12,501 100.0       Not a citizen 34 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,989 15.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,896 15.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,523 44.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 100 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,654 13.2   Europe 45 45.0
Associate degree 509 4.1   Asia 15 15.0
Bachelor's degree 399 3.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 531 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 40 40.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,515 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,867 100.0   English only 17,128 97.8
Never married 2,820 19.0   Language other than English 387 2.2
Now married, except separated 9,128 61.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 219 1.3
Separated 252 1.7   Spanish 153 0.9
Widowed 1,171 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.4
 Female 941 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 211 1.2
Divorced 1,496 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 0.8
 Female 740 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 23 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,648 100.0
           under 18 years 328 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,410 66.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 194 59.1   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,998 100.0   Dutch 180 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,834 13.1   English 1,569 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 349 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 39 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,675 9.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,207 100.0   Greek 9 0.0
With a disability 399 9.5   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,503 100.0   Irish¹ 2,044 11.0
With a disability 2,391 22.8   Italian 206 1.1
 Percent employed 43.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 8,112 77.2   Norwegian 37 0.2
 Percent employed 75.4 (X)   Polish 60 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,598 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 1,337 51.5   Russian 27 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 181 1.0
        Scottish 170 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,515 100.0   Subsaharan African 27 0.1
Same house in 1995 10,959 62.6   Swedish 44 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,473 37.0   Swiss 24 0.1
 Same county 3,485 19.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,988 17.1   United States or American 3,782 20.3
  Same state 1,895 10.8   Welsh 52 0.3
  Different state 1,093 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 83 0.5   Other ancestries 1,887 10.1
 
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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