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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Edmonson 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 11,644 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,541 100.0   Native 11,596 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 89 3.5       Born in United States 11,590 99.5
Kindergarten 146 5.7           State of residence 9,849 84.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,305 51.4           Different state 1,741 15.0
High school (grades 9-12) 719 28.3       Born outside United States 6 0.1
College or graduate school 282 11.1   Foreign born 48 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 24 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 7,865 100.0       Not a citizen 35 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,600 20.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,414 18.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,153 40.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 48 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,079 13.7   Europe 25 52.1
Associate degree 232 2.9   Asia 15 31.3
Bachelor's degree 194 2.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 193 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.7 (X)   Northern America 8 16.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 4.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,958 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,446 100.0   English only 10,842 98.9
Never married 1,606 17.0   Language other than English 116 1.1
Now married, except separated 6,074 64.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.4
Separated 124 1.3   Spanish 46 0.4
Widowed 763 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.2
 Female 615 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 49 0.4
Divorced 879 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
 Female 474 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,644 100.0
           under 18 years 145 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,535 73.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 87 60.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,913 100.0   Dutch 133 1.1
Civilian veterans 993 11.1   English 1,006 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 331 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 33 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 771 6.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,528 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 280 11.1   Hungarian 6 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,737 100.0   Irish¹ 738 6.3
With a disability 2,029 30.1   Italian 109 0.9
 Percent employed 38.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,708 69.9   Norwegian 34 0.3
 Percent employed 70.9 (X)   Polish 30 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,600 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 860 53.8   Russian 10 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 212 1.8
        Scottish 264 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,958 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,028 64.1   Swedish 13 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,912 35.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,814 16.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,098 19.1   United States or American 3,811 32.7
  Same state 1,294 11.8   Welsh 60 0.5
  Different state 804 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 18 0.2   Other ancestries 949 8.2
 
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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