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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 260,512 100.0
      enrolled in school 76,330 100.0   Native 245,064 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 4,666 6.1       Born in United States 243,266 93.4
Kindergarten 3,218 4.2           State of residence 165,682 63.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 25,518 33.4           Different state 77,584 29.8
High school (grades 9-12) 11,420 15.0       Born outside United States 1,798 0.7
College or graduate school 31,508 41.3   Foreign born 15,448 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10,374 4.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,913 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 167,235 100.0       Not a citizen 11,535 4.4
Less than 9th grade 8,539 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15,213 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 37,448 22.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 15,448 100.0
Some college, no degree 35,721 21.4   Europe 2,726 17.6
Associate degree 10,699 6.4   Asia 5,624 36.4
Bachelor's degree 35,385 21.2   Africa 719 4.7
Graduate or professional degree 24,230 14.5   Oceania 86 0.6
        Latin America 5,681 36.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.8 (X)   Northern America 612 4.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 35.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 244,455 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 213,646 100.0   English only 224,074 91.7
Never married 68,697 32.2   Language other than English 20,381 8.3
Now married, except separated 105,583 49.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,359 3.8
Separated 4,177 2.0   Spanish 9,778 4.0
Widowed 11,681 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,319 2.2
 Female 9,759 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 5,313 2.2
Divorced 23,508 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,446 0.6
 Female 13,451 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,179 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,336 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 260,512 100.0
           under 18 years 3,645 100.0     Total ancestries reported 242,647 93.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,946 53.4   Arab 1,227 0.5
        Czech¹ 648 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 456 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 204,956 100.0   Dutch 3,561 1.4
Civilian veterans 23,444 11.4   English 32,399 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,325 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 837 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 35,189 13.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 54,517 100.0   Greek 684 0.3
With a disability 4,731 8.7   Hungarian 952 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 160,431 100.0   Irish¹ 31,281 12.0
With a disability 27,110 16.9   Italian 6,664 2.6
 Percent employed 61.5 (X)   Lithuanian 303 0.1
No disability 133,321 83.1   Norwegian 1,221 0.5
 Percent employed 81.4 (X)   Polish 3,508 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 24,569 100.0   Portuguese 149 0.1
With a disability 10,592 43.1   Russian 1,145 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 7,515 2.9
        Scottish 6,375 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 311 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 244,455 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,033 0.8
Same house in 1995 103,984 42.5   Swedish 1,543 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 132,194 54.1   Swiss 684 0.3
 Same county 71,449 29.2   Ukrainian 450 0.2
 Different county 60,745 24.8   United States or American 30,490 11.7
  Same state 32,975 13.5   Welsh 2,129 0.8
  Different state 27,770 11.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 305 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 8,277 3.4   Other ancestries 65,263 25.1
 
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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