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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garrard 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 14,792 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,317 100.0   Native 14,555 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 153 4.6       Born in United States 14,536 98.3
Kindergarten 200 6.0           State of residence 11,884 80.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,733 52.2           Different state 2,652 17.9
High school (grades 9-12) 755 22.8       Born outside United States 19 0.1
College or graduate school 476 14.4   Foreign born 237 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 166 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 65 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 9,951 100.0       Not a citizen 172 1.2
Less than 9th grade 1,319 13.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,729 17.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,553 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 237 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,814 18.2   Europe 46 19.4
Associate degree 491 4.9   Asia 24 10.1
Bachelor's degree 682 6.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 363 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 147 62.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.4 (X)   Northern America 20 8.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,904 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,763 100.0   English only 13,463 96.8
Never married 2,179 18.5   Language other than English 441 3.2
Now married, except separated 7,551 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 225 1.6
Separated 133 1.1   Spanish 287 2.1
Widowed 835 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 173 1.2
 Female 711 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 131 0.9
Divorced 1,065 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.3
 Female 591 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,792 100.0
           under 18 years 226 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,113 75.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 100 44.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 21 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,181 100.0   Dutch 97 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,328 11.9   English 1,261 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 155 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,077 7.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,364 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 335 10.0   Hungarian 26 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,602 100.0   Irish¹ 1,228 8.3
With a disability 2,203 25.6   Italian 117 0.8
 Percent employed 50.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,399 74.4   Norwegian 39 0.3
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 70 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,842 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 954 51.8   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 108 0.7
        Scottish 146 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,904 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,224 52.0   Swedish 37 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,571 47.3   Swiss 20 0.1
 Same county 2,744 19.7   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 3,827 27.5   United States or American 4,734 32.0
  Same state 3,136 22.6   Welsh 37 0.3
  Different state 691 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 109 0.8   Other ancestries 1,901 12.9
 
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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