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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harlan 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 33,202 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,775 100.0   Native 32,996 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 451 5.8       Born in United States 32,918 99.1
Kindergarten 496 6.4           State of residence 28,505 85.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,829 49.2           Different state 4,413 13.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,995 25.7       Born outside United States 78 0.2
College or graduate school 1,004 12.9   Foreign born 206 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 105 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 91 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 22,041 100.0       Not a citizen 115 0.3
Less than 9th grade 4,832 21.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,268 19.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,553 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 206 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,415 11.0   Europe 57 27.7
Associate degree 1,021 4.6   Asia 104 50.5
Bachelor's degree 953 4.3   Africa 5 2.4
Graduate or professional degree 999 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 37 18.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.7 (X)   Northern America 3 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,168 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,429 100.0   English only 30,671 98.4
Never married 5,214 19.7   Language other than English 497 1.6
Now married, except separated 15,186 57.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 192 0.6
Separated 420 1.6   Spanish 208 0.7
Widowed 2,796 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.2
 Female 2,323 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 156 0.5
Divorced 2,813 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.2
 Female 1,492 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 95 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,202 100.0
           under 18 years 720 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,679 65.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 401 55.7   Arab 14 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,898 100.0   Dutch 359 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,546 10.2   English 2,529 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 232 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,087 3.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,684 100.0   Greek 20 0.1
With a disability 995 12.9   Hungarian 60 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,730 100.0   Irish¹ 2,164 6.5
With a disability 7,562 40.4   Italian 279 0.8
 Percent employed 22.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,168 59.6   Norwegian 26 0.1
 Percent employed 58.0 (X)   Polish 70 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 4,401 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 2,958 67.2   Russian 27 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 288 0.9
        Scottish 131 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 31,168 100.0   Subsaharan African 46 0.1
Same house in 1995 21,924 70.3   Swedish 50 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,147 29.3   Swiss 13 0.0
 Same county 7,453 23.9   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 1,694 5.4   United States or American 11,181 33.7
  Same state 939 3.0   Welsh 52 0.2
  Different state 755 2.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 97 0.3   Other ancestries 3,026 9.1
 
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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