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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jessamine 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 39,041 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,132 100.0   Native 38,357 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 629 5.7       Born in United States 38,147 97.7
Kindergarten 470 4.2           State of residence 27,096 69.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,711 42.3           Different state 11,051 28.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,191 19.7       Born outside United States 210 0.5
College or graduate school 3,131 28.1   Foreign born 684 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 410 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 198 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 24,182 100.0       Not a citizen 486 1.2
Less than 9th grade 2,096 8.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,963 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,822 32.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 684 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,814 19.9   Europe 111 16.2
Associate degree 1,282 5.3   Asia 308 45.0
Bachelor's degree 3,083 12.7   Africa 61 8.9
Graduate or professional degree 2,122 8.8   Oceania 4 0.6
        Latin America 161 23.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.1 (X)   Northern America 39 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,159 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,407 100.0   English only 35,011 96.8
Never married 6,899 22.7   Language other than English 1,148 3.2
Now married, except separated 18,621 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 361 1.0
Separated 418 1.4   Spanish 486 1.3
Widowed 1,528 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 151 0.4
 Female 1,335 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 348 1.0
Divorced 2,941 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.2
 Female 1,635 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 276 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 39,041 100.0
           under 18 years 603 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,079 82.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 265 43.9   Arab 53 0.1
        Czech¹ 129 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 64 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,769 100.0   Dutch 473 1.2
Civilian veterans 3,233 11.2   English 4,973 12.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 636 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 64 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,016 12.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,369 100.0   Greek 38 0.1
With a disability 655 7.0   Hungarian 74 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,901 100.0   Irish¹ 4,130 10.6
With a disability 4,366 19.1   Italian 709 1.8
 Percent employed 55.2 (X)   Lithuanian 36 0.1
No disability 18,535 80.9   Norwegian 171 0.4
 Percent employed 79.3 (X)   Polish 396 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,410 100.0   Portuguese 25 0.1
With a disability 1,724 50.6   Russian 99 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 962 2.5
        Scottish 947 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 36,159 100.0   Subsaharan African 111 0.3
Same house in 1995 17,142 47.4   Swedish 155 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,677 51.7   Swiss 73 0.2
 Same county 7,504 20.8   Ukrainian 24 0.1
 Different county 11,173 30.9   United States or American 7,589 19.4
  Same state 6,697 18.5   Welsh 271 0.7
  Different state 4,476 12.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 51 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 340 0.9   Other ancestries 4,801 12.3
 
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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