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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kenton 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 151,464 100.0
      enrolled in school 38,232 100.0   Native 149,082 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 2,777 7.3       Born in United States 148,456 98.0
Kindergarten 2,302 6.0           State of residence 97,492 64.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 18,133 47.4           Different state 50,964 33.6
High school (grades 9-12) 8,205 21.5       Born outside United States 626 0.4
College or graduate school 6,815 17.8   Foreign born 2,382 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,078 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,122 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 97,727 100.0       Not a citizen 1,260 0.8
Less than 9th grade 5,949 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,511 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 31,834 32.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,382 100.0
Some college, no degree 20,920 21.4   Europe 873 36.6
Associate degree 5,138 5.3   Asia 697 29.3
Bachelor's degree 14,630 15.0   Africa 73 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 7,745 7.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 477 20.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.1 (X)   Northern America 262 11.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 140,369 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 118,067 100.0   English only 135,407 96.5
Never married 31,617 26.8   Language other than English 4,962 3.5
Now married, except separated 62,791 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,580 1.1
Separated 1,876 1.6   Spanish 2,048 1.5
Widowed 7,848 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 758 0.5
 Female 6,524 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 2,149 1.5
Divorced 13,935 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 629 0.4
 Female 7,714 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 576 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 171 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 151,464 100.0
           under 18 years 2,652 100.0     Total ancestries reported 149,881 99.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,182 44.6   Arab 265 0.2
        Czech¹ 405 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 118 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 111,568 100.0   Dutch 2,184 1.4
Civilian veterans 14,900 13.4   English 16,217 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,743 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 371 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 50,748 33.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 34,062 100.0   Greek 395 0.3
With a disability 2,889 8.5   Hungarian 538 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 89,125 100.0   Irish¹ 25,316 16.7
With a disability 17,120 19.2   Italian 4,682 3.1
 Percent employed 57.8 (X)   Lithuanian 53 0.0
No disability 72,005 80.8   Norwegian 402 0.3
 Percent employed 82.6 (X)   Polish 1,480 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 15,989 100.0   Portuguese 43 0.0
With a disability 6,800 42.5   Russian 257 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,344 1.5
        Scottish 2,243 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 229 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 140,369 100.0   Subsaharan African 272 0.2
Same house in 1995 77,555 55.3   Swedish 444 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 61,735 44.0   Swiss 350 0.2
 Same county 33,334 23.7   Ukrainian 134 0.1
 Different county 28,401 20.2   United States or American 17,073 11.3
  Same state 13,241 9.4   Welsh 1,097 0.7
  Different state 15,160 10.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 43 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,079 0.8   Other ancestries 18,435 12.2
 
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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