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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McCracken 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 65,514 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,279 100.0   Native 64,908 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,146 7.5       Born in United States 64,668 98.7
Kindergarten 1,062 7.0           State of residence 43,049 65.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,857 44.9           Different state 21,619 33.0
High school (grades 9-12) 3,771 24.7       Born outside United States 240 0.4
College or graduate school 2,443 16.0   Foreign born 606 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 225 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 268 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 45,038 100.0       Not a citizen 338 0.5
Less than 9th grade 3,314 7.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,573 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,018 33.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 606 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,884 21.9   Europe 161 26.6
Associate degree 3,097 6.9   Asia 137 22.6
Bachelor's degree 5,092 11.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 3,060 6.8   Oceania 17 2.8
        Latin America 240 39.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.3 (X)   Northern America 51 8.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,594 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 52,887 100.0   English only 60,193 97.7
Never married 10,127 19.1   Language other than English 1,401 2.3
Now married, except separated 30,444 57.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 415 0.7
Separated 1,155 2.2   Spanish 839 1.4
Widowed 4,623 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 282 0.5
 Female 3,843 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 412 0.7
Divorced 6,538 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.1
 Female 3,575 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 123 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 65,514 100.0
           under 18 years 986 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,025 84.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 540 54.8   Arab 73 0.1
        Czech¹ 88 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 86 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,191 100.0   Dutch 826 1.3
Civilian veterans 7,323 14.6   English 7,301 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,474 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 131 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,319 12.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,348 100.0   Greek 40 0.1
With a disability 1,225 9.2   Hungarian 125 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 37,199 100.0   Irish¹ 7,582 11.6
With a disability 7,997 21.5   Italian 1,085 1.7
 Percent employed 49.6 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.0
No disability 29,202 78.5   Norwegian 316 0.5
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 475 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 9,794 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 4,466 45.6   Russian 89 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,701 2.6
        Scottish 1,160 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 84 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 61,594 100.0   Subsaharan African 414 0.6
Same house in 1995 34,995 56.8   Swedish 283 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 26,262 42.6   Swiss 102 0.2
 Same county 14,815 24.1   Ukrainian 40 0.1
 Different county 11,447 18.6   United States or American 10,650 16.3
  Same state 4,756 7.7   Welsh 281 0.4
  Different state 6,691 10.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 64 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 337 0.5   Other ancestries 12,203 18.6
 
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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