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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McCreary 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 17,080 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,288 100.0   Native 16,989 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 202 4.7       Born in United States 16,973 99.4
Kindergarten 292 6.8           State of residence 11,936 69.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,255 52.6           Different state 5,037 29.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,106 25.8       Born outside United States 16 0.1
College or graduate school 433 10.1   Foreign born 91 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 55 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 36 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 10,668 100.0       Not a citizen 55 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,834 26.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,219 20.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,312 31.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 91 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,218 11.4   Europe 21 23.1
Associate degree 368 3.4   Asia 12 13.2
Bachelor's degree 321 3.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 396 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 52 57.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 52.6 (X)   Northern America 6 6.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,960 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,283 100.0   English only 15,699 98.4
Never married 2,650 20.0   Language other than English 261 1.6
Now married, except separated 7,740 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.7
Separated 332 2.5   Spanish 186 1.2
Widowed 992 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.6
 Female 788 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 63 0.4
Divorced 1,569 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
 Female 882 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,080 100.0
           under 18 years 404 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,306 60.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 190 47.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,394 100.0   Dutch 86 0.5
Civilian veterans 1,393 11.2   English 903 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 59 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 563 3.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,245 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 557 13.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,850 100.0   Irish¹ 759 4.4
With a disability 3,941 40.0   Italian 70 0.4
 Percent employed 27.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,909 60.0   Norwegian 8 0.0
 Percent employed 66.4 (X)   Polish 27 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,705 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,038 60.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 109 0.6
        Scottish 101 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,960 100.0   Subsaharan African 30 0.2
Same house in 1995 9,735 61.0   Swedish 14 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,186 38.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 4,314 27.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,872 11.7   United States or American 5,461 32.0
  Same state 568 3.6   Welsh 22 0.1
  Different state 1,304 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 52 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 39 0.2   Other ancestries 2,024 11.9
 
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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