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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Owsley 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 4,858 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,167 100.0   Native 4,853 99.9
Nursery school, preschool 77 6.6       Born in United States 4,847 99.8
Kindergarten 71 6.1           State of residence 4,257 87.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 577 49.4           Different state 590 12.1
High school (grades 9-12) 288 24.7       Born outside United States 6 0.1
College or graduate school 154 13.2   Foreign born 5 0.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 3,242 100.0       Not a citizen 5 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,097 33.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 549 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 907 28.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 5 100.0
Some college, no degree 315 9.7   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 124 3.8   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 98 3.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 152 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 5 100.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 49.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,574 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,900 100.0   English only 4,527 99.0
Never married 784 20.1   Language other than English 47 1.0
Now married, except separated 2,194 56.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.4
Separated 66 1.7   Spanish 15 0.3
Widowed 335 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
 Female 272 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 32 0.7
Divorced 521 13.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.3
 Female 238 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,858 100.0
           under 18 years 160 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,721 56.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 140 87.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,678 100.0   Dutch 9 0.2
Civilian veterans 332 9.0   English 362 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 7 0.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 105 2.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,112 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 119 10.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,694 100.0   Irish¹ 220 4.5
With a disability 1,138 42.2   Italian 39 0.8
 Percent employed 20.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,556 57.8   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 63.6 (X)   Polish 33 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 672 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 419 62.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 57 1.2
        Scottish 24 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,574 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,244 70.9   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,330 29.1   Swiss 34 0.7
 Same county 785 17.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 545 11.9   United States or American 1,527 31.4
  Same state 380 8.3   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 165 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 296 6.1
 
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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