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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Coal 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 6,031 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,519 100.0   Native 5,936 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 106 7.0       Born in United States 5,921 98.2
Kindergarten 132 8.7           State of residence 4,424 73.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 771 50.8           Different state 1,497 24.8
High school (grades 9-12) 338 22.3       Born outside United States 15 0.2
College or graduate school 172 11.3   Foreign born 95 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 56 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 40 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 3,964 100.0       Not a citizen 55 0.9
Less than 9th grade 526 13.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 717 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,467 37.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 95 100.0
Some college, no degree 678 17.1   Europe 22 23.2
Associate degree 86 2.2   Asia 16 16.8
Bachelor's degree 285 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 205 5.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 47 49.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.6 (X)   Northern America 10 10.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,639 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,708 100.0   English only 5,300 94.0
Never married 777 16.5   Language other than English 339 6.0
Now married, except separated 2,788 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 111 2.0
Separated 82 1.7   Spanish 167 3.0
Widowed 457 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 1.1
 Female 368 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 92 1.6
Divorced 604 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.5
 Female 301 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,031 100.0
           under 18 years 145 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,902 81.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 99 68.3   Arab 10 0.2
        Czech¹ 12 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,429 100.0   Dutch 114 1.9
Civilian veterans 600 13.5   English 423 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 117 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 390 6.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,435 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 187 13.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,104 100.0   Irish¹ 603 10.0
With a disability 903 29.1   Italian 171 2.8
 Percent employed 42.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,201 70.9   Norwegian 22 0.4
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 42 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,025 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 571 55.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 115 1.9
        Scottish 96 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,639 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,532 62.6   Swedish 25 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,088 37.0   Swiss 13 0.2
 Same county 996 17.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,092 19.4   United States or American 749 12.4
  Same state 664 11.8   Welsh 33 0.5
  Different state 428 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 48 0.8
Elsewhere in 1995 19 0.3   Other ancestries 1,888 31.3
 
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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