Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fayette 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 148,644 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,185 100.0   Native 147,807 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,713 5.3       Born in United States 147,429 99.2
Kindergarten 1,779 5.5           State of residence 130,086 87.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 15,825 49.2           Different state 17,343 11.7
High school (grades 9-12) 8,004 24.9       Born outside United States 378 0.3
College or graduate school 4,864 15.1   Foreign born 837 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 214 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 515 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 103,227 100.0       Not a citizen 322 0.2
Less than 9th grade 8,787 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15,954 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 49,403 47.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 837 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,320 11.9   Europe 563 67.3
Associate degree 4,935 4.8   Asia 212 25.3
Bachelor's degree 7,385 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 4,443 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 30 3.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.0 (X)   Northern America 32 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 140,254 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 120,890 100.0   English only 135,923 96.9
Never married 28,861 23.9   Language other than English 4,331 3.1
Now married, except separated 66,719 55.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,147 0.8
Separated 2,431 2.0   Spanish 1,287 0.9
Widowed 11,950 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 444 0.3
 Female 9,874 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 2,590 1.8
Divorced 10,929 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 523 0.4
 Female 6,137 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 253 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 148,644 100.0
           under 18 years 2,654 100.0     Total ancestries reported 154,520 104.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,190 44.8   Arab 845 0.6
        Czech¹ 1,674 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 44 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 114,874 100.0   Dutch 6,692 4.5
Civilian veterans 16,849 14.7   English 12,997 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,946 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 103 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 30,815 20.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,350 100.0   Greek 357 0.2
With a disability 2,719 9.0   Hungarian 3,088 2.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 82,586 100.0   Irish¹ 21,427 14.4
With a disability 19,861 24.0   Italian 17,022 11.5
 Percent employed 42.9 (X)   Lithuanian 181 0.1
No disability 62,725 76.0   Norwegian 113 0.1
 Percent employed 71.7 (X)   Polish 12,322 8.3
     Population 65 years and over 26,198 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.0
With a disability 12,017 45.9   Russian 1,900 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 2,638 1.8
        Scottish 1,925 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10,383 7.0
  Population 5 years and over 140,254 100.0   Subsaharan African 190 0.1
Same house in 1995 99,422 70.9   Swedish 544 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,452 28.8   Swiss 93 0.1
 Same county 29,013 20.7   Ukrainian 346 0.2
 Different county 11,439 8.2   United States or American 10,140 6.8
  Same state 6,979 5.0   Welsh 1,366 0.9
  Different state 4,460 3.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 33 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 380 0.3   Other ancestries 15,323 10.3
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #