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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lexington city
[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 6,867 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,467 100.0   Native 6,593 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 58 1.7       Born in United States 6,513 94.8
Kindergarten 16 0.5           State of residence 2,834 41.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 353 10.2           Different state 3,679 53.6
High school (grades 9-12) 164 4.7       Born outside United States 80 1.2
College or graduate school 2,876 83.0   Foreign born 274 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 105 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 146 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 3,285 100.0       Not a citizen 128 1.9
Less than 9th grade 348 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 404 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 567 17.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 274 100.0
Some college, no degree 386 11.8   Europe 109 39.8
Associate degree 180 5.5   Asia 76 27.7
Bachelor's degree 692 21.1   Africa 48 17.5
Graduate or professional degree 708 21.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 32 11.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.1 (X)   Northern America 9 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 42.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,656 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,257 100.0   English only 6,143 92.3
Never married 3,219 51.4   Language other than English 513 7.7
Now married, except separated 2,098 33.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 1.0
Separated 76 1.2   Spanish 163 2.4
Widowed 457 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 370 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 242 3.6
Divorced 407 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.6
 Female 255 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,867 100.0
           under 18 years 50 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,393 107.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 20 40.0   Arab 12 0.2
        Czech¹ 24 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,116 100.0   Dutch 129 1.9
Civilian veterans 638 10.4   English 1,149 16.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 218 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,121 16.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,200 100.0   Greek 46 0.7
With a disability 123 5.6   Hungarian 14 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,298 100.0   Irish¹ 1,010 14.7
With a disability 384 11.6   Italian 427 6.2
 Percent employed 34.1 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.1
No disability 2,914 88.4   Norwegian 88 1.3
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Polish 197 2.9
     Population 65 years and over 983 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.2
With a disability 392 39.9   Russian 79 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 401 5.8
        Scottish 223 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,656 100.0   Subsaharan African 93 1.4
Same house in 1995 2,795 42.0   Swedish 120 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,721 55.9   Swiss 50 0.7
 Same county 72 1.1   Ukrainian 37 0.5
 Different county 3,649 54.8   United States or American 576 8.4
  Same state 1,659 24.9   Welsh 132 1.9
  Different state 1,990 29.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 140 2.1   Other ancestries 1,168 17.0
 
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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