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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 47,579 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,243 100.0   Native 47,221 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 385 3.8       Born in United States 47,035 98.9
Kindergarten 557 5.4           State of residence 39,197 82.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,848 47.3           Different state 7,838 16.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,374 23.2       Born outside United States 186 0.4
College or graduate school 2,079 20.3   Foreign born 358 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 158 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 184 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 32,721 100.0       Not a citizen 174 0.4
Less than 9th grade 4,517 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,771 17.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,020 39.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 358 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,786 14.6   Europe 115 32.1
Associate degree 1,118 3.4   Asia 150 41.9
Bachelor's degree 2,190 6.7   Africa 38 10.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,319 4.0   Oceania 5 1.4
        Latin America 28 7.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.6 (X)   Northern America 22 6.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 44,866 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 39,122 100.0   English only 43,949 98.0
Never married 8,078 20.6   Language other than English 917 2.0
Now married, except separated 21,881 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 295 0.7
Separated 647 1.7   Spanish 317 0.7
Widowed 4,207 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.3
 Female 3,436 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 427 1.0
Divorced 4,309 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.3
 Female 2,218 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 87 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 47,579 100.0
           under 18 years 1,174 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,186 76.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 698 59.5   Arab 63 0.1
        Czech¹ 115 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 37,225 100.0   Dutch 919 1.9
Civilian veterans 5,654 15.2   English 4,475 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 384 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 54 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,719 9.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,514 100.0   Greek 75 0.2
With a disability 895 9.4   Hungarian 139 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,546 100.0   Irish¹ 5,376 11.3
With a disability 7,580 28.6   Italian 1,417 3.0
 Percent employed 34.1 (X)   Lithuanian 114 0.2
No disability 18,966 71.4   Norwegian 88 0.2
 Percent employed 65.4 (X)   Polish 564 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 7,373 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 3,970 53.8   Russian 225 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 676 1.4
        Scottish 567 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 44,866 100.0   Subsaharan African 82 0.2
Same house in 1995 28,597 63.7   Swedish 100 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,004 35.7   Swiss 79 0.2
 Same county 9,225 20.6   Ukrainian 44 0.1
 Different county 6,779 15.1   United States or American 8,776 18.4
  Same state 3,853 8.6   Welsh 228 0.5
  Different state 2,926 6.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 265 0.6   Other ancestries 6,844 14.4
 
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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