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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 91,263 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,262 100.0   Native 86,657 95.0
Nursery school, preschool 2,050 7.5       Born in United States 85,499 93.7
Kindergarten 1,351 5.0           State of residence 39,579 43.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,509 49.6           Different state 45,920 50.3
High school (grades 9-12) 6,689 24.5       Born outside United States 1,158 1.3
College or graduate school 3,663 13.4   Foreign born 4,606 5.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,020 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,146 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 59,016 100.0       Not a citizen 2,460 2.7
Less than 9th grade 1,313 2.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,189 5.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,174 24.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,606 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,725 25.0   Europe 1,173 25.5
Associate degree 4,268 7.2   Asia 1,592 34.6
Bachelor's degree 14,111 23.9   Africa 275 6.0
Graduate or professional degree 7,236 12.3   Oceania 9 0.2
        Latin America 1,239 26.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.4 (X)   Northern America 318 6.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 36.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 86,007 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 69,834 100.0   English only 79,981 93.0
Never married 13,522 19.4   Language other than English 6,026 7.0
Now married, except separated 47,573 68.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,061 2.4
Separated 675 1.0   Spanish 2,295 2.7
Widowed 3,299 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 728 0.8
 Female 2,795 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 2,092 2.4
Divorced 4,765 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 472 0.5
 Female 3,010 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,415 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 797 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 91,263 100.0
           under 18 years 1,638 100.0     Total ancestries reported 89,817 98.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 607 37.1   Arab 213 0.2
        Czech¹ 268 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 499 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 64,356 100.0   Dutch 1,381 1.5
Civilian veterans 11,490 17.9   English 11,417 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,795 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 761 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,667 12.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 24,029 100.0   Greek 365 0.4
With a disability 1,250 5.2   Hungarian 252 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 53,117 100.0   Irish¹ 11,842 13.0
With a disability 5,896 11.1   Italian 3,571 3.9
 Percent employed 68.5 (X)   Lithuanian 127 0.1
No disability 47,221 88.9   Norwegian 733 0.8
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 1,913 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 7,885 100.0   Portuguese 103 0.1
With a disability 2,972 37.7   Russian 245 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 2,199 2.4
        Scottish 2,277 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 221 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 86,007 100.0   Subsaharan African 691 0.8
Same house in 1995 44,097 51.3   Swedish 1,000 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,040 46.6   Swiss 229 0.3
 Same county 11,304 13.1   Ukrainian 132 0.1
 Different county 28,736 33.4   United States or American 12,010 13.2
  Same state 14,005 16.3   Welsh 533 0.6
  Different state 14,731 17.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 459 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 1,870 2.2   Other ancestries 21,914 24.0
 
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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