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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 21,802 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,939 100.0   Native 21,709 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 368 7.5       Born in United States 21,644 99.3
Kindergarten 228 4.6           State of residence 18,792 86.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,421 49.0           Different state 2,852 13.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,276 25.8       Born outside United States 65 0.3
College or graduate school 646 13.1   Foreign born 93 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 48 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 14,611 100.0       Not a citizen 45 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,377 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,690 18.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,971 40.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 93 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,493 17.1   Europe 58 62.4
Associate degree 759 5.2   Asia 20 21.5
Bachelor's degree 911 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 410 2.8   Oceania 5 5.4
        Latin America 10 10.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,488 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,567 100.0   English only 20,039 97.8
Never married 3,306 18.8   Language other than English 449 2.2
Now married, except separated 10,641 60.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 134 0.7
Separated 220 1.3   Spanish 268 1.3
Widowed 1,398 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.4
 Female 1,162 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 130 0.6
Divorced 2,002 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.2
 Female 860 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,802 100.0
           under 18 years 399 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,102 73.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 238 59.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 28 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,631 100.0   Dutch 314 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,203 13.2   English 2,024 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 413 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 49 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,354 24.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,587 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 332 7.2   Hungarian 34 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,911 100.0   Irish¹ 2,022 9.3
With a disability 1,992 18.3   Italian 258 1.2
 Percent employed 51.4 (X)   Lithuanian 48 0.2
No disability 8,919 81.7   Norwegian 43 0.2
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 150 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,229 100.0   Portuguese 19 0.1
With a disability 1,351 41.8   Russian 30 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 257 1.2
        Scottish 231 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 20,488 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,334 60.2   Swedish 79 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,058 39.3   Swiss 99 0.5
 Same county 4,017 19.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,041 19.7   United States or American 2,928 13.4
  Same state 3,425 16.7   Welsh 95 0.4
  Different state 616 3.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 96 0.5   Other ancestries 1,581 7.3
 
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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