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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Barren 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 38,033 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,256 100.0   Native 37,595 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 525 6.4       Born in United States 37,528 98.7
Kindergarten 487 5.9           State of residence 31,097 81.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,312 52.2           Different state 6,431 16.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,949 23.6       Born outside United States 67 0.2
College or graduate school 983 11.9   Foreign born 438 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 228 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 186 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 25,751 100.0       Not a citizen 252 0.7
Less than 9th grade 4,198 16.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,667 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,399 40.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 438 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,724 14.5   Europe 51 11.6
Associate degree 908 3.5   Asia 168 38.4
Bachelor's degree 1,649 6.4   Africa 29 6.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,206 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 154 35.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.5 (X)   Northern America 36 8.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,627 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,426 100.0   English only 34,432 96.6
Never married 5,040 16.6   Language other than English 1,195 3.4
Now married, except separated 19,255 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 448 1.3
Separated 414 1.4   Spanish 470 1.3
Widowed 2,463 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 0.5
 Female 2,123 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 558 1.6
Divorced 3,254 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 211 0.6
 Female 1,665 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 139 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 65 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,033 100.0
           under 18 years 424 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,474 72.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 211 49.8   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,855 100.0   Dutch 384 1.0
Civilian veterans 3,324 11.5   English 3,808 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 500 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 82 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,672 7.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,997 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 725 9.1   Hungarian 48 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,837 100.0   Irish¹ 2,373 6.2
With a disability 5,286 24.2   Italian 332 0.9
 Percent employed 50.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 16,551 75.8   Norwegian 140 0.4
 Percent employed 78.7 (X)   Polish 131 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 5,193 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 2,719 52.4   Russian 42 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 709 1.9
        Scottish 720 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 35,627 100.0   Subsaharan African 28 0.1
Same house in 1995 19,938 56.0   Swedish 86 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,517 43.6   Swiss 123 0.3
 Same county 10,028 28.1   Ukrainian 41 0.1
 Different county 5,489 15.4   United States or American 10,577 27.8
  Same state 3,250 9.1   Welsh 128 0.3
  Different state 2,239 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 172 0.5   Other ancestries 4,472 11.8
 
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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