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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Breathitt 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 16,100 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,131 100.0   Native 16,035 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 185 4.5       Born in United States 16,021 99.5
Kindergarten 276 6.7           State of residence 13,954 86.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,906 46.1           Different state 2,067 12.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,087 26.3       Born outside United States 14 0.1
College or graduate school 677 16.4   Foreign born 65 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 38 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 10,393 100.0       Not a citizen 59 0.4
Less than 9th grade 2,510 24.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,904 18.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,239 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 65 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,358 13.1   Europe 16 24.6
Associate degree 344 3.3   Asia 44 67.7
Bachelor's degree 566 5.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 472 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 5 7.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 57.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,175 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,847 100.0   English only 14,852 97.9
Never married 2,877 22.4   Language other than English 323 2.1
Now married, except separated 7,325 57.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 104 0.7
Separated 405 3.2   Spanish 171 1.1
Widowed 963 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.5
 Female 814 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 128 0.8
Divorced 1,277 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.2
 Female 707 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,100 100.0
           under 18 years 288 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,380 64.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 181 62.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,001 100.0   Dutch 46 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,116 9.3   English 1,909 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 109 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 39 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 571 3.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,814 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 578 15.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,359 100.0   Irish¹ 1,309 8.1
With a disability 3,790 40.5   Italian 142 0.9
 Percent employed 24.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,569 59.5   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 63.5 (X)   Polish 44 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,759 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,095 62.3   Russian 8 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 466 2.9
        Scottish 253 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,175 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,402 68.5   Swedish 16 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,697 31.0   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 3,025 19.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,672 11.0   United States or American 4,410 27.4
  Same state 1,163 7.7   Welsh 8 0.0
  Different state 509 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 76 0.5   Other ancestries 1,037 6.4
 
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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