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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Larue 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 13,373 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,123 100.0   Native 13,313 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 196 6.3       Born in United States 13,287 99.4
Kindergarten 218 7.0           State of residence 11,387 85.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,579 50.6           Different state 1,900 14.2
High school (grades 9-12) 730 23.4       Born outside United States 26 0.2
College or graduate school 400 12.8   Foreign born 60 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 23 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 9,017 100.0       Not a citizen 37 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,324 14.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,288 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,629 40.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 60 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,362 15.1   Europe 10 16.7
Associate degree 430 4.8   Asia 23 38.3
Bachelor's degree 479 5.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 505 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 27 45.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,575 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,648 100.0   English only 12,328 98.0
Never married 2,022 19.0   Language other than English 247 2.0
Now married, except separated 6,533 61.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.9
Separated 169 1.6   Spanish 135 1.1
Widowed 936 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.5
 Female 754 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 76 0.6
Divorced 988 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 530 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 36 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,373 100.0
           under 18 years 253 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,615 71.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 103 40.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,035 100.0   Dutch 163 1.2
Civilian veterans 1,463 14.6   English 1,241 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 280 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 943 7.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,962 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 222 7.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,515 100.0   Irish¹ 1,376 10.3
With a disability 2,023 26.9   Italian 152 1.1
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 5,492 73.1   Norwegian 19 0.1
 Percent employed 77.9 (X)   Polish 89 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,904 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 916 48.1   Russian 8 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 324 2.4
        Scottish 185 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 17 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 12,575 100.0   Subsaharan African 28 0.2
Same house in 1995 7,560 60.1   Swedish 15 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,991 39.7   Swiss 27 0.2
 Same county 2,583 20.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,408 19.1   United States or American 3,124 23.4
  Same state 1,881 15.0   Welsh 15 0.1
  Different state 527 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 24 0.2   Other ancestries 1,553 11.6
 
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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