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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oldham 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 46,178 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,104 100.0   Native 45,438 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 961 7.3       Born in United States 45,088 97.6
Kindergarten 852 6.5           State of residence 29,699 64.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,868 44.8           Different state 15,389 33.3
High school (grades 9-12) 3,451 26.3       Born outside United States 350 0.8
College or graduate school 1,972 15.0   Foreign born 740 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 369 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 329 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 30,366 100.0       Not a citizen 411 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,450 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,653 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,055 26.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 740 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,778 22.3   Europe 221 29.9
Associate degree 2,131 7.0   Asia 200 27.0
Bachelor's degree 5,852 19.3   Africa 13 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 3,447 11.4   Oceania 7 0.9
        Latin America 240 32.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.5 (X)   Northern America 59 8.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 43,130 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,784 100.0   English only 41,560 96.4
Never married 6,447 18.0   Language other than English 1,570 3.6
Now married, except separated 24,579 68.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 463 1.1
Separated 353 1.0   Spanish 848 2.0
Widowed 1,353 3.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 260 0.6
 Female 1,147 3.2   Other Indo-European languages 487 1.1
Divorced 3,052 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.2
 Female 1,560 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 127 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 46,178 100.0
           under 18 years 723 100.0     Total ancestries reported 43,114 93.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 234 32.4   Arab 114 0.2
        Czech¹ 108 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 123 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,497 100.0   Dutch 817 1.8
Civilian veterans 4,557 13.6   English 6,050 13.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,155 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 139 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,178 22.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,796 100.0   Greek 128 0.3
With a disability 617 5.7   Hungarian 278 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,572 100.0   Irish¹ 6,151 13.3
With a disability 3,359 13.1   Italian 1,343 2.9
 Percent employed 66.3 (X)   Lithuanian 90 0.2
No disability 22,213 86.9   Norwegian 238 0.5
 Percent employed 81.1 (X)   Polish 840 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,890 100.0   Portuguese 39 0.1
With a disability 1,130 39.1   Russian 187 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,279 2.8
        Scottish 1,141 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 104 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 43,130 100.0   Subsaharan African 90 0.2
Same house in 1995 23,060 53.5   Swedish 331 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,781 45.9   Swiss 263 0.6
 Same county 5,198 12.1   Ukrainian 68 0.1
 Different county 14,583 33.8   United States or American 5,850 12.7
  Same state 8,748 20.3   Welsh 455 1.0
  Different state 5,835 13.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 289 0.7   Other ancestries 5,551 12.0
 
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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