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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Powell 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 13,237 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,021 100.0   Native 13,204 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 121 4.0       Born in United States 13,190 99.6
Kindergarten 169 5.6           State of residence 11,274 85.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,643 54.4           Different state 1,916 14.5
High school (grades 9-12) 892 29.5       Born outside United States 14 0.1
College or graduate school 196 6.5   Foreign born 33 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 22 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,485 100.0       Not a citizen 11 0.1
Less than 9th grade 2,028 23.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,693 20.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,099 36.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 33 100.0
Some college, no degree 911 10.7   Europe 18 54.5
Associate degree 204 2.4   Asia 10 30.3
Bachelor's degree 315 3.7   Africa 1 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 235 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 4 12.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 56.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,323 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,383 100.0   English only 12,234 99.3
Never married 2,119 20.4   Language other than English 89 0.7
Now married, except separated 6,164 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.2
Separated 270 2.6   Spanish 40 0.3
Widowed 652 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 564 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 49 0.4
Divorced 1,178 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 613 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 13,237 100.0
           under 18 years 327 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,353 63.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 145 44.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,720 100.0   Dutch 42 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,088 11.2   English 789 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 75 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 304 2.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,175 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 274 8.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,720 100.0   Irish¹ 647 4.9
With a disability 2,861 37.1   Italian 34 0.3
 Percent employed 43.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,859 62.9   Norwegian 8 0.1
 Percent employed 69.0 (X)   Polish 34 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,329 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 811 61.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 135 1.0
        Scottish 118 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,323 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,977 56.6   Swedish 30 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,338 43.3   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 3,237 26.3   Ukrainian 13 0.1
 Different county 2,101 17.0   United States or American 4,565 34.5
  Same state 1,646 13.4   Welsh 18 0.1
  Different state 455 3.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 8 0.1   Other ancestries 1,497 11.3
 
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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