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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rockcastle 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 16,582 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,509 100.0   Native 16,578 100.0
Nursery school, preschool 172 4.9       Born in United States 16,566 99.9
Kindergarten 210 6.0           State of residence 14,300 86.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,904 54.3           Different state 2,266 13.7
High school (grades 9-12) 857 24.4       Born outside United States 12 0.1
College or graduate school 366 10.4   Foreign born 4 0.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 11,109 100.0       Not a citizen 4 0.0
Less than 9th grade 2,706 24.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,995 18.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,105 37.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 4 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,168 10.5   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 218 2.0   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 503 4.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 414 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 4 100.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 57.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,583 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,260 100.0   English only 15,356 98.5
Never married 2,563 19.3   Language other than English 227 1.5
Now married, except separated 8,003 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.7
Separated 181 1.4   Spanish 107 0.7
Widowed 1,047 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.3
 Female 835 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 92 0.6
Divorced 1,466 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.3
 Female 771 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,582 100.0
           under 18 years 301 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,321 62.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 172 57.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,532 100.0   Dutch 152 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,180 9.4   English 948 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 192 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 846 5.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,562 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 240 6.7   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,722 100.0   Irish¹ 1,211 7.3
With a disability 2,954 30.4   Italian 65 0.4
 Percent employed 32.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,768 69.6   Norwegian 30 0.2
 Percent employed 74.5 (X)   Polish 17 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,002 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,156 57.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 141 0.9
        Scottish 112 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,583 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,984 64.1   Swedish 25 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,577 35.8   Swiss 13 0.1
 Same county 3,438 22.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,139 13.7   United States or American 5,053 30.5
  Same state 1,442 9.3   Welsh 14 0.1
  Different state 697 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.1   Other ancestries 1,446 8.7
 
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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