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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 7,180 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,483 100.0   Native 7,134 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 83 5.6       Born in United States 7,097 98.8
Kindergarten 54 3.6           State of residence 4,075 56.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 745 50.2           Different state 3,022 42.1
High school (grades 9-12) 446 30.1       Born outside United States 37 0.5
College or graduate school 155 10.5   Foreign born 46 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 34 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 5,098 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.2
Less than 9th grade 286 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 636 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,981 38.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 46 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,288 25.3   Europe 18 39.1
Associate degree 241 4.7   Asia 15 32.6
Bachelor's degree 432 8.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 234 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 4.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.9 (X)   Northern America 11 23.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,847 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,973 100.0   English only 6,594 96.3
Never married 1,243 20.8   Language other than English 253 3.7
Now married, except separated 3,373 56.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.6
Separated 129 2.2   Spanish 118 1.7
Widowed 414 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.5
 Female 346 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 104 1.5
Divorced 814 13.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 334 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 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 7,180 100.0
           under 18 years 79 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,448 103.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 36 45.6   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 47 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 189 2.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,638 100.0   Dutch 127 1.8
Civilian veterans 1,174 20.8   English 840 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 207 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 126 1.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,824 25.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,337 100.0   Greek 16 0.2
With a disability 147 11.0   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,130 100.0   Irish¹ 1,033 14.4
With a disability 663 21.2   Italian 196 2.7
 Percent employed 57.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,467 78.8   Norwegian 507 7.1
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 133 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 959 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 370 38.6   Russian 62 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 187 2.6
        Scottish 213 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,847 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,657 53.4   Swedish 224 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,137 45.8   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,028 15.0   Ukrainian 34 0.5
 Different county 2,109 30.8   United States or American 369 5.1
  Same state 1,347 19.7   Welsh 121 1.7
  Different state 762 11.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 53 0.8   Other ancestries 961 13.4
 
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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