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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harlan 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 3,786 100.0
      enrolled in school 924 100.0   Native 3,773 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 80 8.7       Born in United States 3,765 99.4
Kindergarten 70 7.6           State of residence 2,685 70.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 440 47.6           Different state 1,080 28.5
High school (grades 9-12) 272 29.4       Born outside United States 8 0.2
College or graduate school 62 6.7   Foreign born 13 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 2,675 100.0       Not a citizen 1 0.0
Less than 9th grade 144 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 237 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,014 37.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 13 100.0
Some college, no degree 705 26.4   Europe 3 23.1
Associate degree 165 6.2   Asia 5 38.5
Bachelor's degree 318 11.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 92 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.8 (X)   Northern America 5 38.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,592 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,040 100.0   English only 3,528 98.2
Never married 550 18.1   Language other than English 64 1.8
Now married, except separated 1,938 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.3
Separated 31 1.0   Spanish 40 1.1
Widowed 304 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.3
 Female 239 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 20 0.6
Divorced 217 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 94 3.1   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 3,786 100.0
           under 18 years 49 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,894 102.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 28 57.1   Arab 3 0.1
        Czech¹ 46 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 104 2.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,866 100.0   Dutch 90 2.4
Civilian veterans 454 15.8   English 405 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 90 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,609 42.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 846 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 61 7.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,888 100.0   Irish¹ 379 10.0
With a disability 353 18.7   Italian 43 1.1
 Percent employed 58.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,535 81.3   Norwegian 52 1.4
 Percent employed 83.9 (X)   Polish 48 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 805 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.1
With a disability 306 38.0   Russian 15 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 43 1.1
        Scottish 46 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,592 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,321 64.6   Swedish 349 9.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,262 35.1   Swiss 3 0.1
 Same county 498 13.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 764 21.3   United States or American 358 9.5
  Same state 506 14.1   Welsh 24 0.6
  Different state 258 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 9 0.3   Other ancestries 176 4.6
 
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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