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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fayette 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 28,806 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,736 100.0   Native 28,600 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 410 6.1       Born in United States 28,487 98.9
Kindergarten 360 5.3           State of residence 22,300 77.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,407 50.6           Different state 6,187 21.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,784 26.5       Born outside United States 113 0.4
College or graduate school 775 11.5   Foreign born 206 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 69 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 138 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 18,991 100.0       Not a citizen 68 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,976 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,605 19.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,634 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 206 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,678 19.4   Europe 62 30.1
Associate degree 674 3.5   Asia 61 29.6
Bachelor's degree 1,610 8.5   Africa 12 5.8
Graduate or professional degree 814 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 67 32.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.6 (X)   Northern America 4 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,867 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,757 100.0   English only 26,291 97.9
Never married 5,467 24.0   Language other than English 576 2.1
Now married, except separated 13,113 57.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 143 0.5
Separated 559 2.5   Spanish 260 1.0
Widowed 1,650 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.2
 Female 1,419 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 216 0.8
Divorced 1,968 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.2
 Female 1,010 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 47 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,806 100.0
           under 18 years 1,035 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,816 82.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 519 50.1   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 17 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,393 100.0   Dutch 197 0.7
Civilian veterans 2,788 13.0   English 2,038 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 333 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 44 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,520 5.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,395 100.0   Greek 11 0.0
With a disability 589 9.2   Hungarian 4 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,413 100.0   Irish¹ 2,178 7.6
With a disability 3,655 22.3   Italian 363 1.3
 Percent employed 46.5 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 12,758 77.7   Norwegian 65 0.2
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 107 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,660 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 1,805 49.3   Russian 34 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 481 1.7
        Scottish 372 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 26,867 100.0   Subsaharan African 129 0.4
Same house in 1995 16,632 61.9   Swedish 156 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,146 37.8   Swiss 19 0.1
 Same county 3,469 12.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,677 24.9   United States or American 5,028 17.5
  Same state 5,333 19.8   Welsh 84 0.3
  Different state 1,344 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 89 0.3   Other ancestries 10,576 36.7
 
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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