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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 21,804 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,935 100.0   Native 20,573 94.4
Nursery school, preschool 283 5.7       Born in United States 20,541 94.2
Kindergarten 282 5.7           State of residence 18,065 82.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,421 49.1           Different state 2,476 11.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,364 27.6       Born outside United States 32 0.1
College or graduate school 585 11.9   Foreign born 1,231 5.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 653 3.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 363 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 15,183 100.0       Not a citizen 868 4.0
Less than 9th grade 2,297 15.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,060 13.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,441 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,231 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,606 17.2   Europe 85 6.9
Associate degree 561 3.7   Asia 33 2.7
Bachelor's degree 1,661 10.9   Africa 3 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 557 3.7   Oceania 24 1.9
        Latin America 1,078 87.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.3 (X)   Northern America 8 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,692 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,771 100.0   English only 16,497 79.7
Never married 3,558 20.0   Language other than English 4,195 20.3
Now married, except separated 10,911 61.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,809 8.7
Separated 164 0.9   Spanish 2,326 11.2
Widowed 1,896 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,242 6.0
 Female 1,570 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,824 8.8
Divorced 1,242 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 563 2.7
 Female 662 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,804 100.0
           under 18 years 332 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,283 102.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 210 63.3   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 4,356 20.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 36 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,771 100.0   Dutch 172 0.8
Civilian veterans 2,430 14.5   English 1,259 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 466 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 95 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,344 33.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,745 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 468 9.9   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,070 100.0   Irish¹ 1,164 5.3
With a disability 2,197 19.8   Italian 202 0.9
 Percent employed 61.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,873 80.2   Norwegian 51 0.2
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 357 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,366 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,738 39.8   Russian 20 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 351 1.6
        Scottish 130 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,692 100.0   Subsaharan African 58 0.3
Same house in 1995 12,927 62.5   Swedish 91 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,374 35.6   Swiss 17 0.1
 Same county 3,786 18.3   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 3,588 17.3   United States or American 1,350 6.2
  Same state 3,024 14.6   Welsh 34 0.2
  Different state 564 2.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 391 1.9   Other ancestries 4,676 21.4
 
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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