U.S. Beacon October 13, 2019

Ashland, KY

Boyd County, Kentucky

Latitude: 38.464017     Longitude: -82.641571
Population 21,510 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2102368, place: Ashland city, Kentucky)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 5,131 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 336 (6.55%)
Kindergarten: 299 (5.83%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,259 (44.03%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,213 (23.64%)
College or graduate school: 1,024 (19.96%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 15,457 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,182 (7.65%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 2,230 (14.43%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 4,719 (30.53%)
Some college, no degree: 3,621 (23.43%)
Associate degree: 890 (5.76%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,561 (10.1%)
Graduate or professional degree: 1,254 (8.11%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 77.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 18,020 (100%)
Never married: 3,411 (18.93%)
Now married, except separated: 9,842 (54.62%)
Separated: 303 (1.68%)
Total Widowed: 1,985 (11.02%)
Widowed Female: 1,741 (9.66%)
Total Divorced: 2,479 (13.76%)
Divorced Female: 1,531 (8.5%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 354 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 184 (51.98%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 17,120 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,742 (16.02%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 4,376 (100%)
--With a disability: 570 (13.03%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 11,938 (100%)
--With a disability: 3,095 (25.93%)
----Percent employed: 42.5%
--No disability: 8,843 (74.07%)
----Percent employed: 73%
Population 65 years and over: 4,161 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,957 (47.03%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 20,711 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 11,448 (55.27%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 9,170 (44.28%)
--Same county: 5,509 (26.6%)
--Different county: 3,661 (17.68%)
----Same state: 1,600 (7.73%)
----Different state: 2,061 (9.95%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 93 (0.45%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 21,908 (100%)
Native: 21,725 (99.16%)
--Born in United States: 21,622 (100%)
----State of residence: 14,994 (68.44%)
----Different state: 6,628 (30.25%)
--Born outside United States: 103 (0.47%)
Foreign born: 183 (0.84%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 57 (0.26%)
--Naturalized citizen: 60 (0.27%)
--Not a citizen: 123 (0.56%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 183 (100%)
Europe: 54 (29.51%)
Asia: 64 (34.97%)
Africa: 28 (15.3%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 24 (13.11%)
Northern America: 13 (7.1%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 20,711 (100%)
English only: 20,263 (97.84%)
Language other than English: 448 (2.16%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 148 (0.71%)
--Spanish: 193 (0.93%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 65 (0.31%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 145 (0.7%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 46 (0.22%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 77 (0.37%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 32 (0.15%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 21,908 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 17,209% (78.55%)
Arab: 15 (0.07%)
Czech: 24 (0.11%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 557 (2.54%)
English: 2,873 (13.11%)
French (except Basque): 369 (1.68%)
French Canadian: 41 (0.19%)
German: 2,829 (12.91%)
Greek: 109 (0.5%)
Hungarian: 23 (0.1%)
Irish: 2,659 (12.14%)
Italian: 264 (1.21%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 90 (0.41%)
Polish: 130 (0.59%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 10 (0.05%)
Scotch-Irish: 536 (2.45%)
Scottish: 455 (2.08%)
Slovak: 5 (0.02%)
Subsaharan African: 59 (0.27%)
Swedish: 45 (0.21%)
Swiss: 9 (0.04%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 3,352 (15.3%)
Welsh: 220 (1%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 2,535 (11.57%)

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