U.S. Beacon December 14, 2019

Okolona, KY

Kentucky

Latitude: 38.137035     Longitude: -85.681597
Population 17,807 (2000)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2157612, place: Okolona CDP, Kentucky)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,828 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 267 (6.97%)
Kindergarten: 229 (5.98%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,801 (47.05%)
High school (grades 9-12): 841 (21.97%)
College or graduate school: 690 (18.03%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 11,935 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 870 (7.29%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,761 (14.75%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 4,740 (39.72%)
Some college, no degree: 2,663 (22.31%)
Associate degree: 744 (6.23%)
Bachelor's degree: 778 (6.52%)
Graduate or professional degree: 379 (3.18%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 78%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 14,252 (100%)
Never married: 3,337 (23.41%)
Now married, except separated: 7,450 (52.27%)
Separated: 259 (1.82%)
Total Widowed: 1,040 (7.3%)
Widowed Female: 862 (6.05%)
Total Divorced: 2,166 (15.2%)
Divorced Female: 1,234 (8.66%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 423 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 202 (47.75%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 13,609 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,047 (15.04%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 3,606 (100%)
--With a disability: 442 (12.26%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 10,439 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,357 (22.58%)
----Percent employed: 55%
--No disability: 8,082 (77.42%)
----Percent employed: 79.9%
Population 65 years and over: 2,325 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,105 (47.53%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 16,504 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 9,391 (56.9%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 6,776 (41.06%)
--Same county: 5,144 (31.17%)
--Different county: 1,632 (9.89%)
----Same state: 708 (4.29%)
----Different state: 924 (5.6%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 337 (2.04%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 17,728 (100%)
Native: 17,174 (96.88%)
--Born in United States: 17,068 (100%)
----State of residence: 13,898 (78.4%)
----Different state: 3,170 (17.88%)
--Born outside United States: 106 (0.6%)
Foreign born: 554 (3.13%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 408 (2.3%)
--Naturalized citizen: 129 (0.73%)
--Not a citizen: 425 (2.4%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 554 (100%)
Europe: 70 (12.64%)
Asia: 109 (19.68%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 375 (67.69%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 16,504 (100%)
English only: 15,583 (94.42%)
Language other than English: 921 (5.58%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 439 (2.66%)
--Spanish: 608 (3.68%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 332 (2.01%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 207 (1.25%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 68 (0.41%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 106 (0.64%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 39 (0.24%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 17,728 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 15,878% (89.56%)
Arab: 78 (0.44%)
Czech: 12 (0.07%)
Danish: 7 (0.04%)
Dutch: 258 (1.46%)
English: 1,754 (9.89%)
French (except Basque): 517 (2.92%)
French Canadian: 25 (0.14%)
German: 3,903 (22.02%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 8 (0.05%)
Irish: 2,569 (14.49%)
Italian: 425 (2.4%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 45 (0.25%)
Polish: 229 (1.29%)
Portuguese: 28 (0.16%)
Russian: 39 (0.22%)
Scotch-Irish: 362 (2.04%)
Scottish: 204 (1.15%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 52 (0.29%)
Swedish: 92 (0.52%)
Swiss: 58 (0.33%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 1,866 (10.53%)
Welsh: 49 (0.28%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 55 (0.31%)
Other ancestries: 3,243 (18.29%)

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