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Kentucky: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 4,041,769
  • Males: 1,974,840
  • Females: 2,066,929

Top 4 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (3,627,765)
  2. Spanish (70,050)
  3. German (17,825)
  4. French (12,284)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (979,994)
  2. Catholic Church (406,021)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (208,720)
  4. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (106,638)
  5. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (67,611)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 1,686,789
  • Sensory: 196,604
  • Physical: 450,071
  • Mental: 254,826
  • Self-care: 133,525
  • Go outside home: 298,820
  • Employment: 362,754

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 35,818

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 1,590,647
  • Utility gas: 706,249
  • Bottled or LP gas: 156,389
  • Electricity: 617,884
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 44,203
  • Coal or Coke: 12,124
  • Wood: 45,465
  • Solar Energy: 299
  • Other fuel: 4,534
  • No fuel used: 3,500

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 3,046,227
  • No vehicle: 268,659
  • 1 or more vehicle: 2,777,568

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 28,204
  • No High School: 281,089
  • Some High School: 375,707
  • High School: 888,277
  • Some College: 490,170
  • Associate's Degree: 129,481
  • College Degree: 271,418
  • Master's Degree: 126,318
  • Professional Degree: 39,784
  • Doctoral Degree: 15,949

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 1,590,647
  • Owners with phone: 1,093,344
  • Owners without phone: 31,954
  • Renters with phone: 422,691
  • Renters without phone: 42,658
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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