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Introduction                                                           Organization

Welcome to the 2006-07 edition of the Kentucky County Profiles.        Due to the fact that each table,
This is a publication of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary         graph, and map is designed to be
Education. It is developed to bring together data from many            an independent document, page
different state, federal, and private sources to help illustrate the   numbers do not appear on the
impact that education and especially postsecondary education has       actual sheets. The material is
on the Commonwealth. Based on many of the suggestions we               presented in the following order:
received on the first edition, we have included a number of
improvements and additions as well as additional summaries. Please     Map of Kentucky Postsecondary
review the technical notes at the back of this book for complete       Institutions
information. Some of the more notable changes with this edition        Statewide Profile
include:
                                                                       Map of the Percentage of the Population
                                                                       Living in Poverty
•   The educational attainment data listed is now for the population
    aged 25 and older.                                                 Map of the In-state College Going Rate
•   Under Educational Pipeline we now include in-state college-        of 2005 High School Graduates
    going rates for high school graduates from 2005.
                                                                       Map of Recent High School Graduates
•   The state and national comparison data on registered voters        Entering College Underprepared in One
    who vote is more comparable as it is based on actual voting        or More Subjects, 2004
    figures instead of the Census.
•   Several new educational items have been included.                  Map of Recent High School Graduates
                                                                       Entering College Underprepared in
•   This year we have added small graphs of three of the more
                                                                       Mathematics, 2004
    important statistics on the sheets with each county compared to
    the state and national averages.                                   Map of Recent High School Graduates
•   In addition to the state level summary sheet, we added             Entering College Underprepared in
    summary sheets for each of Kentucky’s fifteen Area                 English, 2004
    Development Districts and each of the eight universities’ areas    Map of Kentucky Counties
    of regional responsibility.
•   Maps are included that graphically represent some of the more      County Profiles
    critical data on a county by county basis.                         Map of Area Development Districts
•   Tables are also included that rank counties on a subgroup of the
    variables included for easier comparisons.                         Area Development District Profiles
•   This report also includes a measure of each counties’              Map of Areas of Geographic
    educational needs that uses a variety of social, economic, and     Responsibility for Public Four-Year
    educational data to determine an index of overall educational      Postsecondary Institutions
    needs by county.
                                                                       Area of Geographic Responsibility
                                                                       Profiles
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320                                   Kentucky County Rankings by
Frankfort, KY 40601                                                    Selected Variables
Phone: (502) 573-1555                                                  Educational Needs Index
Web site: http://cpe.ky.gov
                                                                       Technical Notes
SIS Illustrations/Leon Zernitsky




     Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
          Kentucky Postsecondary Institutions
                    CC = Community College
                    CTC = Community and Technical College                                                               Gateway CTC
                    TC = Technical College                                                   Thomas More College
                                                                                                                         Northern Kentucky University
                    Independent Institutions are named in italics.
                                                                                                                          Maysville CTC
                                                                           University of Louisville                                                                 Ashland CTC
                                                                           Bellarmine University
                                                                           Spalding University                               Kentucky Christian University
                                                                           Sullivan University
                                                                           Jefferson CTC                               Georgetown College          Morehead State University
                                                                                     Kentucky State University
                                                                                                    Midway College       University of Kentucky
                                                                                                                         Transylvania University
                                                                                                   Asbury College        Bluegrass CTC
                                   Henderson CC
                                                                                 St Catharine College                        Eastern Kentucky University
                                           Brescia University                                                                                                     Big Sandy CTC
                                           Kentucky Wesleyan College Elizabethtown CTC
                                           Owensboro CTC                                         Centre College                                       Pikeville College
                                                                                                                              Berea College
                                                                                                                                                                Alice Lloyd College
                                                       Madisonville CC                                Campbellsville University
                                                                                                                                                         Hazard CTC
                            West Kentucky CTC                                Lindsey Wilson College
Wiljanen 06                                                                                                            Somerset CC
                                                                            Western Kentucky University                                                      Southeast Kentucky CTC
                                                                            Bowling Green TC
                                                       Hopkinsville CC                                                                 Union College
                          Mid-Continent University
                                                                                                University of the Cumberlands
         Murray State University
              Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education
                   Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Statewide Factsheet
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                                           State                 US                                                         State                   Key Facts
Total population                     4,041,769       281,421,906           Average ACT score                                 21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
income                                 $33,672            $41,994            One or more subjects                         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty                      15.8%              12.4%            Mathematics                                  35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid                  17.6%                  na           English                                      28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                           US
medical insurance                        13.3%              14.2%                                                                                                        Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                                 64.7%              70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                           Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                           Average
Unemployment rate                          6.1%              5.1%                                                           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                                  60.1%                  na         other natural resources                        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.                   346,324
                                                                                                                                              5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities                  373,216               0.0
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                                           State                 US        business services                            258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services                        215,834
school diploma or equiv.                 25.9%              19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.                      293,968               Median Household
% with high school
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &                                                 Income
diploma or equivalent                    33.6%              28.6%
                                                                           other services                               209,629
% with some college but
no degree                                18.5%              21.0%                                                                         $50,000                           US
% with associate’s degree                  4.9%              6.3%                                                                                                         Average
                                                                                                                                                             Kentucky
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                             Average
or above                                 17.1%              24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment           $20,000

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky              149,014         15,088
Educational Pipeline                                                                                                                      $10,000
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville             61,170         12,993
                                                              State
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.          71,906         12,216                    $0
Public high school graduates in 2005                       38,221
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.              3,376         1,389
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.            28,153          6,373
high school graduates                                       50.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.              25,813          6,019
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                126,548
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.         23,404          8,555           Unemployment Rate
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                      9,007
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.          31,074         13,105
Number of students from Kentucky who entered                                                                                              8
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005             39,180          Kentucky Comm. &                                                              Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          7
                                                                           Tech. College System           118,934         80,779
Number of students from Kentucky who earned                                                                                                              Average
                                                                                                                                                                          US
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                             7,013         Independent Colleges &                                         6
                                                                                                                                                                        Average
                                                                           Universities                    94,933         17,016          5
Number of students from Kentucky who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                             14,290          Total from Kentucky            607,762       173,533           4

Number of students from Kentucky who earned                                                                                               3
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                          2
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                       4,236
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      1
Number of students from Kentucky who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                 5,819         Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0

Number of students from Kentucky enrolled in                               Federal Pell awards     $183,397,792           72,846
distance learning college courses in fall 2005             23,085          Federal loans           $433,952,518           76,552
Number of students from Kentucky enrolled in Ky.                           Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                    11,909          Scholarships (KEES) $86,113,231                62,932
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      State need-based
in Kentucky for it to be at the US average        192,252                  grants                    $81,883,896          51,264


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.




                                               Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/infoa
               Percentage of the Population Living in Poverty
                                                               0.0% - 9.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                           Boone
                                                               10.0% - 19.9%                                                                                                                        Kenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Campbell
                                                               20.0% - 29.9%                                                                                                         Gallatin                          Bracken
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pendleton
                                                                                                                                                                           Carroll
                                                               30.0% - 39.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Grant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mason
                                                                                                                                                                   Trimble                                                                            Lewis             Greenup
                                                                                                                                                                                          Owen                     Robertson
                                                               40.0% - 49.9%                                                                                  Oldham
                                                                                                                                                                           Henry                            Harrison
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fleming                                     Boyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nicholas                                    Carter
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Scott
                                                                                                                                                                         Shelby      Franklin                   Bourbon
                                                                                                                                                     Jefferson                                                                        Bath           Rowan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Elliott
                                                                                                                                                                                          Woodford                                                                             Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                   Spencer                            Fayette
                                                                                                                                                    Bullitt                     Anderson                           Clark                                    Morgan
                                                                                                                                 Meade                                                                                                   Menifee
                                                                                                      Hancock                                                                                    Jessamine                                                                    Johnson
                                                                                                                                                              Nelson                                                             Powell                                                   Martin
                                                                          Henderson                                   Breckinridge                                                    Mercer                                                        Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Madison                                            Magoffin
                                                              Union                       Daviess                                        Hardin                        Washington                                            Estill
                                                                                                                                                                                      Boyle         Garrard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lee                                      Floyd
                                                                      Webster                                                                                          Marion                                                                           Breathitt                              Pike
                                                                                        McLean                                                     Larue
                                                                                                      Ohio                Grayson                                                               Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Jackson        Owsley
                                                  Crittenden                                                                                                                                                Rockcastle                                                    Knott
                                                                                                                                                                    Taylor           Casey
                                                                          Hopkins                                                            Hart                                                                                                             Perry
                                          Livingston
                                                                                         Muhlenberg          Butler                                        Green
                                                                                                                            Edmonson                                                                                                    Clay
                                                               Caldwell                                                                                                                                                Laurel                                                 Letcher
                  Ballard                                                                                                                                              Adair                       Pulaski                                              Leslie
                              McCracken
                                                       Lyon                                                             Warren                                                  Russell
                                                                                                                                          Barren      Metcalfe
Wiljanen 06                                                                 Christian                                                                                                                                            Knox
                   Carlisle                                                                         Logan                                                                                                                                                     Harlan
                                          Marshall
                                                              Trigg                      Todd                                                                 Cumberland                  Wayne
                               Graves                                                                                            Allen                                                                             Whitley
                  Hickman                                                                                      Simpson                                                                               McCreary                                Bell
                                                                                                                                                   Monroe                  Clinton
                                           Calloway
               Fulton
                                                                                                                           Source: US Census 2000
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                   Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
                 In-State College-Going Rate of
                 2005 High School Graduates
                                                                                                                                                                                           Boone
                                                               0.0% - 19.9%                                                                                                                         Kenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Campbell

                                                               20.0% - 29.9%                                                                                                         Gallatin                          Bracken
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pendleton
                                                                                                                                                                           Carroll               Grant
                                                               30.0% - 39.9%                                                                                                                                                     Mason
                                                                                                                                                                   Trimble                                                                            Lewis             Greenup
                                                                                                                                                                                          Owen                     Robertson
                                                               40.0% - 49.9%                                                                                               Henry                            Harrison
                                                                                                                                                              Oldham                                                                   Fleming                                     Boyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nicholas                                    Carter
                                                               50.0% - 79.9%                                                                                                                       Scott
                                                                                                                                                                         Shelby      Franklin                   Bourbon
                                                                                                                                                     Jefferson                                                                        Bath           Rowan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Elliott
                                                                                                                                                                                          Woodford                                                                             Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                   Spencer                            Fayette
                                                                                                                                                    Bullitt                     Anderson                           Clark                                    Morgan
                                                                                                                                 Meade                                                                                                   Menifee
                                                                                                      Hancock                                                                                    Jessamine                                                                    Johnson
                                                                                                                                                              Nelson                                                             Powell                                                   Martin
                                                                          Henderson                                   Breckinridge                                                    Mercer                                                        Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Madison                                            Magoffin
                                                              Union                       Daviess                                        Hardin                        Washington                                            Estill
                                                                                                                                                                                      Boyle         Garrard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lee                                      Floyd
                                                                      Webster                                                                                          Marion                                                                           Breathitt                              Pike
                                                                                        McLean                                                     Larue
                                                                                                      Ohio                Grayson                                                               Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Jackson        Owsley
                                                  Crittenden                                                                                                                                                Rockcastle                                                    Knott
                                                                                                                                                                    Taylor           Casey
                                                                          Hopkins                                                            Hart                                                                                                             Perry
                                          Livingston
                                                                                         Muhlenberg          Butler                                        Green
                                                                                                                            Edmonson                                                                                                    Clay
                                                               Caldwell                                                                                                                                                Laurel                                                 Letcher
                  Ballard                                                                                                                                              Adair                       Pulaski                                              Leslie
                              McCracken
                                                       Lyon                                                             Warren                                                  Russell
                                                                                                                                          Barren      Metcalfe
Wiljanen 06                                                                 Christian                                                                                                                                            Knox
                   Carlisle                                                                         Logan                                                                                                                                                     Harlan
                                          Marshall
                                                              Trigg                      Todd                                                                 Cumberland                  Wayne
                               Graves                                                                                            Allen                                                                             Whitley
                  Hickman                                                                                      Simpson                                                                               McCreary                                Bell
                                                                                                                                                   Monroe                  Clinton
                                           Calloway
               Fulton



                                                                Source: Kentucky Department of Education and Council on Postsecondary Education



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                   Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
          Percentage of Recent HS Graduates Entering College
          Underprepared in One or More Subjects, 2004
                Students scoring less than 18 on one or more of the ACT exams in mathematics, English, and
                reading (or the equivalent on the SAT or on-campus placement exams) as a
                percentage of all students taking such exams and entering public
                postsecondary institutions in the fall of 2004 after graduating
                from high school within the previous two years.                                                                                                                           Boone
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Campbell
                                                        0.0% - 19.9%                                                                                                                Gallatin                         Bracken
                                                        20.0% - 29.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pendleton
                                                                                                                                                                         Carroll                Grant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mason
                                                                                                                                                                  Trimble                                                                           Lewis             Greenup
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Robertson
                                                        30.0% - 39.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                         Owen
                                                                                                                                                                          Henry                            Harrison
                                                                                                                                                             Oldham                                                                  Fleming                                     Boyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Carter
                                                        40.0% - 49.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nicholas
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Scott
                                                                                                                                                                        Shelby      Franklin                   Bourbon                             Rowan
                                                        50.0% - 89.9%
                                                                                                                                                    Jefferson                                                                       Bath
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Elliott
                                                                                                                                                                                         Woodford                                                                            Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                  Spencer                            Fayette
                                                                                                                                                   Bullitt                     Anderson                           Clark                                   Morgan
                                                                                                                                Meade                                                                                                  Menifee
                                                                                                      Hancock                                                                                   Jessamine                                                                   Johnson
                                                                                                                                                             Nelson                                                            Powell                                                   Martin
                                                                          Henderson                                   Breckinridge                                                   Mercer                                                       Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Madison                                           Magoffin
                                                              Union                       Daviess                                       Hardin                        Washington                                           Estill
                                                                                                                                                                                     Boyle         Garrard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Lee                                      Floyd
                                                                      Webster                                                                                         Marion                                                                          Breathitt                              Pike
                                                                                        McLean                                                    Larue
                                                                                                      Ohio                Grayson                                                              Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jackson       Owsley
                                                  Crittenden                                                                                                                                              Rockcastle                                                    Knott
                                                                                                                                                                   Taylor           Casey
                                                                          Hopkins                                                           Hart                                                                                                            Perry
                                          Livingston
                                                                                         Muhlenberg          Butler                                       Green
                                                                                                                            Edmonson                                                                                                  Clay
Wiljanen 06                                                    Caldwell                                                                                                                                               Laurel                                                Letcher
                  Ballard                                                                                                                                             Adair                       Pulaski                                             Leslie
                              McCracken
                                                       Lyon                                                            Warren                                                  Russell
                                                                                                                                         Barren      Metcalfe
                                                                            Christian                                                                                                                                          Knox
                   Carlisle                                                                         Logan                                                                                                                                                   Harlan
                                          Marshall
                                                              Trigg                      Todd                                                                Cumberland                  Wayne
                               Graves                                                                                           Allen                                                                             Whitley
                  Hickman                                                                                      Simpson                                                                             McCreary                                Bell
                                                                                                                                                  Monroe                  Clinton
                                           Calloway
               Fulton
                                                                            Source: Council on Postsecondary Education Comprehensive Database
              Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education
                   Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
          Percentage of Recent HS Graduates Entering College
          Underprepared in Mathematics, 2004
                Students scoring less than 18 on the ACT exam in mathematics (or the equivalent on the SAT or
                on-campus placement exams) as a percentage of all students taking such exams and
                entering public postsecondary institutions in the fall
                of 2004 after graduating from high school
                within the previous two years.                                Boone
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Campbell

                                                        0.0% - 19.9%                                                                                                                Gallatin                         Bracken
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pendleton
                                                                                                                                                                         Carroll                Grant
                                                        20.0% - 29.9%                                                                                                                                                          Mason
                                                                                                                                                                  Trimble                                                                           Lewis             Greenup
                                                                                                                                                                                         Owen                     Robertson
                                                        30.0% - 39.9%                                                                                                     Henry                            Harrison
                                                                                                                                                             Oldham                                                                  Fleming                                     Boyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nicholas                                   Carter
                                                        40.0% - 49.9%                                                                                                                             Scott
                                                                                                                                                                        Shelby      Franklin                   Bourbon
                                                                                                                                                    Jefferson                                                                       Bath           Rowan
                                                        50.0% - 69.9%                                                                                                                                                                                             Elliott
                                                                                                                                                                                         Woodford                                                                            Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                  Spencer                            Fayette
                                                                                                                                                   Bullitt                     Anderson                           Clark                                   Morgan
                                                                                                                                Meade                                                                                                  Menifee
                                                                                                      Hancock                                                                                   Jessamine                                                                   Johnson
                                                                                                                                                             Nelson                                                            Powell                                                   Martin
                                                                          Henderson                                   Breckinridge                                                   Mercer                                                       Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Madison                                           Magoffin
                                                              Union                       Daviess                                       Hardin                        Washington                                           Estill
                                                                                                                                                                                     Boyle         Garrard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Lee                                      Floyd
                                                                      Webster                                                                                         Marion                                                                          Breathitt                              Pike
                                                                                        McLean                                                    Larue
                                                                                                      Ohio                Grayson                                                              Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jackson       Owsley
                                                  Crittenden                                                                                                                                              Rockcastle                                                    Knott
                                                                                                                                                                   Taylor           Casey
                                                                          Hopkins                                                           Hart                                                                                                            Perry
                                          Livingston
                                                                                         Muhlenberg          Butler                                       Green
                                                                                                                            Edmonson                                                                                                  Clay
Wiljanen 06                                                    Caldwell                                                                                                                                               Laurel                                                Letcher
                  Ballard                                                                                                                                             Adair                       Pulaski                                             Leslie
                              McCracken
                                                       Lyon                                                            Warren                                                  Russell
                                                                                                                                         Barren      Metcalfe
                                                                            Christian                                                                                                                                          Knox
                   Carlisle                                                                         Logan                                                                                                                                                   Harlan
                                          Marshall
                                                              Trigg                      Todd                                                                Cumberland                  Wayne
                               Graves                                                                                           Allen                                                                             Whitley
                  Hickman                                                                                      Simpson                                                                             McCreary                                Bell
                                                                                                                                                  Monroe                  Clinton
                                           Calloway
               Fulton


                                                                            Source: Council on Postsecondary Education Comprehensive Database

              Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education
                   Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
          Percentage of Recent HS Graduates Entering College
          Underprepared in English, 2004
                Students scoring less than 18 on the ACT exam in English (or the equivalent on the SAT or
                on-campus placement exams) as a percentage of all students taking such exams and
                entering public postsecondary institutions in the fall
                of 2004 after graduating from high school
                within the previous two years.                                                                                                                                            Boone
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Campbell
                                                        0.0% - 19.9%                                                                                                                Gallatin                         Bracken
                                                        20.0% - 29.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pendleton
                                                                                                                                                                         Carroll                Grant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mason
                                                                                                                                                                  Trimble                                                                           Lewis             Greenup
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Robertson
                                                        30.0% - 39.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                         Owen
                                                                                                                                                                          Henry                            Harrison
                                                                                                                                                             Oldham                                                                  Fleming                                     Boyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Carter
                                                        40.0% - 49.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nicholas
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Scott
                                                                                                                                                                        Shelby      Franklin                   Bourbon                             Rowan
                                                        50.0% - 69.9%
                                                                                                                                                    Jefferson                                                                       Bath
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Elliott
                                                                                                                                                                                         Woodford                                                                            Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Montgomery
                                                                                                                                                                  Spencer                            Fayette
                                                                                                                                                   Bullitt                     Anderson                           Clark                                   Morgan
                                                                                                                                Meade                                                                                                  Menifee
                                                                                                      Hancock                                                                                   Jessamine                                                                   Johnson
                                                                                                                                                             Nelson                                                            Powell                                                   Martin
                                                                          Henderson                                   Breckinridge                                                   Mercer                                                       Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Madison                                           Magoffin
                                                              Union                       Daviess                                       Hardin                        Washington                                           Estill
                                                                                                                                                                                     Boyle         Garrard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Lee                                      Floyd
                                                                      Webster                                                                                         Marion                                                                          Breathitt                              Pike
                                                                                        McLean                                                    Larue
                                                                                                      Ohio                Grayson                                                              Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jackson       Owsley
                                                  Crittenden                                                                                                                                              Rockcastle                                                    Knott
                                                                                                                                                                   Taylor           Casey
                                                                          Hopkins                                                           Hart                                                                                                            Perry
                                          Livingston
                                                                                         Muhlenberg          Butler                                       Green
                                                                                                                            Edmonson                                                                                                  Clay
Wiljanen 06                                                    Caldwell                                                                                                                                               Laurel                                                Letcher
                  Ballard                                                                                                                                             Adair                       Pulaski                                             Leslie
                              McCracken
                                                       Lyon                                                            Warren                                                  Russell
                                                                                                                                         Barren      Metcalfe
                                                                            Christian                                                                                                                                          Knox
                   Carlisle                                                                         Logan                                                                                                                                                   Harlan
                                          Marshall
                                                              Trigg                      Todd                                                                Cumberland                  Wayne
                               Graves                                                                                           Allen                                                                             Whitley
                  Hickman                                                                                      Simpson                                                                             McCreary                                Bell
                                                                                                                                                  Monroe                  Clinton
                                           Calloway
               Fulton
                                                                            Source: Council on Postsecondary Education Comprehensive Database
              Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education
                   Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
                  Kentucky Counties
                                                                                                                                                                                           Boone
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Campbell

                                                                                                                                                                                     Gallatin                          Bracken
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pendleton
                                                                                                                                                                           Carroll               Grant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mason
                                                                                                                                                                   Trimble                                                                           Lewis             Greenup
                                                                                                                                                                                          Owen                     Robertson
                                                                                                                                                                           Henry                            Harrison
                                                                                                                                                              Oldham                                                                  Fleming                                     Boyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nicholas                                   Carter
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Scott
                                                                                                                                                                         Shelby      Franklin                   Bourbon
                                                                                                                                                     Jefferson                                                                       Bath           Rowan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Elliott
                                                                                                                                                                                          Woodford                                                                            Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Montgomery
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Adair County
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General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               17,244 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $24,055      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           62.9%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            24.0%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    45.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        22.3%        17.6%               na           English                        31.4%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                          30.0
medical insurance              21.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                                                                                           25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       58.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                            20.0
                                                                                                                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      A v erage

Unemployment rate               5.6%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                           15.0          A dair
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                      A verage

at home                        51.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251           10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          773       346,324            5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                               0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         733       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   506       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             1,058       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       39.9%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             941       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          31.1%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      341       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.4%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                          $50,000                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
% with associate’s degree       3.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                          $40,000                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                        A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                           $30,000          A dair
or above                       10.9%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                    A verage

                                                                                                                         Fall 2005         $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   179             34          $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  58             11                 $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              121             18
Public high school graduates in 2005                           161
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   4             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   9             1
high school graduates                                       65.8%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     7             4          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     518
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              29              2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         45                                                                         8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              344            128
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                            7.0                       Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 167         Kentucky Comm. &                                                          A dair          A verage
                                                                                                                                           6.0     A verage                           US
                                                                           Tech. College System                158            137
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                           5.0
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                31         Independent Colleges &
                                                                           Universities                      1,351            332          4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  65         Total from this county            2,260            668          3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          10                                                                         0.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    33         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  64         Federal Pell awards           $967,737             373
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,149,869              412
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         12         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $337,512                   239
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,517                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $906,275             489


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.



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Allen County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               17,800 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $31,238      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           50.8%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            17.3%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    42.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        18.5%        17.6%               na           English                        29.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                          30.0
medical insurance              12.5%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                           25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       63.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                            20.0                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage

Unemployment rate               6.7%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                           15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                         A llen
                                                                                                                                                        A verage
at home                        55.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              99        28,251           10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,153       346,324            5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                               0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,260       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   711       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               391       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       35.5%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             768       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          39.2%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      382       209,629
% with some college but
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
no degree                      13.2%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                                                                        US
                                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
% with associate’s degree       3.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                             A llen      A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                          A verage
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                        9.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    68             21
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  35              6                 $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               39              7
Public high school graduates in 2005                           190
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   3             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   8             0
high school graduates                                       42.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   27             10          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     535
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              33              2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         46                                                                         9.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              538            335
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                            8.0           A llen
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 161         Kentucky Comm. &                                                7.0         A verage       Kentucky
                                                                           Tech. College System                144            180                                     A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             6.0                                         US
                                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                20         Independent Colleges &                                          5.0
                                                                           Universities                        146             72
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             4.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  50         Total from this county            1,041            633          3.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          17                                                                         0.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    10         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  67         Federal Pell awards           $661,803             288
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,472,858              326
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         11         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $388,824                   250
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,781                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $327,037             209


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.



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Anderson County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               19,111 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.3           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $45,433      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           46.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty             7.5%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    41.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid         9.6%        17.6%               na           English                        34.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                          30.0
medical insurance               9.4%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                        US
                                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
                                                                                                                                           25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       69.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                            20.0                         Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                        A verage

Unemployment rate               4.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                           15.0        A nderso n
                                                                                                                                                        A verage
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        66.4%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251           10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,432      346,324             5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                            0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         714      373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               288      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       19.6%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             924      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          43.0%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      402      209,629
% with some college but                                                                                                                                   A nderso n
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
no degree                      19.3%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                                          A verage                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                       A verage
% with associate’s degree       6.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                         Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                          A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                       12.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005         $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   786           106
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  77             14                 $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              588             58
Public high school graduates in 2005                           237
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                192             97
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                124              7
high school graduates                                       47.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   49             11          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     561
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.             245              1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         49                                                                         8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               64             29
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                            7.0                         Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 199         Kentucky Comm. &                                                                            A verage
                                                                                                                                           6.0                                          US
                                                                           Tech. College System                275           329                   A nderso n
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                      A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                           5.0
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                32         Independent Colleges &
                                                                           Universities                        579           100           4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  62         Total from this county            2,979           752           3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          19                                                                         0.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    24         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 115         Federal Pell awards           $647,694            258
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,839,897             371
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         56         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $542,480                  369
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,562                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $415,948            233


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


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Ballard County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population                8,286 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  22.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $32,130      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           52.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            13.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    47.8%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        15.1%        17.6%               na           English                        30.4%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                          30.0
medical insurance              11.7%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                        US
                                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                           25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       70.9%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                            20.0                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage

Unemployment rate               7.0%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                           15.0         B allard
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                      A verage

at home                        57.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251           10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,061       346,324            5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                            0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         415       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               154       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       23.7%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             443       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.4%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                       na       209,629
% with some college but
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
no degree                      19.9%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                                                                        US
                                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
% with associate’s degree       5.4%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000          B allard
                                                                                                                                                                         Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                         A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                         A verage
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                       10.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   244             23         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    4             4                 $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.                 7             5
Public high school graduates in 2005                            99
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   2             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   2             0
high school graduates                                       26.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  285             67          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     256
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                2             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           7                                                                        9.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 9            12
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                            8.0      B allard

postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  66         Kentucky Comm. &                                                7.0
                                                                                                                                                   A v erage
                                                                                                                                                                      Kentuc ky
                                                                           Tech. College System                562            350                                     A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             6.0                                          US

                                                                           Independent Colleges &
                                                                                                                                                                                    A v erage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                21                                                                         5.0
                                                                           Universities                         10             27
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             4.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  24         Total from this county            1,127            489          3.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          13                                                                         0.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      9        from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  48         Federal Pell awards           $330,691             125
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $376,231              91
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         32         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $179,587                   130
in this county for it to be at the US average         793                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $125,922              81


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Barren County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               38,033 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $31,240      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           43.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            15.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    33.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        19.5%        17.6%               na           English                        27.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                          30.0
medical insurance              13.5%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                           25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       62.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                            20.0                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage

Unemployment rate               5.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                           15.0          B arren

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                       A verage

at home                        59.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             105        28,251           10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        5,917       346,324            5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                            0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       3,351       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,811       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             2,337       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       30.5%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           2,170       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.4%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    1,910       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.5%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                        US
                                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
% with associate’s degree       3.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                            B arren      A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                          A verage
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                       11.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   406             74         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 131             30                 $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              169             28
Public high school graduates in 2005                           416
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   6             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 26              8
high school graduates                                       46.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   46              9          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,261
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              16              1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         55                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.            1,576            930
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0                         Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 380         Kentucky Comm. &                                                             B arren       A verage
                                                                                                                                          6.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                477            488                      A verage                        US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                      A verage
                                                                                                                                          5.0
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                45         Independent Colleges &
                                                                           Universities                        399             94         4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 134         Total from this county            3,252         1,663          3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          41                                                                        0.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    40         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 180         Federal Pell awards        $1,370,410              570
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $3,422,588              723
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         21         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $879,616                   626
in this county for it to be at the US average       3,428                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $643,201             427


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Bath County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               11,085 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $26,018      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           54.8%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            21.9%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    54.8%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        28.0%        17.6%               na           English                        33.3%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                          30.0
medical insurance              16.5%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                A v erage
                                                                                                                                           25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       57.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                            20.0                     Kentuc ky
                                                                                                                                                                    A v erage

Unemployment rate               8.4%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                           15.0
                                                                           Agriculture, mining, &
                                                                                                                                                         B ath
% who use the Internet                                                                                                                                 A verage

at home                        55.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251           10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          593       346,324            5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                            0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         295       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               168       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       41.0%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             566       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          34.5%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      124       209,629
% with some college but
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
no degree                      11.8%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                Average
% with associate’s degree       2.7%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                          Bath
                                                                                                                                          $30,000        A verage
or above                       10.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   158             16         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    7             1                 $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               96             12
Public high school graduates in 2005                            83
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                743            249
high school graduates                                       53.0%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     1             0          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     347
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              30              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         13                                                                         12.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 2             0
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  83         Kentucky Comm. &                                                10.0          Bath
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
                                                                           Tech. College System                152            104
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                              8.0                     Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                14         Independent Colleges &                                                                   A verage       US
                                                                           Universities                         98              9
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                              6.0                                 A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  37         Total from this county            1,287            391
                                                                                                                                            4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                 2.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          12
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                              0.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    19         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  74         Federal Pell awards           $517,881             187
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $256,824              47
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         11         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $202,344                   132
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,069                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $153,326             100


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Bell County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               30,060 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.3           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $19,057      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           71.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            31.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    61.8%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        35.1%        17.6%               na           English                        50.0%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                          30.0
medical insurance              19.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                                                                                           25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       50.4%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
Unemployment rate               7.9%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                           15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
                                                                                                                                                           B ell
at home                        47.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             932        28,251           10.0         A verage

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,021       346,324
                                                                                                                                            5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       2,031       373,216            0.0
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   880       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             1,357       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       43.4%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           2,053       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &                                               Income
diploma or equivalent          33.2%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    1,271       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.3%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                     US
% with associate’s degree       3.2%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                                       Kentucky
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage
or above                        9.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000
                                                                                                                                                             Bell
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                        A verage
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment          $20,000

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   973             58
Educational Pipeline                                                                                                                      $10,000
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  32             12
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              534            113                 $0
Public high school graduates in 2005                           349
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   4             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 57              7
high school graduates                                       20.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     3             1
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,087
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              15              3
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         44
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               23              6
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           10.0
                                                                                                                                                          Bell
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 318         Kentucky Comm. &                                                 9.0
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
                                                                           Tech. College System              1,907         1,357            8.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                       Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               124         Independent Colleges &                                           7.0                      A verage        US
                                                                           Universities                        981            109           6.0                                   A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                              5.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  54         Total from this county            4,529         1,667
                                                                                                                                            4.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                              3.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                 2.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          22                                                                          1.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                              0.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    27         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 205         Federal Pell awards        $2,249,352              802
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,692,512              351
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         69         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $581,852                   426
in this county for it to be at the US average       3,090                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $744,137             467


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Boone County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               85,991 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  22.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $53,593      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           36.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty             5.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    24.8%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid         8.6%        17.6%               na           English                        22.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance               9.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                      Boone                     A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0        A verage
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                             Kentucky
who vote                       69.3%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                     A verage

Unemployment rate               4.7%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        70.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              95        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct. 13,621            346,324            5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities     29,270       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services               13,776       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             3,774      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       14.9%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           5,766      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          32.8%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    8,795      209,629
% with some college but                                                                                                                                  Boone
                                                                                                                                          $60,000
no degree                      23.8%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                                       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
% with associate’s degree       5.7%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    A verage
or above                       22.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 1,885           462          $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 353           188                 $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,575           161
Public high school graduates in 2005                           965
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 11              3
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                508             70
high school graduates                                       65.1%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  104             32          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   2,004
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.           4,876         1,970
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        173                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              111             46
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0
                                                                                                                                                                   Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005               1,010         Kentucky Comm. &                                                                        A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                          6.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                495           740                   Boone                        A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                                                                                          5.0
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                73         Independent Colleges &
                                                                           Universities                      1,753           327          4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 410         Total from this county          11,671          3,999          3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                         132
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                   124         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 267         Federal Pell awards        $2,316,078             972
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $9,615,567           1,774
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         82         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $2,750,242               1,931
in this county for it to be at the US average         853                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $1,287,746             786


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Bourbon County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               19,360 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $35,038      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           54.3%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            14.0%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    39.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.6%        17.6%               na           English                        42.0%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
medical insurance              13.5%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                              A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                            Kentucky
who vote                       63.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                    A verage
                                                                                                                                                      Bourbon
Unemployment rate               5.6%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0        A verage

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        58.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             718        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        2,072      346,324            5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         942      373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   664      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               647      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       24.6%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,004      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          38.7%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      666      209,629
% with some college but
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
no degree                      19.1%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                                        Bourbon
% with associate’s degree       4.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000       Average
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                       13.5%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005         $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   984           118          $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  30              9                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              518             93
Public high school graduates in 2005                           209
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 24              6
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                209             44
high school graduates                                       43.5%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   19              6          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     518
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              33              3
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         27                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               29             15
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0
                                                                                                                                                                  Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                  Bourbon
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 194         Kentucky Comm. &                                                       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
                                                                           Tech. College System                358           309          6.0
                                                                                                                                                                               A verage
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                          5.0
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                22         Independent Colleges &
                                                                           Universities                        504             84         4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  51         Total from this county            2,708           687          3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          18
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    20         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 107         Federal Pell awards           $789,060            322
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,539,148             312
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         69         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $418,105                  287
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,424                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $326,632            203


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Boyd County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               49,752 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $32,749      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           53.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            15.5%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    45.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        19.1%        17.6%               na           English                        31.9%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              13.2%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                             Kentucky
who vote                       61.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                     A verage
                                                                                                                                                        Boyd
Unemployment rate               6.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
                                                                                                                                                      A verage

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        60.6%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             128        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        4,595       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       6,995       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 4,114       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             5,008       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       22.0%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           3,605       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          35.3%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    3,911       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      22.3%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
% with associate’s degree       6.3%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000         Boyd       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                        A verage     Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
or above                       14.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 2,980            181         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 129             47                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              638             89
Public high school graduates in 2005                           529
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   4             6
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.              1,835            332
high school graduates                                       52.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   17              5          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,337
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              33             17
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         78                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               33              6
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0
                                                                                                                                                    Boyd           Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 568         Kentucky Comm. &                                                       A verage         A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                           Tech. College System              5,432         1,624          6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                  A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               114         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0

                                                                           Universities                        560            164         4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 133         Total from this county          11,661          2,471          3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          38
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    59         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 319         Federal Pell awards        $2,364,891              919
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,367,575              570
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        184         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $1,081,512                 776
in this county for it to be at the US average       3,576                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $976,328             628


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Boyle County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               27,697 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $35,241      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           50.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            11.9%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    41.4%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.7%        17.6%               na           English                        33.6%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
medical insurance              11.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                 Boyle
                                                                                                                                                      Average      Kentucky
who vote                       66.4%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                     A verage
Unemployment rate               6.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        68.6%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              40        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        3,633      346,324            5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       3,119      373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 2,223      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             3,012      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       23.4%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,934      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          34.3%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    1,788      209,629
% with some college but
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
no degree                      18.1%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                          Boyle
% with associate’s degree       4.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                       19.3%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005         $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 1,116           159          $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 129             18                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,568           322
Public high school graduates in 2005                           296
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 26              3
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                115             21
high school graduates                                       51.0%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   43              8          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     635
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              22              6
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         42                                                                        9.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              106             57
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           8.0       Boyle
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 331         Kentucky Comm. &                                               7.0
                                                                                                                                                  A verage         Kentucky
                                                                           Tech. College System                330           407                                   A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                32         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0
                                                                           Universities                      1,188           169
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 108         Total from this county            4,643         1,170          3.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          34
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    64         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 212         Federal Pell awards        $1,412,907             556
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $3,709,047             667
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         63         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $596,447                  468
in this county for it to be at the US average         948                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $646,346            388


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Bracken County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                8,279 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.3           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $34,823      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           48.6%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            10.8%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    31.4%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        17.3%        17.6%               na           English                        25.7%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              12.1%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                              Kentucky
who vote                       62.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                      Average

Unemployment rate               6.4%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
                                                                                                                                                      Bracken
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                     A verage
at home                        50.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          278       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         228       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               111       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       30.4%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             428       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.6%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                       90       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.0%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                        Bracken
% with associate’s degree       5.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                        9.5%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   324             15         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    1             2                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              107              7
Public high school graduates in 2005                           111
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   2             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                209             21
high school graduates                                       22.5%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     3             3          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     186
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.             519             69
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         12                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 4             1                 Bracken
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0     A verage
                                                                                                                                                                   Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  63         Kentucky Comm. &                                                                        A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                           Tech. College System                454            200         6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                  A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                12         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0

                                                                           Universities                         76             16         4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  19         Total from this county            1,699            334         3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            6
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    12         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  69         Federal Pell awards           $330,212             129
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $508,234              99
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         55         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $150,278                   106
in this county for it to be at the US average         812                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $124,995              87


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Breathitt County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               16,100 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $19,155      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           75.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            33.2%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    67.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        36.6%        17.6%               na           English                        51.4%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              20.5%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       50.0%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage

Unemployment rate               7.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0        Breathitt
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                     A verage
at home                        61.4%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324           5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         705       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   270       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               638       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       42.5%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,110       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          31.2%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      274       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.1%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with associate’s degree       3.3%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                       10.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                   Breathitt
                                                                                                                                                         A verage
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   311             29         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  11              6                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              351             47
Public high school graduates in 2005                           184
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                510            125
high school graduates                                       29.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     1             1          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     607
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              31              1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         49                                                                        10.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 5             3
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                            9.0        Breathitt

postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 141         Kentucky Comm. &                                                8.0
                                                                                                                                                      A verage

                                                                           Tech. College System                758            535                                    Kentucky
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0                       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                50         Independent Colleges &                                          6.0                                    A verage
                                                                           Universities                        129             17          5.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  37         Total from this county            2,107            764          4.0
                                                                                                                                           3.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          11
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                       0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    20         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 266         Federal Pell awards        $1,407,403              516
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $538,805             151
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        167         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $299,610                   229
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,498                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $384,306             279


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Breckinridge County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07


General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               18,648 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  22.2           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $30,554      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           31.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            15.8%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    27.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        19.8%        17.6%               na           English                        17.2%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              14.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                               US
                                                                                                                                                                                             A verag e
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       62.0%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                               Kent ucky
                                                                                                                                                                             A verag e

Unemployment rate               7.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
                                                                           other natural resources              42        28,251
                                                                                                                                                      B reckinrid g e
at home                        59.1%        60.1%               na                                                                        10.0           A verag e

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          504       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         646       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   274       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               419       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       31.1%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             907       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          44.2%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      298       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.2%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                 US
                                                                                                                                                                                              A verag e
% with associate’s degree       4.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                               Kent ucky

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                         B reckinrid g e
                                                                                                                                                             A verag e
                                                                                                                                                                                A verag e


or above                        7.4%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   350             37         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  98             49                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               63             13
Public high school graduates in 2005                           191
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   2             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   5             0
high school graduates                                       47.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   67             56          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     539
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              15              1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         48                                                                        9.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              247             93
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           8.0     B reckinrid g e

postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 156         Kentucky Comm. &
                                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                          7.0                               Kent ucky
                                                                           Tech. College System                411            262                                           A verag e
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0                                                  US

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                23         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0
                                                                                                                                                                                            A verage


                                                                           Universities                        256             48
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  45         Total from this county            1,514            560
                                                                                                                                          3.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          20
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    13         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  73         Federal Pell awards           $566,387             243
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,151,578              249
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         41         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $369,378                   257
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,120                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $227,390             149


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Bullitt County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               61,236 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $45,106      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           39.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty             7.9%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    27.9%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        11.6%        17.6%               na           English                        22.3%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance               8.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                               Kentucky
who vote                       65.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                       A verage

Unemployment rate               5.7%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                       Bullitt
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
at home                        63.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             101        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        4,097       346,324           5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       2,419       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,051       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               713       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       24.0%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           2,275       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          41.1%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    2,284       209,629
% with some college but                                                                                                                                    Bullitt
                                                                                                                                                                                       US
no degree                      19.6%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000        A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
% with associate’s degree       6.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
or above                        9.2%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   990             67         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville               1,370            434                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              485             49
Public high school graduates in 2005                           656
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   3             5
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 68             30
high school graduates                                       34.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   87             23          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,688
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              18              8
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        115                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              256            116
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                    Bullitt
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 397         Kentucky Comm. &                                                       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
                                                                           Tech. College System                952            825         6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                    A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                75         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0

                                                                           Universities                        744            176         4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 127         Total from this county            4,973         1,733          3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          29
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    56         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 181         Federal Pell awards        $1,634,223              723
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $6,619,262           1,202
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        127         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $1,186,889                 890
in this county for it to be at the US average       5,972                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $828,768             509


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Butler County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               13,010 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $29,405      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           63.4%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            16.0%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    46.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        21.1%        17.6%               na           English                        43.9%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              14.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       66.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
Unemployment rate               7.3%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
                                                                                                                                                       Butler
at home                        61.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              18        28,251          10.0
                                                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          905       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         542       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   387       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               252       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       39.3%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             677       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.4%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      222       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.3%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
% with associate’s degree       2.7%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                          Butler      A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                        A verage
or above                        6.4%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    55              6         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  16              1                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               23              7
Public high school graduates in 2005                           131
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   7             2
high school graduates                                       46.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   13              2          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     406
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              18              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         22
                                                                                                                                          9.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              375            353
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           8.0
                                                                                                                                                       Butler
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 102         Kentucky Comm. &                                                                         Kentucky
                                                                           Tech. College System                189            162         7.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                          6.0
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                26         Independent Colleges &                                                                                Average
                                                                           Universities                         55             40         5.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  36         Total from this county              751            573         4.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            3.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               2.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            9                                                                       1.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            0.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      8        from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  82         Federal Pell awards           $584,180             237
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $889,970             204
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         24         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $262,152                   199
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,527                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $271,918             178


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Caldwell County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               13,060 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.3           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $28,686      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           45.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            15.9%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    35.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        17.5%        17.6%               na           English                        33.3%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              12.8%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       68.4%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage

Unemployment rate               6.0%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0        Caldw ell
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                     A verage
at home                        51.7%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              80        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,105       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         835       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   300       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               474       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       26.9%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             878       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          41.2%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      396       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      18.3%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with associate’s degree       3.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                       Caldw ell
                                                                                                                                                        A verage
or above                       10.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   453             36         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  27             16                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               22              2
Public high school graduates in 2005                           133
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   3             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   4             1
high school graduates                                       30.8%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  582            130          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     418
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                7             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         15                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               94             39
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0     Caldw ell         Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 114         Kentucky Comm. &                                                       A verage          A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                           Tech. College System                576            382         6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                36         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0

                                                                           Universities                         75             48
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  53         Total from this county            1,843            655         3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          17
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    17         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  71         Federal Pell awards           $581,851             225
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $917,345             209
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         43         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $290,988                   212
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,332                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $267,644             165


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Calloway County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               34,177 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $30,134      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           37.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            16.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    26.9%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        11.9%        17.6%               na           English                        16.6%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                      Callow ay                      US
medical insurance              12.8%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                     A verage                    A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       64.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage

Unemployment rate               5.4%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        72.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              22        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        3,830       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       3,823       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,031       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               819       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       22.1%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           4,514       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          30.3%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    1,658       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      20.7%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with associate’s degree       2.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                        Callow ay     A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                       Average
or above                       24.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   354             32         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 103             20                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               62              3
Public high school graduates in 2005                           363
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   1             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 21              0
high school graduates                                       44.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                3,774         1,083           Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,142
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              16              2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         40                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               42             11
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0                       Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 386         Kentucky Comm. &                                                       Callow ay         A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                           Tech. College System                372            428         6.0     A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                24         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0

                                                                           Universities                         81             41
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 192         Total from this county            4,826         1,620          3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          66
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    70         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 152         Federal Pell awards        $1,881,812              726
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $5,124,748              903
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         38         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $795,078                   542
in this county for it to be at the US average         75                   State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $715,515             468


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Campbell County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               88,616 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $41,903      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           38.3%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty             9.3%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    24.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid         9.8%        17.6%               na           English                        23.7%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance               8.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0        Campbell
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                A verage
who vote                       70.0%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage

Unemployment rate               5.6%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        64.7%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        4,078       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       5,261       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 3,964       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             3,758       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       19.2%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           5,176       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          34.8%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    5,625       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      20.5%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000       Campbell                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                        A verage
% with associate’s degree       5.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
or above                       20.5%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 1,608            335         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 184            117                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,029             80
Public high school graduates in 2005                           749
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   6             2
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                257             44
high school graduates                                       64.0%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   58             17          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,991
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.           5,200         2,108
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        164                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               78             31
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0
                                                                                                                                                                   Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 792         Kentucky Comm. &                                                       Campbell         A verage
                                                                                                                                                  A verage                         US
                                                                           Tech. College System                548            668         6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                  A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                98         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0

                                                                           Universities                      1,406            200
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 419         Total from this county          10,374          3,602          3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                         132
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                   108         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 231         Federal Pell awards        $2,465,537              992
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $9,117,130           1,563
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         49         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $2,251,843               1,617
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,205                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $1,182,836              718


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Carlisle County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                5,351 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $30,087      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           62.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            13.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    56.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.8%        17.6%               na           English                        12.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              14.8%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       71.3%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage

Unemployment rate               7.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0         Carlisle
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                     A verage

at home                        50.3%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              26        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          129       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         153       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services                80       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       26.6%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             252       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          39.5%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                       na       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      18.9%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with associate’s degree       4.4%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                          Carlisle     A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                        A verage
or above                       10.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   164             13         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    3             8                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.                 3             2
Public high school graduates in 2005                            51
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   3             0
high school graduates                                       19.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  252             45          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     175
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              21              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           6                                                                       10.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 3             3
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                            9.0         Carlisle
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  45         Kentucky Comm. &                                                8.0        A verage
                                                                           Tech. College System                282            175                                    Kentucky
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0                       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                18         Independent Colleges &                                          6.0                                    A verage
                                                                           Universities                         13              7
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  15         Total from this county              744            254          4.0
                                                                                                                                           3.0
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                           2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                           1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            8
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                       0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      8        from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  44         Federal Pell awards           $235,696             102
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $334,175              69
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         28         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $148,131                    94
in this county for it to be at the US average         510                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                         $94,714              65


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Carroll County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               10,155 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $35,925      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           55.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            14.9%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    44.4%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        16.9%        17.6%               na           English                        29.6%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              14.6%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                    Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       56.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
Unemployment rate               5.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                       Carroll
at home                        52.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources                0       28,251          10.0         Average

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        2,751       346,324           5.0

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                                                                                           0.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,216       373,216
Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,088       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               332       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       31.9%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             705       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          37.6%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      606       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      18.3%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                     Average
% with associate’s degree       4.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                           Carroll
                                                                                                                                                                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                          Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                                       Average

or above                        8.3%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   161             22         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  95             17                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              179             13
Public high school graduates in 2005                           108
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   8             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 34              6
high school graduates                                       27.8%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     8             1          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     565
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              89             30
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         51                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               16             12
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0                        Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  60         Kentucky Comm. &                                                            Carroll       Average
                                                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                           Tech. College System                112            271         6.0                                        US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                     Average
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                11         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0

                                                                           Universities                        129             23
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  23         Total from this county              831            396         3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          10
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    10         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  43         Federal Pell awards           $229,739              93
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $615,862             116
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         34         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $162,728                   122
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,079                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $121,845              79


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Carter County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               26,889 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.4           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $26,427      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           61.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            22.3%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    54.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        27.0%        17.6%               na           English                        36.2%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
medical insurance              16.9%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                               A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       59.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                   Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                   A verage

Unemployment rate               8.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                      Carter
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
at home                        43.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              75        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,140       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,273       373,216           0.0

Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,522       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               447       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       35.6%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,451       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          37.3%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      740       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.5%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 Average
% with associate’s degree       3.7%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                    Kentucky

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                         Carter
                                                                                                                                                                     Average


or above                        8.9%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000        Average


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   539             41         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  18              6                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              123              8
Public high school graduates in 2005                           256
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.              1,471            439
high school graduates                                       50.0%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     3             2          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     924
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              17              4
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         67                                                                        10.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 3             3                      Carter
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                            9.0        Average
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 266         Kentucky Comm. &                                                8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                839            611
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                   Average
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                47         Independent Colleges &                                          6.0                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                Average
                                                                           Universities                        302             90
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  68         Total from this county            3,315         1,204           4.0
                                                                                                                                           3.0
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                           2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                           1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          21
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                       0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    30         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 175         Federal Pell awards        $1,785,151              656
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,040,179              250
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         62         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $477,276                   355
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,694                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $612,250             399


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Casey County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               15,447 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $21,580      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           36.4%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            25.5%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    25.0%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        26.3%        17.6%               na           English                        20.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              20.0%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       60.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage

Unemployment rate               6.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                                      Casey
at home                        44.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              71        28,251          10.0        A verage

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,036       346,324           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         611       373,216           0.0

Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   401       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               473       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       42.6%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.             758       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          36.8%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                      207       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      10.8%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                  Average
% with associate’s degree       2.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
or above                        7.4%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000        Casey
                                                                                                                                                        A verage
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   275             25         $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  23              5                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              502            108
Public high school graduates in 2005                           140
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   2             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 14              4
high school graduates                                       39.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     3             4          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     535
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              12              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         38                                                                        8.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               48             19
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           7.0
                                                                                                                                                   Casey           Kentucky
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 127         Kentucky Comm. &                                                       A verage         A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                           Tech. College System                362            281         6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                  A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                43         Independent Colleges &                                         5.0

                                                                           Universities                        437            101
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  22         Total from this county            1,678            547         3.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               1.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            7
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    18         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  90         Federal Pell awards           $964,381             383
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,520,157              290
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         31         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $281,589                   192
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,774                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $421,749             256


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Christian County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               72,265 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $31,177      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           57.6%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            15.0%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    50.4%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.8%        17.6%               na           English                        36.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              19.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       56.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage

Unemployment rate               7.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
                                                                                                                                                      Christian
                                                                                                                                                      Average
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        48.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             115        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        7,393      346,324            5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       5,797      373,216            0.0

Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 5,068      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             3,220      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       22.8%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           7,236      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          33.4%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    2,753      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      24.3%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with associate’s degree       7.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000        Christian
                                                                                                                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                                        A verage

or above                       12.5%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                        Fall 2005         $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 2,366           124          $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 137             64                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              130             17
Public high school graduates in 2005                           465
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 52             14
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 31              5
high school graduates                                       48.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                1,271           300           Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,402
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              36              6
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        141                                                                        10.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              337           161
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                            9.0        Christian
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 517         Kentucky Comm. &                                                8.0        A verage
                                                                           Tech. College System              3,826         1,774                                     Kentucky
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0                       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               200         Independent Colleges &                                          6.0                                    A verage
                                                                           Universities                        250           113
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 142         Total from this county            8,436         2,578           4.0
                                                                                                                                           3.0
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                           2.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          42                                                                         1.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                       0.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    57         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 483         Federal Pell awards        $3,426,410           1,391
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $3,943,928             863
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        327         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $847,077                  646
in this county for it to be at the US average       4,816                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $951,197            671


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Clark County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               33,144 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $39,946      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           55.6%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            10.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    45.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        17.2%        17.6%               na           English                        33.6%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              12.4%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       68.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0          Clark
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
Unemployment rate               5.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          15.0
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &
at home                        71.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              59        28,251          10.0

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        4,704      346,324            5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       2,925      373,216            0.0

Highest Level of Education
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 2,132      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             1,384      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       25.0%        25.9%           19.6%                                                                           Median Household
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,604      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                               Income
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          36.3%        33.6%           28.6%
                                                                           other services                    1,320      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      18.0%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                          Clark
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                                        A verage
% with associate’s degree       5.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate
or above                       15.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                    $30,000


                                                                                                                        Fall 2005         $20,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 1,514           155          $10,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  49             12                $0
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,695           263
Public high school graduates in 2005                           279
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 16              7
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                441             90
high school graduates                                       56.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   27             10          Unemployment Rate
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     314
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              22              6
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         24
                                                                                                                                          9.0
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               50             19
Number of students from this county who entered                                                                                           8.0
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 302         Kentucky Comm. &                                                                        Kentucky
                                                                           Tech. College System                520           521          7.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                      Clark
                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                          6.0
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                49         Independent Colleges &                                                                                A verage
                                                                           Universities                        694             98         5.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 101         Total from this county            5,028         1,181          4.0

                                                                                                                                          3.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               2.0

engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          31                                                                        1.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            0.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    49         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 200         Federal Pell awards        $1,199,293             475
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $3,051,893             580
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        115         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $635,631                  490
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,949                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $542,728            333


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Clay County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               24,556 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $16,271      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           65.8%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            39.7%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    50.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        37.4%        17.6%               na           English                        42.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              22.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       48.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                   Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
Unemployment rate               9.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        45.2%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              83        28,251                       Clay
                                                                                                                                          10.0        Average
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          271       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         718       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   343       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               964       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       50.6%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,706       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          29.0%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      332       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.0%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                   US
% with associate’s degree       1.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                 Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
or above                        8.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                           Clay
                                                                                                                                          $20,000        Average
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   209             51
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  12              2         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,067            319
Public high school graduates in 2005                           199                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             2
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 16              7
high school graduates                                       39.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     2             2
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     872
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              14              2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         79                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 5             2
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 203         Kentucky Comm. &
                                                                                                                                                         Clay
                                                                           Tech. College System                256            371
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            10.0        A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                30         Independent Colleges &
                                                                           Universities                        642             67          8.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                     Kentucky
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  32         Total from this county            2,223            825                                  A verage        US
                                                                                                                                           6.0                                  A verage
Number of students from this county who earned
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                4.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            8
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    26         from This County
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards          0.0

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 199         Federal Pell awards        $1,330,745              472
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,842,120              345
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         67         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $341,068                   250
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,636                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $477,642             305


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Clinton County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                9,634 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.6           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $19,563      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           54.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            25.8%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    50.0%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        34.9%        17.6%               na           English                        36.4%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              20.6%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       58.6%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               6.7%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        46.2%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              35        28,251                        Clinton
                                                                                                                                          10.0         A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,634       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         460       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               562       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       46.5%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             616       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          31.6%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      237       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      10.4%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                    US
% with associate’s degree       3.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       Average
or above                        8.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                         Clinton
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                          A verage
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   194             16
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  11              1         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              255             37
Public high school graduates in 2005                            89                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   8             0
high school graduates                                       44.9%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     2             2
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     312
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              10              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         41                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              228             52
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  97         Kentucky Comm. &                                               9.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                271            241
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            8.0          Clinton
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                19         Independent Colleges &                                         7.0
                                                                                                                                                      A verage       Kentucky
                                                                           Universities                        238             62                                    A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  25         Total from this county            1,217            412
                                                                                                                                          5.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                          3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          13
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    11         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  80         Federal Pell awards           $560,370             217
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $843,066             174
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         29         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $119,228                   101
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,084                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $243,755             155


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Crittenden County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                9,384 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $29,060      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           43.6%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            19.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    20.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        16.1%        17.6%               na           English                        20.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
medical insurance              14.9%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                   Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       66.6%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0                         Average
Unemployment rate               6.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        51.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              22        28,251                      Crittenden
                                                                                                                                          10.0         A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          339       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         377       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   173       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               426       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       33.0%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             399       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.2%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      239       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      15.0%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                       US
% with associate’s degree       4.4%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                    A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                        A verage
or above                        7.3%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                   Crittenden
                                                                                                                                                          A verage
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   182             15
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  14              3         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               10              1
Public high school graduates in 2005                            82                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   2             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   4             1
high school graduates                                       32.9%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  303             99
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     264
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              10              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         27                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               36             17
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  71         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                346            226
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0
                                                                                                                                                  Crittenden          Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                   A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                25         Independent Colleges &                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                          6.0
                                                                           Universities                         29             25
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                     A verage

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  26         Total from this county              936            387         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            7
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      9        from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  66         Federal Pell awards           $348,353             138
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $452,484              99
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         43         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $211,402                   137
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,103                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $127,026              84


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Cumberland County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                7,147 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $21,572      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           38.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            23.8%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    28.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        26.2%        17.6%               na           English                        33.3%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              19.4%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verag e
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       60.3%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                       Kent ucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
Unemployment rate               8.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        48.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0        Cumb erland

                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          352       346,324                       A verag e


                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         233       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               360       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       44.0%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             383       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          36.4%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       na       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                       9.6%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       2.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                    Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
or above                        7.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                 Average

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                      Cumberland
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                         Average
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    71             10
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  12              5         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               42              2
Public high school graduates in 2005                            60                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   6             0
high school graduates                                       46.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     2             0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     221
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                4             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           9                                                                        Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              201            102
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  58         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                 84             94
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             9.0        Cumberland
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                14         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0
                                                                           Universities                        169             36
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0                       Kent ucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  19         Total from this county              591            249          6.0                                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                4.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            8                                                                        3.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      8        from This County                                                1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards          0.0

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  33         Federal Pell awards           $417,564             165
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $573,326             133
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                           9        Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $134,316                    93
in this county for it to be at the US average         859                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $166,987             102


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Daviess County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               91,545 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $36,813      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           38.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            12.3%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    29.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        16.3%        17.6%               na           English                        19.7%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              10.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       67.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                        Daviess      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0                      A verage
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
Unemployment rate               6.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        55.7%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             266        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        8,653      346,324
                                                                                                                                           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       9,097      373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 5,260      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             4,699      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       19.3%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           8,097      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          37.6%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    5,884      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      20.5%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                    US
% with associate’s degree       5.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                                         Daviess
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000        Average      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
or above                       17.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 3,299           453
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 461           197          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              349             68
Public high school graduates in 2005                           978                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 13              4
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 45              8
high school graduates                                       53.1%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  975           206
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   2,576
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              43             13
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        124                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.            2,155           661
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005               1,215         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              4,821         3,759
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0         Daviess      Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               276         Independent Colleges &                                                     Average      A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                           Universities                      4,036           596          6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   Average

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 428         Total from this county          16,197          5,965          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                         108
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                   136         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 545         Federal Pell awards        $4,425,435           1,879
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $8,361,877           1,781
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        257         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $2,769,584               2,019
in this county for it to be at the US average       4,410                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $2,289,732           1,401


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Edmonson County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               11,644 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.6           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $25,413      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           35.9%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            18.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    23.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        20.3%        17.6%               na           English                        17.9%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              14.4%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       61.0%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
Unemployment rate               7.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        47.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources                0       28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          111       346,324                      Edm o nso n
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
                                                                                                                                           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         175       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               246       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       38.3%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             762       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.1%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       na       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.7%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                    US
% with associate’s degree       2.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                        4.9%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                Average
                                                                                                                                                        Edmonson
                                                                                                                                          $30,000        Average
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    38              4
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  13              1         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.                 8             1
Public high school graduates in 2005                           127                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   3             0
high school graduates                                       30.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     8             4
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     187
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                6             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         20                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              225            213
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  85         Kentucky Comm. &                                               9.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                 82            100
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            8.0
                                                                                                                                                  Edmonson
                                                                                                                                                   A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                13         Independent Colleges &                                         7.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                           Universities                         16              8                                   A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  26         Total from this county              399            331                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          5.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            5                                                                       3.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    10         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  62         Federal Pell awards           $422,177             179
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $835,682             156
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         12         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $227,084                   147
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,532                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $134,266              96


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Elliott County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                6,748 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.6           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $21,014      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           71.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            25.9%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    61.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        30.5%        17.6%               na           English                        41.9%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              18.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       56.4%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate              10.0%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        50.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                         Elliott
                                                                                                                                          10.0         A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities          69       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               119       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       47.4%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             463       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          31.0%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       50       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.5%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                    US
% with associate’s degree       2.2%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                        7.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                        Elliott
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                         Average

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    41              7         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    4             0         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.                 7             0
Public high school graduates in 2005                            79                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                294            186
high school graduates                                       46.8%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     0             0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     246
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                3             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           9                                                                        Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 0             0
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  64         Kentucky Comm. &                                               12.0
                                                                                                                                                        Elliott
                                                                           Tech. College System                 80             74
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                        A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                  9        Independent Colleges &                                         10.0

                                                                           Universities                         25             12
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             8.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  25         Total from this county              454            279                                   Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage        US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             6.0                                   A verage
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            8                                                                        4.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      7        from This County                                                2.0


Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  38         Federal Pell awards           $285,094              97
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                  $96,263              23
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                           7        Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $179,166                   116
in this county for it to be at the US average         734                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $132,978              88


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Estill County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               15,307 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  22.2           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $23,318      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           32.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            26.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    25.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        28.2%        17.6%               na           English                        14.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
medical insurance              15.4%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                               Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       54.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0                     Average
Unemployment rate               7.6%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        46.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                        Estill
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         414       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   201       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               377       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       41.5%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             625       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          37.3%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      262       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.7%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                   US
% with associate’s degree       2.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
or above                        6.9%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000         Estill
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                      A verage
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   112             26         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    5             2         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              931            227
Public high school graduates in 2005                           125                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 35             13
high school graduates                                       45.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     2             0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     565
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                6             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         47                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 1             0
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 109         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                 43             90
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             9.0         Estill
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                11         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0
                                                                                                                                                      Average

                                                                           Universities                         93             18                                  Kentucky
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0
                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  19         Total from this county            1,228            377          6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                4.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            9                                                                        3.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    14         from This County                                                1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  76         Federal Pell awards           $714,105             284
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,400,185              268
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         27         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $237,882                   168
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,779                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $259,549             179


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Fayette County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population             260,512 4,041,769 281,421,906                 Average ACT score                  21.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $39,813      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           41.8%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            12.9%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    31.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        10.5%        17.6%               na           English                        27.6%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         45.0
medical insurance              13.1%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                         40.0
                                                                                                                                                       Fayette
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
% of registered voters                                                                                                                    35.0
who vote                       75.9%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           30.0                                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
Unemployment rate               4.6%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                          25.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         20.0                       A verage
at home                        71.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources           2,110        28,251
                                                                                                                                          15.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct. 23,052            346,324           10.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities     32,939       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services               34,975       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services           21,568       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       14.2%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.         30,528       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          22.4%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                  23,700       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      21.4%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                    US
% with associate’s degree       6.4%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                        Fayette
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                         A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                       35.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky               34,486          3,654
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville               1,236           229          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            9,083         1,105
Public high school graduates in 2005                         1,901                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                460           128
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.              1,740             69
high school graduates                                       63.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  582             62
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   5,022
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.             292             71
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        311                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              661           175
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005               2,555         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              6,463         4,955
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0                       Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               396         Independent Colleges &                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                           Universities                      8,130           772          6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                        Fayette                    Average
                                                                                                                                                      Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                               1,223         Total from this county          63,133         11,220          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                         354
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                   561         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005               1,523         Federal Pell awards       $12,561,257           4,931
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans             $34,352,617           5,677
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        732         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $5,039,598               3,838
in this county for it to be at the US average                     0        State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $5,245,992           3,327


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Fleming County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               13,792 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $27,990      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           56.3%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            18.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    35.9%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        20.3%        17.6%               na           English                        37.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              15.8%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       61.0%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    Average
Unemployment rate               6.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                       Fleming
at home                        53.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              33        28,251                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          751       346,324
                                                                                                                                           5.0
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         752       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   278       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               307       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       33.5%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,060       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          37.9%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      238       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.8%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                  US
% with associate’s degree       4.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
or above                        8.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                   Fleming
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage

                                                                                                                                                         Average
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   485             41         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  15              2         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              110             20
Public high school graduates in 2005                           137
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   2             0                $0

In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                792            190
high school graduates                                       35.0%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     8             3
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     411
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              52              1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         23                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 4             1
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 119         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                667            457
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0
                                                                                                                                                      Fleming      Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                30         Independent Colleges &                                                     Average      Average
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
                                                                           Universities                        116             27         6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                  Average

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  41         Total from this county            2,251            742         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            9
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    19         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 150         Federal Pell awards           $871,813             334
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $607,896             127
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         94         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $294,370                   215
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,428                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $334,710             217


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Floyd County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               42,441 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.3           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $21,168      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           74.4%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            30.3%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    67.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        31.1%        17.6%               na           English                        50.0%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              18.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                  Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       58.1%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
Unemployment rate               7.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                          Floyd
at home                        50.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources           1,029        28,251                        A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          878       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       2,787       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,581       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             2,073       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       38.7%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           2,731       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          29.9%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    1,111       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      17.2%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000                                     US
% with associate’s degree       4.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
or above                        9.7%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                 Average

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                          Floyd
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                          A verage

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 2,009             82         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  53             13         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              572             87
Public high school graduates in 2005                           423
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   5             1                $0

In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.              1,270            258
high school graduates                                       47.0%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     6             2
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     334
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              21              3
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         29                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               11              2
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 432         Kentucky Comm. &                                               9.0
                                                                                                                                                        Floyd
                                                                           Tech. College System              2,909         1,451
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            8.0         A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                98         Independent Colleges &                                         7.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                           Universities                      1,813            208                                    A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 114         Total from this county            8,669         2,107                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                          5.0
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                          4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          43                                                                        3.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    55         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 529         Federal Pell awards        $3,128,319           1,114
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,374,026              487
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        372         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $840,220                   687
in this county for it to be at the US average       4,175                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $1,053,931              653


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Franklin County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               47,687 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.8           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $40,011      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           46.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            10.7%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    37.0%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        11.6%        17.6%               na           English                        31.2%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
medical insurance              10.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                       Franklin
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                                        A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       72.6%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
Unemployment rate               4.9%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        69.6%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        3,868      346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       3,433      373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 3,573      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             2,422      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       21.2%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.         15,833       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          31.4%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    3,076      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      19.6%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                         Franklin
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                                          A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
or above                       23.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                 A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 2,507           267          $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 333             71         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,541           116
Public high school graduates in 2005                           394
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                964           542                 $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                348             34
high school graduates                                       58.1%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  263             32
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,096
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              75             31
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        114                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              266             83
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 411         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                479           432
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0                        Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                46         Independent Colleges &                                                                    A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                           Universities                      1,745           225          6.0         Franklin
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                        A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                  Average

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 183         Total from this county            8,521         1,833          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          50
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    69         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 246         Federal Pell awards        $1,803,493             706
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $3,809,518             695
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        107         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $953,117                  668
in this county for it to be at the US average         180                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $917,841            544


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Fulton County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                7,752 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  23.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $24,382      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           21.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            23.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    15.8%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        25.2%        17.6%               na           English                        10.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              16.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       50.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
Unemployment rate               7.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                                        Fulton
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
at home                        53.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              18        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          610       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         751       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   202       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               296       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       30.5%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             612       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          39.0%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      248       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      17.1%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       2.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
or above                       11.5%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                               Average

                                                                                                                                                          Fulton
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                       Average
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    97             10         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    8             0         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.                 7             1
Public high school graduates in 2005                            91
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   1             5                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   2             0
high school graduates                                       25.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  283             86
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     216
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                0             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         19                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 5             9
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  50         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                 75            145
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             9.0         Fulton

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                13         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0
                                                                                                                                                      A verage

                                                                           Universities                         24              6                                  Kentucky
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0
                                                                                                                                                                   Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  19         Total from this county              502            262          6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                4.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            7                                                                        3.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      4        from This County
                                                                                                                                           1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                           0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  27         Federal Pell awards           $233,380              89
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $404,230              85
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         14         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)            $99,014              71
in this county for it to be at the US average         659                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                         $83,778              60


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Gallatin County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                7,870 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  22.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $36,422      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           27.8%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            13.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    10.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        18.0%        17.6%               na           English                        15.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
medical insurance              13.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                   Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       58.1%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage
Unemployment rate               6.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        62.2%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                         Gallatin
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                                                                                                        A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         479       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               150       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       32.0%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             403       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          44.4%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      256       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.6%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                    Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                           Gallatin
                                                                                                                                                          Average       Kentucky
or above                        6.9%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                  A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    78             16         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  16              2         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               50             11
Public high school graduates in 2005                            81
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   8             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 14              6
high school graduates                                       27.2%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     3             2
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     212
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              95             46
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         16                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 8            11
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  51         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                 38             56
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0         Gallatin        Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                  3        Independent Colleges &                                                     Average         A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
                                                                           Universities                         99             13         6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                     Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  15         Total from this county              409            163         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            7
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    11         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  10         Federal Pell awards            $75,641              33
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $314,250              57
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                           5        Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)            $62,076              57
in this county for it to be at the US average         877                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                         $57,028              35


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Garrard County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               14,792 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $34,284      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           42.9%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            14.7%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    34.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        17.7%        17.6%               na           English                        27.3%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
medical insurance              13.6%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       63.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               6.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0         Garrard
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
at home                        57.4%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         343       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               245       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       30.6%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             663       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          35.7%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      142       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      18.2%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       4.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000         Garrard      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                          Average
or above                       10.5%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                 A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   473             43         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  17              2         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              729            222
Public high school graduates in 2005                           114
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   6             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 57             11
high school graduates                                       44.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     6             8
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     434
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                6             2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         26                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               10              7
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 149         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                149            210
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0         Garrard       Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                12         Independent Colleges &                                                     A verage      A verage

                                                                           Universities                        304             41         6.0                                        US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                    A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  44         Total from this county            1,757            546         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          12
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    21         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  90         Federal Pell awards           $778,133             304
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,565,740              283
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         35         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $251,216                   184
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,383                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $256,806             164


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Grant County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               22,384 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.2           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $38,438      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           46.3%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            11.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    37.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        19.2%        17.6%               na           English                        28.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              12.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                  Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       61.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
Unemployment rate               5.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                         Grant
at home                        60.2%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          808       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,410       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   566       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               486       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       27.6%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,131       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          44.2%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      849       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.7%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       4.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                           Grant
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                          A verage     Kentucky
or above                        9.4%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                 A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   282             64         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  41             19         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              345             46
Public high school graduates in 2005                           255
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   4             3                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 94             10
high school graduates                                       39.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   12              5
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     667
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.             691            255
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         93                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               16             10
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 174         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                152            191
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0                        Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                17         Independent Colleges &                                                       Grant        A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                           Universities                        330             55         6.0         A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                    Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  55         Total from this county            1,967            658         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          10
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    20         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  57         Federal Pell awards           $658,263             268
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,676,360              341
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         24         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $402,806                   301
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,078                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $343,742             211


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Graves County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               37,028 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  22.3           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $30,874      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           41.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            16.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    32.4%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        18.3%        17.6%               na           English                        21.6%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
medical insurance              14.6%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                               A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       68.3%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                   Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
Unemployment rate              10.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                                      Graves
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0        A verage

at home                        54.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             123        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        2,668       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       2,260       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,157       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             1,598       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       26.6%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,991       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          38.9%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      891       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      17.9%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       4.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
or above                       12.6%        17.1%           24.4%
                                                                                                                                                        Graves
                                                                           Enrollments                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   869             60         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  71             31         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               41              6
Public high school graduates in 2005                           353
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   2             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   9             1
high school graduates                                       39.1%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                2,238            526
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,144
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              11              5
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         33                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               57             32
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 424         Kentucky Comm. &                                               12.0
                                                                                                                                                      Graves
                                                                           Tech. College System              1,441         1,168
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                        Average

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               118         Independent Colleges &                                         10.0

                                                                           Universities                         79            169
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             8.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 138         Total from this county            4,818         1,998                                   Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                   Average        US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             6.0                                  Average
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          38                                                                         4.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    38         from This County                                                2.0


Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                           0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 296         Federal Pell awards        $1,688,292              692
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,339,168              549
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        198         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $864,113                   604
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,953                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $949,763             586


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Grayson County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               24,053 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $27,639      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           51.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            18.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    35.2%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        22.5%        17.6%               na           English                        38.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
medical insurance              15.0%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                               A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       60.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                  Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
Unemployment rate               8.9%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        53.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              46        28,251                      Grayson
                                                                                                                                          10.0        A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        2,775       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,578       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   775       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               651       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       37.2%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,579       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          37.1%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      569       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.4%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                   Kentucky
or above                        7.7%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                  Grayson
                                                                                                                                                                    Average

                                                                                                                                          $30,000       Average
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   540             19         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 105             40         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               96             18
Public high school graduates in 2005                           244
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   3             1                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   7             2
high school graduates                                       46.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   70             15
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     635
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                6             2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         76                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              569            165
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 202         Kentucky Comm. &
                                                                           Tech. College System                746            448                     Grayson
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            10.0
                                                                                                                                                      Average
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                57         Independent Colleges &
                                                                           Universities                        161             50          8.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                    Kentucky
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  63         Total from this county            2,303            760                                 Average
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
                                                                                                                                           6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                 A verage

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                           4.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          17
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    15         from This County                                                2.0


Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                           0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 129         Federal Pell awards           $957,578             386
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,764,370              346
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         63         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $428,084                   319
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,663                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $416,853             267


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Green County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               11,518 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $25,463      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           54.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            18.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    48.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        18.5%        17.6%               na           English                        39.4%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              16.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       64.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
Unemployment rate               6.3%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                        Green
at home                        61.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         303       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   186       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               309       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       38.6%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             784       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          36.2%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      180       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.3%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       2.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                   Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                        9.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                                           Green
                                                                                                                                          $30,000         Average
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   128             29         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  33             10
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               59              4
Public high school graduates in 2005                           116
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   1             1                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   7             1
high school graduates                                       41.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     3             2
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     326
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              10              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         16                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              231             87
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  89         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                152            133
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0
                                                                                                                                                       Green
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                           Independent Colleges &
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                  9                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                           Universities                        432            127         6.0                                       US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  34         Total from this county            1,056            394         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          16
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    18         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  42         Federal Pell awards           $498,442             210
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,228,105              234
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         11         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $189,272                   145
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,222                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $359,554             198


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Greenup County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               36,891 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $32,142      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           46.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            14.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    36.0%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        17.7%        17.6%               na           English                        28.1%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              12.6%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       56.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    Average
Unemployment rate               6.4%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State
                                                                                                                                                       Greenup
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
at home                        56.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              82        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,127       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,378       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,038       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             2,017       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       24.9%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,636       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          37.8%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      692       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      20.3%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       5.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                         Greenup
or above                       11.5%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                   Average
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 1,315            127         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  41             43         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              348             49
Public high school graduates in 2005                           413
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   3             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.              1,201            222
high school graduates                                       35.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     5             5
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,181
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              33             14
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         43
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               17              0
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 346         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              2,041         1,142
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0
                                                                                                                                                      Greenup
                                                                                                                                                      A verage     Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                68         Independent Colleges &                                                                  A verage
                                                                           Universities                        327             97         6.0                                      US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                  A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  88         Total from this county            5,331         1,699          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          20
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    32         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 172         Federal Pell awards        $1,494,393              572
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,716,788              368
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         81         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $812,453                   556
in this county for it to be at the US average       3,265                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $617,488             391


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Hancock County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                8,392 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.2           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $36,914      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           34.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            13.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    24.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        13.9%        17.6%               na           English                        31.0%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance               8.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                  Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       67.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               6.4%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        67.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                       Hancock
                                                                                                                                          10.0         A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        2,818       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         366       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   155       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               182       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       22.8%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             442       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          45.7%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       na       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      17.8%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       5.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                    Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                          Hancock
                                                                                                                                                          Average      Kentucky
or above                        8.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                 Average


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   216             20         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  24             11
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               21              8
Public high school graduates in 2005                           106
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   3             2
high school graduates                                       39.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   40             15
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     637
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                2             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           3
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              173             51
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  89         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                317            225
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0
                                                                                                                                                      Hancock
                                                                                                                                                      A verage      Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                19         Independent Colleges &                                                                   A verage
                                                                           Universities                        250             50         6.0                                        US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                    A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  33         Total from this county            1,046            382         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            6
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    12         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  40         Federal Pell awards           $324,642             145
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $657,992             131
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         16         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $230,369                   152
in this county for it to be at the US average         882                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $156,554              94


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Hardin County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               94,174 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $37,744      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           49.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            10.0%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    38.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        12.8%        17.6%               na           English                        29.9%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              13.4%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       62.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                        Hardin       A verage
Unemployment rate               6.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State                      A verage

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        73.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              76        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        8,212      346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       7,569      373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 6,654      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             3,679      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       17.7%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.         10,727       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          34.3%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    4,956      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      25.2%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       7.4%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                          Hardin
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000        A verage     Kentucky
or above                       15.4%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 4,051           292          $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville               1,331           495
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              813           132
Public high school graduates in 2005                         1,042
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 16             22                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                123             34
high school graduates                                       61.1%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  223             46
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   2,207
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              39              8
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        220
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.            1,702           601
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005               1,100         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              5,774         2,741
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0          Hardin       Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               275         Independent Colleges &                                                     Average       A verage
                                                                           Universities                      1,096           271          6.0                                      US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 369         Total from this county          15,168          4,642          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                          3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          95
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                   146         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 642         Federal Pell awards        $4,573,094           2,051
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans             $11,248,589           2,152
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        325         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $2,139,792               1,615
in this county for it to be at the US average       5,272                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $2,018,016           1,325


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Harlan County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               33,202 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.4           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $18,665      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           71.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            32.5%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    66.0%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        30.7%        17.6%               na           English                        46.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              20.2%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       51.4%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    Average
Unemployment rate               8.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                        Harlan
at home                        43.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources           1,403        28,251                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          447       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,493       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   700       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             1,530       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       41.3%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,906       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          34.3%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      715       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.0%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       4.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                  Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                        8.9%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                A verage


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                          Harlan
                                                                                                                                                         A verage
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 2,290             51         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  23              6
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              579             99
Public high school graduates in 2005                           325
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   5             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 30             17
high school graduates                                       24.9%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     6             5
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,229
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              18              4
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         42
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               24              2
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 368         Kentucky Comm. &
                                                                           Tech. College System              3,571         1,366
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            10.0         Harlan
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               142         Independent Colleges &                                                     A verage

                                                                           Universities                      1,150            138
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             8.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  70         Total from this county            7,696         1,688                                    A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                           6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   Average

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          18
                                                                                                                                           4.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    48         from This County                                                2.0


Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                           0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 305         Federal Pell awards        $2,594,763              875
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,186,247              386
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        122         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $608,584                   483
in this county for it to be at the US average       3,426                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $785,830             506


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Harrison County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               17,983 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $36,210      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           48.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            12.0%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    36.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        15.6%        17.6%               na           English                        31.1%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              12.2%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       64.4%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
Unemployment rate               6.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0         Harrison

at home                        51.6%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,554       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         716       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   380       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               795       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       25.8%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             884       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          42.6%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       na       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      17.0%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                         Harrison
                                                                                                                                                         Average      Kentucky
or above                       10.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                Average


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   720             97         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  23              6
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              503             62
Public high school graduates in 2005                           231
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   5             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                229             37
high school graduates                                       28.1%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   11              4
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     257
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              37              4
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         17
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 8             8
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 179         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                569            460
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0         Harrison      Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                35         Independent Colleges &                                                     Average       Average
                                                                           Universities                        510             82         6.0                                      US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  56         Total from this county            2,615            760         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                          3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          16
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                          2.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    37         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 146         Federal Pell awards           $748,903             327
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,586,660              334
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        117         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $430,186                   305
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,655                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $346,805             231


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Hart County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               17,445 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.6           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $25,378      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           50.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            22.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    36.4%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        22.5%        17.6%               na           English                        33.3%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              19.1%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       55.4%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               6.6%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        59.2%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                          Hart
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,599       346,324                        Average


                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         557       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               507       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       41.8%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             826       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          35.1%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       na       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.5%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       2.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                   Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                        7.0%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                                            Hart
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000         Average
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   187             19         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  36              8
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               44              9
Public high school graduates in 2005                           159
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   9             1                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   9             2
high school graduates                                       45.9%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     8             3
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     839
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                4             2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         21
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              437            225
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 145         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                237            217                        Hart
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0         A verage      Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                17         Independent Colleges &                                                                   A verage
                                                                           Universities                        109             58         6.0                                       US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  38         Total from this county            1,080            544         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                          3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          16
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            2.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    18         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  57         Federal Pell awards           $662,450             275
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,255,782              246
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         13         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $295,861                   200
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,997                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $317,891             189


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Henderson County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               44,829 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $35,892      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           52.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            12.3%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    40.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        15.6%        17.6%               na           English                        34.4%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
medical insurance              11.7%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       64.6%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    Average
Unemployment rate               5.5%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State                     Henderson
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        62.2%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             345        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        7,172       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       3,454       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 2,637       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             2,505       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       21.7%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           2,639       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          37.8%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    2,163       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      19.8%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       6.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                       Henderson
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                        Average
or above                       13.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                               Average


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 2,043            154         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 118             81
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              110             17
Public high school graduates in 2005                           456
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 11             11                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   1             3
high school graduates                                       45.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  722            156
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,361
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              28              2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        138
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              444            133
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 539         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              2,763         1,515
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0                      Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               100         Independent Colleges &                                                 Henderson        A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
                                                                           Universities                        433            127         6.0      A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                  Average

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 130         Total from this county            6,673         2,199          5.0


Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          36
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    38         from This County                                               1.0

                                                                                                                                          0.0
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 307         Federal Pell awards        $1,579,739              706
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,550,262              495
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        180         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $963,206                   623
in this county for it to be at the US average       3,179                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $640,194             423


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Henry County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               15,060 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $37,263      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           50.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            13.7%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    41.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.6%        17.6%               na           English                        29.2%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              13.1%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       64.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               5.9%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                         Henry
at home                        61.6%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              93        28,251                        A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          832      346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         914      373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   234      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               182      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       26.6%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             795      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          44.5%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      304      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      15.2%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                          Henry
                                                                                                                                                         A verage     Kentucky
or above                        9.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                A verage


                                                                                                                        Fall 2005         $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   340             43         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 272             54
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              285             40
Public high school graduates in 2005                           177
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 44             18                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 46              4
high school graduates                                       40.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   24             15
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     395
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              26             12
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         27
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               35             10          Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 129         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                151           297
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0          Henry
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                10         Independent Colleges &                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                           Universities                        271             53         6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   A verage

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  42         Total from this county            1,494           546          5.0


Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          14
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    11         from This County                                               1.0

                                                                                                                                          0.0
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  44         Federal Pell awards           $362,643            145
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,089,592             225
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         31         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $291,115                  202
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,465                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $232,452            142


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Hickman County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population                5,262 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $31,615      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           43.8%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            17.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    31.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        15.7%        17.6%               na           English                        12.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
medical insurance              14.9%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                               Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       62.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0                     Average
Unemployment rate               8.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        47.0%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                       Hickman
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         173       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               141       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       35.6%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             264       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          39.1%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       na       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.0%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       2.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  US
                                                                                                                                                                                A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                   Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                        Hickman
or above                        8.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                  Average
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    63              8         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    7             1
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.                 4             2
Public high school graduates in 2005                            47
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   3             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   0             1
high school graduates                                       31.9%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  175             51
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     139
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              94              1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           5
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 7             3          Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  39         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                 90            173                     Hickman
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             9.0
                                                                                                                                                      Average
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                16         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0
                                                                           Universities                         10              8                                 Kentucky
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0
                                                                                                                                                                  Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  14         Total from this county              453            248          6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
                                                                                                                                                                               A verage

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                4.0

engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            6                                                                        3.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      4        from This County                                                1.0
                                                                                                                                           0.0
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  31         Federal Pell awards           $268,005             104
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $317,089              65
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         24         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)            $93,429              68
in this county for it to be at the US average         584                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                         $99,546              65


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Hopkins County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               46,519 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $30,868      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           44.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            16.5%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    39.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        17.5%        17.6%               na           English                        25.7%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              14.2%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       62.9%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
Unemployment rate               6.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0          Hopkins

at home                        56.4%        60.1%               na         other natural resources           1,152        28,251                        A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        3,555      346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       3,188      373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,823      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             3,195      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       28.7%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           3,318      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          38.3%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    2,093      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      18.2%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       4.2%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
or above                       10.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                    Hopkins
                                                                                                                                                          A verage
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage


                                                                                                                        Fall 2005         $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 2,041           106          $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 164             50
                                                           County                                                                         $10,000
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              144             34
Public high school graduates in 2005                           442
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 27             11                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 35              2
high school graduates                                       47.5%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                1,159           225
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,312
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              19              5
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        101
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              474           162           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 504         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              3,647         1,615
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0         Hopkins        Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               182         Independent Colleges &                                                     A verage       A verage

                                                                           Universities                        325           151          6.0                                       US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                    Average

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 124         Total from this county            8,035         2,361          5.0


Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          23
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    38         from This County                                               1.0


Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 358         Federal Pell awards        $2,300,184             947
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $3,595,703             744
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        191         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $1,043,677                 744
in this county for it to be at the US average       4,345                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $875,294            582


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Jackson County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               13,495 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.8           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $20,177      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           66.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            30.2%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    55.0%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        30.4%        17.6%               na           English                        30.0%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              19.4%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       53.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
Unemployment rate               8.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        46.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              41        28,251                       Jackson
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,119       346,324                       A verage

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         412       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   187       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               264       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       47.1%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             714       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          33.4%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       68       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      10.5%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                   US
% with associate’s degree       2.2%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                A verage

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
or above                        6.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                       Jackson
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                         Average
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    80             19
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    5             1         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              645            128
Public high school graduates in 2005                           119                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   1             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   5             2
high school graduates                                       23.5%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     1             1
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     477
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                2             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         45                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 2             1
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 123         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                                                                                                      Jackson
                                                                           Tech. College System                125            166          9.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                        A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                25         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0
                                                                                                                                                                   Kentucky
                                                                           Universities                        213             68          7.0
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                           6.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  29         Total from this county            1,079            386                                               A verage
                                                                                                                                           5.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            6                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             1.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    12         from This County                                                0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  50         Federal Pell awards           $497,871             202
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,052,588              199
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         17         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $203,048                   140
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,518                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $262,171             157


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Jefferson County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population             693,604 4,041,769 281,421,906                 Average ACT score                  21.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $39,457      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           40.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            12.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    31.0%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.0%        17.6%               na           English                        24.0%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                        Jefferson
medical insurance              11.0%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                         US
                                                                                                                                                         A verage                      Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       70.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                           Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                          Average
Unemployment rate               6.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        64.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             333        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct. 68,894            346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities     96,225       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services               98,456       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services           56,901       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       18.2%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.         45,938       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          29.1%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                  54,743       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      22.4%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                         US
% with associate’s degree       5.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                          Jef f erson
                                                                                                                                                            Average
                                                                                                                                                                                        Average

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                          Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                           A verage
or above                       24.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky               24,718          2,252
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville             45,118          8,165          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            7,512           533
Public high school graduates in 2005                         5,165                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                669           193
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.              1,320           161
high school graduates                                       67.5%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                2,090           404
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                 13,592
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.             366           217
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        828                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.            4,431         1,121
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005               5,909         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System            16,768          9,948                      Jef f erson
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
                                                                                                                                                                         Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                         A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               713         Independent Colleges &                                         6.0                                            US
                                                                           Universities                    18,718          3,050                                                      A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            5.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                               2,620         Total from this county         121,710         26,044
                                                                                                                                          4.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            3.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                         761                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                 1,263         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005               2,242         Federal Pell awards       $28,329,118          11,791
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans           $117,908,887           17,066
Virtual University courses in fall 2005             1,774                  Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES) $13,732,645                10,459
in this county for it to be at the US average                     0        State need-based
                                                                           grants                    $13,316,262           8,392


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Jessamine County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               39,041 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.4           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $40,096      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           39.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            10.5%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    34.9%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.7%        17.6%               na           English                        25.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              12.4%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0         Jessamine
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                  Average
who vote                       65.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                       Average
Unemployment rate               4.6%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        62.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             196        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        4,248      346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       3,416      373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,316      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             1,231      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       20.9%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           2,264      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          32.3%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    1,771      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      19.9%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                       US
% with associate’s degree       5.3%          4.9%           6.3%
                                                                                                                                                          Jessamine
                                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                                           A verage

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                        A verage
or above                       21.5%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 2,719           357
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  81             12         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,079           146
Public high school graduates in 2005                           389                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 16             12
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                209             11
high school graduates                                       50.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   45             11
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     980
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              21              5
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         71                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               78             43
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 427         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                609           713
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0                         Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                61         Independent Colleges &                                         6.0                                         US
                                                                           Universities                        798           269                      Jessamine                    A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            5.0          A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 100         Total from this county            5,655         1,579
                                                                                                                                          4.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            3.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          30                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    64         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 201         Federal Pell awards        $1,607,025             645
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $6,481,553           1,055
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        108         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $824,670                  633
in this county for it to be at the US average         695                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $848,105            504


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Johnson County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               23,445 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $24,911      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           55.6%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            26.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    46.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        28.3%        17.6%               na           English                        37.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              16.3%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       54.1%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
Unemployment rate               7.0%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                        Johnson
at home                        54.3%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             181        28,251                        A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          473       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       2,051       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   822       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               684       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       36.2%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,482       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          35.1%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      685       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      14.6%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                      US
% with associate’s degree       4.8%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   A verage

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage
or above                        9.3%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                    Johnson
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                                                          A verage
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   958             52
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  29              7         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              348             60
Public high school graduates in 2005                           274                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   3             3
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                875            203
high school graduates                                       28.8%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     4             0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     892
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.             101              7
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         33                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               10              4
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 208         Kentucky Comm. &                                               9.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              1,422            914                     Johnson
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            8.0
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                65         Independent Colleges &                                         7.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
                                                                           Universities                        507             81                                                    US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  70         Total from this county            4,257         1,331          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0

engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          21                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    42         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 366         Federal Pell awards        $1,534,908              580
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,516,452              272
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        254         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $557,582                   386
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,383                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $534,457             354


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Kenton County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population             151,464 4,041,769 281,421,906                 Average ACT score                  21.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $43,906      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           39.8%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty             9.0%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    25.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        11.8%        17.6%               na           English                        26.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                      US
medical insurance               9.6%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                       Kenton                     A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0         A verage
% of registered voters
who vote                       67.0%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
Unemployment rate               5.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        64.7%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              26        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        8,777      346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities     11,012       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services               11,617       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             9,711      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       17.9%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.         10,979       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          32.6%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    9,394      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      21.4%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000          Kenton
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                          A verage
% with associate’s degree       5.3%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  Average

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       Average
or above                       22.9%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 3,029           707
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 465           266          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,847           225
Public high school graduates in 2005                         1,256                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 30              7
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                513             89
high school graduates                                       73.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   90             32
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   3,775
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.           7,712         3,071
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        217                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              154             51
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005               1,564         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                981         1,306
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               143         Independent Colleges &                                         6.0
                                                                                                                                                      Kenton                        US
                                                                           Universities                      3,344           592                      Average                     Average
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            5.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 686         Total from this county          18,165          6,346
                                                                                                                                          4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                          3.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                         186                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                   214         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 368         Federal Pell awards        $3,840,814           1,619
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans             $13,872,885           2,497
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        122         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $3,748,644               2,732
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,470                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $2,004,362           1,253


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Knott County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               17,649 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $20,373      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           67.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            31.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    57.5%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        29.9%        17.6%               na           English                        52.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              17.3%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       56.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               7.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                          Knott
at home                        51.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources           1,661        28,251                        A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          114       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         419       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   224       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               589       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       41.3%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             856       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          30.8%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      117       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.7%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
% with associate’s degree       3.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                 Average

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
or above                       10.2%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                         Knott
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                          Average
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   552             28
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  16              2         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              207             66
Public high school graduates in 2005                           163                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   6             3
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                413             62
high school graduates                                       41.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     1             1
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     692
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              17              2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         18                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 2             5
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 148         Kentucky Comm. &                                               9.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                916            656                       Knott
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            8.0
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                51         Independent Colleges &                                         7.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                           Universities                      1,015            129                                                   US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  48         Total from this county            3,145            954         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0

engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          18                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    18         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 277         Federal Pell awards        $1,620,725              616
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $793,215             199
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        201         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $430,903                   318
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,617                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $551,976             341


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.



                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Knox County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               31,795 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.8           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $18,294      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           55.6%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            34.8%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    47.2%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        35.4%        17.6%               na           English                        36.1%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              21.1%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       54.9%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               6.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        47.7%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             114        28,251                         Knox
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,479       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,408       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 1,628       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             1,352       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       45.9%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,890       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          32.6%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      728       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.1%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
% with associate’s degree       1.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                 A verage

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
or above                        8.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                         Knox
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                          Average
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   210             25
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  21             15         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              703            252
Public high school graduates in 2005                           322                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             1
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 17              5
high school graduates                                       31.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     4             0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,145
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              30              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         27                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 5             2
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 232         Kentucky Comm. &                                               9.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                323            629
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            8.0           Knox

                                                                           Independent Colleges &
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                44                                                                        7.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                           Universities                      1,597            224                                                   US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  71         Total from this county            2,910         1,153          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0

engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          18                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    41         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 116         Federal Pell awards        $1,637,502              607
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,937,107              554
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         34         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $501,829                   368
in this county for it to be at the US average       3,186                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $881,509             498


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Larue County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               13,373 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $32,056      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           62.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            15.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    56.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        17.1%        17.6%               na           English                        31.3%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              13.1%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                  Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       62.1%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               6.7%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0          Larue
                                                                                                                                                       A verage
at home                        53.4%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              11        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          885       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         330       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   242       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               251       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       29.0%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             602       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.2%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      286       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      15.1%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       4.8%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                    Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
or above                       10.9%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                     Larue
                                                                                                                                                          Average
                                                                                                                                                                       Average


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   422             37         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  76             27
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               81             10
Public high school graduates in 2005                           124
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   1             1                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 12              0
high school graduates                                       69.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   27              7
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     375
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              20              4
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         20
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              262             89
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 157         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                572            409                      Larue
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0         A verage      Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                42         Independent Colleges &                                                                   A verage
                                                                           Universities                        171             81         6.0                                        US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                    A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  36         Total from this county            1,644            665         5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            9
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    19         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  83         Federal Pell awards           $563,423             231
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,283,348              255
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         34         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $290,298                   190
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,216                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $226,174             151


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Laurel County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               52,715 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $27,015      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           54.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            21.3%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    44.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        25.6%        17.6%               na           English                        35.2%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              15.8%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       58.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
Unemployment rate               5.7%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0          Laurel

at home                        47.6%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             378        28,251                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        4,619       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       5,830       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 4,282       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             2,754       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       36.1%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           3,054       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          34.8%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    2,671       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      15.2%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.2%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                       10.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                    Laurel
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage

                                                                                                                                          $30,000        A verage
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   835            133         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  70             21
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            2,504            562
Public high school graduates in 2005                           460
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   4             1                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                120             19
high school graduates                                       43.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   11              0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,765
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              57              2
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                        119
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               39             30
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 411         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                997            908
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0                       Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                93         Independent Colleges &                                                      Laurel       A verage
                                                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                           Universities                      1,568            244         6.0                                      US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 135         Total from this county            6,205         1,920          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                          3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          42
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    49         from This County                                               1.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                          0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 321         Federal Pell awards        $2,641,414           1,007
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $5,475,303           1,028
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         93         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $1,015,893                  734
in this county for it to be at the US average       4,735                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $1,081,474              672


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Lawrence County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               15,569 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $21,610      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           71.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            30.7%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    67.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        31.0%        17.6%               na           English                        42.3%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              15.6%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       57.6%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    Average
Unemployment rate               8.2%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        52.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                       Law rence
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324                        A verage

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         899       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   238       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               610       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       41.8%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             709       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          33.0%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      387       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      15.3%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.3%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                  Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                        6.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                A verage


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                                                                                                        Law rence
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                         A verage

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   368             17         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  15              3
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               97             16
Public high school graduates in 2005                           163
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             2                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                483            118
high school graduates                                       35.0%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     1             0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     635
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                9             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         20
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 4             2
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 128         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                611            467                     Law rence
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             9.0         A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                43         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0
                                                                           Universities                        158             37
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  26         Total from this county            1,746            662          6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 Average
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                4.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            9
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                       3.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    17         from This County
                                                                                                                                           1.0
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                           0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 137         Federal Pell awards           $906,760             337
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $495,181             139
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         93         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $268,571                   201
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,822                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $282,995             185


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Lee County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population                7,916 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.8           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $18,544      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           50.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            30.4%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    36.4%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        34.2%        17.6%               na           English                        22.7%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
medical insurance              21.1%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                              A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       54.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0                    Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
Unemployment rate               8.1%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        40.4%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              88        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0           Lee
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          189       346,324                      A verage

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         285       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   461       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               224       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       49.1%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             501       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          30.8%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      126       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.2%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       2.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  US
                                                                                                                                                                                A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                   Kentucky
or above                        6.3%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                              Average


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                          Lee
                                                                                                                                                        Average
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                    69              9         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    3             2
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              303             67
Public high school graduates in 2005                            52
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   1             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 51              9
high school graduates                                       55.8%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     1             0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     299
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                2             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         32
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 3             3
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  76         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                118            233
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             9.0
                                                                                                                                                        Lee
                                                                                                                                                      Average
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                  9        Independent Colleges &                                          8.0
                                                                           Universities                         78             12
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0
                                                                                                                                                                  Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                  Average
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  21         Total from this county              629            335          6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                 US
                                                                                                                                                                               Average
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                4.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          12
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                       3.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      2        from This County
                                                                                                                                           1.0
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                           0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  70         Federal Pell awards           $341,790             131
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $308,602              82
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         43         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $125,431                    84
in this county for it to be at the US average         976                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $134,624              93


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Leslie County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               12,401 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $18,546      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           85.7%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            32.7%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    69.2%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        32.2%        17.6%               na           English                        61.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
medical insurance              18.2%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                              A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       51.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                  Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                  Average
Unemployment rate               8.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        44.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             542        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0         Leslie
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          110       346,324                      Average

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         256       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   197       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               386       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       47.5%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             626       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          30.1%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       78       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      12.5%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                 US
                                                                                                                                                                                Average
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                   Kentucky
or above                        6.3%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                              A verage


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                         Leslie
                                                                                                                                                        Average
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   409             17         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                    5             2
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              399             52
Public high school graduates in 2005                           112
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 62             12
high school graduates                                       15.2%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     2             1
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     510
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                9             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         16
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 2             1
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 116         Kentucky Comm. &
                                                                           Tech. College System                704            623
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            10.0         Leslie
                                                                                                                                                      A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                48         Independent Colleges &
                                                                           Universities                        355             39
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             8.0
                                                                                                                                                                  Kentucky
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  24         Total from this county            1,947            747                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                  US
                                                                                                                                           6.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                 A verage

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            8                                                                        4.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      8        from This County                                                2.0


Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards
                                                                                                                                           0.0
distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 178         Federal Pell awards        $1,117,969              412
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $925,506             196
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        105         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $286,268                   219
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,484                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $344,861             227


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Letcher County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               25,277 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.3           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $21,110      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           74.3%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            27.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    67.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        29.7%        17.6%               na           English                        50.7%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                 US
medical insurance              15.8%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                              Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       51.5%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                  Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                  Average
Unemployment rate               7.7%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        48.8%        60.1%               na         other natural resources           1,382        28,251                       Letcher
                                                                                                                                          10.0         A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          307       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,191       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   689       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             1,129       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       41.5%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,281       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          32.9%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      449       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.3%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       4.6%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  US
                                                                                                                                                                                A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                   Kentucky
or above                        7.7%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                              Average


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                                                                                                        Letcher
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                        Average

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 1,244             42         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  21              2
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              484             79
Public high school graduates in 2005                           227
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             2                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                573             46
high school graduates                                       38.8%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     3             3
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     569
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                4             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         22
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 5             3
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 290         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              1,892         1,002
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             9.0        Letcher
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               115         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0
                                                                                                                                                      A verage

                                                                           Universities                        899            155                                 Kentucky
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             7.0
                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                 US
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  72         Total from this county            5,125         1,334           6.0
                                                                                                                                                                               Average

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             5.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                4.0

engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          27                                                                         3.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    22         from This County                                                1.0
                                                                                                                                           0.0
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 241         Federal Pell awards        $1,748,984              646
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,977,314              378
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        120         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $477,015                   403
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,834                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $737,541             456


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Lewis County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               14,092 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $22,208      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           57.9%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            28.5%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    44.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        28.7%        17.6%               na           English                        47.4%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
medical insurance              18.4%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       57.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Average
Unemployment rate               9.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        51.7%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              12        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0          Lew is
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          636       346,324                       A verage

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         303       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   175       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               258       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       42.6%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             688       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          34.8%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                       97       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.2%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                    Kentucky
or above                        6.4%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                               A verage


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000        Lew is
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                        A verage

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   225             15         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  11              4
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               76             18
Public high school graduates in 2005                           135
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   1             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                580            129
high school graduates                                       30.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     1             0
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     481
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              14              8
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         17
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 1             1          Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 108         Kentucky Comm. &                                               12.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                481            434                      Lew is
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                        Average
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                13         Independent Colleges &                                         10.0

                                                                           Universities                         85             19
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             8.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  32         Total from this county            1,475            628                                  Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                   Average         US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             6.0                                  A verage

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                           4.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          10
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    19         from This County
                                                                                                                                           0.0
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 113         Federal Pell awards           $648,745             232
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $469,110             116
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         70         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $190,826                   143
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,662                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $288,138             193


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Lincoln County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               23,361 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $26,542      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           48.4%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            21.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    40.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        22.9%        17.6%               na           English                        32.8%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
medical insurance              15.8%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                  Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       56.0%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0                        Average
Unemployment rate               6.9%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        52.2%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                        Lincoln
                                                                                                                                          10.0          Average
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        1,072       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         754       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               419       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       35.4%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,238       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.8%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      360       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      12.4%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       3.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                      US
                                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                      Kentucky
or above                        8.4%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                                           Lincoln
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000         Average
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   480             61         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  10              4
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            1,130            321
Public high school graduates in 2005                           278
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   5             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 44             10
high school graduates                                       33.1%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     7             3
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     698
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                5             1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         33
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               31             15          Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 196         Kentucky Comm. &                                               9.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                354            263
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            8.0          Lincoln
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                34         Independent Colleges &                                         7.0
                                                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                           Universities                        415             77                                    Average
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0                                        US
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  50         Total from this county            2,481            755                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          5.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
                                                                                                                                          3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          25
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    27         from This County                                               1.0

                                                                                                                                          0.0
Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 140         Federal Pell awards        $1,145,523              450
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,453,838              475
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         43         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $375,327                   270
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,465                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $482,081             310


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Livingston County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population                9,804 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $31,776      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           50.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            10.3%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    33.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.0%        17.6%               na           English                        41.7%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              12.6%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                        US
                                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       66.2%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                         Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                        Average
Unemployment rate               6.0%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        59.9%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                        Livingston
                                                                                                                                          10.0           A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          284       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         460       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                    na       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               266       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       25.7%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             554       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          40.8%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      439       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      19.4%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       5.8%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                          Livingston
or above                        8.4%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                     A verage
                                                                                                                                                                         A verage


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   302              7         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  10              6
                                                           County                                                                         $10,000
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               18              1
Public high school graduates in 2005                            91
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   1             0                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   1             0
high school graduates                                       18.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  371             76
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     307
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                8             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           2
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               15              3          Unemployment Rate
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  66         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                406            314
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0         Livingston       Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                20         Independent Colleges &                                                      A verage        A verage

                                                                           Universities                         25             10         6.0                                         US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                      Average

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  22         Total from this county            1,157            417         5.0


Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            7
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                      2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    15         from This County                                               1.0


Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards         0.0

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  62         Federal Pell awards           $238,587              95
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $334,441              76
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         39         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $149,855                   106
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,095                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                         $94,674              67


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Logan County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               26,573 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.8           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $32,474      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           44.0%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            15.5%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    31.0%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        16.5%        17.6%               na           English                        29.0%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              13.4%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       63.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
Unemployment rate               6.6%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                         Logan
at home                        53.3%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             124        28,251                        A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        3,473       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       1,226       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   755       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               760       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       31.5%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,251       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          39.5%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      731       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      15.7%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                      US
% with associate’s degree       3.8%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                   A verage

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000          Logan       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage
                                                                                                                                                          Average
or above                        9.6%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   229             31
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  44             14         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               50             11
Public high school graduates in 2005                           302                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   4             2
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 10              1
high school graduates                                       41.1%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  133             52
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     729
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              21              1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         25                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              885            552
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 233         Kentucky Comm. &                                               9.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                305            338
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            8.0          Logan
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                54         Independent Colleges &                                         7.0         A verage      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                           Universities                        115             78                                                    US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  81         Total from this county            1,796         1,080          5.0

Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            4.0

a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                               3.0

engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          20                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    18         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 123         Federal Pell awards           $959,429             398
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $2,103,996              423
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         45         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $538,900                   375
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,590                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $404,298             259


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Lyon County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population                8,080 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.5           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $31,694      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           42.1%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            12.7%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    26.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        10.9%        17.6%               na           English                        31.6%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              11.6%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       66.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               7.4%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                         Lyon
at home                        67.3%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         277       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   106       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               221       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       32.0%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             785       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          36.5%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      546       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      17.2%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                    US
% with associate’s degree       4.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  Average

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000
                                                                                                                                                           Lyon
                                                                                                                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
or above                       10.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   221             13
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  16              5         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               18              2
Public high school graduates in 2005                            60                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             2
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   2             0
high school graduates                                       48.3%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                  374             62
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     323
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                4             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           8                                                                        Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               22             29
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  97         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                289            185
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                           9.0
                                                                                                                                                        Lyon

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                17         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0        A verage
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                           Universities                         35             20          7.0
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                                                    Average
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                           6.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  21         Total from this county              981            318                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                           5.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            6                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             1.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    11         from This County                                                0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  32         Federal Pell awards           $239,793             100
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $311,476              75
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         21         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $144,891                    95
in this county for it to be at the US average         882                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                         $96,040              58


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
McCracken County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               65,514 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  23.1           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $33,865      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           32.6%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            15.1%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    20.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        15.1%        17.6%               na           English                        15.6%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              12.3%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       65.4%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                       McCracken
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0         Average
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               6.0%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        68.5%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              38        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        5,013      346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities     10,824       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 6,229      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             6,624      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       19.7%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           4,378      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          33.3%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    5,615      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      21.9%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                     US
% with associate’s degree       6.9%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  A verage

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000       McCracken
                                                                                                                                                         A verage
                                                                                                                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
or above                       18.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 3,421           251
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 269           106          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              138             27
Public high school graduates in 2005                           581                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 22              9
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 20              0
high school graduates                                       43.5%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                3,858           648
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,709
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              35              5
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         38                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              215             73
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 720         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System              4,813         2,313
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0     McCracken         Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
                                                                           Independent Colleges &
                                                                                                                                                   A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                               182                                                                        6.0                                       US
                                                                           Universities                        285           180                                                 A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            5.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 213         Total from this county          13,076          3,612
                                                                                                                                          4.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            3.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                          78                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    57         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 567         Federal Pell awards        $3,116,939           1,272
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $4,239,051             921
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        363         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $1,563,163               1,090
in this county for it to be at the US average       2,837                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $1,109,830             752


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
McCreary County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               17,080 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.0           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $19,348      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           74.2%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            32.2%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    61.3%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        38.7%        17.6%               na           English                        43.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              23.9%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                 A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       47.7%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     A verage
Unemployment rate               9.0%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        39.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              na        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0        McCreary
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324                      A verage

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         608       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   233       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               373       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       47.4%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           1,369       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          31.0%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      215       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      11.4%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000                                     US
% with associate’s degree       3.4%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                  A verage

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage
or above                        6.7%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                       McCreary
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                         A verage
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   440             14
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  11              6         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              367             48
Public high school graduates in 2005                           206                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   5             1
high school graduates                                       38.8%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     1             1
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     648
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                2             1
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         36                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 9            12
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 195         Kentucky Comm. &
                                                                                                                                                      McCreary
                                                                           Tech. College System                883            544         10.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                        Average

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                50         Independent Colleges &
                                                                                                                                           8.0
                                                                           Universities                        614            109                                   Kentucky
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                      A verage
                                                                           Total from this county            2,332            736
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  32                                                                         6.0                                   A verage

Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                           4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            7
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                       2.0
Number of students from this county who earned
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    11         from This County                                                0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 183         Federal Pell awards        $1,418,193              533
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans              $1,595,330              326
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         89         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $256,667                   214
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,886                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $592,589             388


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
McLean County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population                9,938 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.2           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $29,675      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           51.4%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            16.0%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    35.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        15.8%        17.6%               na           English                        40.5%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              12.8%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       66.9%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                    Average
Unemployment rate               7.4%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        63.1%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             156        28,251                       McLean
                                                                                                                                          10.0         A verage
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.          317       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         397       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   116       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               144       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       29.2%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             534       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          38.6%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      149       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      18.5%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
% with associate’s degree       5.1%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                 Average

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                                                                                                         McLean
or above                        8.7%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                   A verage
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   325             17
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  22              5         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               22              1
Public high school graduates in 2005                           114                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                   0             0
high school graduates                                       31.6%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   93             34
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     237
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              11              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                           6                                                                        Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              220             58
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                  98         Kentucky Comm. &                                               10.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                496            313
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             9.0
                                                                                                                                                      McLean

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                21         Independent Colleges &                                          8.0        Average
                                                                                                                                                                    Kentucky
                                                                           Universities                        223             35          7.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                      A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   US
                                                                                                                                           6.0
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  30         Total from this county            1,412            463                                                Average
                                                                                                                                           5.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             4.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,                                                                                                3.0
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            7
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students                                       2.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             1.0
a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                      9        from This County                                                0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                  60         Federal Pell awards           $385,120             163
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $600,257             132
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         27         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $195,333                   149
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,061                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $174,708             115


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Madison County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               70,872 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  20.9           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $32,861      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           51.5%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            16.8%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    35.6%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        14.9%        17.6%               na           English                        29.2%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              13.1%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                    US
                                                                                                                                                                                  A verage
                                                                                                                                          25.0          Madison
% of registered voters                                                                                                                                  A verage

who vote                       64.6%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                      Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               4.8%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        60.6%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              47        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        6,248      346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities       4,971      373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                 3,618      258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services             3,684      215,834
school diploma or equiv.       24.8%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.           7,160      293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          29.7%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                    3,854      209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      19.2%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
% with associate’s degree       4.5%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                 Average

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000         Madison     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                      Average
                                                                                                                                                          Average
or above                       21.8%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                        Fall 2005
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni   Enrollment
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                 1,872           178
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 159             36         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.            7,885         2,681
Public high school graduates in 2005                           585                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                 11             11
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                297             45
high school graduates                                       54.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   60              6
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                   1,062
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              63             16
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         90                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.               73             39
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 789         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                426           350
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0                       Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                    A verage
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                81         Independent Colleges &                                         6.0                                       US
                                                                                                                                                      Madison
                                                                           Universities                      2,102           210                                                 A verage
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            5.0
                                                                                                                                                      A verage

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                 533         Total from this county          12,948          3,572
                                                                                                                                          4.0
Number of students from this county who earned
                                                                                                                                          3.0
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                         156                                                                        2.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            1.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                   196         from This County                                               0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 561         Federal Pell awards        $4,596,477           1,750
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans             $14,710,607           2,563
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                        165         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)    $1,530,468               1,082
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,083                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                     $1,939,645           1,217


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Magoffin County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                 Key Facts
Total population               13,332 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  19.8           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $19,421      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           70.6%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            36.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    66.7%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        39.2%        17.6%               na           English                        47.1%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
medical insurance              20.5%        13.3%           14.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                       US
                                                                                                                                                                                     Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       55.1%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                                                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                          20.0
                                                                                                                                                                       Average
Unemployment rate              12.3%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0

at home                        47.8%        60.1%               na         other natural resources             126        28,251
                                                                                                                                          10.0         Magoff in
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.           na       346,324                       A verage

                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0
                                                                           transportation, & utilities         363       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   414       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               236       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       49.9%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             731       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          28.2%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      185       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      13.5%        18.5%           21.0%                                                                         $50,000
                                                                                                                                                                                        US
% with associate’s degree       2.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                    A verage

% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                        Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                         Average
or above                        6.3%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments
                                                                                                                                          $30,000
                                                                                                                         Fall 2005                        Magof f in
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment                          Average
                                                                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   325             18
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                  10              4         $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.               91             10
Public high school graduates in 2005                            99                                                                               $0
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   0             0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 52            168
high school graduates                                       42.4%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                     0             2
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     527
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.                5             0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         15                                                                         Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.                 1             0
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 105         Kentucky Comm. &
                                                                                                                                                      Magof fin
                                                                           Tech. College System                486            416         14.0
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                        A verage

an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                23         Independent Colleges &                                         12.0

                                                                           Universities                        160             32
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            10.0

a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06                                  32         Total from this county            1,130            650          8.0                         Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                       A verage        US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             6.0                                      A verage
a bachelor’s degree in science, technology,
engineering, or mathematics in 2005-06                            9                                                                        4.0
                                                                           Financial Aid to Students
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                             2.0

a graduate or professional degree in 2005-06                    30         from This County                                                0.0

Number of students from this county enrolled in                            Financial Aid Type              Dollars       # Awards

distance learning college courses in fall 2005                 167         Federal Pell awards           $928,898             328
Number of students from this county enrolled in Ky.                        Federal loans                 $821,089             139
Virtual University courses in fall 2005                         97         Kentucky Ed. Excellence
Number of additional bachelor’s degree holders needed                      Scholarships (KEES)     $276,225                   190
in this county for it to be at the US average       1,520                  State need-based
                                                                           grants                        $298,777             196


Sources: US Census 2000, US Department of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Office of Employment and
Training, Kentucky State Board of Elections, Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, US Census Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, Kentucky Department for
Medicaid Services, ConnectKentucky, Kentucky Adult Education, and the Council on Postsecondary Education. Complete descriptions of sources and methodologies may be found in
the technical notes at the end of the 2006-07 County Profiles book or through the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal at the Web address below.


                                                Visit the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Data Portal, http://cpe.ky.gov/info
Marion County
Kentucky Postsecondary Education Profile 2006-07

General Population Data                                                    College Readiness
                               County         State              US                                        County           State                Key Facts
Total population               18,212 4,041,769 281,421,906                Average ACT score                  21.7           21.2
Median household                                                           % underprepared in:
income                       $30,387      $33,672         $41,994
                                                                                                                                        Percent of Adults with
                                                                             One or more subjects           27.3%         45.9%           a Bachelor’s Degree
% living in poverty            18.6%        15.8%           12.4%            Mathematics                    11.1%         35.4%                or Above
% eligible for Medicaid        18.6%        17.6%               na           English                        13.0%         28.6%
% who do not have                                                                                                                         30.0
                                                                                                                                                                                    US
medical insurance              12.9%        13.3%           14.2%                                                                                                                 Average
                                                                                                                                          25.0
% of registered voters
who vote                       62.8%        64.7%           70.9%          Employment by Sector                                           20.0
                                                                                                                                                                     Kentucky
                                                                                                                                                                     Average
Unemployment rate               6.0%          6.1%           5.1%                                          County           State

% who use the Internet                                                     Agriculture, mining, &                                         15.0
                                                                                                                                                        Marion
at home                        47.4%        60.1%               na         other natural resources              31        28,251                       A verage
                                                                                                                                          10.0
                                                                           Manufacturing & construct.        2,952       346,324
                                                                           Retail, wholesale,                                              5.0

                                                                           transportation, & utilities         696       373,216
Highest Level of Education                                                                                                                 0.0
                                                                           Finance, professional, &
                               County         State              US        business services                   880       258,647
% with less than a high                                                    Health & ed. services               728       215,834
school diploma or equiv.       29.5%        25.9%           19.6%
                                                                           Government & public ed.             891       293,968
% with high school                                                                                                                          Median Household
                                                                           Leisure, hospitality, &
diploma or equivalent          43.9%        33.6%           28.6%                                                                                Income
                                                                           other services                      571       209,629
% with some college but
no degree                      12.5%        18.5%           21.0%
                                                                                                                                          $50,000
% with associate’s degree       5.0%          4.9%           6.3%                                                                                                                     US
                                                                                                                                                                                   A verage
% with bachelor’s degree                                                   Alumni & Undergraduate                                         $40,000                     Kentucky
or above                        9.1%        17.1%           24.4%          Enrollments                                                                    Marion
                                                                                                                                                         A verage
                                                                                                                                                                      A verage


                                                                                                                         Fall 2005        $30,000
                                                                           Institution                      Alumni    Enrollment

                                                                           Univ. of Kentucky                   386             85         $20,000
Educational Pipeline
                                                                           Univ. of Louisville                 109             49
                                                                                                                                          $10,000
                                                           County
                                                                           Eastern Kentucky Univ.              391             51
Public high school graduates in 2005                           168
                                                                           Kentucky State Univ.                   3             2                $0
In-state college-going rate for 2005
                                                                           Morehead State Univ.                 18              5
high school graduates                                       57.7%
                                                                           Murray State Univ.                   15              3
Ky. Adult Education enrollments in 2005-06                     455
                                                                           Northern Kentucky Univ.              70              0
GEDs awarded in 2005-06                                         48
                                                                                                                                           Unemployment Rate
                                                                           Western Kentucky Univ.              147             44
Number of students from this county who entered
postsecondary education in summer or fall 2005                 167         Kentucky Comm. &                                               8.0
                                                                           Tech. College System                222            316
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                            7.0          Marion       Kentucky
an associate’s degree in 2005-06                                27         Independent Colleges &                                                     A verage      A verage
                                                                           Universities                      1,116            194         6.0                                       US
Number of students from this county who earned                                                                                                                                   A verage
a bachelor’s degree in 2005-06