Kentucky: By The Numbers


~ Grandparents as Caregivers ~



Kentucky: By The Numbers

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This issue of Kentucky: By the Numbers contains data on grandparents who live with their grandchildren and serve as their primary caregivers.


While not all grandparents live with their grandchildren, of those who do, 42% have primary responsibility for their care nationwide. For these grandparents, the highest proportion (39%) have been responsible for their grandchildren for 5 years or more, they are more likely to be younger (under 60 years old), and they are more likely to be women.


It is important to note that these data refer only to grandparents who live with their grandchildren.  


For more information on grandparents living with grandchildren, see the Census publication at:

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County Data Sheets


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~ ~ Each Data Sheet is 1 Page Long ~ ~



To find your county, click on the file that contains your county name. 

All counties are listed alphabetically.


To print your county, scroll down to it and print the current page(s) only.

To print the entire series, print all pages in each file.




Adair County

through Carlisle County



Knox County

through Martin County



Carroll County

through Garrard County



Mason County

through Pulaski County



Grant County

through Knott County



Robertson County

through Woodford County



County Map



Percent of Grandparents Who Live with Own Grandchildren under Age 18 and are Responsible for Their Grandchildren (2000)




Data Sources Used


These data are from the 2000 Census and were downloaded at:





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