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Social Statistics

Alaska

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school74,625100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,1605.6
Kindergarten4,1335.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)35,48547.6
High school (grades 9-12)15,67821.0
College or graduate school15,16920.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over159,931100.0
Less than 9th grade4,9133.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,6096.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)38,74124.2
Some college, no degree46,78929.3
Associate degree12,6397.9
Bachelor's degree29,86518.7
Graduate or professional degree16,37510.2
Percent high school graduate or higher90.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over197,054100.0
Never married56,01628.4
Now married, except separated105,80453.7
Separated4,1562.1
Widowed6,4003.2
Female
5,1832.6
Divorced24,67812.5
Female
13,5766.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,847100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,71944.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over176,148100.0
Civilian veterans30,92017.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years65,183100.0
With a disability5,0427.7
Population 21 to 64 years151,404100.0
With a disability23,15415.3
Percent employed
57.6(X)
No disability128,25084.7
Percent employed
79.7(X)
Population 65 years and over13,561100.0
With a disability6,08444.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over240,627100.0
Same house in 1995100,16741.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995133,74355.6
Same county
77,55332.2
Different county
56,19023.4
Same state
13,0475.4
Different state
43,14317.9
Elsewhere in 19956,7172.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population260,283100.0
Native239,00591.8
Born in United States
233,67289.8
State of residence
83,51632.1
Different state
150,15657.7
Born outside United States
5,3332.0
Foreign born21,2788.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8,1733.1
Naturalized citizen
11,6314.5
Not a citizen
9,6473.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)21,278100.0
Europe4,06919.1
Asia10,53749.5
Africa2441.1
Oceania5882.8
Latin America4,54921.4
Northern America1,2916.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over240,627100.0
English only207,81886.4
Language other than English32,80913.6
Speak English less than 'very well
12,7105.3
Spanish
9,5804.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3,8371.6
Other Indo-European languages
6,4242.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4820.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
12,8725.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6,6272.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population260,283100.0

Total ancestries reported

287,978110.6
Arab5560.2
Czech11,5040.6
Danish2,2390.9
Dutch4,8881.9
English26,12310.0
French (except Basque)18,8483.4
French Canadian12,8721.1
German45,77017.6
Greek8430.3
Hungarian1,1230.4
Irish130,20511.6
Italian8,2643.2
Lithuanian4650.2
Norwegian9,9883.8
Polish6,1032.3
Portuguese9190.4
Russian3,0981.2
Scotch-Irish4,5651.8
Scottish6,9432.7
Slovak3090.1
Subsaharan African1,2380.5
Swedish6,7072.6
Swiss1,0180.4
Ukrainian5630.2
United States or American15,6146.0
Welsh2,2880.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8310.3
Other ancestries94,09436.2
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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