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Social Statistics

Alaska

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,777100.0
Nursery school, preschool6777.7
Kindergarten3904.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,96045.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,86021.2
College or graduate school1,89021.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,899100.0
Less than 9th grade3731.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9865.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,37022.0
Some college, no degree5,68428.6
Associate degree1,3196.6
Bachelor's degree4,58523.0
Graduate or professional degree2,58213.0
Percent high school graduate or higher93.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,686100.0
Never married6,88429.1
Now married, except separated12,80854.1
Separated4051.7
Widowed8883.7
Female
7203.0
Divorced2,70111.4
Female
1,5636.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years365100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17447.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,096100.0
Civilian veterans2,74912.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,346100.0
With a disability5046.9
Population 21 to 64 years19,101100.0
With a disability2,55913.4
Percent employed
64.2(X)
No disability16,54286.6
Percent employed
83.0(X)
Population 65 years and over1,867100.0
With a disability81843.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over28,711100.0
Same house in 199512,95445.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,34153.4
Same county
8,96831.2
Different county
6,37322.2
Same state
2,3688.2
Different state
4,00513.9
Elsewhere in 19954161.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population30,711100.0
Native28,95194.3
Born in United States
28,50992.8
State of residence
11,66238.0
Different state
16,84754.9
Born outside United States
4421.4
Foreign born1,7605.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7412.4
Naturalized citizen
1,0423.4
Not a citizen
7182.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,760100.0
Europe28516.2
Asia94553.7
Africa110.6
Oceania291.6
Latin America24413.9
Northern America24614.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over28,711100.0
English only25,98390.5
Language other than English2,7289.5
Speak English less than 'very well
8853.1
Spanish
6752.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1510.5
Other Indo-European languages
4841.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1400.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,1263.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4941.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population30,711100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,458118.7
Arab330.1
Czech11640.5
Danish4021.3
Dutch7232.4
English4,03213.1
French (except Basque)11,1783.8
French Canadian12650.9
German5,79018.9
Greek300.1
Hungarian1090.4
Irish13,99613.0
Italian1,0043.3
Lithuanian330.1
Norwegian1,7425.7
Polish4491.5
Portuguese740.2
Russian2810.9
Scotch-Irish8422.7
Scottish1,1313.7
Slovak630.2
Subsaharan African100.0
Swedish1,1853.9
Swiss2070.7
Ukrainian750.2
United States or American1,3724.5
Welsh2840.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)440.1
Other ancestries10,94035.6
(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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