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Social Statistics

Alaska

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school185,760100.0
Nursery school, preschool10,8045.8
Kindergarten10,0785.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)91,02749.0
High school (grades 9-12)41,54822.4
College or graduate school32,30317.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over379,556100.0
Less than 9th grade15,6634.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma28,6197.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)105,81227.9
Some college, no degree108,44228.6
Associate degree27,2137.2
Bachelor's degree61,19616.1
Graduate or professional degree32,6118.6
Percent high school graduate or higher88.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over468,861100.0
Never married133,27128.4
Now married, except separated255,68254.5
Separated9,2682.0
Widowed15,9903.4
Female
12,5682.7
Divorced54,65011.7
Female
28,3066.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years10,423100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,41952.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over419,320100.0
Civilian veterans71,55217.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years165,698100.0
With a disability11,4066.9
Population 21 to 64 years357,706100.0
With a disability55,96515.6
Percent employed
55.3(X)
No disability301,74184.4
Percent employed
75.7(X)
Population 65 years and over34,301100.0
With a disability15,84946.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over579,740100.0
Same house in 1995267,95846.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995299,21851.6
Same county
160,33527.7
Different county
138,88324.0
Same state
43,3217.5
Different state
95,56216.5
Elsewhere in 199512,5642.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population626,932100.0
Native589,76294.1
Born in United States
579,54992.4
State of residence
238,61338.1
Different state
340,93654.4
Born outside United States
10,2131.6
Foreign born37,1705.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
14,7532.4
Naturalized citizen
20,0113.2
Not a citizen
17,1592.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)37,170100.0
Europe7,42520.0
Asia18,82650.6
Africa3691.0
Oceania9972.7
Latin America6,65817.9
Northern America2,8957.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over579,740100.0
English only496,98285.7
Language other than English82,75814.3
Speak English less than 'very well
30,8425.3
Spanish
16,6742.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5,8011.0
Other Indo-European languages
12,8512.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,6670.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
22,1863.8
Speak English less than "very well"
11,6592.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population626,932100.0

Total ancestries reported

683,232109.0
Arab8360.1
Czech13,7010.6
Danish5,7430.9
Dutch11,8661.9
English60,3609.6
French (except Basque)120,2213.2
French Canadian16,6841.1
German104,14716.6
Greek1,5760.3
Hungarian2,2380.4
Irish167,90610.8
Italian17,9442.9
Lithuanian9620.2
Norwegian26,4394.2
Polish13,2682.1
Portuguese2,1280.3
Russian7,5171.2
Scotch-Irish11,8111.9
Scottish15,7632.5
Slovak8270.1
Subsaharan African1,7420.3
Swedish16,6852.7
Swiss2,5340.4
Ukrainian1,5800.3
United States or American35,6465.7
Welsh5,3820.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,2170.2
Other ancestries236,50937.7
(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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