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Social Statistics

Little Rock, Arkansas,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school49,467100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,1418.4
Kindergarten2,7935.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)20,10240.6
High school (grades 9-12)10,56021.3
College or graduate school11,87124.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over120,093100.0
Less than 9th grade4,5243.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma12,44510.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26,55122.1
Some college, no degree28,79424.0
Associate degree5,1934.3
Bachelor's degree26,46222.0
Graduate or professional degree16,12413.4
Percent high school graduate or higher85.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher35.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over145,674100.0
Never married43,23329.7
Now married, except separated71,13348.8
Separated3,3282.3
Widowed9,7516.7
Female
8,2125.6
Divorced18,22912.5
Female
11,4147.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,733100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,27160.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over138,022100.0
Civilian veterans18,10213.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years38,915100.0
With a disability3,7979.8
Population 21 to 64 years107,901100.0
With a disability20,70319.2
Percent employed
57.3(X)
No disability87,19880.8
Percent employed
78.6(X)
Population 65 years and over20,663100.0
With a disability9,36745.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over170,603100.0
Same house in 199583,34848.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199583,84549.1
Same county
52,38030.7
Different county
31,46518.4
Same state
14,5578.5
Different state
16,9089.9
Elsewhere in 19953,4102.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population183,558100.0
Native176,61396.2
Born in United States
175,58695.7
State of residence
124,78368.0
Different state
50,80327.7
Born outside United States
1,0270.6
Foreign born6,9453.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,8512.1
Naturalized citizen
2,4901.4
Not a citizen
4,4552.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,945100.0
Europe1,19717.2
Asia2,66038.3
Africa5818.4
Oceania1121.6
Latin America2,32733.5
Northern America681.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over170,603100.0
English only160,01193.8
Language other than English10,5926.2
Speak English less than 'very well
4,4332.6
Spanish
5,4233.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6891.6
Other Indo-European languages
2,5701.5
Speak English less than "very well"
6140.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,8651.1
Speak English less than "very well"
8960.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population183,558100.0

Total ancestries reported

167,80491.4
Arab4310.2
Czech15510.3
Danish2940.2
Dutch1,3940.8
English16,1168.8
French (except Basque)13,7422.0
French Canadian13140.2
German15,7618.6
Greek3360.2
Hungarian2590.1
Irish113,4157.3
Italian2,7321.5
Lithuanian820.0
Norwegian1,0720.6
Polish1,9131.0
Portuguese850.0
Russian6050.3
Scotch-Irish4,6802.5
Scottish3,5291.9
Slovak1780.1
Subsaharan African3,1441.7
Swedish1,0690.6
Swiss4290.2
Ukrainian1660.1
United States or American14,2817.8
Welsh8060.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1990.1
Other ancestries80,22143.7
(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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