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Social Statistics

Boise City, Idaho,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school50,353100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,9415.8
Kindergarten2,4314.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)21,27442.2
High school (grades 9-12)10,47520.8
College or graduate school13,23226.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over117,575100.0
Less than 9th grade2,2992.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,1656.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)24,87221.2
Some college, no degree34,32429.2
Associate degree8,4307.2
Bachelor's degree27,00123.0
Graduate or professional degree12,48410.6
Percent high school graduate or higher91.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher33.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over146,791100.0
Never married39,70527.0
Now married, except separated78,25653.3
Separated1,6531.1
Widowed7,2294.9
Female
6,1624.2
Divorced19,94813.6
Female
11,6057.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,898100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren71737.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over138,407100.0
Civilian veterans19,31214.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years42,319100.0
With a disability3,3658.0
Population 21 to 64 years109,765100.0
With a disability15,78614.4
Percent employed
64.1(X)
No disability93,97985.6
Percent employed
84.1(X)
Population 65 years and over17,670100.0
With a disability7,22440.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over172,899100.0
Same house in 199575,31543.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199593,12653.9
Same county
51,09829.6
Different county
42,02824.3
Same state
12,9507.5
Different state
29,07816.8
Elsewhere in 19954,4582.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population185,937100.0
Native176,97595.2
Born in United States
174,87794.1
State of residence
80,32643.2
Different state
94,55150.9
Born outside United States
2,0981.1
Foreign born8,9624.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,8292.6
Naturalized citizen
3,4211.8
Not a citizen
5,5413.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)8,962100.0
Europe3,73541.7
Asia2,54928.4
Africa2212.5
Oceania330.4
Latin America1,83620.5
Northern America5886.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over172,899100.0
English only158,48891.7
Language other than English14,4118.3
Speak English less than 'very well
5,6423.3
Spanish
5,9883.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0441.2
Other Indo-European languages
5,0722.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0361.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,4871.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3030.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population185,937100.0

Total ancestries reported

206,348111.0
Arab5190.3
Czech11,5140.8
Danish3,9002.1
Dutch4,6732.5
English32,07017.2
French (except Basque)16,7013.6
French Canadian11,4180.8
German38,25920.6
Greek6720.4
Hungarian5230.3
Irish123,23412.5
Italian5,8433.1
Lithuanian3060.2
Norwegian6,9573.7
Polish2,8391.5
Portuguese6470.3
Russian1,3860.7
Scotch-Irish4,2152.3
Scottish7,1863.9
Slovak1620.1
Subsaharan African2580.1
Swedish6,1403.3
Swiss1,5600.8
Ukrainian4280.2
United States or American13,2087.1
Welsh3,3441.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1740.1
Other ancestries38,21220.6
(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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