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Social Statistics

Meridian, Idaho,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,840100.0
Nursery school, preschool7417.5
Kindergarten7487.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,89349.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,97020.0
College or graduate school1,48815.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,588100.0
Less than 9th grade4102.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,1895.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,48926.7
Some college, no degree6,25630.4
Associate degree1,6748.1
Bachelor's degree4,35421.1
Graduate or professional degree1,2165.9
Percent high school graduate or higher92.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,543100.0
Never married4,52618.4
Now married, except separated16,44267.0
Separated1760.7
Widowed7873.2
Female
6462.6
Divorced2,61210.6
Female
1,5946.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years439100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12528.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,928100.0
Civilian veterans3,19813.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,821100.0
With a disability6857.8
Population 21 to 64 years19,731100.0
With a disability2,53312.8
Percent employed
72.2(X)
No disability17,19887.2
Percent employed
83.6(X)
Population 65 years and over2,036100.0
With a disability91144.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over30,864100.0
Same house in 199510,50534.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199520,15865.3
Same county
10,87535.2
Different county
9,28330.1
Same state
2,3387.6
Different state
6,94522.5
Elsewhere in 19952010.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population34,858100.0
Native33,75596.8
Born in United States
33,43995.9
State of residence
16,06746.1
Different state
17,37249.8
Born outside United States
3160.9
Foreign born1,1033.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3911.1
Naturalized citizen
6691.9
Not a citizen
4341.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,103100.0
Europe39135.4
Asia37934.4
Africa90.8
Oceania70.6
Latin America20718.8
Northern America11010.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over30,864100.0
English only29,11794.3
Language other than English1,7475.7
Speak English less than 'very well
6922.2
Spanish
8442.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2690.9
Other Indo-European languages
5291.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2350.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3231.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1830.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population34,858100.0

Total ancestries reported

37,287107.0
Arab350.1
Czech12010.6
Danish6862.0
Dutch9212.6
English5,41415.5
French (except Basque)11,1623.3
French Canadian12560.7
German7,41021.3
Greek890.3
Hungarian830.2
Irish13,96911.4
Italian1,4024.0
Lithuanian600.2
Norwegian1,7745.1
Polish3180.9
Portuguese1190.3
Russian1460.4
Scotch-Irish4891.4
Scottish1,1823.4
Slovak80.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1,2013.4
Swiss2370.7
Ukrainian2000.6
United States or American3,2299.3
Welsh5781.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.0
Other ancestries6,11017.5
(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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