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Social Statistics

Idaho

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school368,579100.0
Nursery school, preschool20,7645.6
Kindergarten19,1495.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)165,69845.0
High school (grades 9-12)85,57623.2
College or graduate school77,39221.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over787,505100.0
Less than 9th grade41,0395.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma79,32210.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)224,32228.5
Some college, no degree215,20427.3
Associate degree57,0037.2
Bachelor's degree116,90114.8
Graduate or professional degree53,7146.8
Percent high school graduate or higher84.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over991,624100.0
Never married226,55822.8
Now married, except separated594,98360.0
Separated11,6241.2
Widowed52,9135.3
Female
42,7734.3
Divorced105,54610.6
Female
56,9145.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years17,447100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8,11046.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over920,973100.0
Civilian veterans136,58414.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years331,689100.0
With a disability23,7557.2
Population 21 to 64 years701,760100.0
With a disability117,03916.7
Percent employed
58.3(X)
No disability584,72183.3
Percent employed
78.8(X)
Population 65 years and over140,644100.0
With a disability59,70442.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,196,793100.0
Same house in 1995593,84849.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995581,97948.6
Same county
286,44323.9
Different county
295,53624.7
Same state
112,6079.4
Different state
182,92915.3
Elsewhere in 199520,9661.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,293,953100.0
Native1,229,87395.0
Born in United States
1,219,11894.2
State of residence
610,92947.2
Different state
608,18947.0
Born outside United States
10,7550.8
Foreign born64,0805.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
30,5702.4
Naturalized citizen
21,2031.6
Not a citizen
42,8773.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)64,080100.0
Europe12,06418.8
Asia8,07312.6
Africa5450.9
Oceania5120.8
Latin America38,34459.8
Northern America4,5427.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,196,793100.0
English only1,084,91490.7
Language other than English111,8799.3
Speak English less than 'very well
46,5393.9
Spanish
80,2416.7
Speak English less than "very well"
36,4593.0
Other Indo-European languages
19,4601.6
Speak English less than "very well"
5,4610.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8,1050.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3,5530.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,293,953100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,363,713105.4
Arab1,4460.1
Czech17,6570.6
Danish35,7022.8
Dutch32,2142.5
English234,46718.1
French (except Basque)138,2403.0
French Canadian18,9220.7
German244,20918.9
Greek2,9600.2
Hungarian2,6720.2
Irish1129,78810.0
Italian34,5532.7
Lithuanian1,1930.1
Norwegian46,3083.6
Polish14,7151.1
Portuguese4,1870.3
Russian5,8100.4
Scotch-Irish23,3141.8
Scottish41,3673.2
Slovak6810.1
Subsaharan African8430.1
Swedish45,7043.5
Swiss11,9230.9
Ukrainian1,9570.2
United States or American108,0918.4
Welsh20,2201.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4890.0
Other ancestries264,08120.4
(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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