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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIndiana

Social Statistics

West Lafayette, Indiana

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,791100.0
Nursery school, preschool4202.1
Kindergarten1120.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,3196.7
High school (grades 9-12)7303.7
College or graduate school17,21087.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,159100.0
Less than 9th grade1341.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2472.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,04110.2
Some college, no degree1,25612.4
Associate degree4013.9
Bachelor's degree2,99429.5
Graduate or professional degree4,08640.2
Percent high school graduate or higher96.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher69.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,580100.0
Never married16,61462.5
Now married, except separated8,27731.1
Separated1180.4
Widowed8313.1
Female
6862.6
Divorced7402.8
Female
4981.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years50100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren714.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,961100.0
Civilian veterans1,2754.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,113100.0
With a disability4825.3
Population 21 to 64 years16,832100.0
With a disability1,4978.9
Percent employed
72.1(X)
No disability15,33591.1
Percent employed
62.8(X)
Population 65 years and over2,052100.0
With a disability68433.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over28,222100.0
Same house in 19956,50423.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,93167.1
Same county
3,99814.2
Different county
14,93352.9
Same state
9,47933.6
Different state
5,45419.3
Elsewhere in 19952,7879.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,949100.0
Native25,09886.7
Born in United States
24,79585.7
State of residence
13,78247.6
Different state
11,01338.0
Born outside United States
3031.0
Foreign born3,85113.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,90810.0
Naturalized citizen
7242.5
Not a citizen
3,12710.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,851100.0
Europe56814.7
Asia2,64768.7
Africa1784.6
Oceania150.4
Latin America38410.0
Northern America591.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over28,222100.0
English only23,51583.3
Language other than English4,70716.7
Speak English less than 'very well
1,6525.9
Spanish
9463.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2270.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,4725.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3061.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,9496.9
Speak English less than "very well"
9993.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,949100.0

Total ancestries reported

31,527108.9
Arab2861.0
Czech12811.0
Danish1630.6
Dutch7442.6
English3,31711.5
French (except Basque)18332.9
French Canadian11580.5
German7,71626.7
Greek1380.5
Hungarian2030.7
Irish13,54112.2
Italian1,1433.9
Lithuanian1470.5
Norwegian3761.3
Polish1,6965.9
Portuguese290.1
Russian3021.0
Scotch-Irish4031.4
Scottish8242.8
Slovak1530.5
Subsaharan African1610.6
Swedish6162.1
Swiss2260.8
Ukrainian1290.4
United States or American1,1494.0
Welsh2120.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)470.2
Other ancestries6,53422.6
(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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