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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIowa

Social Statistics

Fort Dodge, Iowa,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,281100.0
Nursery school, preschool4407.0
Kindergarten3906.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,68242.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,40222.3
College or graduate school1,36721.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,296100.0
Less than 9th grade9595.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,68210.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,61234.4
Some college, no degree3,37820.7
Associate degree1,5019.2
Bachelor's degree2,18513.4
Graduate or professional degree9796.0
Percent high school graduate or higher83.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,010100.0
Never married5,21826.1
Now married, except separated10,23851.2
Separated1931.0
Widowed2,13410.7
Female
1,8039.0
Divorced2,22711.1
Female
1,1946.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years273100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16460.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,003100.0
Civilian veterans2,72914.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,773100.0
With a disability4006.9
Population 21 to 64 years12,755100.0
With a disability2,17817.1
Percent employed
54.3(X)
No disability10,57782.9
Percent employed
83.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,054100.0
With a disability1,67841.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,402100.0
Same house in 199512,46653.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,74845.9
Same county
7,08230.3
Different county
3,66615.7
Same state
2,35710.1
Different state
1,3095.6
Elsewhere in 19951880.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,125100.0
Native24,54597.7
Born in United States
24,47097.4
State of residence
20,28180.7
Different state
4,18916.7
Born outside United States
750.3
Foreign born5802.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2981.2
Naturalized citizen
2240.9
Not a citizen
3561.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)580100.0
Europe14925.7
Asia20835.9
Africa00.0
Oceania71.2
Latin America20435.2
Northern America122.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,402100.0
English only22,26695.1
Language other than English1,1364.9
Speak English less than 'very well
5422.3
Spanish
5742.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3061.3
Other Indo-European languages
3411.5
Speak English less than "very well"
980.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2080.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1380.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,125100.0

Total ancestries reported

26,168104.2
Arab350.1
Czech16542.6
Danish5182.1
Dutch7513.0
English1,7487.0
French (except Basque)14902.0
French Canadian1510.2
German8,14732.4
Greek540.2
Hungarian90.0
Irish13,69414.7
Italian4191.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian2,4069.6
Polish2961.2
Portuguese170.1
Russian780.3
Scotch-Irish2881.1
Scottish3231.3
Slovak670.3
Subsaharan African110.0
Swedish1,5896.3
Swiss1470.6
Ukrainian260.1
United States or American1,3395.3
Welsh1510.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,86011.4
(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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