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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIowa

Social Statistics

Mason City, Iowa

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,096100.0
Nursery school, preschool4716.6
Kindergarten4165.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,25045.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,40719.8
College or graduate school1,55221.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,326100.0
Less than 9th grade8274.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,7909.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,47033.5
Some college, no degree4,25322.0
Associate degree2,11410.9
Bachelor's degree2,60613.5
Graduate or professional degree1,2666.6
Percent high school graduate or higher86.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,352100.0
Never married5,70224.4
Now married, except separated12,52153.6
Separated2301.0
Widowed2,2719.7
Female
1,8958.1
Divorced2,62811.3
Female
1,5826.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years298100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16856.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,241100.0
Civilian veterans3,01413.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,417100.0
With a disability3966.2
Population 21 to 64 years15,453100.0
With a disability2,50516.2
Percent employed
53.1(X)
No disability12,94883.8
Percent employed
85.8(X)
Population 65 years and over4,808100.0
With a disability1,91839.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,267100.0
Same house in 199514,93754.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,18044.7
Same county
7,43827.3
Different county
4,74217.4
Same state
2,97510.9
Different state
1,7676.5
Elsewhere in 19951500.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,179100.0
Native28,73598.5
Born in United States
28,61698.1
State of residence
22,80278.1
Different state
5,81419.9
Born outside United States
1190.4
Foreign born4441.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1600.5
Naturalized citizen
2360.8
Not a citizen
2080.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)444100.0
Europe15735.4
Asia16637.4
Africa4510.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America7617.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,267100.0
English only26,22696.2
Language other than English1,0413.8
Speak English less than 'very well
4251.6
Spanish
5742.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2150.8
Other Indo-European languages
2360.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1190.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1740.6
Speak English less than "very well"
910.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,179100.0

Total ancestries reported

33,819115.9
Arab260.1
Czech16432.2
Danish8372.9
Dutch7312.5
English2,7899.6
French (except Basque)17342.5
French Canadian11240.4
German11,73240.2
Greek2050.7
Hungarian400.1
Irish13,88013.3
Italian2961.0
Lithuanian240.1
Norwegian4,76316.3
Polish2931.0
Portuguese90.0
Russian1120.4
Scotch-Irish2760.9
Scottish3391.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African210.1
Swedish9093.1
Swiss1290.4
Ukrainian210.1
United States or American1,4955.1
Welsh1970.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,19410.9
(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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