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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIowa

Social Statistics

Waterloo, Iowa

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school17,926100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2977.2
Kindergarten9285.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,57742.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,93922.0
College or graduate school4,18523.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over44,516100.0
Less than 9th grade2,6125.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,59710.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)16,30536.6
Some college, no degree9,13220.5
Associate degree3,2147.2
Bachelor's degree5,47612.3
Graduate or professional degree3,1807.1
Percent high school graduate or higher83.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over54,398100.0
Never married14,88827.4
Now married, except separated28,74052.8
Separated7531.4
Widowed4,3398.0
Female
3,6086.6
Divorced5,67810.4
Female
3,2095.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,137100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren45740.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over51,630100.0
Civilian veterans7,58114.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,732100.0
With a disability1,74511.8
Population 21 to 64 years38,160100.0
With a disability7,61119.9
Percent employed
53.3(X)
No disability30,54980.1
Percent employed
80.3(X)
Population 65 years and over10,229100.0
With a disability4,52044.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over63,793100.0
Same house in 199535,34955.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199525,89140.6
Same county
17,49727.4
Different county
8,39413.2
Same state
4,2026.6
Different state
4,1926.6
Elsewhere in 19952,5534.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population68,636100.0
Native65,05294.8
Born in United States
64,66094.2
State of residence
50,77274.0
Different state
13,88820.2
Born outside United States
3920.6
Foreign born3,5845.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,6313.8
Naturalized citizen
1,0301.5
Not a citizen
2,5543.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,584100.0
Europe2,16360.4
Asia58216.2
Africa732.0
Oceania130.4
Latin America67418.8
Northern America792.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over63,793100.0
English only58,48991.7
Language other than English5,3048.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2,5944.1
Spanish
1,9363.0
Speak English less than "very well"
8511.3
Other Indo-European languages
2,7624.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4802.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4190.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2200.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population68,636100.0

Total ancestries reported

70,057102.1
Arab600.1
Czech17431.1
Danish1,4372.1
Dutch1,3361.9
English5,2567.7
French (except Basque)11,5582.3
French Canadian11880.3
German21,99432.0
Greek1260.2
Hungarian1050.2
Irish18,45712.3
Italian6751.0
Lithuanian410.1
Norwegian3,3034.8
Polish3920.6
Portuguese50.0
Russian1670.2
Scotch-Irish8701.3
Scottish7151.0
Slovak150.0
Subsaharan African3720.5
Swedish1,2431.8
Swiss2720.4
Ukrainian520.1
United States or American3,9775.8
Welsh3470.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)260.0
Other ancestries16,32523.8
(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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