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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataKansas

Social Statistics

Topeka, Kansas,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school29,719100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,3047.8
Kindergarten1,5675.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,91243.4
High school (grades 9-12)6,24921.0
College or graduate school6,68722.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over80,126100.0
Less than 9th grade3,6514.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,6279.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26,61933.2
Some college, no degree18,76023.4
Associate degree3,2124.0
Bachelor's degree13,21716.5
Graduate or professional degree7,0408.8
Percent high school graduate or higher85.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over97,266100.0
Never married25,99826.7
Now married, except separated47,77349.1
Separated1,1931.2
Widowed7,9718.2
Female
6,4946.7
Divorced14,33114.7
Female
8,5398.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,888100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren93149.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over92,218100.0
Civilian veterans14,59115.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,723100.0
With a disability2,92911.4
Population 21 to 64 years67,163100.0
With a disability14,67121.8
Percent employed
58.1(X)
No disability52,49278.2
Percent employed
83.2(X)
Population 65 years and over16,890100.0
With a disability7,37543.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over113,352100.0
Same house in 199557,31850.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199554,56048.1
Same county
36,59632.3
Different county
17,96415.8
Same state
9,3698.3
Different state
8,5957.6
Elsewhere in 19951,4741.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population122,045100.0
Native118,02896.7
Born in United States
117,08495.9
State of residence
82,85067.9
Different state
34,23428.1
Born outside United States
9440.8
Foreign born4,0173.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,1541.8
Naturalized citizen
1,4261.2
Not a citizen
2,5912.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,017100.0
Europe3649.1
Asia91122.7
Africa1583.9
Oceania391.0
Latin America2,36658.9
Northern America1794.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over113,352100.0
English only105,44993.0
Language other than English7,9037.0
Speak English less than 'very well
3,1832.8
Spanish
5,5454.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4462.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,3731.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4190.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7110.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2630.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population122,045100.0

Total ancestries reported

123,317101.0
Arab2610.2
Czech18360.7
Danish5580.5
Dutch2,3651.9
English13,49411.1
French (except Basque)13,8763.2
French Canadian15710.5
German29,47124.1
Greek750.1
Hungarian1790.1
Irish114,17611.6
Italian1,9191.6
Lithuanian710.1
Norwegian1,3311.1
Polish1,1350.9
Portuguese490.0
Russian5230.4
Scotch-Irish2,6842.2
Scottish2,2591.9
Slovak280.0
Subsaharan African8340.7
Swedish3,0582.5
Swiss6570.5
Ukrainian450.0
United States or American8,4937.0
Welsh1,1981.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)500.0
Other ancestries33,12127.1
(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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