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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataKansas

Social Statistics

Wichita, Kansas,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school95,334100.0
Nursery school, preschool6,8707.2
Kindergarten5,2305.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)41,91944.0
High school (grades 9-12)19,28920.2
College or graduate school22,02623.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over216,488100.0
Less than 9th grade11,5865.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma23,51210.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)61,84628.6
Some college, no degree54,13525.0
Associate degree10,7175.0
Bachelor's degree37,14417.2
Graduate or professional degree17,5488.1
Percent high school graduate or higher83.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over265,226100.0
Never married67,71125.5
Now married, except separated142,18753.6
Separated4,5121.7
Widowed16,8816.4
Female
13,8965.2
Divorced33,93512.8
Female
18,8197.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,949100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,30355.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over249,805100.0
Civilian veterans34,25513.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years79,650100.0
With a disability6,3478.0
Population 21 to 64 years193,286100.0
With a disability36,79219.0
Percent employed
61.1(X)
No disability156,49481.0
Percent employed
80.2(X)
Population 65 years and over39,495100.0
With a disability16,37441.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over316,917100.0
Same house in 1995150,07747.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995157,63049.7
Same county
106,02033.5
Different county
51,61016.3
Same state
18,9356.0
Different state
32,67510.3
Elsewhere in 19959,2102.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population343,997100.0
Native316,05991.9
Born in United States
313,07191.0
State of residence
206,18259.9
Different state
106,88931.1
Born outside United States
2,9880.9
Foreign born27,9388.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
15,4404.5
Naturalized citizen
10,0682.9
Not a citizen
17,8705.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)27,938100.0
Europe2,0047.2
Asia10,82638.8
Africa9463.4
Oceania1740.6
Latin America13,40148.0
Northern America5872.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over316,917100.0
English only276,09887.1
Language other than English40,81912.9
Speak English less than 'very well
19,9776.3
Spanish
24,1477.6
Speak English less than "very well"
12,0843.8
Other Indo-European languages
4,8401.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2630.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9,9483.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5,9551.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population343,997100.0

Total ancestries reported

339,31698.6
Arab2,2280.6
Czech12,2210.6
Danish1,6300.5
Dutch6,5701.9
English33,5449.8
French (except Basque)19,5232.8
French Canadian11,4110.4
German71,19720.7
Greek6780.2
Hungarian4890.1
Irish133,7799.8
Italian5,9461.7
Lithuanian2520.1
Norwegian3,1250.9
Polish3,7581.1
Portuguese2850.1
Russian1,4830.4
Scotch-Irish6,1851.8
Scottish5,8961.7
Slovak1400.0
Subsaharan African2,3440.7
Swedish5,6611.6
Swiss1,1740.3
Ukrainian3220.1
United States or American29,2668.5
Welsh2,4130.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2620.1
Other ancestries107,53431.3
(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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