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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Social Statistics

Alexandria, Louisiana

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,612100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1268.9
Kindergarten9127.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,91346.9
High school (grades 9-12)3,08024.4
College or graduate school1,58112.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over29,132100.0
Less than 9th grade2,7699.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,26918.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,58329.5
Some college, no degree5,89620.2
Associate degree9273.2
Bachelor's degree3,43511.8
Graduate or professional degree2,2537.7
Percent high school graduate or higher72.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over36,072100.0
Never married11,73532.5
Now married, except separated15,27842.4
Separated1,3573.8
Widowed3,5589.9
Female
2,9278.1
Divorced4,14411.5
Female
2,6717.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,490100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren90060.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over33,584100.0
Civilian veterans4,80814.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,562100.0
With a disability1,22910.6
Population 21 to 64 years23,929100.0
With a disability6,85028.6
Percent employed
46.4(X)
No disability17,07971.4
Percent employed
70.8(X)
Population 65 years and over6,328100.0
With a disability3,35953.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over43,255100.0
Same house in 199524,81857.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,07941.8
Same county
12,93529.9
Different county
5,14411.9
Same state
2,9786.9
Different state
2,1665.0
Elsewhere in 19953580.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population46,738100.0
Native45,94898.3
Born in United States
45,72197.8
State of residence
38,46882.3
Different state
7,25315.5
Born outside United States
2270.5
Foreign born7901.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3250.7
Naturalized citizen
4130.9
Not a citizen
3770.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)790100.0
Europe15019.0
Asia44656.5
Africa243.0
Oceania70.9
Latin America13417.0
Northern America293.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over43,255100.0
English only41,27095.4
Language other than English1,9854.6
Speak English less than 'very well
6281.5
Spanish
4741.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1740.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,0322.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2510.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2630.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1150.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population46,738100.0

Total ancestries reported

40,29986.2
Arab3490.7
Czech11050.2
Danish310.1
Dutch2160.5
English2,4725.3
French (except Basque)13,0476.5
French Canadian15671.2
German1,6083.4
Greek740.2
Hungarian120.0
Irish12,6375.6
Italian9872.1
Lithuanian250.1
Norwegian560.1
Polish2200.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian360.1
Scotch-Irish5751.2
Scottish2690.6
Slovak230.0
Subsaharan African4971.1
Swedish510.1
Swiss210.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,6475.7
Welsh730.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries23,69650.7
(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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