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Social Statistics

Lafayette, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school33,595100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9845.9
Kindergarten1,6494.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,08438.9
High school (grades 9-12)6,36618.9
College or graduate school10,51231.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over68,136100.0
Less than 9th grade4,8587.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,60811.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)16,30423.9
Some college, no degree15,51422.8
Associate degree2,5413.7
Bachelor's degree14,60621.4
Graduate or professional degree6,7059.8
Percent high school graduate or higher81.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over87,532100.0
Never married28,09932.1
Now married, except separated42,88349.0
Separated1,5821.8
Widowed5,5476.3
Female
4,6035.3
Divorced9,42110.8
Female
5,5366.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,787100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren96754.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over82,485100.0
Civilian veterans9,48411.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years27,005100.0
With a disability2,3138.6
Population 21 to 64 years62,770100.0
With a disability11,41218.2
Percent employed
56.9(X)
No disability51,35881.8
Percent employed
75.8(X)
Population 65 years and over11,517100.0
With a disability5,04443.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over103,254100.0
Same house in 199553,31751.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199548,24546.7
Same county
28,23427.3
Different county
20,01119.4
Same state
13,06212.7
Different state
6,9496.7
Elsewhere in 19951,6921.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population110,261100.0
Native106,72596.8
Born in United States
105,92696.1
State of residence
86,23178.2
Different state
19,69517.9
Born outside United States
7990.7
Foreign born3,5363.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,6931.5
Naturalized citizen
1,2831.2
Not a citizen
2,2532.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,536100.0
Europe63317.9
Asia1,60445.4
Africa2446.9
Oceania180.5
Latin America81323.0
Northern America2246.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over103,254100.0
English only86,44983.7
Language other than English16,80516.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3,9953.9
Spanish
1,8521.8
Speak English less than "very well"
6590.6
Other Indo-European languages
13,19412.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6592.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,2021.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5250.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population110,261100.0

Total ancestries reported

106,21796.3
Arab1,0881.0
Czech11200.1
Danish1730.2
Dutch5700.5
English6,6606.0
French (except Basque)118,64716.9
French Canadian19,2318.4
German7,8677.1
Greek1030.1
Hungarian930.1
Irish16,7536.1
Italian3,4643.1
Lithuanian500.0
Norwegian3560.3
Polish5370.5
Portuguese460.0
Russian1240.1
Scotch-Irish1,6081.5
Scottish1,0941.0
Slovak450.0
Subsaharan African6320.6
Swedish5250.5
Swiss820.1
Ukrainian980.1
United States or American9,8438.9
Welsh5460.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1100.1
Other ancestries35,75232.4
(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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