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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMissouri

Social Statistics

Columbia, Missouri

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school35,434100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,5634.4
Kindergarten1,0162.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,34320.7
High school (grades 9-12)3,3509.5
College or graduate school22,16262.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over45,650100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2692.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,7986.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,10917.8
Some college, no degree8,46818.5
Associate degree1,9754.3
Bachelor's degree12,08426.5
Graduate or professional degree10,94724.0
Percent high school graduate or higher91.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher50.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over70,643100.0
Never married30,99943.9
Now married, except separated29,44741.7
Separated9061.3
Widowed2,9674.2
Female
2,4103.4
Divorced6,3249.0
Female
3,8375.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years607100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren29548.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over68,207100.0
Civilian veterans5,9168.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years22,570100.0
With a disability1,6297.2
Population 21 to 64 years49,720100.0
With a disability6,78413.6
Percent employed
62.3(X)
No disability42,93686.4
Percent employed
80.0(X)
Population 65 years and over6,818100.0
With a disability2,73140.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over79,857100.0
Same house in 199525,33331.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199551,79964.9
Same county
21,53327.0
Different county
30,26637.9
Same state
18,97223.8
Different state
11,29414.1
Elsewhere in 19952,7253.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population84,780100.0
Native79,33893.6
Born in United States
78,64992.8
State of residence
48,80757.6
Different state
29,84235.2
Born outside United States
6890.8
Foreign born5,4426.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,4074.0
Naturalized citizen
1,5031.8
Not a citizen
3,9394.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,442100.0
Europe81214.9
Asia3,05156.1
Africa4919.0
Oceania80.1
Latin America85015.6
Northern America2304.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over79,857100.0
English only72,45090.7
Language other than English7,4079.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2,6843.4
Spanish
1,8932.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7210.9
Other Indo-European languages
2,4113.0
Speak English less than "very well"
5450.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,2912.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2411.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population84,780100.0

Total ancestries reported

90,426106.7
Arab7610.9
Czech15500.6
Danish5080.6
Dutch1,5671.8
English10,90412.9
French (except Basque)12,2772.7
French Canadian12970.4
German21,70225.6
Greek1960.2
Hungarian2800.3
Irish111,37413.4
Italian2,4332.9
Lithuanian480.1
Norwegian9961.2
Polish1,2321.5
Portuguese970.1
Russian7100.8
Scotch-Irish2,0492.4
Scottish2,2572.7
Slovak520.1
Subsaharan African9031.1
Swedish1,4931.8
Swiss2170.3
Ukrainian1580.2
United States or American6,0967.2
Welsh8621.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2010.2
Other ancestries20,20623.8
(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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