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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMissouri

Social Statistics

Kansas City, Missouri

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school116,769100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,1297.8
Kindergarten6,3615.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)51,31643.9
High school (grades 9-12)23,53020.2
College or graduate school26,43322.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over287,046100.0
Less than 9th grade13,4124.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma36,90512.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)79,87427.8
Some college, no degree67,63623.6
Associate degree15,3955.4
Bachelor's degree48,89817.0
Graduate or professional degree24,9268.7
Percent high school graduate or higher82.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over346,961100.0
Never married112,73632.5
Now married, except separated156,47745.1
Separated9,5412.7
Widowed22,7746.6
Female
18,6425.4
Divorced45,43313.1
Female
26,5177.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years9,410100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,41146.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over329,206100.0
Civilian veterans43,04613.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years96,246100.0
With a disability8,7129.1
Population 21 to 64 years259,024100.0
With a disability54,89921.2
Percent employed
57.4(X)
No disability204,12578.8
Percent employed
78.5(X)
Population 65 years and over49,464100.0
With a disability21,43543.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over409,894100.0
Same house in 1995204,04349.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995195,96747.8
Same county
111,12827.1
Different county
84,83920.7
Same state
32,9298.0
Different state
51,91012.7
Elsewhere in 19959,8842.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population441,269100.0
Native415,63794.2
Born in United States
413,18193.6
State of residence
251,40157.0
Different state
161,78036.7
Born outside United States
2,4560.6
Foreign born25,6325.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
15,0323.4
Naturalized citizen
8,3921.9
Not a citizen
17,2403.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)25,632100.0
Europe2,98511.6
Asia7,31228.5
Africa2,1928.6
Oceania1950.8
Latin America12,29648.0
Northern America6522.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over409,894100.0
English only370,14290.3
Language other than English39,7529.7
Speak English less than 'very well
18,2474.5
Spanish
22,6805.5
Speak English less than "very well"
11,2002.7
Other Indo-European languages
8,2392.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4340.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,4521.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3,6030.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population441,269100.0

Total ancestries reported

433,52998.2
Arab1,5450.4
Czech11,9980.5
Danish1,7940.4
Dutch5,6781.3
English35,5258.1
French (except Basque)19,4652.1
French Canadian11,2330.3
German67,78015.4
Greek8510.2
Hungarian8060.2
Irish145,72010.4
Italian15,8183.6
Lithuanian3770.1
Norwegian3,4620.8
Polish5,9951.4
Portuguese2640.1
Russian1,8400.4
Scotch-Irish6,9041.6
Scottish6,6671.5
Slovak1870.0
Subsaharan African5,1771.2
Swedish5,3681.2
Swiss1,5540.4
Ukrainian4300.1
United States or American25,8075.8
Welsh3,0010.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,1890.3
Other ancestries177,09440.1
(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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