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Social Statistics

Missouri

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,479,573100.0
Nursery school, preschool102,5026.9
Kindergarten77,7645.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)663,15544.8
High school (grades 9-12)316,63721.4
College or graduate school319,51521.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,634,906100.0
Less than 9th grade237,6186.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma441,47712.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,189,67032.7
Some college, no degree796,99921.9
Associate degree184,6665.1
Bachelor's degree507,89214.0
Graduate or professional degree276,5847.6
Percent high school graduate or higher81.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,414,391100.0
Never married1,095,92024.8
Now married, except separated2,447,82455.5
Separated79,7741.8
Widowed315,5327.1
Female
259,6615.9
Divorced475,34110.8
Female
264,4696.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years90,200100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren43,90748.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,153,926100.0
Civilian veterans592,27114.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,288,509100.0
With a disability103,0388.0
Population 21 to 64 years3,120,642100.0
With a disability567,32018.2
Percent employed
55.3(X)
No disability2,553,32281.8
Percent employed
80.0(X)
Population 65 years and over711,417100.0
With a disability303,27942.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,226,022100.0
Same house in 19952,803,36853.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,355,29145.1
Same county
1,229,17623.5
Different county
1,126,11521.5
Same state
652,74612.5
Different state
473,3699.1
Elsewhere in 199567,3631.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,595,211100.0
Native5,444,01597.3
Born in United States
5,412,74396.7
State of residence
3,792,26167.8
Different state
1,620,48229.0
Born outside United States
31,2720.6
Foreign born151,1962.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
79,2231.4
Naturalized citizen
61,7861.1
Not a citizen
89,4101.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)151,195100.0
Europe43,10128.5
Asia52,73334.9
Africa8,4535.6
Oceania1,5801.0
Latin America39,04825.8
Northern America6,2804.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,226,022100.0
English only4,961,74194.9
Language other than English264,2815.1
Speak English less than 'very well
103,0192.0
Spanish
110,7522.1
Speak English less than "very well"
45,9900.9
Other Indo-European languages
97,8161.9
Speak English less than "very well"
31,3830.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
41,9700.8
Speak English less than "very well"
21,2100.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,595,211100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,387,52796.3
Arab12,9270.2
Czech131,0060.6
Danish18,2070.3
Dutch99,9481.8
English528,9359.5
French (except Basque)1195,5863.5
French Canadian118,0790.3
German1,313,95123.5
Greek12,6880.2
Hungarian13,6940.2
Irish1711,99512.7
Italian176,2093.1
Lithuanian5,5710.1
Norwegian40,8870.7
Polish90,4481.6
Portuguese3,8000.1
Russian25,8390.5
Scotch-Irish92,7061.7
Scottish83,0471.5
Slovak4,6120.1
Subsaharan African26,1400.5
Swedish55,7741.0
Swiss21,9090.4
Ukrainian6,2280.1
United States or American587,08210.5
Welsh34,1870.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4,6580.1
Other ancestries1,171,41420.9
(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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