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Social Statistics

Helena, Montana,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,359100.0
Nursery school, preschool3275.1
Kindergarten3365.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,38537.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,57524.8
College or graduate school1,73627.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,995100.0
Less than 9th grade3352.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9075.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,09924.1
Some college, no degree4,06623.9
Associate degree8304.9
Bachelor's degree4,35225.6
Graduate or professional degree2,40614.2
Percent high school graduate or higher92.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher39.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,041100.0
Never married5,48726.1
Now married, except separated10,74451.1
Separated2311.1
Widowed1,3066.2
Female
1,1275.4
Divorced3,27315.6
Female
1,8628.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years172100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4827.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,860100.0
Civilian veterans3,27616.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,504100.0
With a disability3947.2
Population 21 to 64 years14,899100.0
With a disability2,71218.2
Percent employed
56.0(X)
No disability12,18781.8
Percent employed
83.8(X)
Population 65 years and over3,320100.0
With a disability1,39141.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,089100.0
Same house in 199511,82649.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,08550.2
Same county
5,58923.2
Different county
6,49627.0
Same state
2,81111.7
Different state
3,68515.3
Elsewhere in 19951780.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,563100.0
Native25,12698.3
Born in United States
24,89897.4
State of residence
14,17655.5
Different state
10,72241.9
Born outside United States
2280.9
Foreign born4371.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1680.7
Naturalized citizen
2250.9
Not a citizen
2120.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)437100.0
Europe19544.6
Asia12829.3
Africa40.9
Oceania92.1
Latin America409.2
Northern America6114.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,089100.0
English only23,12996.0
Language other than English9604.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2361.0
Spanish
5092.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1160.5
Other Indo-European languages
3111.3
Speak English less than "very well"
900.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1320.5
Speak English less than "very well"
260.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,563100.0

Total ancestries reported

31,485123.2
Arab170.1
Czech12380.9
Danish3911.5
Dutch4041.6
English3,88915.2
French (except Basque)11,3735.4
French Canadian11920.8
German6,79426.6
Greek890.3
Hungarian1110.4
Irish15,47321.4
Italian1,2164.8
Lithuanian820.3
Norwegian2,55010.0
Polish5422.1
Portuguese1010.4
Russian1900.7
Scotch-Irish9453.7
Scottish8523.3
Slovak820.3
Subsaharan African110.0
Swedish7933.1
Swiss940.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,1544.5
Welsh2961.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.0
Other ancestries3,59814.1
(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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