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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNebraska

Social Statistics

Grand Island, Nebraska

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,167100.0
Nursery school, preschool6846.7
Kindergarten5835.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,17350.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,34823.1
College or graduate school1,37913.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over27,330100.0
Less than 9th grade2,4118.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,7169.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,50734.8
Some college, no degree6,53223.9
Associate degree1,8436.7
Bachelor's degree3,05611.2
Graduate or professional degree1,2654.6
Percent high school graduate or higher81.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,162100.0
Never married7,94524.0
Now married, except separated19,00957.3
Separated6291.9
Widowed2,1786.6
Female
1,7295.2
Divorced3,40110.3
Female
1,7455.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years595100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren30250.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over31,263100.0
Civilian veterans4,43614.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,749100.0
With a disability8468.7
Population 21 to 64 years23,504100.0
With a disability4,71620.1
Percent employed
61.0(X)
No disability18,78879.9
Percent employed
83.9(X)
Population 65 years and over5,484100.0
With a disability1,98936.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over39,487100.0
Same house in 199520,64552.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,62544.6
Same county
10,54126.7
Different county
7,08417.9
Same state
4,00810.2
Different state
3,0767.8
Elsewhere in 19951,2173.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population42,819100.0
Native38,71290.4
Born in United States
38,51690.0
State of residence
30,04070.2
Different state
8,47619.8
Born outside United States
1960.5
Foreign born4,1079.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,2965.4
Naturalized citizen
8582.0
Not a citizen
3,2497.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,107100.0
Europe1192.9
Asia42010.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America3,54986.4
Northern America190.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over39,487100.0
English only33,43284.7
Language other than English6,05515.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3,3988.6
Spanish
5,22113.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0457.7
Other Indo-European languages
3210.8
Speak English less than "very well"
710.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4751.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2500.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population42,819100.0

Total ancestries reported

47,017109.8
Arab360.1
Czech11,6964.0
Danish1,5573.6
Dutch7791.8
English3,4618.1
French (except Basque)19322.2
French Canadian11290.3
German15,87637.1
Greek620.1
Hungarian70.0
Irish14,91311.5
Italian3350.8
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian6001.4
Polish2,2575.3
Portuguese170.0
Russian2160.5
Scotch-Irish5591.3
Scottish4501.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African10.0
Swedish1,7974.2
Swiss1760.4
Ukrainian30.0
United States or American2,0814.9
Welsh2680.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries8,80920.6
(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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