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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNebraska

Social Statistics

Kearney, Nebraska

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,821100.0
Nursery school, preschool4684.8
Kindergarten3043.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,46225.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,27313.0
College or graduate school5,31454.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,617100.0
Less than 9th grade5733.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9196.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,34022.9
Some college, no degree3,70225.3
Associate degree9846.7
Bachelor's degree3,28322.5
Graduate or professional degree1,81612.4
Percent high school graduate or higher89.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,142100.0
Never married8,55538.6
Now married, except separated10,45847.2
Separated1580.7
Widowed1,2345.6
Female
9914.5
Divorced1,7377.8
Female
1,0224.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years157100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3622.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,215100.0
Civilian veterans2,0019.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,186100.0
With a disability5717.9
Population 21 to 64 years15,074100.0
With a disability1,98113.1
Percent employed
70.6(X)
No disability13,09386.9
Percent employed
88.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,628100.0
With a disability1,09441.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,268100.0
Same house in 199510,51641.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,43957.1
Same county
6,45325.5
Different county
7,98631.6
Same state
5,90123.4
Different state
2,0858.3
Elsewhere in 19953131.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,035100.0
Native26,34097.4
Born in United States
26,17196.8
State of residence
19,97173.9
Different state
6,20022.9
Born outside United States
1690.6
Foreign born6952.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3551.3
Naturalized citizen
2400.9
Not a citizen
4551.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)695100.0
Europe9113.1
Asia18927.2
Africa213.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America38755.7
Northern America71.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,268100.0
English only23,57293.3
Language other than English1,6966.7
Speak English less than 'very well
5862.3
Spanish
1,1014.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4111.6
Other Indo-European languages
4161.6
Speak English less than "very well"
930.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
790.3
Speak English less than "very well"
190.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,035100.0

Total ancestries reported

31,119115.1
Arab1250.5
Czech19773.6
Danish1,1284.2
Dutch7262.7
English2,92410.8
French (except Basque)15852.2
French Canadian1840.3
German11,34442.0
Greek920.3
Hungarian110.0
Irish13,37212.5
Italian4451.6
Lithuanian110.0
Norwegian6002.2
Polish9173.4
Portuguese200.1
Russian1900.7
Scotch-Irish4221.6
Scottish4101.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African190.1
Swedish2,2028.1
Swiss1830.7
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American1,3675.1
Welsh2010.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)500.2
Other ancestries2,71010.0
(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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