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Social Statistics

West Jordan, Utah,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school23,033100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9058.3
Kindergarten1,4116.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,98947.7
High school (grades 9-12)5,50023.9
College or graduate school3,22814.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,076100.0
Less than 9th grade7622.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,8848.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,49527.9
Some college, no degree10,88731.9
Associate degree3,1729.3
Bachelor's degree5,30315.6
Graduate or professional degree1,5734.6
Percent high school graduate or higher89.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over46,624100.0
Never married12,12126.0
Now married, except separated29,40363.1
Separated5351.1
Widowed1,0742.3
Female
8761.9
Divorced3,4917.5
Female
1,9664.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,732100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren54331.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over42,445100.0
Civilian veterans3,7968.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years21,593100.0
With a disability1,8358.5
Population 21 to 64 years36,539100.0
With a disability5,26914.4
Percent employed
72.4(X)
No disability31,27085.6
Percent employed
83.3(X)
Population 65 years and over2,131100.0
With a disability88241.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over60,548100.0
Same house in 199528,37346.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199531,18451.5
Same county
22,48837.1
Different county
8,69614.4
Same state
2,5114.1
Different state
6,18510.2
Elsewhere in 19959911.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population68,216100.0
Native64,48594.5
Born in United States
63,91093.7
State of residence
46,12667.6
Different state
17,78426.1
Born outside United States
5750.8
Foreign born3,7315.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,6642.4
Naturalized citizen
1,4742.2
Not a citizen
2,2573.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,731100.0
Europe48613.0
Asia80721.6
Africa180.5
Oceania2637.0
Latin America1,99653.5
Northern America1614.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over60,548100.0
English only53,65088.6
Language other than English6,89811.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2,5454.2
Spanish
4,2927.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5642.6
Other Indo-European languages
9311.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2530.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,4862.5
Speak English less than "very well"
6671.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population68,216100.0

Total ancestries reported

75,501110.7
Arab850.1
Czech11960.3
Danish4,4156.5
Dutch1,5632.3
English18,77227.5
French (except Basque)11,4672.2
French Canadian12350.3
German9,02613.2
Greek4680.7
Hungarian1080.2
Irish14,0485.9
Italian2,3183.4
Lithuanian110.0
Norwegian1,4192.1
Polish4810.7
Portuguese1780.3
Russian1790.3
Scotch-Irish6390.9
Scottish3,0464.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African340.0
Swedish3,1534.6
Swiss7231.1
Ukrainian450.1
United States or American4,7757.0
Welsh1,3792.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)530.1
Other ancestries16,68524.5
(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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