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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataWashington

Social Statistics

Des Moines, Washington,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,151100.0
Nursery school, preschool4476.3
Kindergarten4155.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,21745.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,50621.1
College or graduate school1,56621.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,991100.0
Less than 9th grade7833.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,7118.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,17125.9
Some college, no degree5,94029.7
Associate degree1,8189.1
Bachelor's degree3,26116.3
Graduate or professional degree1,3076.5
Percent high school graduate or higher87.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,442100.0
Never married6,23126.6
Now married, except separated11,99451.2
Separated4672.0
Widowed1,7147.3
Female
1,4576.2
Divorced3,03613.0
Female
1,6867.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years622100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21534.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,287100.0
Civilian veterans3,25714.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,216100.0
With a disability4947.9
Population 21 to 64 years16,768100.0
With a disability2,68616.0
Percent employed
59.4(X)
No disability14,08284.0
Percent employed
79.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,205100.0
With a disability1,07433.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,491100.0
Same house in 199513,52949.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,18848.0
Same county
9,07633.0
Different county
4,11215.0
Same state
1,5685.7
Different state
2,5449.3
Elsewhere in 19957742.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,409100.0
Native25,79787.7
Born in United States
25,39986.4
State of residence
14,59149.6
Different state
10,80836.8
Born outside United States
3981.4
Foreign born3,61212.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,7205.8
Naturalized citizen
1,5625.3
Not a citizen
2,0507.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,612100.0
Europe3599.9
Asia1,83250.7
Africa1654.6
Oceania1093.0
Latin America89524.8
Northern America2527.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,491100.0
English only23,06783.9
Language other than English4,42416.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,9567.1
Spanish
1,4185.2
Speak English less than "very well"
6792.5
Other Indo-European languages
8443.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2470.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,9377.0
Speak English less than "very well"
9453.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,409100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,961105.3
Arab1150.4
Czech11200.4
Danish4971.7
Dutch6102.1
English2,94010.0
French (except Basque)11,1413.9
French Canadian11970.7
German4,64915.8
Greek950.3
Hungarian670.2
Irish12,8679.7
Italian7212.5
Lithuanian670.2
Norwegian1,7275.9
Polish4911.7
Portuguese510.2
Russian2150.7
Scotch-Irish5291.8
Scottish7672.6
Slovak600.2
Subsaharan African4121.4
Swedish1,0383.5
Swiss1670.6
Ukrainian340.1
United States or American1,4735.0
Welsh2700.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)160.1
Other ancestries9,62532.7
(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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