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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataWisconsin

Social Statistics

West Allis, Wisconsin

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,992100.0
Nursery school, preschool7745.5
Kindergarten8025.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,81641.6
High school (grades 9-12)3,27623.4
College or graduate school3,32423.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over43,017100.0
Less than 9th grade1,9714.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,46812.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)15,54636.1
Some college, no degree9,95523.1
Associate degree3,0407.1
Bachelor's degree5,21712.1
Graduate or professional degree1,8204.2
Percent high school graduate or higher82.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over50,545100.0
Never married15,02029.7
Now married, except separated23,98947.5
Separated5241.0
Widowed4,6599.2
Female
3,9197.8
Divorced6,35312.6
Female
3,3946.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years604100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15425.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over48,157100.0
Civilian veterans6,81514.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,521100.0
With a disability8357.2
Population 21 to 64 years35,553100.0
With a disability5,61215.8
Percent employed
63.0(X)
No disability29,94184.2
Percent employed
83.6(X)
Population 65 years and over10,026100.0
With a disability3,89938.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over57,716100.0
Same house in 199532,45256.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199524,71042.8
Same county
18,34331.8
Different county
6,36711.0
Same state
4,3507.5
Different state
2,0173.5
Elsewhere in 19955541.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population61,295100.0
Native59,07896.4
Born in United States
58,83796.0
State of residence
50,69582.7
Different state
8,14213.3
Born outside United States
2410.4
Foreign born2,2173.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8001.3
Naturalized citizen
1,1521.9
Not a citizen
1,0651.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,217100.0
Europe98244.3
Asia85538.6
Africa361.6
Oceania60.3
Latin America30013.5
Northern America381.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over57,716100.0
English only53,68093.0
Language other than English4,0367.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2522.2
Spanish
1,3562.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4430.8
Other Indo-European languages
2,0063.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5220.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6361.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2740.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population61,295100.0

Total ancestries reported

79,155129.1
Arab1770.3
Czech11,2822.1
Danish4460.7
Dutch9321.5
English3,1345.1
French (except Basque)12,4083.9
French Canadian17851.3
German28,10045.8
Greek4840.8
Hungarian4190.7
Irish17,38112.0
Italian3,5035.7
Lithuanian1150.2
Norwegian2,9044.7
Polish12,36420.2
Portuguese640.1
Russian3830.6
Scotch-Irish3870.6
Scottish5921.0
Slovak3030.5
Subsaharan African730.1
Swedish1,1231.8
Swiss4430.7
Ukrainian1150.2
United States or American1,8273.0
Welsh2300.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)220.0
Other ancestries9,15914.9
(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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