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Decatur county indiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







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Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,684100.0
Nursery school, preschool4297.5
Kindergarten3345.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,95151.9
High school (grades 9-12)1,32323.3
College or graduate school64711.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,948100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0386.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,30114.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,57347.5
Some college, no degree2,39015.0
Associate degree8175.1
Bachelor's degree1,1197.0
Graduate or professional degree7104.5
Percent high school graduate or higher79.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over19,165100.0
Never married3,79219.8
Now married, except separated11,83761.8
Separated2111.1
Widowed1,2966.8
Female
1,0565.5
Divorced2,02910.6
Female
1,1315.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years349100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16948.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,093100.0
Civilian veterans2,50013.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,420100.0
With a disability3887.2
Population 21 to 64 years13,969100.0
With a disability2,20615.8
Percent employed
61.0(X)
No disability11,76384.2
Percent employed
82.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,052100.0
With a disability1,31743.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over22,712100.0
Same house in 199513,76060.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,74138.5
Same county
5,70925.1
Different county
3,03213.3
Same state
2,1119.3
Different state
9214.1
Elsewhere in 19952110.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population24,555100.0
Native24,16198.4
Born in United States
24,11098.2
State of residence
20,59383.9
Different state
3,51714.3
Born outside United States
510.2
Foreign born3941.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2260.9
Naturalized citizen
1240.5
Not a citizen
2701.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)394100.0
Europe7719.5
Asia27369.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America30.8
Northern America4110.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over22,712100.0
English only22,02697.0
Language other than English6863.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1760.8
Spanish
1410.6
Speak English less than "very well"
310.1
Other Indo-European languages
3421.5
Speak English less than "very well"
360.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2010.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1090.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population24,555100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,31074.6
Arab00.0
Czech1270.1
Danish120.0
Dutch2951.2
English2,2039.0
French (except Basque)13961.6
French Canadian1170.1
German6,20625.3
Greek570.2
Hungarian260.1
Irish12,1348.7
Italian3421.4
Lithuanian450.2
Norwegian480.2
Polish1720.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian20.0
Scotch-Irish4051.6
Scottish2781.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish690.3
Swiss590.2
Ukrainian120.0
United States or American3,49914.2
Welsh750.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,9317.9
(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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