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Social Statistics

Decatur county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school833100.0
Nursery school, preschool526.2
Kindergarten303.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)39046.8
High school (grades 9-12)25530.6
College or graduate school10612.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,479100.0
Less than 9th grade943.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2439.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)99140.0
Some college, no degree59824.1
Associate degree1716.9
Bachelor's degree26810.8
Graduate or professional degree1144.6
Percent high school graduate or higher86.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,848100.0
Never married48116.9
Now married, except separated1,78362.6
Separated60.2
Widowed35712.5
Female
30310.6
Divorced2217.8
Female
1013.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years18100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1055.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,654100.0
Civilian veterans40915.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years717100.0
With a disability486.7
Population 21 to 64 years1,648100.0
With a disability31319.0
Percent employed
64.9(X)
No disability1,33581.0
Percent employed
83.3(X)
Population 65 years and over812100.0
With a disability27834.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,309100.0
Same house in 19952,12164.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,13434.3
Same county
58217.6
Different county
55216.7
Same state
2567.7
Different state
2968.9
Elsewhere in 1995541.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,472100.0
Native3,42998.8
Born in United States
3,41898.4
State of residence
2,36968.2
Different state
1,04930.2
Born outside United States
110.3
Foreign born431.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
280.8
Naturalized citizen
130.4
Not a citizen
300.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)43100.0
Europe00.0
Asia1227.9
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1637.2
Northern America1534.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,309100.0
English only3,19196.4
Language other than English1183.6
Speak English less than 'very well
200.6
Spanish
601.8
Speak English less than "very well"
140.4
Other Indo-European languages
441.3
Speak English less than "very well"
60.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
140.4
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,472100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,31495.4
Arab00.0
Czech11514.3
Danish80.2
Dutch902.6
English40511.7
French (except Basque)1952.7
French Canadian1310.9
German1,24335.8
Greek00.0
Hungarian50.1
Irish12818.1
Italian401.2
Lithuanian70.2
Norwegian260.7
Polish240.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian20.1
Scotch-Irish481.4
Scottish391.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish2316.7
Swiss20.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2828.1
Welsh70.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2978.6
(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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