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Social Statistics for Delaware County, Iowa

Delaware county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,181100.0
Nursery school, preschool4248.2
Kindergarten3206.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,43246.9
High school (grades 9-12)1,44827.9
College or graduate school55710.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,784100.0
Less than 9th grade9528.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8036.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,56747.2
Some college, no degree2,18518.5
Associate degree7426.3
Bachelor's degree1,1659.9
Graduate or professional degree3703.1
Percent high school graduate or higher85.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,147100.0
Never married3,18522.5
Now married, except separated8,94863.3
Separated770.5
Widowed9867.0
Female
8415.9
Divorced9516.7
Female
4743.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years125100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6249.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,070100.0
Civilian veterans1,52111.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,828100.0
With a disability3607.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,607100.0
With a disability1,33613.9
Percent employed
66.3(X)
No disability8,27186.1
Percent employed
87.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,570100.0
With a disability94936.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over17,231100.0
Same house in 199511,51466.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,69333.0
Same county
3,51020.4
Different county
2,18312.7
Same state
1,6199.4
Different state
5643.3
Elsewhere in 1995240.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,404100.0
Native18,29999.4
Born in United States
18,28299.3
State of residence
16,66290.5
Different state
1,6208.8
Born outside United States
170.1
Foreign born1050.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
210.1
Naturalized citizen
790.4
Not a citizen
260.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)105100.0
Europe4744.8
Asia3634.3
Africa00.0
Oceania21.9
Latin America1817.1
Northern America21.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over17,231100.0
English only16,80897.5
Language other than English4232.5
Speak English less than 'very well
1380.8
Spanish
2281.3
Speak English less than "very well"
680.4
Other Indo-European languages
1651.0
Speak English less than "very well"
640.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
280.2
Speak English less than "very well"
60.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,404100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,36399.8
Arab20.0
Czech11821.0
Danish1320.7
Dutch3381.8
English1,6609.0
French (except Basque)12951.6
French Canadian1320.2
German9,23750.2
Greek150.1
Hungarian130.1
Irish12,61714.2
Italian940.5
Lithuanian80.0
Norwegian4062.2
Polish1040.6
Portuguese130.1
Russian130.1
Scotch-Irish1851.0
Scottish1160.6
Slovak180.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish2821.5
Swiss2331.3
Ukrainian30.0
United States or American1,4778.0
Welsh1360.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries7524.1
(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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