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Des moines county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,167100.0
Nursery school, preschool7056.9
Kindergarten5024.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,72946.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,41123.7
College or graduate school1,82017.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over28,425100.0
Less than 9th grade1,4085.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,6279.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,17339.3
Some college, no degree6,21421.9
Associate degree2,4688.7
Bachelor's degree3,05010.7
Graduate or professional degree1,4855.2
Percent high school graduate or higher85.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,889100.0
Never married7,79423.0
Now married, except separated19,23056.7
Separated4831.4
Widowed2,6467.8
Female
2,2496.6
Divorced3,73611.0
Female
2,0336.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years471100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15031.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over32,056100.0
Civilian veterans4,96115.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,489100.0
With a disability7888.3
Population 21 to 64 years22,973100.0
With a disability3,58315.6
Percent employed
57.7(X)
No disability19,39084.4
Percent employed
83.7(X)
Population 65 years and over6,592100.0
With a disability2,55038.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over39,769100.0
Same house in 199523,46159.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,98240.2
Same county
10,56326.6
Different county
5,41913.6
Same state
2,7136.8
Different state
2,7066.8
Elsewhere in 19953260.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population42,351100.0
Native41,68998.4
Born in United States
41,52098.0
State of residence
31,64674.7
Different state
9,87423.3
Born outside United States
1690.4
Foreign born6621.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2060.5
Naturalized citizen
3670.9
Not a citizen
2950.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)662100.0
Europe25939.1
Asia21832.9
Africa00.0
Oceania60.9
Latin America10616.0
Northern America7311.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over39,769100.0
English only38,52196.9
Language other than English1,2483.1
Speak English less than 'very well
4671.2
Spanish
6521.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2340.6
Other Indo-European languages
3680.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1040.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1810.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1120.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population42,351100.0

Total ancestries reported

42,11799.4
Arab610.1
Czech13130.7
Danish3800.9
Dutch1,1242.7
English4,1289.7
French (except Basque)11,2062.8
French Canadian11480.3
German14,44934.1
Greek490.1
Hungarian1030.2
Irish15,56913.1
Italian6481.5
Lithuanian450.1
Norwegian5891.4
Polish3520.8
Portuguese50.0
Russian1240.3
Scotch-Irish7541.8
Scottish5961.4
Slovak220.1
Subsaharan African420.1
Swedish2,4045.7
Swiss2580.6
Ukrainian250.1
United States or American3,8039.0
Welsh3130.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.0
Other ancestries4,60010.9
(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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