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Desha county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,212100.0
Nursery school, preschool3498.3
Kindergarten1844.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,10850.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,11426.4
College or graduate school45710.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,574100.0
Less than 9th grade1,42314.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,92820.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,44336.0
Some college, no degree1,51615.8
Associate degree2042.1
Bachelor's degree8108.5
Graduate or professional degree2502.6
Percent high school graduate or higher65.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over11,794100.0
Never married3,23727.4
Now married, except separated5,85049.6
Separated3432.9
Widowed1,30211.0
Female
1,1029.3
Divorced1,0629.0
Female
5965.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years577100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren37164.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,910100.0
Civilian veterans1,21311.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,900100.0
With a disability46311.9
Population 21 to 64 years8,098100.0
With a disability2,41229.8
Percent employed
46.7(X)
No disability5,68670.2
Percent employed
67.4(X)
Population 65 years and over2,072100.0
With a disability1,16956.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,202100.0
Same house in 19958,69961.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,40338.0
Same county
3,76726.5
Different county
1,63611.5
Same state
1,0817.6
Different state
5553.9
Elsewhere in 19951000.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,341100.0
Native15,02397.9
Born in United States
14,97097.6
State of residence
12,91684.2
Different state
2,05413.4
Born outside United States
530.3
Foreign born3182.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1971.3
Naturalized citizen
930.6
Not a citizen
2251.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)318100.0
Europe4213.2
Asia8025.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America18859.1
Northern America82.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,202100.0
English only13,67196.3
Language other than English5313.7
Speak English less than 'very well
2381.7
Spanish
3722.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2091.5
Other Indo-European languages
1310.9
Speak English less than "very well"
230.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
280.2
Speak English less than "very well"
60.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,341100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,80476.9
Arab80.1
Czech1120.1
Danish00.0
Dutch1160.8
English3882.5
French (except Basque)11190.8
French Canadian1300.2
German4142.7
Greek40.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish16724.4
Italian1070.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian230.1
Polish1040.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish1120.7
Scottish660.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2501.6
Swedish50.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,43215.9
Welsh130.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries6,92445.1
(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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