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Social Statistics for Douglas County, Nebraska

Douglas county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school132,512100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,0256.8
Kindergarten6,9905.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)55,60842.0
High school (grades 9-12)27,13020.5
College or graduate school33,75925.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over293,076100.0
Less than 9th grade12,4674.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma24,7438.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)76,72826.2
Some college, no degree71,79324.5
Associate degree17,6336.0
Bachelor's degree62,27521.2
Graduate or professional degree27,4379.4
Percent high school graduate or higher87.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over361,135100.0
Never married108,43330.0
Now married, except separated186,33151.6
Separated5,4141.5
Widowed21,1105.8
Female
17,4534.8
Divorced39,84711.0
Female
23,0336.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,025100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,86647.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over339,931100.0
Civilian veterans45,35413.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years107,158100.0
With a disability7,5407.0
Population 21 to 64 years267,385100.0
With a disability42,01515.7
Percent employed
63.1(X)
No disability225,37084.3
Percent employed
82.5(X)
Population 65 years and over47,749100.0
With a disability17,41436.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over429,561100.0
Same house in 1995225,89152.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995193,32645.0
Same county
119,54627.8
Different county
73,78017.2
Same state
25,1225.8
Different state
48,65811.3
Elsewhere in 199510,3442.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population463,585100.0
Native436,16794.1
Born in United States
433,19593.4
State of residence
279,53860.3
Different state
153,65733.1
Born outside United States
2,9720.6
Foreign born27,4185.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
16,0443.5
Naturalized citizen
8,4451.8
Not a citizen
18,9734.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)27,418100.0
Europe3,84514.0
Asia6,91825.2
Africa1,5555.7
Oceania1010.4
Latin America14,46352.8
Northern America5362.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over429,561100.0
English only388,74290.5
Language other than English40,8199.5
Speak English less than 'very well
19,3404.5
Spanish
25,1075.8
Speak English less than "very well"
13,8313.2
Other Indo-European languages
8,7612.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4820.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,9271.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2870.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population463,585100.0

Total ancestries reported

549,507118.5
Arab2,0650.4
Czech122,9515.0
Danish14,4593.1
Dutch8,5411.8
English41,1548.9
French (except Basque)112,1952.6
French Canadian11,9570.4
German141,52130.5
Greek1,0980.2
Hungarian1,3770.3
Irish176,13816.4
Italian22,8284.9
Lithuanian2,0700.4
Norwegian11,6182.5
Polish22,3754.8
Portuguese3150.1
Russian3,2970.7
Scotch-Irish6,6301.4
Scottish6,3101.4
Slovak3590.1
Subsaharan African3,3610.7
Swedish18,7244.0
Swiss1,4230.3
Ukrainian5740.1
United States or American16,1143.5
Welsh2,7190.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3540.1
Other ancestries106,98023.1
(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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