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Social Statistics

East baton rouge parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school134,817100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,6817.2
Kindergarten6,2114.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)48,86536.2
High school (grades 9-12)24,70518.3
College or graduate school45,35533.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over245,296100.0
Less than 9th grade11,0244.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma28,48311.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)64,69426.4
Some college, no degree58,40123.8
Associate degree7,2072.9
Bachelor's degree47,76519.5
Graduate or professional degree27,72211.3
Percent high school graduate or higher83.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over323,974100.0
Never married110,75234.2
Now married, except separated153,67947.4
Separated7,5272.3
Widowed19,8726.1
Female
16,6435.1
Divorced32,1449.9
Female
19,8616.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years9,987100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,00650.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over304,743100.0
Civilian veterans33,74511.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years105,356100.0
With a disability10,3799.9
Population 21 to 64 years234,221100.0
With a disability45,26319.3
Percent employed
58.4(X)
No disability188,95880.7
Percent employed
76.1(X)
Population 65 years and over38,913100.0
With a disability16,91143.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over383,818100.0
Same house in 1995198,84651.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995178,15846.4
Same county
113,61629.6
Different county
64,54216.8
Same state
38,84910.1
Different state
25,6936.7
Elsewhere in 19956,8141.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population412,852100.0
Native397,37896.3
Born in United States
395,05095.7
State of residence
313,70776.0
Different state
81,34319.7
Born outside United States
2,3280.6
Foreign born15,4743.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,8541.9
Naturalized citizen
6,2731.5
Not a citizen
9,2012.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,474100.0
Europe2,47116.0
Asia7,46248.2
Africa1,2438.0
Oceania940.6
Latin America3,68823.8
Northern America5163.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over383,818100.0
English only354,07992.3
Language other than English29,7397.7
Speak English less than 'very well
10,1652.6
Spanish
9,0132.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3,4320.9
Other Indo-European languages
12,1753.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7640.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,2591.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3,3130.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population412,852100.0

Total ancestries reported

393,61395.3
Arab2,5140.6
Czech15230.1
Danish5290.1
Dutch2,1230.5
English28,6706.9
French (except Basque)144,00610.7
French Canadian110,9772.7
German28,4876.9
Greek6880.2
Hungarian4470.1
Irish128,1436.8
Italian18,6944.5
Lithuanian1420.0
Norwegian1,3490.3
Polish2,1680.5
Portuguese1680.0
Russian6070.1
Scotch-Irish7,6871.9
Scottish5,1421.2
Slovak1310.0
Subsaharan African5,0331.2
Swedish1,1640.3
Swiss5100.1
Ukrainian2320.1
United States or American26,6286.4
Welsh1,1180.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4830.1
Other ancestries175,25042.4
(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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