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Social Statistics

Elbert county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,926100.0
Nursery school, preschool3956.7
Kindergarten3225.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,98450.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,57026.5
College or graduate school65511.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,814100.0
Less than 9th grade1781.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7856.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,51027.4
Some college, no degree3,92730.6
Associate degree1,0117.9
Bachelor's degree2,49319.5
Graduate or professional degree9107.1
Percent high school graduate or higher92.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over15,032100.0
Never married2,75418.3
Now married, except separated10,52570.0
Separated1851.2
Widowed3592.4
Female
2801.9
Divorced1,2098.0
Female
6494.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years323100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6620.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,898100.0
Civilian veterans2,24916.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,407100.0
With a disability3937.3
Population 21 to 64 years11,984100.0
With a disability1,35611.3
Percent employed
66.3(X)
No disability10,62888.7
Percent employed
83.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,169100.0
With a disability43537.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over18,606100.0
Same house in 19958,21244.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,23255.0
Same county
1,7319.3
Different county
8,50145.7
Same state
5,94331.9
Different state
2,55813.7
Elsewhere in 19951620.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population19,872100.0
Native19,49898.1
Born in United States
19,24396.8
State of residence
8,92844.9
Different state
10,31551.9
Born outside United States
2551.3
Foreign born3741.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1180.6
Naturalized citizen
1470.7
Not a citizen
2271.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)374100.0
Europe16544.1
Asia359.4
Africa102.7
Oceania92.4
Latin America9224.6
Northern America6316.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over18,606100.0
English only17,71495.2
Language other than English8924.8
Speak English less than 'very well
2161.2
Spanish
6053.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1680.9
Other Indo-European languages
2701.5
Speak English less than "very well"
480.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
130.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population19,872100.0

Total ancestries reported

22,312112.3
Arab580.3
Czech12411.2
Danish3111.6
Dutch6473.3
English2,93914.8
French (except Basque)16353.2
French Canadian11180.6
German5,53127.8
Greek490.2
Hungarian930.5
Irish13,17716.0
Italian9024.5
Lithuanian380.2
Norwegian6053.0
Polish6283.2
Portuguese720.4
Russian1590.8
Scotch-Irish4812.4
Scottish6313.2
Slovak710.4
Subsaharan African20.0
Swedish8044.0
Swiss610.3
Ukrainian70.0
United States or American1,2696.4
Welsh1610.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)90.0
Other ancestries2,61313.1
(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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