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Social Statistics

Elkhart county indiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school44,933100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,0556.8
Kindergarten2,8936.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)24,00153.4
High school (grades 9-12)9,71321.6
College or graduate school5,27111.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over112,908100.0
Less than 9th grade9,5218.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma17,87015.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)41,78837.0
Some college, no degree21,14418.7
Associate degree5,0764.5
Bachelor's degree11,24610.0
Graduate or professional degree6,2635.5
Percent high school graduate or higher75.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over138,268100.0
Never married32,52623.5
Now married, except separated81,74559.1
Separated2,0791.5
Widowed7,5835.5
Female
6,2334.5
Divorced14,33510.4
Female
7,9185.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,097100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,52449.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over130,049100.0
Civilian veterans14,46311.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years45,520100.0
With a disability4,0939.0
Population 21 to 64 years101,985100.0
With a disability19,06818.7
Percent employed
66.5(X)
No disability82,91781.3
Percent employed
83.2(X)
Population 65 years and over18,825100.0
With a disability7,83741.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over168,052100.0
Same house in 199586,25051.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199576,77445.7
Same county
51,69230.8
Different county
25,08214.9
Same state
10,2956.1
Different state
14,7878.8
Elsewhere in 19955,0283.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population182,791100.0
Native169,80992.9
Born in United States
168,54892.2
State of residence
117,84964.5
Different state
50,69927.7
Born outside United States
1,2610.7
Foreign born12,9827.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8,3084.5
Naturalized citizen
3,0721.7
Not a citizen
9,9105.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,982100.0
Europe1,2149.4
Asia1,53311.8
Africa1351.0
Oceania520.4
Latin America9,60174.0
Northern America4473.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over168,052100.0
English only143,85585.6
Language other than English24,19714.4
Speak English less than 'very well
12,5007.4
Spanish
13,8868.3
Speak English less than "very well"
8,5245.1
Other Indo-European languages
8,9665.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3,2341.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,1480.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6460.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population182,791100.0

Total ancestries reported

171,41193.8
Arab2520.1
Czech14010.2
Danish4070.2
Dutch5,8963.2
English12,3536.8
French (except Basque)14,3302.4
French Canadian19160.5
German47,94626.2
Greek2440.1
Hungarian1,1300.6
Irish115,0778.2
Italian5,3092.9
Lithuanian1600.1
Norwegian1,4450.8
Polish4,3022.4
Portuguese1170.1
Russian4460.2
Scotch-Irish1,8951.0
Scottish2,1991.2
Slovak1350.1
Subsaharan African8110.4
Swedish2,6151.4
Swiss5,4773.0
Ukrainian4320.2
United States or American19,41610.6
Welsh8730.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)560.0
Other ancestries36,77120.1
(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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