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Social Statistics

Ascension parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school21,867100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6587.6
Kindergarten1,4616.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,44447.8
High school (grades 9-12)5,19923.8
College or graduate school3,10514.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over46,258100.0
Less than 9th grade3,2657.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,17413.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,29941.7
Some college, no degree9,32620.2
Associate degree1,4853.2
Bachelor's degree4,86110.5
Graduate or professional degree1,8484.0
Percent high school graduate or higher79.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over57,447100.0
Never married14,30724.9
Now married, except separated33,45058.2
Separated9891.7
Widowed3,1225.4
Female
2,5114.4
Divorced5,5799.7
Female
2,9565.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,867100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,03255.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over53,500100.0
Civilian veterans5,78310.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years20,093100.0
With a disability2,06710.3
Population 21 to 64 years44,140100.0
With a disability7,57317.2
Percent employed
60.5(X)
No disability36,56782.8
Percent employed
74.6(X)
Population 65 years and over5,528100.0
With a disability2,50245.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over70,403100.0
Same house in 199541,94459.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199527,81939.5
Same county
14,49520.6
Different county
13,32418.9
Same state
9,84314.0
Different state
3,4814.9
Elsewhere in 19956400.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population76,627100.0
Native75,22498.2
Born in United States
74,97897.8
State of residence
62,95182.2
Different state
12,02715.7
Born outside United States
2460.3
Foreign born1,4031.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6900.9
Naturalized citizen
4770.6
Not a citizen
9261.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,403100.0
Europe14910.6
Asia27019.2
Africa181.3
Oceania332.4
Latin America82959.1
Northern America1047.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over70,403100.0
English only66,28994.2
Language other than English4,1145.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2491.8
Spanish
1,6902.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7041.0
Other Indo-European languages
2,1803.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4230.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2010.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1050.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population76,627100.0

Total ancestries reported

74,12296.7
Arab1100.1
Czech1800.1
Danish480.1
Dutch4960.6
English3,5274.6
French (except Basque)116,94522.1
French Canadian15,0756.6
German5,5167.2
Greek50.0
Hungarian640.1
Irish15,6417.4
Italian4,0265.3
Lithuanian190.0
Norwegian2070.3
Polish2620.3
Portuguese100.0
Russian790.1
Scotch-Irish9101.2
Scottish5930.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1530.2
Swedish2440.3
Swiss870.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American7,88210.3
Welsh700.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)800.1
Other ancestries21,99328.7
(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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