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Social Statistics for Houston County, Minnesota

Houston county minnesota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,283100.0
Nursery school, preschool3707.0
Kindergarten2805.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,64650.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,34225.4
College or graduate school64512.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,063100.0
Less than 9th grade9787.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9117.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,53934.7
Some college, no degree2,68420.5
Associate degree1,2759.8
Bachelor's degree1,85714.2
Graduate or professional degree8196.3
Percent high school graduate or higher85.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over15,383100.0
Never married3,45722.5
Now married, except separated9,38761.0
Separated1521.0
Widowed1,2498.1
Female
1,0186.6
Divorced1,1387.4
Female
5863.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years81100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1822.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over14,359100.0
Civilian veterans2,05814.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,861100.0
With a disability3336.9
Population 21 to 64 years10,516100.0
With a disability1,44113.7
Percent employed
66.0(X)
No disability9,07586.3
Percent employed
86.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,881100.0
With a disability1,07137.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over18,572100.0
Same house in 199512,13965.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,36134.3
Same county
3,55719.2
Different county
2,80415.1
Same state
1,1045.9
Different state
1,7009.2
Elsewhere in 1995720.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population19,718100.0
Native19,50698.9
Born in United States
19,46098.7
State of residence
7,20536.5
Different state
12,25562.2
Born outside United States
460.2
Foreign born2121.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
850.4
Naturalized citizen
950.5
Not a citizen
1170.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)212100.0
Europe7234.0
Asia8841.5
Africa2210.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America2210.4
Northern America83.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over18,572100.0
English only17,94596.6
Language other than English6273.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1700.9
Spanish
2661.4
Speak English less than "very well"
950.5
Other Indo-European languages
2981.6
Speak English less than "very well"
470.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
440.2
Speak English less than "very well"
230.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population19,718100.0

Total ancestries reported

25,566129.7
Arab80.0
Czech13882.0
Danish1810.9
Dutch2451.2
English1,1605.9
French (except Basque)15402.7
French Canadian11150.6
German10,09751.2
Greek220.1
Hungarian40.0
Irish12,68913.6
Italian1440.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian6,58533.4
Polish6973.5
Portuguese20.0
Russian430.2
Scotch-Irish1160.6
Scottish2241.1
Slovak130.1
Subsaharan African130.1
Swedish5762.9
Swiss2051.0
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American4962.5
Welsh790.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries9224.7
(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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