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Social Statistics for Howard County, Indiana

Howard county indiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,385100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8349.0
Kindergarten1,3526.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,45646.4
High school (grades 9-12)4,81123.6
College or graduate school2,93214.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over56,222100.0
Less than 9th grade3,0945.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,28411.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,34938.0
Some college, no degree11,94321.2
Associate degree3,3896.0
Bachelor's degree6,31411.2
Graduate or professional degree3,8496.8
Percent high school graduate or higher83.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over66,949100.0
Never married14,36921.5
Now married, except separated38,37857.3
Separated8651.3
Widowed4,7627.1
Female
3,9685.9
Divorced8,57512.8
Female
5,1077.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,391100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren77755.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over63,168100.0
Civilian veterans9,37714.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years18,577100.0
With a disability1,6498.9
Population 21 to 64 years48,548100.0
With a disability8,88318.3
Percent employed
51.1(X)
No disability39,66581.7
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over10,777100.0
With a disability4,63343.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over78,943100.0
Same house in 199544,09655.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199534,27743.4
Same county
22,52528.5
Different county
11,75214.9
Same state
6,9908.9
Different state
4,7626.0
Elsewhere in 19955700.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population84,964100.0
Native83,47798.2
Born in United States
83,09797.8
State of residence
63,07374.2
Different state
20,02423.6
Born outside United States
3800.4
Foreign born1,4871.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6140.7
Naturalized citizen
7080.8
Not a citizen
7790.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,487100.0
Europe42328.4
Asia56337.9
Africa543.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America31821.4
Northern America1298.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over78,943100.0
English only75,86696.1
Language other than English3,0773.9
Speak English less than 'very well
1,0091.3
Spanish
1,6392.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5220.7
Other Indo-European languages
9581.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2520.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4100.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2230.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population84,964100.0

Total ancestries reported

70,95383.5
Arab680.1
Czech11400.2
Danish1520.2
Dutch1,6722.0
English7,6579.0
French (except Basque)11,6662.0
French Canadian12970.3
German15,32318.0
Greek1980.2
Hungarian1910.2
Irish17,4228.7
Italian1,4631.7
Lithuanian350.0
Norwegian5120.6
Polish1,0691.3
Portuguese480.1
Russian1130.1
Scotch-Irish1,1311.3
Scottish1,3251.6
Slovak800.1
Subsaharan African2290.3
Swedish4340.5
Swiss3910.5
Ukrainian1160.1
United States or American13,82516.3
Welsh5040.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)210.0
Other ancestries14,87117.5
(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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