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Howard county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,395100.0
Nursery school, preschool2008.4
Kindergarten1235.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,23451.5
High school (grades 9-12)60425.2
College or graduate school2349.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,645100.0
Less than 9th grade68610.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma68910.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,85743.0
Some college, no degree1,13617.1
Associate degree4386.6
Bachelor's degree6159.3
Graduate or professional degree2243.4
Percent high school graduate or higher79.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,834100.0
Never married1,80723.1
Now married, except separated4,69259.9
Separated510.7
Widowed80810.3
Female
6968.9
Divorced4766.1
Female
2473.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years18100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1161.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,326100.0
Civilian veterans93612.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,360100.0
With a disability1094.6
Population 21 to 64 years5,003100.0
With a disability73214.6
Percent employed
65.7(X)
No disability4,27185.4
Percent employed
83.4(X)
Population 65 years and over1,833100.0
With a disability71739.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,362100.0
Same house in 19956,08965.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,25134.7
Same county
1,73118.5
Different county
1,52016.2
Same state
8629.2
Different state
6587.0
Elsewhere in 1995220.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,932100.0
Native9,89699.6
Born in United States
9,87099.4
State of residence
7,81578.7
Different state
2,05520.7
Born outside United States
260.3
Foreign born360.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
100.1
Naturalized citizen
260.3
Not a citizen
100.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)36100.0
Europe1644.4
Asia1850.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America25.6
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,362100.0
English only8,83994.4
Language other than English5235.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1912.0
Spanish
700.7
Speak English less than "very well"
260.3
Other Indo-European languages
4164.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1561.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
320.3
Speak English less than "very well"
40.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,932100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,997120.8
Arab50.1
Czech11,33313.4
Danish1471.5
Dutch3023.0
English7277.3
French (except Basque)11461.5
French Canadian1290.3
German4,49545.3
Greek70.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,45114.6
Italian910.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1,88018.9
Polish840.8
Portuguese00.0
Russian90.1
Scotch-Irish1301.3
Scottish1121.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1511.5
Swiss1451.5
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3813.8
Welsh880.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2842.9
(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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