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Social Statistics

Jackson county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school171,287100.0
Nursery school, preschool13,1177.7
Kindergarten9,2885.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)78,37245.8
High school (grades 9-12)35,74220.9
College or graduate school34,76820.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over427,077100.0
Less than 9th grade18,9474.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma51,93912.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)128,16930.0
Some college, no degree104,09124.4
Associate degree23,7995.6
Bachelor's degree66,34615.5
Graduate or professional degree33,7867.9
Percent high school graduate or higher83.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over513,443100.0
Never married147,64828.8
Now married, except separated252,14749.1
Separated12,5712.4
Widowed35,0186.8
Female
28,7765.6
Divorced66,05912.9
Female
38,5847.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years13,416100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6,42647.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over485,950100.0
Civilian veterans66,80113.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years147,121100.0
With a disability12,6708.6
Population 21 to 64 years376,790100.0
With a disability74,62019.8
Percent employed
57.7(X)
No disability302,17080.2
Percent employed
79.5(X)
Population 65 years and over78,153100.0
With a disability33,25242.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over609,212100.0
Same house in 1995316,86752.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995281,30346.2
Same county
185,31430.4
Different county
95,98915.8
Same state
33,1075.4
Different state
62,88210.3
Elsewhere in 199511,0421.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population654,880100.0
Native626,56095.7
Born in United States
622,58695.1
State of residence
400,08661.1
Different state
222,50034.0
Born outside United States
3,9740.6
Foreign born28,3204.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
15,6602.4
Naturalized citizen
10,0431.5
Not a citizen
18,2772.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)28,320100.0
Europe3,85413.6
Asia7,61026.9
Africa2,0997.4
Oceania3881.4
Latin America13,41147.4
Northern America9583.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over609,212100.0
English only562,68692.4
Language other than English46,5267.6
Speak English less than 'very well
20,9223.4
Spanish
26,7804.4
Speak English less than "very well"
13,0792.1
Other Indo-European languages
10,2401.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3,1050.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,8841.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3,6710.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population654,880100.0

Total ancestries reported

643,40998.2
Arab2,1250.3
Czech12,8410.4
Danish2,8700.4
Dutch10,4081.6
English64,8109.9
French (except Basque)116,2882.5
French Canadian12,3110.4
German115,86917.7
Greek1,5390.2
Hungarian9490.1
Irish174,36911.4
Italian20,8593.2
Lithuanian4730.1
Norwegian5,8320.9
Polish8,0001.2
Portuguese5040.1
Russian2,1060.3
Scotch-Irish12,5361.9
Scottish10,7911.6
Slovak4590.1
Subsaharan African5,8160.9
Swedish8,6441.3
Swiss2,3600.4
Ukrainian5410.1
United States or American45,6347.0
Welsh4,9510.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,3080.2
Other ancestries218,21633.3
(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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