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Social Statistics for Jay County, Indiana

Jay county indiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,006100.0
Nursery school, preschool2785.6
Kindergarten2785.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,73454.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,19023.8
College or graduate school52610.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,280100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0827.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,98213.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,06849.5
Some college, no degree2,10814.8
Associate degree6294.4
Bachelor's degree8285.8
Graduate or professional degree5834.1
Percent high school graduate or higher78.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over16,860100.0
Never married3,26419.4
Now married, except separated10,37361.5
Separated1681.0
Widowed1,3377.9
Female
1,1346.7
Divorced1,71810.2
Female
8755.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years251100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10341.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,934100.0
Civilian veterans2,25514.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,004100.0
With a disability4038.1
Population 21 to 64 years11,918100.0
With a disability2,42720.4
Percent employed
62.1(X)
No disability9,49179.6
Percent employed
81.5(X)
Population 65 years and over3,099100.0
With a disability1,37744.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over20,188100.0
Same house in 199512,86163.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,21635.7
Same county
4,79623.8
Different county
2,42012.0
Same state
1,6138.0
Different state
8074.0
Elsewhere in 19951110.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population21,806100.0
Native21,47698.5
Born in United States
21,43498.3
State of residence
17,43780.0
Different state
3,99718.3
Born outside United States
420.2
Foreign born3301.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2111.0
Naturalized citizen
770.4
Not a citizen
2531.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)330100.0
Europe6419.4
Asia6319.1
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America19860.0
Northern America51.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over20,188100.0
English only19,00994.2
Language other than English1,1795.8
Speak English less than 'very well
4492.2
Spanish
3851.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2031.0
Other Indo-European languages
7713.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2231.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
230.1
Speak English less than "very well"
230.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population21,806100.0

Total ancestries reported

15,85272.7
Arab50.0
Czech160.0
Danish110.1
Dutch3531.6
English1,5457.1
French (except Basque)13281.5
French Canadian1280.1
German4,54820.9
Greek220.1
Hungarian290.1
Irish11,6577.6
Italian2241.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian660.3
Polish650.3
Portuguese150.1
Russian40.0
Scotch-Irish2451.1
Scottish1650.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African150.1
Swedish1520.7
Swiss3521.6
Ukrainian50.0
United States or American4,27019.6
Welsh820.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,6607.6
(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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