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Social Statistics for Jefferson County, Iowa

Jefferson county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,260100.0
Nursery school, preschool1944.6
Kindergarten2546.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,80142.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,13626.7
College or graduate school87520.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,893100.0
Less than 9th grade5054.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7937.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,42331.4
Some college, no degree2,20320.2
Associate degree5695.2
Bachelor's degree2,10719.3
Graduate or professional degree1,29311.9
Percent high school graduate or higher88.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,019100.0
Never married3,09223.7
Now married, except separated7,36656.6
Separated1110.9
Widowed9297.1
Female
7796.0
Divorced1,52111.7
Female
8006.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years125100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3326.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,210100.0
Civilian veterans1,44311.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,674100.0
With a disability1343.6
Population 21 to 64 years9,354100.0
With a disability1,25113.4
Percent employed
65.5(X)
No disability8,10386.6
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,044100.0
With a disability77037.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,305100.0
Same house in 19958,62756.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,33841.4
Same county
3,84825.1
Different county
2,49016.3
Same state
1,3618.9
Different state
1,1297.4
Elsewhere in 19953402.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population16,181100.0
Native15,54196.0
Born in United States
15,40195.2
State of residence
10,66365.9
Different state
4,73829.3
Born outside United States
1400.9
Foreign born6404.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2871.8
Naturalized citizen
1320.8
Not a citizen
5083.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)640100.0
Europe24237.8
Asia18328.6
Africa426.6
Oceania121.9
Latin America548.4
Northern America10716.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,305100.0
English only14,49194.7
Language other than English8145.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1561.0
Spanish
2261.5
Speak English less than "very well"
640.4
Other Indo-European languages
3982.6
Speak English less than "very well"
540.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1410.9
Speak English less than "very well"
320.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population16,181100.0

Total ancestries reported

15,24094.2
Arab00.0
Czech11601.0
Danish1030.6
Dutch4112.5
English2,09012.9
French (except Basque)15243.2
French Canadian11320.8
German3,71523.0
Greek360.2
Hungarian1110.7
Irish11,75910.9
Italian4072.5
Lithuanian90.1
Norwegian2801.7
Polish4152.6
Portuguese180.1
Russian1761.1
Scotch-Irish3111.9
Scottish2821.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African420.3
Swedish7134.4
Swiss1440.9
Ukrainian300.2
United States or American1,5229.4
Welsh1350.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,71510.6
(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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