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Social Statistics

Jefferson parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school121,830100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,6477.9
Kindergarten6,9125.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)52,75143.3
High school (grades 9-12)27,13122.3
College or graduate school25,38920.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over298,761100.0
Less than 9th grade21,1247.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma40,82113.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)89,52830.0
Some college, no degree69,82423.4
Associate degree13,2484.4
Bachelor's degree43,34514.5
Graduate or professional degree20,8717.0
Percent high school graduate or higher79.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over360,815100.0
Never married100,98128.0
Now married, except separated183,10550.7
Separated8,8442.5
Widowed25,7307.1
Female
21,2375.9
Divorced42,15511.7
Female
24,3526.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years12,476100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,92247.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over339,380100.0
Civilian veterans41,10912.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years102,321100.0
With a disability9,2759.1
Population 21 to 64 years266,448100.0
With a disability55,41020.8
Percent employed
57.7(X)
No disability211,03879.2
Percent employed
76.1(X)
Population 65 years and over52,714100.0
With a disability23,84745.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over425,529100.0
Same house in 1995261,35361.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995158,05737.1
Same county
101,04123.7
Different county
57,01613.4
Same state
35,7958.4
Different state
21,2215.0
Elsewhere in 19956,1191.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population455,466100.0
Native421,40492.5
Born in United States
418,15991.8
State of residence
345,68375.9
Different state
72,47615.9
Born outside United States
3,2450.7
Foreign born34,0627.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
10,9172.4
Naturalized citizen
17,8503.9
Not a citizen
16,2123.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)34,062100.0
Europe3,0599.0
Asia11,01932.3
Africa6932.0
Oceania600.2
Latin America18,75755.1
Northern America4741.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over425,529100.0
English only370,25987.0
Language other than English55,27013.0
Speak English less than 'very well
20,8844.9
Spanish
29,2856.9
Speak English less than "very well"
11,1932.6
Other Indo-European languages
13,5433.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,6050.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
10,4392.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5,4571.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population455,466100.0

Total ancestries reported

490,382107.7
Arab2,7030.6
Czech15130.1
Danish6130.1
Dutch2,7810.6
English22,1714.9
French (except Basque)184,81718.6
French Canadian111,3442.5
German57,23912.6
Greek1,3210.3
Hungarian5880.1
Irish144,6089.8
Italian52,02011.4
Lithuanian1660.0
Norwegian1,8610.4
Polish2,7790.6
Portuguese3700.1
Russian1,4750.3
Scotch-Irish4,7741.0
Scottish3,8170.8
Slovak1800.0
Subsaharan African3,5350.8
Swedish1,3370.3
Swiss4270.1
Ukrainian3900.1
United States or American24,9145.5
Welsh1,0720.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,5390.3
Other ancestries161,02835.4
(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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