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Social Statistics

Kalamazoo county michigan dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school78,268100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,8134.9
Kindergarten3,2124.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)27,08434.6
High school (grades 9-12)12,45015.9
College or graduate school31,70940.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over144,995100.0
Less than 9th grade4,3073.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,9678.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)37,61525.9
Some college, no degree35,15024.2
Associate degree10,7677.4
Bachelor's degree27,58619.0
Graduate or professional degree17,60312.1
Percent high school graduate or higher88.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over190,361100.0
Never married60,75231.9
Now married, except separated98,18651.6
Separated2,1901.2
Widowed10,5075.5
Female
8,5264.5
Divorced18,7269.8
Female
10,9245.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,771100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,20843.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over181,208100.0
Civilian veterans20,21111.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years59,028100.0
With a disability5,1448.7
Population 21 to 64 years136,212100.0
With a disability20,89615.3
Percent employed
58.0(X)
No disability115,31684.7
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over25,741100.0
With a disability10,36340.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over223,228100.0
Same house in 1995111,17549.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995108,67048.7
Same county
60,81827.2
Different county
47,85221.4
Same state
32,75514.7
Different state
15,0976.8
Elsewhere in 19953,3831.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population238,603100.0
Native229,02296.0
Born in United States
227,72195.4
State of residence
174,13673.0
Different state
53,58522.5
Born outside United States
1,3010.5
Foreign born9,5814.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,6351.9
Naturalized citizen
3,8491.6
Not a citizen
5,7322.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,581100.0
Europe2,76028.8
Asia3,76039.2
Africa4815.0
Oceania1071.1
Latin America1,67817.5
Northern America7958.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over223,228100.0
English only208,26293.3
Language other than English14,9666.7
Speak English less than 'very well
4,9432.2
Spanish
6,2622.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1871.0
Other Indo-European languages
5,1572.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3720.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,5801.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1550.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population238,603100.0

Total ancestries reported

261,799109.7
Arab1,0550.4
Czech11,3810.6
Danish1,2770.5
Dutch28,17411.8
English30,85512.9
French (except Basque)18,7113.7
French Canadian13,0591.3
German50,89121.3
Greek8470.4
Hungarian1,7330.7
Irish127,93511.7
Italian7,8793.3
Lithuanian5020.2
Norwegian2,6591.1
Polish12,1495.1
Portuguese1910.1
Russian1,1350.5
Scotch-Irish3,8921.6
Scottish5,9562.5
Slovak5590.2
Subsaharan African1,6050.7
Swedish4,4731.9
Swiss7560.3
Ukrainian5930.2
United States or American13,6265.7
Welsh1,3340.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2790.1
Other ancestries48,29320.2
(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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