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Social Statistics for Kearney County, Nebraska

Kearney county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,779100.0
Nursery school, preschool1076.0
Kindergarten915.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)86348.5
High school (grades 9-12)51328.8
College or graduate school20511.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,594100.0
Less than 9th grade2625.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2675.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,62835.4
Some college, no degree1,14624.9
Associate degree3126.8
Bachelor's degree76016.5
Graduate or professional degree2194.8
Percent high school graduate or higher88.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,417100.0
Never married1,03319.1
Now married, except separated3,57065.9
Separated450.8
Widowed3676.8
Female
2995.5
Divorced4027.4
Female
1833.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years58100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3255.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,033100.0
Civilian veterans68913.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,600100.0
With a disability1157.2
Population 21 to 64 years3,697100.0
With a disability50513.7
Percent employed
62.2(X)
No disability3,19286.3
Percent employed
85.7(X)
Population 65 years and over1,008100.0
With a disability34834.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,455100.0
Same house in 19953,78558.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,62640.7
Same county
91114.1
Different county
1,71526.6
Same state
1,32320.5
Different state
3926.1
Elsewhere in 1995440.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,882100.0
Native6,77198.4
Born in United States
6,75898.2
State of residence
5,48579.7
Different state
1,27318.5
Born outside United States
130.2
Foreign born1111.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
420.6
Naturalized citizen
390.6
Not a citizen
721.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)111100.0
Europe2320.7
Asia1715.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America7164.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,455100.0
English only6,18895.9
Language other than English2674.1
Speak English less than 'very well
701.1
Spanish
2133.3
Speak English less than "very well"
661.0
Other Indo-European languages
540.8
Speak English less than "very well"
40.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,882100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,809113.5
Arab330.5
Czech11382.0
Danish82011.9
Dutch1752.5
English5868.5
French (except Basque)12073.0
French Canadian160.1
German2,78740.5
Greek40.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish179611.6
Italian540.8
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1362.0
Polish1101.6
Portuguese70.1
Russian160.2
Scotch-Irish1091.6
Scottish811.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish88712.9
Swiss110.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2924.2
Welsh360.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries5187.5
(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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