Cite

Social Statistics for Kent County, Delaware

Kent county delaware dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school35,984100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0935.8
Kindergarten1,8305.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,01644.5
High school (grades 9-12)7,45720.7
College or graduate school8,58823.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over79,249100.0
Less than 9th grade5,0636.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,24914.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26,10032.9
Some college, no degree16,89721.3
Associate degree5,1716.5
Bachelor's degree9,20111.6
Graduate or professional degree5,5687.0
Percent high school graduate or higher79.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over97,662100.0
Never married25,39726.0
Now married, except separated53,22554.5
Separated2,1522.2
Widowed6,2206.4
Female
5,0175.1
Divorced10,66810.9
Female
6,2406.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,793100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,39750.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over89,121100.0
Civilian veterans16,57418.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years31,040100.0
With a disability2,9719.6
Population 21 to 64 years68,400100.0
With a disability13,14319.2
Percent employed
57.5(X)
No disability55,25780.8
Percent employed
79.4(X)
Population 65 years and over13,793100.0
With a disability5,59840.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over117,562100.0
Same house in 199565,40255.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199549,76342.3
Same county
28,62224.3
Different county
21,14118.0
Same state
6,1195.2
Different state
15,02212.8
Elsewhere in 19952,3972.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population126,697100.0
Native121,64796.0
Born in United States
119,15094.0
State of residence
62,42649.3
Different state
56,72444.8
Born outside United States
2,4972.0
Foreign born5,0504.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,9031.5
Naturalized citizen
2,6052.1
Not a citizen
2,4451.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,050100.0
Europe1,41328.0
Asia1,60131.7
Africa3957.8
Oceania70.1
Latin America1,34426.6
Northern America2905.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over117,562100.0
English only108,27492.1
Language other than English9,2887.9
Speak English less than 'very well
3,5433.0
Spanish
3,8613.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5331.3
Other Indo-European languages
3,7593.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2681.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,4041.2
Speak English less than "very well"
7100.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population126,697100.0

Total ancestries reported

126,62499.9
Arab2690.2
Czech15730.5
Danish1290.1
Dutch1,7311.4
English13,86510.9
French (except Basque)12,9002.3
French Canadian11,2151.0
German18,82614.9
Greek3450.3
Hungarian7660.6
Irish116,44813.0
Italian6,7935.4
Lithuanian1700.1
Norwegian7470.6
Polish3,8143.0
Portuguese2000.2
Russian5310.4
Scotch-Irish1,8671.5
Scottish2,2441.8
Slovak3270.3
Subsaharan African1,3721.1
Swedish8020.6
Swiss4220.3
Ukrainian4320.3
United States or American11,1638.8
Welsh1,0740.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7550.6
Other ancestries36,84429.1
(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


More census articles: