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Social Statistics

Kossuth county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,259100.0
Nursery school, preschool2826.6
Kindergarten2626.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,99446.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,24629.3
College or graduate school47511.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,694100.0
Less than 9th grade8977.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7896.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,55338.9
Some college, no degree2,85924.4
Associate degree1,0118.6
Bachelor's degree1,20110.3
Graduate or professional degree3843.3
Percent high school graduate or higher85.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,696100.0
Never married2,77020.2
Now married, except separated8,67463.3
Separated590.4
Widowed1,41910.4
Female
1,1688.5
Divorced7745.7
Female
3732.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years52100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1834.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,743100.0
Civilian veterans1,81514.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,952100.0
With a disability2546.4
Population 21 to 64 years8,768100.0
With a disability1,19513.6
Percent employed
55.5(X)
No disability7,57386.4
Percent employed
84.6(X)
Population 65 years and over3,199100.0
With a disability1,07133.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,189100.0
Same house in 199511,10168.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,05731.2
Same county
2,88317.8
Different county
2,17413.4
Same state
1,3138.1
Different state
8615.3
Elsewhere in 1995310.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population17,163100.0
Native17,01399.1
Born in United States
16,96598.8
State of residence
13,58079.1
Different state
3,38519.7
Born outside United States
480.3
Foreign born1500.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
590.3
Naturalized citizen
870.5
Not a citizen
630.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)150100.0
Europe3724.7
Asia3724.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America6744.7
Northern America96.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,189100.0
English only15,70497.0
Language other than English4853.0
Speak English less than 'very well
920.6
Spanish
2621.6
Speak English less than "very well"
600.4
Other Indo-European languages
1861.1
Speak English less than "very well"
300.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
310.2
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population17,163100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,779109.4
Arab20.0
Czech11460.9
Danish5593.3
Dutch3031.8
English1,1176.5
French (except Basque)13572.1
French Canadian1480.3
German9,22853.8
Greek140.1
Hungarian110.1
Irish11,85910.8
Italian1140.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1,74210.1
Polish1941.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian220.1
Scotch-Irish1861.1
Scottish2491.5
Slovak80.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish6143.6
Swiss2131.2
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American8184.8
Welsh560.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries9155.3
(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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