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Lafayette county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,064100.0
Nursery school, preschool5436.7
Kindergarten4355.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,15951.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,98024.6
College or graduate school94711.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,863100.0
Less than 9th grade1,6297.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,75812.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,24042.3
Some college, no degree4,34819.9
Associate degree8623.9
Bachelor's degree1,9669.0
Graduate or professional degree1,0604.8
Percent high school graduate or higher79.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over25,995100.0
Never married5,11319.7
Now married, except separated15,86461.0
Separated3751.4
Widowed2,1908.4
Female
1,8337.1
Divorced2,4539.4
Female
1,2794.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years398100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16341.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over24,334100.0
Civilian veterans3,73215.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,674100.0
With a disability4766.2
Population 21 to 64 years17,871100.0
With a disability3,35818.8
Percent employed
58.6(X)
No disability14,51381.2
Percent employed
82.3(X)
Population 65 years and over4,439100.0
With a disability2,00945.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over30,956100.0
Same house in 199517,53856.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,27442.9
Same county
6,74321.8
Different county
6,53121.1
Same state
4,82315.6
Different state
1,7085.5
Elsewhere in 19951440.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population32,960100.0
Native32,72299.3
Born in United States
32,59198.9
State of residence
26,00478.9
Different state
6,58720.0
Born outside United States
1310.4
Foreign born2380.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
970.3
Naturalized citizen
1210.4
Not a citizen
1170.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)238100.0
Europe8033.6
Asia4016.8
Africa20.8
Oceania41.7
Latin America11046.2
Northern America20.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over30,956100.0
English only30,17997.5
Language other than English7772.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2490.8
Spanish
3821.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1520.5
Other Indo-European languages
3371.1
Speak English less than "very well"
790.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
400.1
Speak English less than "very well"
180.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population32,960100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,78693.4
Arab270.1
Czech1760.2
Danish700.2
Dutch7272.2
English3,1899.7
French (except Basque)19833.0
French Canadian1860.3
German10,23731.1
Greek570.2
Hungarian210.1
Irish14,16212.6
Italian7202.2
Lithuanian130.0
Norwegian1990.6
Polish3511.1
Portuguese60.0
Russian490.1
Scotch-Irish7542.3
Scottish4021.2
Slovak90.0
Subsaharan African190.1
Swedish3281.0
Swiss640.2
Ukrainian60.0
United States or American4,04712.3
Welsh3321.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)170.1
Other ancestries3,83511.6
(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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