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Social Statistics for Lyon County, Iowa

Lyon county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,024100.0
Nursery school, preschool1525.0
Kindergarten1695.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,56351.7
High school (grades 9-12)84227.8
College or graduate school2989.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,539100.0
Less than 9th grade1,10714.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4986.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,89038.3
Some college, no degree1,43319.0
Associate degree5377.1
Bachelor's degree82611.0
Graduate or professional degree2483.3
Percent high school graduate or higher78.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over9,079100.0
Never married1,86020.5
Now married, except separated6,03866.5
Separated570.6
Widowed7438.2
Female
5906.5
Divorced3814.2
Female
1852.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years51100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3058.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over8,463100.0
Civilian veterans91910.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,958100.0
With a disability1324.5
Population 21 to 64 years5,816100.0
With a disability64511.1
Percent employed
69.9(X)
No disability5,17188.9
Percent employed
87.1(X)
Population 65 years and over1,999100.0
With a disability75237.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over10,973100.0
Same house in 19957,54068.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,39931.0
Same county
2,02618.5
Different county
1,37312.5
Same state
5795.3
Different state
7947.2
Elsewhere in 1995340.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population11,763100.0
Native11,65299.1
Born in United States
11,63798.9
State of residence
7,38762.8
Different state
4,25036.1
Born outside United States
150.1
Foreign born1110.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
360.3
Naturalized citizen
710.6
Not a citizen
400.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)111100.0
Europe6861.3
Asia109.0
Africa1412.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America1715.3
Northern America21.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over10,973100.0
English only10,46995.4
Language other than English5044.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1051.0
Spanish
1101.0
Speak English less than "very well"
350.3
Other Indo-European languages
3713.4
Speak English less than "very well"
680.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population11,763100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,920118.3
Arab00.0
Czech1570.5
Danish1721.5
Dutch4,37337.2
English4173.5
French (except Basque)11421.2
French Canadian1310.3
German5,64648.0
Greek00.0
Hungarian110.1
Irish17316.2
Italian630.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1,0088.6
Polish640.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish680.6
Scottish380.3
Slovak30.0
Subsaharan African270.2
Swedish2532.2
Swiss1841.6
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3643.1
Welsh130.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2552.2
(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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