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Lyon county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,701100.0
Nursery school, preschool5674.8
Kindergarten5274.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,14135.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,32419.9
College or graduate school4,14235.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,559100.0
Less than 9th grade1,6147.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,11810.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,54931.9
Some college, no degree4,84223.6
Associate degree7083.4
Bachelor's degree2,91314.2
Graduate or professional degree1,8158.8
Percent high school graduate or higher81.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,293100.0
Never married8,42929.8
Now married, except separated15,14653.5
Separated3011.1
Widowed1,8306.5
Female
1,5655.5
Divorced2,5879.1
Female
1,4475.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years455100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22950.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,628100.0
Civilian veterans2,92411.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,657100.0
With a disability6706.9
Population 21 to 64 years19,474100.0
With a disability3,37117.3
Percent employed
64.5(X)
No disability16,10382.7
Percent employed
81.1(X)
Population 65 years and over3,869100.0
With a disability1,67943.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over33,464100.0
Same house in 199515,57446.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,80550.2
Same county
8,95826.8
Different county
7,84723.4
Same state
5,20515.6
Different state
2,6427.9
Elsewhere in 19951,0853.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population35,935100.0
Native32,68891.0
Born in United States
32,53490.5
State of residence
24,19567.3
Different state
8,33923.2
Born outside United States
1540.4
Foreign born3,2479.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,9465.4
Naturalized citizen
6111.7
Not a citizen
2,6367.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,247100.0
Europe1504.6
Asia3019.3
Africa401.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America2,72984.0
Northern America270.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over33,464100.0
English only28,30384.6
Language other than English5,16115.4
Speak English less than 'very well
3,0059.0
Spanish
4,42313.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6898.0
Other Indo-European languages
3291.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1180.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3160.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1390.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population35,935100.0

Total ancestries reported

35,17497.9
Arab880.2
Czech11720.5
Danish2120.6
Dutch8552.4
English3,0208.4
French (except Basque)19772.7
French Canadian12120.6
German8,98325.0
Greek270.1
Hungarian940.3
Irish13,4259.5
Italian3791.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian3390.9
Polish2070.6
Portuguese20.0
Russian1250.3
Scotch-Irish5511.5
Scottish5721.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African300.1
Swedish1,0262.9
Swiss1750.5
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,0858.6
Welsh8652.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries9,74827.1
(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


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