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Social Statistics

Mahaska county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,587100.0
Nursery school, preschool3646.5
Kindergarten2855.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,53145.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,40725.2
College or graduate school1,00017.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,504100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0617.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,46010.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,97741.2
Some college, no degree2,86019.7
Associate degree7485.2
Bachelor's degree1,76912.2
Graduate or professional degree6294.3
Percent high school graduate or higher82.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,659100.0
Never married3,77621.4
Now married, except separated10,85061.4
Separated2011.1
Widowed1,2287.0
Female
9715.5
Divorced1,6049.1
Female
9035.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years201100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8341.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,603100.0
Civilian veterans2,07712.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,264100.0
With a disability3857.3
Population 21 to 64 years11,825100.0
With a disability2,13918.1
Percent employed
58.1(X)
No disability9,68681.9
Percent employed
83.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,485100.0
With a disability1,39540.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over20,840100.0
Same house in 199512,04357.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,61541.3
Same county
4,55221.8
Different county
4,06319.5
Same state
2,57512.4
Different state
1,4887.1
Elsewhere in 19951820.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population22,335100.0
Native21,98598.4
Born in United States
21,90298.1
State of residence
18,08080.9
Different state
3,82217.1
Born outside United States
830.4
Foreign born3501.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1680.8
Naturalized citizen
1080.5
Not a citizen
2421.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)350100.0
Europe8022.9
Asia17550.0
Africa00.0
Oceania185.1
Latin America5315.1
Northern America246.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over20,840100.0
English only20,12796.6
Language other than English7133.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2881.4
Spanish
2821.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1240.6
Other Indo-European languages
2641.3
Speak English less than "very well"
930.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1450.7
Speak English less than "very well"
710.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population22,335100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,86388.9
Arab120.1
Czech11740.8
Danish860.4
Dutch4,42819.8
English2,2079.9
French (except Basque)14642.1
French Canadian1390.2
German3,91117.5
Greek150.1
Hungarian370.2
Irish12,30710.3
Italian2351.1
Lithuanian60.0
Norwegian4622.1
Polish2411.1
Portuguese40.0
Russian230.1
Scotch-Irish3611.6
Scottish3171.4
Slovak420.2
Subsaharan African190.1
Swedish4982.2
Swiss1260.6
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,8708.4
Welsh3591.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,6207.3
(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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