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Social Statistics

Mcpherson county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,098100.0
Nursery school, preschool3924.8
Kindergarten3414.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,54143.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,92723.8
College or graduate school1,89723.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,078100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3076.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,3747.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,13132.1
Some college, no degree4,83025.3
Associate degree1,2036.3
Bachelor's degree3,12716.4
Graduate or professional degree1,1065.8
Percent high school graduate or higher85.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,578100.0
Never married5,38322.8
Now married, except separated14,76762.6
Separated1260.5
Widowed1,7817.6
Female
1,4446.1
Divorced1,5216.5
Female
8343.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years215100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8539.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,056100.0
Civilian veterans2,69212.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,340100.0
With a disability4275.8
Population 21 to 64 years15,357100.0
With a disability2,33615.2
Percent employed
73.9(X)
No disability13,02184.8
Percent employed
84.5(X)
Population 65 years and over4,459100.0
With a disability1,59235.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,838100.0
Same house in 199515,72556.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,77642.3
Same county
6,27922.6
Different county
5,49719.7
Same state
3,85013.8
Different state
1,6475.9
Elsewhere in 19953371.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,554100.0
Native29,38899.4
Born in United States
29,21798.9
State of residence
22,08474.7
Different state
7,13324.1
Born outside United States
1710.6
Foreign born1660.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
460.2
Naturalized citizen
640.2
Not a citizen
1020.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)166100.0
Europe6841.0
Asia2615.7
Africa2515.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America2012.0
Northern America2716.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,838100.0
English only26,75496.1
Language other than English1,0843.9
Speak English less than 'very well
2450.9
Spanish
2610.9
Speak English less than "very well"
970.3
Other Indo-European languages
7712.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1380.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
250.1
Speak English less than "very well"
100.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,554100.0

Total ancestries reported

29,01898.2
Arab90.0
Czech13481.2
Danish1990.7
Dutch1,2414.2
English2,4408.3
French (except Basque)18462.9
French Canadian1770.3
German9,85233.3
Greek210.1
Hungarian700.2
Irish12,2877.7
Italian3401.2
Lithuanian70.0
Norwegian3671.2
Polish4051.4
Portuguese20.0
Russian3271.1
Scotch-Irish4731.6
Scottish4881.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African380.1
Swedish3,39211.5
Swiss3561.2
Ukrainian250.1
United States or American2,6178.9
Welsh2230.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,5688.7
(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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