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Social Statistics

Mercer county north dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,442100.0
Nursery school, preschool1034.2
Kindergarten1606.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,23950.7
High school (grades 9-12)78932.3
College or graduate school1516.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,780100.0
Less than 9th grade85414.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3586.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,79231.0
Some college, no degree1,35523.4
Associate degree59010.2
Bachelor's degree66211.5
Graduate or professional degree1692.9
Percent high school graduate or higher79.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,709100.0
Never married1,27419.0
Now married, except separated4,47966.8
Separated210.3
Widowed4977.4
Female
4316.4
Divorced4386.5
Female
1832.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years36100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2055.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,125100.0
Civilian veterans86014.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,325100.0
With a disability2099.0
Population 21 to 64 years4,679100.0
With a disability65013.9
Percent employed
70.9(X)
No disability4,02986.1
Percent employed
79.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,141100.0
With a disability49843.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,246100.0
Same house in 19956,07273.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,12425.8
Same county
1,05312.8
Different county
1,07113.0
Same state
6497.9
Different state
4225.1
Elsewhere in 1995500.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population8,644100.0
Native8,51398.5
Born in United States
8,48798.2
State of residence
6,85279.3
Different state
1,63518.9
Born outside United States
260.3
Foreign born1311.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
550.6
Naturalized citizen
871.0
Not a citizen
440.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)131100.0
Europe3728.2
Asia118.4
Africa00.0
Oceania2821.4
Latin America2519.1
Northern America3022.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,246100.0
English only7,20087.3
Language other than English1,04612.7
Speak English less than 'very well
2072.5
Spanish
1031.2
Speak English less than "very well"
380.5
Other Indo-European languages
92611.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1632.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
140.2
Speak English less than "very well"
60.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population8,644100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,523133.3
Arab00.0
Czech11541.8
Danish1211.4
Dutch1141.3
English3814.4
French (except Basque)11391.6
French Canadian1240.3
German6,31173.0
Greek00.0
Hungarian841.0
Irish17348.5
Italian881.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1,23714.3
Polish1251.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian7198.3
Scotch-Irish340.4
Scottish530.6
Slovak80.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish2643.1
Swiss300.3
Ukrainian720.8
United States or American1171.4
Welsh420.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.1
Other ancestries6647.7
(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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