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Social Statistics for Mercer County, Ohio

Mercer county ohio dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,195100.0
Nursery school, preschool7736.9
Kindergarten6085.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,73751.2
High school (grades 9-12)2,80225.0
College or graduate school1,27511.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over25,614100.0
Less than 9th grade1,1074.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,00311.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,73949.7
Some college, no degree3,85215.0
Associate degree1,6726.5
Bachelor's degree1,9257.5
Graduate or professional degree1,3165.1
Percent high school graduate or higher84.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over30,951100.0
Never married6,76121.8
Now married, except separated19,78263.9
Separated2240.7
Widowed2,0226.5
Female
1,7115.5
Divorced2,1627.0
Female
1,1653.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years259100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13351.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over28,787100.0
Civilian veterans3,56612.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,671100.0
With a disability6065.7
Population 21 to 64 years21,251100.0
With a disability2,91713.7
Percent employed
60.9(X)
No disability18,33486.3
Percent employed
84.1(X)
Population 65 years and over5,545100.0
With a disability2,06137.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over37,887100.0
Same house in 199525,08666.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,70133.5
Same county
8,90523.5
Different county
3,79610.0
Same state
2,6777.1
Different state
1,1193.0
Elsewhere in 19951000.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population40,924100.0
Native40,61499.2
Born in United States
40,50699.0
State of residence
35,41286.5
Different state
5,09412.4
Born outside United States
1080.3
Foreign born3100.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
690.2
Naturalized citizen
1730.4
Not a citizen
1370.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)310100.0
Europe8126.1
Asia9731.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America7122.9
Northern America6119.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over37,887100.0
English only36,88197.3
Language other than English1,0062.7
Speak English less than 'very well
3200.8
Spanish
4481.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1900.5
Other Indo-European languages
4591.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1060.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
750.2
Speak English less than "very well"
240.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population40,924100.0

Total ancestries reported

38,76094.7
Arab400.1
Czech11100.3
Danish170.0
Dutch6321.5
English1,9844.8
French (except Basque)11,4973.7
French Canadian1590.1
German24,61860.2
Greek90.0
Hungarian990.2
Irish12,6876.6
Italian4951.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian330.1
Polish2390.6
Portuguese00.0
Russian440.1
Scotch-Irish2600.6
Scottish1370.3
Slovak230.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish620.2
Swiss2220.5
Ukrainian180.0
United States or American2,9387.2
Welsh3170.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.0
Other ancestries2,2175.4
(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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