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Social Statistics

Benson county north dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,216100.0
Nursery school, preschool1205.4
Kindergarten1657.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,19553.9
High school (grades 9-12)56725.6
College or graduate school1697.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,902100.0
Less than 9th grade3839.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma64016.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,17730.2
Some college, no degree89322.9
Associate degree3839.8
Bachelor's degree3458.8
Graduate or professional degree812.1
Percent high school graduate or higher73.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,891100.0
Never married1,74435.7
Now married, except separated2,35248.1
Separated601.2
Widowed3797.7
Female
2956.0
Divorced3567.3
Female
1703.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years234100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15967.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,433100.0
Civilian veterans52611.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,159100.0
With a disability1306.0
Population 21 to 64 years3,206100.0
With a disability71322.2
Percent employed
55.8(X)
No disability2,49377.8
Percent employed
68.3(X)
Population 65 years and over920100.0
With a disability35638.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,332100.0
Same house in 19954,20866.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,10633.3
Same county
1,29620.5
Different county
81012.8
Same state
5658.9
Different state
2453.9
Elsewhere in 1995180.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,964100.0
Native6,92999.5
Born in United States
6,92099.4
State of residence
6,20589.1
Different state
71510.3
Born outside United States
90.1
Foreign born350.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
140.2
Naturalized citizen
130.2
Not a citizen
220.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)35100.0
Europe1234.3
Asia38.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America38.6
Northern America1748.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,332100.0
English only5,81391.8
Language other than English5198.2
Speak English less than 'very well
871.4
Spanish
170.3
Speak English less than "very well"
80.1
Other Indo-European languages
1452.3
Speak English less than "very well"
280.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,964100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,851112.7
Arab20.0
Czech1420.6
Danish350.5
Dutch701.0
English1362.0
French (except Basque)11382.0
French Canadian1340.5
German1,30518.7
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish13024.3
Italian210.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1,86426.8
Polish340.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian300.4
Scotch-Irish260.4
Scottish370.5
Slovak20.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish3144.5
Swiss290.4
Ukrainian30.0
United States or American691.0
Welsh30.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,35548.2
(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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