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Social Statistics for Benton County, Arkansas

Benton county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school36,954100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0375.5
Kindergarten2,4266.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)18,44149.9
High school (grades 9-12)8,41322.8
College or graduate school5,63715.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over99,436100.0
Less than 9th grade7,6517.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,81411.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)32,64432.8
Some college, no degree22,53922.7
Associate degree4,5784.6
Bachelor's degree14,44314.5
Graduate or professional degree5,7675.8
Percent high school graduate or higher80.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over119,157100.0
Never married21,37017.9
Now married, except separated77,81865.3
Separated1,5451.3
Widowed6,7215.6
Female
5,4634.6
Divorced11,7039.8
Female
6,4455.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,567100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,30350.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over112,493100.0
Civilian veterans17,49615.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years34,815100.0
With a disability3,0158.7
Population 21 to 64 years84,584100.0
With a disability16,98820.1
Percent employed
60.8(X)
No disability67,59679.9
Percent employed
79.2(X)
Population 65 years and over21,367100.0
With a disability7,92337.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over141,889100.0
Same house in 199564,09345.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199574,56852.6
Same county
34,10024.0
Different county
40,46828.5
Same state
11,3728.0
Different state
29,09620.5
Elsewhere in 19953,2282.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population153,406100.0
Native143,55093.6
Born in United States
142,46092.9
State of residence
59,11938.5
Different state
83,34154.3
Born outside United States
1,0900.7
Foreign born9,8566.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,4293.5
Naturalized citizen
2,3931.6
Not a citizen
7,4634.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,856100.0
Europe5715.8
Asia1,24312.6
Africa130.1
Oceania1351.4
Latin America7,73278.4
Northern America1621.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over141,889100.0
English only127,38089.8
Language other than English14,50910.2
Speak English less than 'very well
7,8295.5
Spanish
11,8248.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6,8894.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,2500.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2340.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,2370.9
Speak English less than "very well"
6530.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population153,406100.0

Total ancestries reported

141,32592.1
Arab1060.1
Czech16980.5
Danish6570.4
Dutch3,9982.6
English16,60810.8
French (except Basque)13,9062.5
French Canadian17020.5
German25,70516.8
Greek1500.1
Hungarian2410.2
Irish118,15711.8
Italian2,9811.9
Lithuanian700.0
Norwegian2,3001.5
Polish1,5491.0
Portuguese1690.1
Russian2980.2
Scotch-Irish3,2892.1
Scottish2,6811.7
Slovak380.0
Subsaharan African200.0
Swedish2,2661.5
Swiss5410.4
Ukrainian990.1
United States or American19,20712.5
Welsh9870.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2920.2
Other ancestries33,61021.9
(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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