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Social Statistics

Benton county indiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,424100.0
Nursery school, preschool2148.8
Kindergarten1355.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,21550.1
High school (grades 9-12)61325.3
College or graduate school24710.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,158100.0
Less than 9th grade2283.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma61810.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,96348.1
Some college, no degree1,19419.4
Associate degree3545.7
Bachelor's degree5428.8
Graduate or professional degree2594.2
Percent high school graduate or higher86.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,311100.0
Never married1,37118.8
Now married, except separated4,49061.4
Separated1011.4
Widowed6609.0
Female
5637.7
Divorced6899.4
Female
3705.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years180100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9955.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,816100.0
Civilian veterans86912.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,288100.0
With a disability1787.8
Population 21 to 64 years4,987100.0
With a disability97719.6
Percent employed
68.9(X)
No disability4,01080.4
Percent employed
84.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,337100.0
With a disability53339.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,830100.0
Same house in 19955,47061.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,31437.5
Same county
1,52517.3
Different county
1,78920.3
Same state
1,34515.2
Different state
4445.0
Elsewhere in 1995460.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,421100.0
Native9,34799.2
Born in United States
9,30098.7
State of residence
7,26777.1
Different state
2,03321.6
Born outside United States
470.5
Foreign born740.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
140.1
Naturalized citizen
640.7
Not a citizen
100.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)74100.0
Europe4054.1
Asia11.4
Africa00.0
Oceania79.5
Latin America2635.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,830100.0
English only8,47496.0
Language other than English3564.0
Speak English less than 'very well
820.9
Spanish
2592.9
Speak English less than "very well"
620.7
Other Indo-European languages
750.8
Speak English less than "very well"
90.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
190.2
Speak English less than "very well"
110.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,421100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,48690.1
Arab150.2
Czech1190.2
Danish340.4
Dutch2993.2
English6516.9
French (except Basque)15415.7
French Canadian1400.4
German2,56527.2
Greek00.0
Hungarian150.2
Irish11,26013.4
Italian830.9
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian400.4
Polish1141.2
Portuguese40.0
Russian30.0
Scotch-Irish1391.5
Scottish1311.4
Slovak30.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1511.6
Swiss810.9
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,28513.6
Welsh270.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries98410.4
(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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