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Social Statistics for Ness County, Kansas

Ness county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school769100.0
Nursery school, preschool526.8
Kindergarten324.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)34745.1
High school (grades 9-12)24632.0
College or graduate school9212.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,498100.0
Less than 9th grade1767.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2138.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)91236.5
Some college, no degree60824.3
Associate degree1435.7
Bachelor's degree32413.0
Graduate or professional degree1224.9
Percent high school graduate or higher84.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,847100.0
Never married48717.1
Now married, except separated1,77862.5
Separated210.7
Widowed33511.8
Female
2769.7
Divorced2267.9
Female
933.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years18100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18100.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,662100.0
Civilian veterans40715.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years704100.0
With a disability557.8
Population 21 to 64 years1,729100.0
With a disability24914.4
Percent employed
65.5(X)
No disability1,48085.6
Percent employed
85.7(X)
Population 65 years and over757100.0
With a disability30640.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,274100.0
Same house in 19952,18666.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,07832.9
Same county
49315.1
Different county
58517.9
Same state
41512.7
Different state
1705.2
Elsewhere in 1995100.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,454100.0
Native3,42499.1
Born in United States
3,42099.0
State of residence
2,89483.8
Different state
52615.2
Born outside United States
40.1
Foreign born300.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
140.4
Naturalized citizen
110.3
Not a citizen
190.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)30100.0
Europe620.0
Asia516.7
Africa00.0
Oceania310.0
Latin America1653.3
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,274100.0
English only3,15696.4
Language other than English1183.6
Speak English less than 'very well
290.9
Spanish
481.5
Speak English less than "very well"
220.7
Other Indo-European languages
682.1
Speak English less than "very well"
50.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
20.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,454100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,571103.4
Arab00.0
Czech1591.7
Danish90.3
Dutch732.1
English3399.8
French (except Basque)1822.4
French Canadian1140.4
German1,75450.8
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish13429.9
Italian581.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian220.6
Polish200.6
Portuguese40.1
Russian972.8
Scotch-Irish531.5
Scottish421.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish471.4
Swiss401.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2427.0
Welsh120.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2627.6
(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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