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Benton county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







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Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,197100.0
Nursery school, preschool1775.5
Kindergarten1835.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,72253.9
High school (grades 9-12)82225.7
College or graduate school2939.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,669100.0
Less than 9th grade1,33510.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,23417.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,90038.7
Some college, no degree2,57220.3
Associate degree5134.0
Bachelor's degree7405.8
Graduate or professional degree3753.0
Percent high school graduate or higher71.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,323100.0
Never married2,01714.1
Now married, except separated9,25664.6
Separated2161.5
Widowed1,2408.7
Female
9546.7
Divorced1,59411.1
Female
6754.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years210100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16176.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,656100.0
Civilian veterans3,05922.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,185100.0
With a disability3049.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,327100.0
With a disability2,77429.7
Percent employed
41.1(X)
No disability6,55370.3
Percent employed
69.4(X)
Population 65 years and over3,672100.0
With a disability1,67745.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,375100.0
Same house in 19959,18256.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,11743.5
Same county
2,40114.7
Different county
4,71628.8
Same state
3,14619.2
Different state
1,5709.6
Elsewhere in 1995760.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population17,180100.0
Native17,06799.3
Born in United States
17,02099.1
State of residence
11,34566.0
Different state
5,67533.0
Born outside United States
470.3
Foreign born1130.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
150.1
Naturalized citizen
630.4
Not a citizen
500.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)113100.0
Europe6658.4
Asia21.8
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America3228.3
Northern America1311.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,375100.0
English only15,93897.3
Language other than English4372.7
Speak English less than 'very well
1050.6
Spanish
2071.3
Speak English less than "very well"
630.4
Other Indo-European languages
1791.1
Speak English less than "very well"
240.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
310.2
Speak English less than "very well"
150.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population17,180100.0

Total ancestries reported

15,02087.4
Arab150.1
Czech1350.2
Danish510.3
Dutch4532.6
English1,92511.2
French (except Basque)16383.7
French Canadian1650.4
German4,12924.0
Greek230.1
Hungarian380.2
Irish12,09812.2
Italian2751.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1390.8
Polish1210.7
Portuguese200.1
Russian190.1
Scotch-Irish2701.6
Scottish3031.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African100.1
Swedish1951.1
Swiss640.4
Ukrainian60.0
United States or American2,40914.0
Welsh1170.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,6029.3
(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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