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Social Statistics for Newton County, Arkansas

Newton county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,944100.0
Nursery school, preschool1326.8
Kindergarten1256.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)98250.5
High school (grades 9-12)54928.2
College or graduate school1568.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,814100.0
Less than 9th grade87315.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma86014.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,19937.8
Some college, no degree1,00017.2
Associate degree1953.4
Bachelor's degree4698.1
Graduate or professional degree2183.7
Percent high school graduate or higher70.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,931100.0
Never married1,16516.8
Now married, except separated4,37363.1
Separated1081.6
Widowed5628.1
Female
4706.8
Divorced72310.4
Female
3394.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years179100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11765.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,457100.0
Civilian veterans87013.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,933100.0
With a disability1236.4
Population 21 to 64 years4,874100.0
With a disability1,35327.8
Percent employed
39.8(X)
No disability3,52172.2
Percent employed
74.0(X)
Population 65 years and over1,231100.0
With a disability69356.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,108100.0
Same house in 19955,04362.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,01837.2
Same county
1,08513.4
Different county
1,93323.8
Same state
1,13314.0
Different state
8009.9
Elsewhere in 1995470.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population8,608100.0
Native8,56399.5
Born in United States
8,52799.1
State of residence
5,29661.5
Different state
3,23137.5
Born outside United States
360.4
Foreign born450.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
130.2
Naturalized citizen
210.2
Not a citizen
240.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)45100.0
Europe1737.8
Asia613.3
Africa00.0
Oceania36.7
Latin America1022.2
Northern America920.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,108100.0
English only7,98198.4
Language other than English1271.6
Speak English less than 'very well
330.4
Spanish
941.2
Speak English less than "very well"
200.2
Other Indo-European languages
260.3
Speak English less than "very well"
130.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population8,608100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,34073.7
Arab00.0
Czech170.1
Danish80.1
Dutch1191.4
English6437.5
French (except Basque)12052.4
French Canadian1370.4
German6847.9
Greek80.1
Hungarian90.1
Irish195811.1
Italian1211.4
Lithuanian100.1
Norwegian360.4
Polish420.5
Portuguese20.0
Russian30.0
Scotch-Irish1772.1
Scottish991.2
Slovak60.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish800.9
Swiss150.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,80220.9
Welsh480.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,22114.2
(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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