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Newton county indiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,438100.0
Nursery school, preschool2346.8
Kindergarten1664.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,87254.5
High school (grades 9-12)92326.8
College or graduate school2437.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,576100.0
Less than 9th grade5465.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,49415.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,77149.8
Some college, no degree1,44815.1
Associate degree3974.1
Bachelor's degree5645.9
Graduate or professional degree3563.7
Percent high school graduate or higher78.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over11,467100.0
Never married2,27919.9
Now married, except separated7,16762.5
Separated840.7
Widowed8727.6
Female
7346.4
Divorced1,0659.3
Female
5004.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years284100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11741.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,707100.0
Civilian veterans1,56914.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,541100.0
With a disability2517.1
Population 21 to 64 years8,178100.0
With a disability1,69120.7
Percent employed
61.5(X)
No disability6,48779.3
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over1,760100.0
With a disability74042.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over13,670100.0
Same house in 19958,68063.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,91135.9
Same county
1,88513.8
Different county
3,02622.1
Same state
2,06215.1
Different state
9647.1
Elsewhere in 1995790.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population14,566100.0
Native14,22697.7
Born in United States
14,19997.5
State of residence
9,63766.2
Different state
4,56231.3
Born outside United States
270.2
Foreign born3402.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1571.1
Naturalized citizen
1421.0
Not a citizen
1981.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)340100.0
Europe7822.9
Asia4011.8
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America19858.2
Northern America247.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over13,670100.0
English only12,99395.0
Language other than English6775.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2661.9
Spanish
4213.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1691.2
Other Indo-European languages
1861.4
Speak English less than "very well"
620.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
560.4
Speak English less than "very well"
300.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population14,566100.0

Total ancestries reported

14,773101.4
Arab00.0
Czech11280.9
Danish300.2
Dutch6664.6
English1,47910.2
French (except Basque)15743.9
French Canadian11040.7
German3,51424.1
Greek230.2
Hungarian1651.1
Irish12,03414.0
Italian5283.6
Lithuanian530.4
Norwegian1190.8
Polish1,0867.5
Portuguese70.0
Russian890.6
Scotch-Irish1531.1
Scottish2691.8
Slovak640.4
Subsaharan African20.0
Swedish3812.6
Swiss220.2
Ukrainian200.1
United States or American1,51610.4
Welsh530.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,69411.6
(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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