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Social Statistics

Newton county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,541100.0
Nursery school, preschool7265.8
Kindergarten8576.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,24949.8
High school (grades 9-12)2,79922.3
College or graduate school1,91015.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,211100.0
Less than 9th grade1,9985.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,92914.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,73834.3
Some college, no degree7,79322.8
Associate degree2,2296.5
Bachelor's degree3,57710.5
Graduate or professional degree1,9475.7
Percent high school graduate or higher79.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over41,263100.0
Never married7,25117.6
Now married, except separated26,08163.2
Separated6191.5
Widowed2,7376.6
Female
2,2735.5
Divorced4,57511.1
Female
2,4596.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years911100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren51756.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over38,797100.0
Civilian veterans5,86515.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,274100.0
With a disability8927.3
Population 21 to 64 years29,095100.0
With a disability5,48518.9
Percent employed
52.1(X)
No disability23,61081.1
Percent employed
79.8(X)
Population 65 years and over6,954100.0
With a disability3,00043.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over48,986100.0
Same house in 199525,30751.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199523,31847.6
Same county
10,33421.1
Different county
12,98426.5
Same state
6,86314.0
Different state
6,12112.5
Elsewhere in 19953610.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population52,636100.0
Native51,88898.6
Born in United States
51,58298.0
State of residence
30,36757.7
Different state
21,21540.3
Born outside United States
3060.6
Foreign born7481.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3460.7
Naturalized citizen
2750.5
Not a citizen
4730.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)748100.0
Europe15921.3
Asia17723.7
Africa00.0
Oceania8010.7
Latin America29439.3
Northern America385.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over48,986100.0
English only47,22196.4
Language other than English1,7653.6
Speak English less than 'very well
6611.3
Spanish
1,0492.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4781.0
Other Indo-European languages
4821.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1050.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1960.4
Speak English less than "very well"
780.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population52,636100.0

Total ancestries reported

44,99685.5
Arab710.1
Czech12130.4
Danish1800.3
Dutch1,4222.7
English5,0439.6
French (except Basque)11,1762.2
French Canadian11410.3
German8,34215.8
Greek980.2
Hungarian600.1
Irish15,97311.3
Italian7441.4
Lithuanian110.0
Norwegian4910.9
Polish4080.8
Portuguese710.1
Russian850.2
Scotch-Irish1,2322.3
Scottish8111.5
Slovak120.0
Subsaharan African480.1
Swedish7111.4
Swiss2020.4
Ukrainian700.1
United States or American8,20115.6
Welsh3290.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)210.0
Other ancestries8,83016.8
(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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