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Social Statistics for Ada County, Idaho

Ada county idaho dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school81,730100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,0056.1
Kindergarten4,3445.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)36,59244.8
High school (grades 9-12)17,80021.8
College or graduate school17,98922.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over188,662100.0
Less than 9th grade3,9172.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma13,4607.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)43,53523.1
Some college, no degree55,06629.2
Associate degree13,8647.3
Bachelor's degree40,96321.7
Graduate or professional degree17,8579.5
Percent high school graduate or higher90.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over232,679100.0
Never married56,10024.1
Now married, except separated135,29058.1
Separated2,5101.1
Widowed10,2844.4
Female
8,5143.7
Divorced28,49512.2
Female
16,2287.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,364100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,26537.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over218,261100.0
Civilian veterans31,26114.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years70,832100.0
With a disability5,4937.8
Population 21 to 64 years174,722100.0
With a disability24,75214.2
Percent employed
65.0(X)
No disability149,97085.8
Percent employed
83.3(X)
Population 65 years and over26,127100.0
With a disability10,62740.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over277,902100.0
Same house in 1995121,49043.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995150,75754.2
Same county
82,40529.7
Different county
68,35224.6
Same state
20,9527.5
Different state
47,40017.1
Elsewhere in 19955,6552.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population300,904100.0
Native288,04095.7
Born in United States
284,86894.7
State of residence
132,68344.1
Different state
152,18550.6
Born outside United States
3,1721.1
Foreign born12,8644.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,6392.2
Naturalized citizen
5,1161.7
Not a citizen
7,7482.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,864100.0
Europe4,70836.6
Asia3,52127.4
Africa2852.2
Oceania460.4
Latin America3,23925.2
Northern America1,0658.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over277,902100.0
English only256,11692.2
Language other than English21,7867.8
Speak English less than 'very well
8,1282.9
Spanish
10,2913.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3,4981.3
Other Indo-European languages
6,9622.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6471.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,4371.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6890.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population300,904100.0

Total ancestries reported

328,992109.3
Arab6160.2
Czech12,3090.8
Danish6,5502.2
Dutch7,7772.6
English51,44517.1
French (except Basque)110,3983.5
French Canadian12,1730.7
German62,03820.6
Greek1,0470.3
Hungarian7580.3
Irish135,85211.9
Italian9,8303.3
Lithuanian4390.1
Norwegian11,8263.9
Polish4,3361.4
Portuguese8960.3
Russian1,8320.6
Scotch-Irish6,2812.1
Scottish11,1493.7
Slovak2960.1
Subsaharan African2870.1
Swedish9,8333.3
Swiss2,4820.8
Ukrainian8090.3
United States or American23,1427.7
Welsh5,1531.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2000.1
Other ancestries59,23819.7
(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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