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Social Statistics

Ouachita county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,398100.0
Nursery school, preschool5187.0
Kindergarten4546.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,45346.7
High school (grades 9-12)2,00827.1
College or graduate school96513.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,975100.0
Less than 9th grade1,5978.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,43518.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,62234.9
Some college, no degree3,97520.9
Associate degree9314.9
Bachelor's degree1,6738.8
Graduate or professional degree7423.9
Percent high school graduate or higher73.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,721100.0
Never married4,78721.1
Now married, except separated12,67755.8
Separated6012.6
Widowed2,34810.3
Female
1,8928.3
Divorced2,30810.2
Female
1,2515.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years690100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren45065.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,337100.0
Civilian veterans3,05714.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,784100.0
With a disability6449.5
Population 21 to 64 years15,213100.0
With a disability4,12127.1
Percent employed
48.6(X)
No disability11,09272.9
Percent employed
73.9(X)
Population 65 years and over4,823100.0
With a disability2,46751.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,026100.0
Same house in 199516,83262.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,03137.1
Same county
6,79025.1
Different county
3,24112.0
Same state
1,8666.9
Different state
1,3755.1
Elsewhere in 19951630.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,790100.0
Native28,59699.3
Born in United States
28,49899.0
State of residence
23,12080.3
Different state
5,37818.7
Born outside United States
980.3
Foreign born1940.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1000.3
Naturalized citizen
760.3
Not a citizen
1180.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)194100.0
Europe3618.6
Asia3920.1
Africa2311.9
Oceania00.0
Latin America8744.8
Northern America94.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,026100.0
English only26,41397.7
Language other than English6132.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1620.6
Spanish
4441.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1460.5
Other Indo-European languages
1190.4
Speak English less than "very well"
50.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
320.1
Speak English less than "very well"
110.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,790100.0

Total ancestries reported

22,05076.6
Arab00.0
Czech1140.0
Danish150.1
Dutch2280.8
English1,4555.1
French (except Basque)15141.8
French Canadian1840.3
German1,1844.1
Greek130.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,9576.8
Italian1950.7
Lithuanian10.0
Norwegian730.3
Polish90.0
Portuguese90.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish4611.6
Scottish1990.7
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African1400.5
Swedish1100.4
Swiss290.1
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American3,55912.4
Welsh410.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.0
Other ancestries11,74840.8
(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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