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Social Statistics

Palo alto county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,695100.0
Nursery school, preschool1676.2
Kindergarten1244.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,09540.6
High school (grades 9-12)71826.6
College or graduate school59121.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,692100.0
Less than 9th grade4687.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6259.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,34235.0
Some college, no degree1,68525.2
Associate degree6459.6
Bachelor's degree67110.0
Graduate or professional degree2563.8
Percent high school graduate or higher83.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over8,222100.0
Never married1,93323.5
Now married, except separated4,76658.0
Separated861.0
Widowed94511.5
Female
8119.9
Divorced4926.0
Female
2553.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years43100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1534.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,688100.0
Civilian veterans1,09714.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,428100.0
With a disability1405.8
Population 21 to 64 years4,939100.0
With a disability69714.1
Percent employed
66.7(X)
No disability4,24285.9
Percent employed
84.8(X)
Population 65 years and over1,902100.0
With a disability63033.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,563100.0
Same house in 19955,84561.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,64638.1
Same county
1,79718.8
Different county
1,84919.3
Same state
1,27113.3
Different state
5786.0
Elsewhere in 1995720.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population10,147100.0
Native10,05599.1
Born in United States
10,00598.6
State of residence
8,50883.8
Different state
1,49714.8
Born outside United States
500.5
Foreign born920.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
400.4
Naturalized citizen
480.5
Not a citizen
440.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)92100.0
Europe6368.5
Asia55.4
Africa00.0
Oceania22.2
Latin America00.0
Northern America2223.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,563100.0
English only9,27697.0
Language other than English2873.0
Speak English less than 'very well
380.4
Spanish
1781.9
Speak English less than "very well"
200.2
Other Indo-European languages
1091.1
Speak English less than "very well"
180.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population10,147100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,240110.8
Arab60.1
Czech1760.7
Danish4544.5
Dutch2642.6
English7967.8
French (except Basque)11791.8
French Canadian1260.3
German4,35642.9
Greek20.0
Hungarian190.2
Irish11,61115.9
Italian930.9
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian1,34913.3
Polish860.8
Portuguese50.0
Russian130.1
Scotch-Irish1031.0
Scottish2002.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish2952.9
Swiss1741.7
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6126.0
Welsh400.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4794.7
(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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