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Social Statistics for Parke County, Indiana

Parke county indiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,019100.0
Nursery school, preschool3067.6
Kindergarten1824.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,95548.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,08827.1
College or graduate school48812.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,891100.0
Less than 9th grade5334.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,78115.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,42545.6
Some college, no degree2,28019.2
Associate degree4954.2
Bachelor's degree8337.0
Graduate or professional degree5444.6
Percent high school graduate or higher80.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,890100.0
Never married2,58718.6
Now married, except separated8,40560.5
Separated1511.1
Widowed1,0927.9
Female
8936.4
Divorced1,65511.9
Female
8846.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years235100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14461.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,095100.0
Civilian veterans1,93014.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,740100.0
With a disability3278.7
Population 21 to 64 years9,055100.0
With a disability1,81720.1
Percent employed
53.8(X)
No disability7,23879.9
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over2,372100.0
With a disability98841.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,297100.0
Same house in 19959,99561.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,21638.1
Same county
2,51215.4
Different county
3,70422.7
Same state
2,89717.8
Different state
8075.0
Elsewhere in 1995860.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population17,241100.0
Native17,15399.5
Born in United States
17,09299.1
State of residence
13,80480.1
Different state
3,28819.1
Born outside United States
610.4
Foreign born880.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
40.0
Naturalized citizen
600.3
Not a citizen
280.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)88100.0
Europe6068.2
Asia1314.8
Africa66.8
Oceania22.3
Latin America22.3
Northern America55.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,297100.0
English only15,76196.7
Language other than English5363.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2491.5
Spanish
1280.8
Speak English less than "very well"
440.3
Other Indo-European languages
3602.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1991.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
250.2
Speak English less than "very well"
30.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population17,241100.0

Total ancestries reported

14,04681.5
Arab00.0
Czech1460.3
Danish120.1
Dutch4472.6
English1,82010.6
French (except Basque)14632.7
French Canadian1530.3
German2,92116.9
Greek00.0
Hungarian190.1
Irish11,4218.2
Italian4602.7
Lithuanian520.3
Norwegian560.3
Polish1771.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian60.0
Scotch-Irish2231.3
Scottish3542.1
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African180.1
Swedish620.4
Swiss760.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,26919.0
Welsh1851.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,89911.0
(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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