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Perry county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,250100.0
Nursery school, preschool3678.6
Kindergarten2846.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,14250.4
High school (grades 9-12)96022.6
College or graduate school49711.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,865100.0
Less than 9th grade1,78615.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,63213.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,27144.4
Some college, no degree1,63913.8
Associate degree3623.1
Bachelor's degree7796.6
Graduate or professional degree3963.3
Percent high school graduate or higher71.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,253100.0
Never married3,09721.7
Now married, except separated8,76661.5
Separated1290.9
Widowed1,0797.6
Female
8916.3
Divorced1,1828.3
Female
6024.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years242100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11547.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,399100.0
Civilian veterans1,93214.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,122100.0
With a disability3919.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,850100.0
With a disability1,71817.4
Percent employed
60.2(X)
No disability8,13282.6
Percent employed
83.6(X)
Population 65 years and over2,599100.0
With a disability1,13643.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,893100.0
Same house in 199510,90864.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,92435.1
Same county
3,96223.5
Different county
1,96211.6
Same state
1,2547.4
Different state
7084.2
Elsewhere in 1995610.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,132100.0
Native17,92598.9
Born in United States
17,86798.5
State of residence
15,20183.8
Different state
2,66614.7
Born outside United States
580.3
Foreign born2071.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
800.4
Naturalized citizen
1390.8
Not a citizen
680.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)207100.0
Europe6732.4
Asia7435.7
Africa00.0
Oceania73.4
Latin America5928.5
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,893100.0
English only15,98294.6
Language other than English9115.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2851.7
Spanish
2441.4
Speak English less than "very well"
870.5
Other Indo-European languages
5873.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1440.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
800.5
Speak English less than "very well"
540.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,132100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,54091.2
Arab60.0
Czech1440.2
Danish260.1
Dutch1540.8
English5613.1
French (except Basque)11,6299.0
French Canadian1200.1
German8,23145.4
Greek00.0
Hungarian230.1
Irish11,4337.9
Italian1600.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian180.1
Polish1120.6
Portuguese00.0
Russian190.1
Scotch-Irish1200.7
Scottish710.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1110.6
Swiss130.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,21912.2
Welsh200.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,5508.5
(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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