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Social Statistics

Pettis county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,733100.0
Nursery school, preschool5785.9
Kindergarten5445.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,82149.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,21822.8
College or graduate school1,57216.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over25,355100.0
Less than 9th grade2,2168.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,28813.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,56933.8
Some college, no degree5,85223.1
Associate degree1,6366.5
Bachelor's degree2,3969.4
Graduate or professional degree1,3985.5
Percent high school graduate or higher78.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over30,793100.0
Never married6,42120.9
Now married, except separated17,70857.5
Separated5401.8
Widowed2,4958.1
Female
2,0566.7
Divorced3,62911.8
Female
2,0846.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years699100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren32045.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over28,818100.0
Civilian veterans4,32615.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,279100.0
With a disability6286.8
Population 21 to 64 years20,926100.0
With a disability4,21020.1
Percent employed
55.3(X)
No disability16,71679.9
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over5,739100.0
With a disability2,44442.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over36,649100.0
Same house in 199519,29752.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,72645.6
Same county
9,43425.7
Different county
7,29219.9
Same state
4,10811.2
Different state
3,1848.7
Elsewhere in 19956261.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population39,403100.0
Native38,24597.1
Born in United States
38,02496.5
State of residence
28,27571.8
Different state
9,74924.7
Born outside United States
2210.6
Foreign born1,1582.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8062.0
Naturalized citizen
2730.7
Not a citizen
8852.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,158100.0
Europe29425.4
Asia12911.1
Africa100.9
Oceania00.0
Latin America68559.2
Northern America403.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over36,649100.0
English only34,48894.1
Language other than English2,1615.9
Speak English less than 'very well
9692.6
Spanish
1,2163.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6931.9
Other Indo-European languages
8202.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2470.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1120.3
Speak English less than "very well"
290.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population39,403100.0

Total ancestries reported

33,28684.5
Arab610.2
Czech11350.3
Danish1350.3
Dutch7171.8
English3,6569.3
French (except Basque)11,0592.7
French Canadian1820.2
German9,26123.5
Greek140.0
Hungarian330.1
Irish13,7109.4
Italian5221.3
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian2380.6
Polish2740.7
Portuguese80.0
Russian620.2
Scotch-Irish8512.2
Scottish5431.4
Slovak110.0
Subsaharan African680.2
Swedish3050.8
Swiss2540.6
Ukrainian1630.4
United States or American5,12413.0
Welsh2570.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries5,73314.5
(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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