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Social Statistics for Platte County, Missouri

Platte county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,324100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,5738.1
Kindergarten1,1255.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,56544.3
High school (grades 9-12)4,32622.4
College or graduate school3,73519.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over48,721100.0
Less than 9th grade1,1162.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,8996.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,92826.5
Some college, no degree12,43125.5
Associate degree3,1176.4
Bachelor's degree10,91422.4
Graduate or professional degree5,31610.9
Percent high school graduate or higher91.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher33.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over58,039100.0
Never married13,17122.7
Now married, except separated35,01860.3
Separated6871.2
Widowed2,5574.4
Female
2,0823.6
Divorced6,60611.4
Female
3,6296.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years797100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren32340.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over54,625100.0
Civilian veterans7,85214.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,317100.0
With a disability1,1647.1
Population 21 to 64 years45,495100.0
With a disability6,00513.2
Percent employed
66.1(X)
No disability39,49086.8
Percent employed
85.4(X)
Population 65 years and over6,173100.0
With a disability2,52240.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over68,717100.0
Same house in 199533,89949.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199533,74049.1
Same county
10,95215.9
Different county
22,78833.2
Same state
12,12917.7
Different state
10,65915.5
Elsewhere in 19951,0781.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population73,781100.0
Native71,03996.3
Born in United States
70,59595.7
State of residence
37,16350.4
Different state
33,43245.3
Born outside United States
4440.6
Foreign born2,7423.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,2671.7
Naturalized citizen
1,1751.6
Not a citizen
1,5672.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,742100.0
Europe75227.4
Asia94234.4
Africa2599.4
Oceania461.7
Latin America61722.5
Northern America1264.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over68,717100.0
English only64,89594.4
Language other than English3,8225.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,4572.1
Spanish
1,5512.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6120.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,1651.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2600.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8361.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4970.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population73,781100.0

Total ancestries reported

76,046103.1
Arab1780.2
Czech15720.8
Danish3370.5
Dutch1,8602.5
English9,26212.6
French (except Basque)12,2253.0
French Canadian12490.3
German17,85824.2
Greek780.1
Hungarian1860.3
Irish111,02314.9
Italian3,0074.1
Lithuanian540.1
Norwegian1,0831.5
Polish1,6182.2
Portuguese300.0
Russian3010.4
Scotch-Irish1,6362.2
Scottish2,0152.7
Slovak750.1
Subsaharan African3890.5
Swedish1,2511.7
Swiss3160.4
Ukrainian1130.2
United States or American6,8689.3
Welsh8431.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)930.1
Other ancestries12,52617.0
(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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