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Polk county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,834100.0
Nursery school, preschool2715.6
Kindergarten2956.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,34648.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,21125.1
College or graduate school71114.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,505100.0
Less than 9th grade1,50811.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,19816.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,88736.2
Some college, no degree2,90121.5
Associate degree5333.9
Bachelor's degree8916.6
Graduate or professional degree5874.3
Percent high school graduate or higher72.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over15,998100.0
Never married2,51615.7
Now married, except separated10,22963.9
Separated1941.2
Widowed1,4188.9
Female
1,1877.4
Divorced1,64110.3
Female
7724.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years391100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren23560.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,056100.0
Civilian veterans2,62217.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,540100.0
With a disability4299.4
Population 21 to 64 years10,907100.0
With a disability2,72525.0
Percent employed
48.5(X)
No disability8,18275.0
Percent employed
74.3(X)
Population 65 years and over3,262100.0
With a disability1,71352.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over18,902100.0
Same house in 199510,65456.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,07342.7
Same county
4,79925.4
Different county
3,27417.3
Same state
1,1666.2
Different state
2,10811.2
Elsewhere in 19951750.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population20,229100.0
Native19,69197.3
Born in United States
19,62897.0
State of residence
10,68952.8
Different state
8,93944.2
Born outside United States
630.3
Foreign born5382.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2211.1
Naturalized citizen
2271.1
Not a citizen
3111.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)538100.0
Europe9517.7
Asia458.4
Africa40.7
Oceania81.5
Latin America35065.1
Northern America366.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over18,902100.0
English only18,05595.5
Language other than English8474.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2831.5
Spanish
6133.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2381.3
Other Indo-European languages
1440.8
Speak English less than "very well"
340.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
520.3
Speak English less than "very well"
90.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population20,229100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,56981.9
Arab60.0
Czech1380.2
Danish580.3
Dutch4092.0
English2,13510.6
French (except Basque)14762.4
French Canadian11150.6
German1,9999.9
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish12,42312.0
Italian1660.8
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian1240.6
Polish540.3
Portuguese430.2
Russian230.1
Scotch-Irish3601.8
Scottish2611.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African120.1
Swedish1070.5
Swiss540.3
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American4,23420.9
Welsh640.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)520.3
Other ancestries3,35016.6
(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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