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Social Statistics

Portage county wisconsin dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school21,761100.0
Nursery school, preschool9554.4
Kindergarten9394.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,36733.9
High school (grades 9-12)3,97418.3
College or graduate school8,52639.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over40,143100.0
Less than 9th grade2,4206.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,0197.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,95237.2
Some college, no degree7,57218.9
Associate degree2,8027.0
Bachelor's degree6,46816.1
Graduate or professional degree2,9107.2
Percent high school graduate or higher86.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over54,141100.0
Never married16,84231.1
Now married, except separated29,99355.4
Separated4510.8
Widowed2,9065.4
Female
2,4054.4
Divorced3,9497.3
Female
2,1564.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years349100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11131.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over51,057100.0
Civilian veterans5,84111.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years17,296100.0
With a disability1,1286.5
Population 21 to 64 years38,436100.0
With a disability4,42411.5
Percent employed
62.3(X)
No disability34,01288.5
Percent employed
82.6(X)
Population 65 years and over7,049100.0
With a disability2,54236.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over63,250100.0
Same house in 199535,50656.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199527,31443.2
Same county
13,66821.6
Different county
13,64621.6
Same state
10,27616.2
Different state
3,3705.3
Elsewhere in 19954300.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population67,182100.0
Native65,72497.8
Born in United States
65,49297.5
State of residence
53,82480.1
Different state
11,66817.4
Born outside United States
2320.3
Foreign born1,4582.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6891.0
Naturalized citizen
6240.9
Not a citizen
8341.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,458100.0
Europe31521.6
Asia80355.1
Africa70.5
Oceania161.1
Latin America24116.5
Northern America765.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over63,250100.0
English only59,19393.6
Language other than English4,0576.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1,6502.6
Spanish
1,0621.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3930.6
Other Indo-European languages
1,8783.0
Speak English less than "very well"
6171.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,0911.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6401.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population67,182100.0

Total ancestries reported

82,630123.0
Arab820.1
Czech11,0671.6
Danish8271.2
Dutch1,0811.6
English4,6146.9
French (except Basque)12,0873.1
French Canadian16431.0
German26,59439.6
Greek1150.2
Hungarian1750.3
Irish16,1729.2
Italian1,5322.3
Lithuanian1500.2
Norwegian4,7007.0
Polish22,23933.1
Portuguese200.0
Russian2150.3
Scotch-Irish2980.4
Scottish6100.9
Slovak740.1
Subsaharan African390.1
Swedish1,5862.4
Swiss4660.7
Ukrainian300.0
United States or American1,7112.5
Welsh3000.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40.0
Other ancestries5,1997.7
(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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