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Social Statistics for Pottawattamie County, Iowa

Pottawattamie county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school21,969100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,4226.5
Kindergarten1,0394.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,54048.0
High school (grades 9-12)5,35024.4
College or graduate school3,61816.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over57,013100.0
Less than 9th grade2,8214.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,28011.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)22,43139.3
Some college, no degree12,94422.7
Associate degree3,9667.0
Bachelor's degree5,97410.5
Graduate or professional degree2,5974.6
Percent high school graduate or higher84.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over69,113100.0
Never married16,60424.0
Now married, except separated38,69056.0
Separated1,0031.5
Widowed5,0977.4
Female
4,1666.0
Divorced7,71911.2
Female
4,2716.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,392100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren71551.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over64,932100.0
Civilian veterans9,97715.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years20,405100.0
With a disability2,0129.9
Population 21 to 64 years48,986100.0
With a disability9,32219.0
Percent employed
62.0(X)
No disability39,66481.0
Percent employed
83.9(X)
Population 65 years and over11,331100.0
With a disability4,42339.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over81,997100.0
Same house in 199546,32056.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199535,14642.9
Same county
22,11027.0
Different county
13,03615.9
Same state
4,2545.2
Different state
8,78210.7
Elsewhere in 19955310.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population87,704100.0
Native85,92798.0
Born in United States
85,53497.5
State of residence
52,70460.1
Different state
32,83037.4
Born outside United States
3930.4
Foreign born1,7772.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7150.8
Naturalized citizen
7760.9
Not a citizen
1,0011.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,777100.0
Europe37020.8
Asia42023.6
Africa1035.8
Oceania211.2
Latin America81045.6
Northern America533.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over81,997100.0
English only78,28395.5
Language other than English3,7144.5
Speak English less than 'very well
1,3441.6
Spanish
2,1822.7
Speak English less than "very well"
8861.1
Other Indo-European languages
1,0521.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2120.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3360.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1610.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population87,704100.0

Total ancestries reported

95,528108.9
Arab980.1
Czech11,8602.1
Danish5,4746.2
Dutch2,2862.6
English9,82311.2
French (except Basque)12,8883.3
French Canadian13290.4
German30,52834.8
Greek2070.2
Hungarian1050.1
Irish114,77616.8
Italian2,3492.7
Lithuanian690.1
Norwegian2,3702.7
Polish1,3661.6
Portuguese570.1
Russian2800.3
Scotch-Irish1,4421.6
Scottish1,1201.3
Slovak230.0
Subsaharan African1360.2
Swedish2,6923.1
Swiss3300.4
Ukrainian1160.1
United States or American5,2296.0
Welsh5930.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)190.0
Other ancestries8,96310.2
(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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