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Social Statistics

Prairie county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,040100.0
Nursery school, preschool1125.5
Kindergarten1296.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,05951.9
High school (grades 9-12)57328.1
College or graduate school1678.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,550100.0
Less than 9th grade90213.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,17818.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,54338.8
Some college, no degree1,12817.2
Associate degree2073.2
Bachelor's degree4136.3
Graduate or professional degree1792.7
Percent high school graduate or higher68.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,686100.0
Never married1,32717.3
Now married, except separated4,62960.2
Separated720.9
Widowed7399.6
Female
5767.5
Divorced91912.0
Female
4535.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years266100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17365.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,251100.0
Civilian veterans1,02514.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,999100.0
With a disability1577.9
Population 21 to 64 years5,274100.0
With a disability1,60530.4
Percent employed
57.8(X)
No disability3,66969.6
Percent employed
73.4(X)
Population 65 years and over1,548100.0
With a disability82953.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,974100.0
Same house in 19955,76764.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,18335.5
Same county
1,69018.8
Different county
1,49316.6
Same state
1,13812.7
Different state
3554.0
Elsewhere in 1995240.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,539100.0
Native9,50099.6
Born in United States
9,46899.3
State of residence
8,12685.2
Different state
1,34214.1
Born outside United States
320.3
Foreign born390.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
90.1
Naturalized citizen
190.2
Not a citizen
200.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)39100.0
Europe2564.1
Asia512.8
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America923.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,974100.0
English only8,75597.6
Language other than English2192.4
Speak English less than 'very well
730.8
Spanish
1691.9
Speak English less than "very well"
440.5
Other Indo-European languages
360.4
Speak English less than "very well"
170.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
140.2
Speak English less than "very well"
120.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,539100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,42067.3
Arab30.0
Czech1760.8
Danish00.0
Dutch1141.2
English5115.4
French (except Basque)11591.7
French Canadian130.0
German7978.4
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish18498.9
Italian390.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian130.1
Polish160.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish1311.4
Scottish750.8
Slovak1081.1
Subsaharan African500.5
Swedish60.1
Swiss60.1
Ukrainian70.1
United States or American1,95720.5
Welsh130.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries1,48515.6
(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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