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Social Statistics

Pulaski county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school94,618100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,4527.9
Kindergarten5,5535.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)40,33442.6
High school (grades 9-12)21,02522.2
College or graduate school20,25421.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over235,921100.0
Less than 9th grade10,2064.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma26,66711.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)63,91127.1
Some college, no degree57,75324.5
Associate degree11,0604.7
Bachelor's degree42,46118.0
Graduate or professional degree23,86310.1
Percent high school graduate or higher84.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over285,525100.0
Never married74,87226.2
Now married, except separated149,42552.3
Separated6,0602.1
Widowed18,7016.5
Female
15,8965.6
Divorced36,46712.8
Female
22,2277.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,608100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,46958.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over266,313100.0
Civilian veterans40,05015.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years78,218100.0
With a disability7,86310.1
Population 21 to 64 years208,635100.0
With a disability42,79420.5
Percent employed
58.1(X)
No disability165,84179.5
Percent employed
79.1(X)
Population 65 years and over39,946100.0
With a disability18,36746.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over335,566100.0
Same house in 1995169,23750.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995159,79247.6
Same county
100,24729.9
Different county
59,54517.7
Same state
26,4537.9
Different state
33,0929.9
Elsewhere in 19956,5371.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population361,474100.0
Native350,63897.0
Born in United States
347,32996.1
State of residence
240,90366.6
Different state
106,42629.4
Born outside United States
3,3090.9
Foreign born10,8363.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,4291.5
Naturalized citizen
4,4571.2
Not a citizen
6,3791.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,836100.0
Europe2,13819.7
Asia4,04337.3
Africa6766.2
Oceania1621.5
Latin America3,64233.6
Northern America1751.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over335,566100.0
English only317,02594.5
Language other than English18,5415.5
Speak English less than 'very well
7,2122.1
Spanish
9,6812.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,2811.3
Other Indo-European languages
4,6851.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1710.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,1860.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4560.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population361,474100.0

Total ancestries reported

325,69890.1
Arab7300.2
Czech11,0570.3
Danish5330.1
Dutch3,7841.0
English31,6018.7
French (except Basque)17,6242.1
French Canadian11,0170.3
German34,9829.7
Greek5440.2
Hungarian4450.1
Irish130,6098.5
Italian5,8411.6
Lithuanian2130.1
Norwegian1,8240.5
Polish4,2271.2
Portuguese2500.1
Russian8660.2
Scotch-Irish8,4252.3
Scottish6,4951.8
Slovak2190.1
Subsaharan African4,4751.2
Swedish2,0320.6
Swiss8450.2
Ukrainian3350.1
United States or American36,73010.2
Welsh1,7310.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5200.1
Other ancestries137,74438.1
(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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