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Social Statistics

Rapides parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school33,345100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,5047.5
Kindergarten2,1646.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,68647.0
High school (grades 9-12)8,37125.1
College or graduate school4,62013.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over79,811100.0
Less than 9th grade7,2869.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma12,97516.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26,93833.8
Some college, no degree16,48620.7
Associate degree2,9213.7
Bachelor's degree8,47510.6
Graduate or professional degree4,7305.9
Percent high school graduate or higher74.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over98,398100.0
Never married26,45226.9
Now married, except separated50,94751.8
Separated2,8202.9
Widowed8,1218.3
Female
6,7146.8
Divorced10,05810.2
Female
5,9286.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,442100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,96957.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over91,636100.0
Civilian veterans13,50814.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years31,292100.0
With a disability3,1129.9
Population 21 to 64 years67,332100.0
With a disability17,79426.4
Percent employed
48.5(X)
No disability49,53873.6
Percent employed
73.9(X)
Population 65 years and over15,345100.0
With a disability7,92351.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over117,515100.0
Same house in 199570,43859.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199546,13239.3
Same county
31,32926.7
Different county
14,80312.6
Same state
8,6577.4
Different state
6,1465.2
Elsewhere in 19959450.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population126,337100.0
Native124,36898.4
Born in United States
123,44597.7
State of residence
101,84480.6
Different state
21,60117.1
Born outside United States
9230.7
Foreign born1,9691.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8900.7
Naturalized citizen
8010.6
Not a citizen
1,1680.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,969100.0
Europe39520.1
Asia93847.6
Africa412.1
Oceania70.4
Latin America53427.1
Northern America542.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over117,515100.0
English only111,80495.1
Language other than English5,7114.9
Speak English less than 'very well
1,9021.6
Spanish
1,6661.4
Speak English less than "very well"
6110.5
Other Indo-European languages
2,9412.5
Speak English less than "very well"
7580.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7890.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4390.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population126,337100.0

Total ancestries reported

111,32288.1
Arab5570.4
Czech14340.3
Danish880.1
Dutch1,1230.9
English8,4616.7
French (except Basque)111,5769.2
French Canadian12,5502.0
German6,7515.3
Greek1010.1
Hungarian270.0
Irish110,8518.6
Italian2,5512.0
Lithuanian670.1
Norwegian3050.2
Polish5270.4
Portuguese490.0
Russian570.0
Scotch-Irish1,8321.5
Scottish1,1810.9
Slovak440.0
Subsaharan African9020.7
Swedish2620.2
Swiss750.1
Ukrainian290.0
United States or American16,55813.1
Welsh2880.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)400.0
Other ancestries44,03634.9
(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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