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Social Statistics

Sedgwick county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school129,180100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,1997.1
Kindergarten7,0295.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)58,35845.2
High school (grades 9-12)27,09121.0
College or graduate school27,50321.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over282,585100.0
Less than 9th grade13,5724.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma28,57510.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)82,72329.3
Some college, no degree71,70525.4
Associate degree14,1925.0
Bachelor's degree49,23017.4
Graduate or professional degree22,5888.0
Percent high school graduate or higher85.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over345,800100.0
Never married83,76024.2
Now married, except separated195,07456.4
Separated5,1951.5
Widowed20,7086.0
Female
16,9954.9
Divorced41,06311.9
Female
22,6516.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,543100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,06653.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over322,935100.0
Civilian veterans45,38914.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years109,614100.0
With a disability7,9237.2
Population 21 to 64 years251,864100.0
With a disability45,24518.0
Percent employed
62.2(X)
No disability206,61982.0
Percent employed
80.8(X)
Population 65 years and over49,457100.0
With a disability20,29041.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over417,591100.0
Same house in 1995206,00249.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995201,45348.2
Same county
134,85632.3
Different county
66,59715.9
Same state
25,0706.0
Different state
41,5279.9
Elsewhere in 199510,1362.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population452,869100.0
Native422,79893.4
Born in United States
418,88892.5
State of residence
277,94661.4
Different state
140,94231.1
Born outside United States
3,9100.9
Foreign born30,0716.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
16,1053.6
Naturalized citizen
11,2502.5
Not a citizen
18,8214.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)30,071100.0
Europe2,4678.2
Asia11,88439.5
Africa9563.2
Oceania1890.6
Latin America13,90346.2
Northern America6722.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over417,591100.0
English only372,64089.2
Language other than English44,95110.8
Speak English less than 'very well
21,4375.1
Spanish
26,1056.3
Speak English less than "very well"
12,7283.0
Other Indo-European languages
5,7271.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4680.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
11,1202.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6,5101.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population452,869100.0

Total ancestries reported

446,19198.5
Arab2,4430.5
Czech13,1200.7
Danish2,3640.5
Dutch9,5272.1
English46,41510.2
French (except Basque)113,1092.9
French Canadian12,0040.4
German102,03622.5
Greek7250.2
Hungarian6260.1
Irish146,04210.2
Italian7,7201.7
Lithuanian3520.1
Norwegian4,3441.0
Polish4,9211.1
Portuguese3510.1
Russian1,8420.4
Scotch-Irish8,5221.9
Scottish8,0511.8
Slovak1990.0
Subsaharan African2,4340.5
Swedish7,7091.7
Swiss1,5610.3
Ukrainian3730.1
United States or American40,8899.0
Welsh3,3630.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3150.1
Other ancestries124,83427.6
(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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