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Sitka city and alaska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,617100.0
Nursery school, preschool1786.8
Kindergarten1345.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,18345.2
High school (grades 9-12)54720.9
College or graduate school57522.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,608100.0
Less than 9th grade1582.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3696.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,41725.3
Some college, no degree1,48626.5
Associate degree5219.3
Bachelor's degree1,18421.1
Graduate or professional degree4738.4
Percent high school graduate or higher90.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher29.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,837100.0
Never married1,75125.6
Now married, except separated3,88656.8
Separated891.3
Widowed3224.7
Female
2563.7
Divorced78911.5
Female
4256.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years147100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6544.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,251100.0
Civilian veterans93114.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,201100.0
With a disability753.4
Population 21 to 64 years5,222100.0
With a disability85316.3
Percent employed
58.9(X)
No disability4,36983.7
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over567100.0
With a disability26346.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,317100.0
Same house in 19953,58043.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,63255.7
Same county
2,16226.0
Different county
2,47029.7
Same state
7479.0
Different state
1,72320.7
Elsewhere in 19951051.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population8,835100.0
Native8,38894.9
Born in United States
8,31394.1
State of residence
3,28337.2
Different state
5,03056.9
Born outside United States
750.8
Foreign born4475.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1181.3
Naturalized citizen
2713.1
Not a citizen
1762.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)447100.0
Europe429.4
Asia26158.4
Africa30.7
Oceania8118.1
Latin America92.0
Northern America5111.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,317100.0
English only7,51990.4
Language other than English7989.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2102.5
Spanish
1151.4
Speak English less than "very well"
240.3
Other Indo-European languages
670.8
Speak English less than "very well"
140.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4185.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1531.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population8,835100.0

Total ancestries reported

10,536119.3
Arab250.3
Czech1760.9
Danish330.4
Dutch1191.3
English1,03311.7
French (except Basque)13443.9
French Canadian11691.9
German1,27114.4
Greek520.6
Hungarian490.6
Irish11,22613.9
Italian4224.8
Lithuanian390.4
Norwegian5706.5
Polish2893.3
Portuguese420.5
Russian941.1
Scotch-Irish2152.4
Scottish2823.2
Slovak120.1
Subsaharan African30.0
Swedish2913.3
Swiss430.5
Ukrainian660.7
United States or American2242.5
Welsh1341.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)100.1
Other ancestries3,40338.5
(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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