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Social Statistics

Story county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school35,450100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2463.5
Kindergarten8192.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,75419.1
High school (grades 9-12)3,57410.1
College or graduate school23,05765.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over42,148100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0062.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,7194.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,99521.3
Some college, no degree8,69320.6
Associate degree2,9797.1
Bachelor's degree10,50724.9
Graduate or professional degree8,24919.6
Percent high school graduate or higher93.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher44.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over67,470100.0
Never married28,94442.9
Now married, except separated31,22646.3
Separated4070.6
Widowed2,8274.2
Female
2,4143.6
Divorced4,0666.0
Female
2,2623.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years413100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14334.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over64,634100.0
Civilian veterans5,9509.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years21,717100.0
With a disability1,1525.3
Population 21 to 64 years46,122100.0
With a disability4,2449.2
Percent employed
68.7(X)
No disability41,87890.8
Percent employed
81.6(X)
Population 65 years and over7,233100.0
With a disability2,52034.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over75,811100.0
Same house in 199529,80439.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199542,69156.3
Same county
14,78719.5
Different county
27,90436.8
Same state
18,33424.2
Different state
9,57012.6
Elsewhere in 19953,3164.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population79,981100.0
Native74,44493.1
Born in United States
73,98392.5
State of residence
52,84866.1
Different state
21,13526.4
Born outside United States
4610.6
Foreign born5,5376.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,1495.2
Naturalized citizen
9351.2
Not a citizen
4,6025.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,537100.0
Europe91016.4
Asia3,35660.6
Africa4908.8
Oceania460.8
Latin America61111.0
Northern America1242.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over75,811100.0
English only68,71990.6
Language other than English7,0929.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2,8213.7
Spanish
1,8282.4
Speak English less than "very well"
5910.8
Other Indo-European languages
2,0582.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4500.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,7183.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6302.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population79,981100.0

Total ancestries reported

88,766111.0
Arab3170.4
Czech11,3841.7
Danish1,7782.2
Dutch2,7443.4
English8,38610.5
French (except Basque)11,7292.2
French Canadian12410.3
German26,87633.6
Greek2170.3
Hungarian790.1
Irish19,07611.3
Italian1,4761.8
Lithuanian1680.2
Norwegian9,70412.1
Polish1,3191.6
Portuguese540.1
Russian3880.5
Scotch-Irish1,0221.3
Scottish1,7492.2
Slovak1130.1
Subsaharan African6450.8
Swedish3,2364.0
Swiss4400.6
Ukrainian770.1
United States or American3,2894.1
Welsh6840.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)710.1
Other ancestries11,50414.4
(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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