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Social Statistics

Tama county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,440100.0
Nursery school, preschool2776.2
Kindergarten2886.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,22550.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,08924.5
College or graduate school56112.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,011100.0
Less than 9th grade8627.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,0318.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,90640.8
Some college, no degree2,90724.2
Associate degree7556.3
Bachelor's degree1,20710.0
Graduate or professional degree3432.9
Percent high school graduate or higher84.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,193100.0
Never married2,78719.6
Now married, except separated8,89662.7
Separated1511.1
Widowed1,2038.5
Female
9987.0
Divorced1,1568.1
Female
6114.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years259100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15158.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,296100.0
Civilian veterans2,02215.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,027100.0
With a disability2626.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,282100.0
With a disability1,51916.4
Percent employed
65.6(X)
No disability7,76383.6
Percent employed
82.9(X)
Population 65 years and over3,053100.0
With a disability1,08835.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,855100.0
Same house in 199510,43061.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,33437.6
Same county
3,24119.2
Different county
3,09318.4
Same state
2,22613.2
Different state
8675.1
Elsewhere in 1995910.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,103100.0
Native17,74298.0
Born in United States
17,72397.9
State of residence
15,13083.6
Different state
2,59314.3
Born outside United States
190.1
Foreign born3612.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1650.9
Naturalized citizen
1410.8
Not a citizen
2201.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)361100.0
Europe5816.1
Asia6217.2
Africa00.0
Oceania20.6
Latin America23565.1
Northern America41.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,855100.0
English only15,47891.8
Language other than English1,3778.2
Speak English less than 'very well
4132.5
Spanish
5873.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2101.2
Other Indo-European languages
2961.8
Speak English less than "very well"
810.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
600.4
Speak English less than "very well"
220.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,103100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,075105.4
Arab70.0
Czech12,50513.8
Danish2691.5
Dutch4532.5
English1,5218.4
French (except Basque)12651.5
French Canadian1620.3
German6,10333.7
Greek90.0
Hungarian130.1
Irish12,18812.1
Italian1660.9
Lithuanian40.0
Norwegian9215.1
Polish1410.8
Portuguese00.0
Russian720.4
Scotch-Irish2941.6
Scottish2211.2
Slovak90.0
Subsaharan African30.0
Swedish1931.1
Swiss750.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,2917.1
Welsh1250.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,16512.0
(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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