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Social Statistics for Thomas County, Kansas

Thomas county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,545100.0
Nursery school, preschool1787.0
Kindergarten1184.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,01339.8
High school (grades 9-12)49119.3
College or graduate school74529.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,978100.0
Less than 9th grade1122.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2505.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,50630.3
Some college, no degree1,40828.3
Associate degree4569.2
Bachelor's degree80916.3
Graduate or professional degree4378.8
Percent high school graduate or higher92.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,431100.0
Never married1,45722.7
Now married, except separated4,04062.8
Separated340.5
Widowed4226.6
Female
3755.8
Divorced4787.4
Female
2273.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years18100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren316.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,047100.0
Civilian veterans65310.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,214100.0
With a disability1456.5
Population 21 to 64 years4,178100.0
With a disability64615.5
Percent employed
55.4(X)
No disability3,53284.5
Percent employed
83.7(X)
Population 65 years and over1,065100.0
With a disability45943.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over7,624100.0
Same house in 19954,54659.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,02739.7
Same county
1,32917.4
Different county
1,69822.3
Same state
1,21816.0
Different state
4806.3
Elsewhere in 1995510.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population8,180100.0
Native8,14799.6
Born in United States
8,09899.0
State of residence
6,08074.3
Different state
2,01824.7
Born outside United States
490.6
Foreign born330.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
140.2
Naturalized citizen
210.3
Not a citizen
120.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)33100.0
Europe26.1
Asia1442.4
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1751.5
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over7,624100.0
English only7,35596.5
Language other than English2693.5
Speak English less than 'very well
901.2
Spanish
1461.9
Speak English less than "very well"
590.8
Other Indo-European languages
1071.4
Speak English less than "very well"
200.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
160.2
Speak English less than "very well"
110.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population8,180100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,42690.8
Arab00.0
Czech11261.5
Danish510.6
Dutch1511.8
English1,06113.0
French (except Basque)13093.8
French Canadian11061.3
German2,93535.9
Greek00.0
Hungarian270.3
Irish17939.7
Italian1041.3
Lithuanian90.1
Norwegian1351.7
Polish710.9
Portuguese00.0
Russian380.5
Scotch-Irish1131.4
Scottish1291.6
Slovak40.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1391.7
Swiss320.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American5456.7
Welsh380.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries5106.2
(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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