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Social Statistics for Thurston County, Nebraska

Thurston county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,352100.0
Nursery school, preschool1657.0
Kindergarten1526.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,26753.9
High school (grades 9-12)55123.4
College or graduate school2179.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,953100.0
Less than 9th grade2877.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma48912.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,46537.1
Some college, no degree94223.8
Associate degree2967.5
Bachelor's degree3288.3
Graduate or professional degree1463.7
Percent high school graduate or higher80.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,968100.0
Never married1,58832.0
Now married, except separated2,50150.3
Separated360.7
Widowed4338.7
Female
3376.8
Divorced4108.3
Female
2064.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years332100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22969.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,518100.0
Civilian veterans64914.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,226100.0
With a disability1034.6
Population 21 to 64 years3,264100.0
With a disability86326.4
Percent employed
68.4(X)
No disability2,40173.6
Percent employed
66.9(X)
Population 65 years and over889100.0
With a disability31835.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,474100.0
Same house in 19953,94160.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,46038.0
Same county
1,51723.4
Different county
94314.6
Same state
4406.8
Different state
5037.8
Elsewhere in 1995731.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population7,171100.0
Native7,05798.4
Born in United States
7,03698.1
State of residence
4,13757.7
Different state
2,89940.4
Born outside United States
210.3
Foreign born1141.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
610.9
Naturalized citizen
420.6
Not a citizen
721.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)114100.0
Europe1815.8
Asia4236.8
Africa1210.5
Oceania00.0
Latin America3732.5
Northern America54.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,474100.0
English only6,02893.1
Language other than English4466.9
Speak English less than 'very well
871.3
Spanish
971.5
Speak English less than "very well"
310.5
Other Indo-European languages
470.7
Speak English less than "very well"
170.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.2
Speak English less than "very well"
60.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population7,171100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,611106.1
Arab130.2
Czech11992.8
Danish1442.0
Dutch981.4
English2052.9
French (except Basque)11412.0
French Canadian1140.2
German1,90526.6
Greek40.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish15357.5
Italian220.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian721.0
Polish300.4
Portuguese10.0
Russian80.1
Scotch-Irish370.5
Scottish380.5
Slovak20.0
Subsaharan African210.3
Swedish2874.0
Swiss320.4
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American731.0
Welsh100.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,71851.8
(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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