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Social Statistics for Union Parish Louisiana

Union parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,345100.0
Nursery school, preschool3356.3
Kindergarten3827.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,67350.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,28524.0
College or graduate school67012.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,819100.0
Less than 9th grade1,4159.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,78318.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,94340.1
Some college, no degree2,60217.6
Associate degree3272.2
Bachelor's degree1,1968.1
Graduate or professional degree5533.7
Percent high school graduate or higher71.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,958100.0
Never married3,68920.5
Now married, except separated10,72559.7
Separated4472.5
Widowed1,5338.5
Female
1,2216.8
Divorced1,5648.7
Female
7784.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years523100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31159.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,942100.0
Civilian veterans2,07512.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,154100.0
With a disability4148.0
Population 21 to 64 years12,585100.0
With a disability3,06924.4
Percent employed
50.8(X)
No disability9,51675.6
Percent employed
71.9(X)
Population 65 years and over3,003100.0
With a disability1,34344.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over21,183100.0
Same house in 199512,84160.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,21338.8
Same county
4,08119.3
Different county
4,13219.5
Same state
2,58412.2
Different state
1,5487.3
Elsewhere in 19951290.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population22,803100.0
Native22,52298.8
Born in United States
22,46298.5
State of residence
17,81678.1
Different state
4,64620.4
Born outside United States
600.3
Foreign born2811.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1550.7
Naturalized citizen
870.4
Not a citizen
1940.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)281100.0
Europe3010.7
Asia103.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America22479.7
Northern America176.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over21,183100.0
English only20,64597.5
Language other than English5382.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2501.2
Spanish
3871.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2291.1
Other Indo-European languages
1240.6
Speak English less than "very well"
70.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
170.1
Speak English less than "very well"
120.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population22,803100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,85273.9
Arab50.0
Czech110.0
Danish140.1
Dutch1360.6
English1,0594.6
French (except Basque)17723.4
French Canadian11610.7
German8943.9
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,8758.2
Italian1530.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian590.3
Polish550.2
Portuguese90.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish3041.3
Scottish2090.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African300.1
Swedish230.1
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,61615.9
Welsh280.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)10.0
Other ancestries7,44832.7
(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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