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Van buren county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,205100.0
Nursery school, preschool1544.8
Kindergarten1835.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,68452.5
High school (grades 9-12)82125.6
College or graduate school36311.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,602100.0
Less than 9th grade1,35811.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,93316.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,27036.8
Some college, no degree2,34220.2
Associate degree3663.2
Bachelor's degree9308.0
Graduate or professional degree4033.5
Percent high school graduate or higher71.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,344100.0
Never married2,01115.1
Now married, except separated8,54064.0
Separated1961.5
Widowed1,2109.1
Female
9777.3
Divorced1,38710.4
Female
7135.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years278100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren19670.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,695100.0
Civilian veterans2,46819.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,120100.0
With a disability2859.1
Population 21 to 64 years8,389100.0
With a disability2,35028.0
Percent employed
40.8(X)
No disability6,03972.0
Percent employed
72.0(X)
Population 65 years and over3,564100.0
With a disability1,66946.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,338100.0
Same house in 19959,15859.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,08839.7
Same county
2,47116.1
Different county
3,61723.6
Same state
2,17514.2
Different state
1,4429.4
Elsewhere in 1995920.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population16,192100.0
Native15,96898.6
Born in United States
15,92198.3
State of residence
9,36657.8
Different state
6,55540.5
Born outside United States
470.3
Foreign born2241.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
480.3
Naturalized citizen
1510.9
Not a citizen
730.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)224100.0
Europe11450.9
Asia3716.5
Africa00.0
Oceania52.2
Latin America4821.4
Northern America208.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,338100.0
English only14,97297.6
Language other than English3662.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1120.7
Spanish
2211.4
Speak English less than "very well"
650.4
Other Indo-European languages
1010.7
Speak English less than "very well"
320.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
360.2
Speak English less than "very well"
130.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population16,192100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,27682.0
Arab110.1
Czech1360.2
Danish660.4
Dutch3542.2
English1,66310.3
French (except Basque)12991.8
French Canadian1680.4
German1,82411.3
Greek200.1
Hungarian150.1
Irish12,06012.7
Italian1210.7
Lithuanian30.0
Norwegian1370.8
Polish1080.7
Portuguese40.0
Russian210.1
Scotch-Irish3592.2
Scottish2761.7
Slovak20.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1520.9
Swiss210.1
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American3,37620.8
Welsh630.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)10.0
Other ancestries2,21213.7
(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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