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Social Statistics for Vernon County, Wisconsin

Vernon county wisconsin dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,831100.0
Nursery school, preschool3364.9
Kindergarten3625.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,66553.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,78926.2
College or graduate school6799.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,473100.0
Less than 9th grade2,13311.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,7699.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,10938.5
Some college, no degree3,47918.8
Associate degree1,4057.6
Bachelor's degree1,7449.4
Graduate or professional degree8344.5
Percent high school graduate or higher78.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,788100.0
Never married4,63421.3
Now married, except separated13,22160.7
Separated2050.9
Widowed2,0179.3
Female
1,6327.5
Divorced1,7117.9
Female
8533.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years251100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12549.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,341100.0
Civilian veterans2,65713.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,815100.0
With a disability4596.7
Population 21 to 64 years14,567100.0
With a disability2,28315.7
Percent employed
58.1(X)
No disability12,28484.3
Percent employed
82.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,386100.0
With a disability1,64937.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,213100.0
Same house in 199516,79264.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,33535.6
Same county
4,63017.7
Different county
4,70517.9
Same state
3,30012.6
Different state
1,4055.4
Elsewhere in 1995860.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,056100.0
Native27,82099.2
Born in United States
27,71998.8
State of residence
22,36479.7
Different state
5,35519.1
Born outside United States
1010.4
Foreign born2360.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
560.2
Naturalized citizen
1510.5
Not a citizen
850.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)236100.0
Europe11448.3
Asia3414.4
Africa52.1
Oceania31.3
Latin America5724.2
Northern America239.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,213100.0
English only23,77190.7
Language other than English2,4429.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2304.7
Spanish
2651.0
Speak English less than "very well"
920.4
Other Indo-European languages
2,1308.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1234.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
350.1
Speak English less than "very well"
150.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,056100.0

Total ancestries reported

32,538116.0
Arab60.0
Czech11,2454.4
Danish1970.7
Dutch4691.7
English2,3548.4
French (except Basque)16682.4
French Canadian11700.6
German9,17732.7
Greek170.1
Hungarian260.1
Irish12,93210.5
Italian7682.7
Lithuanian360.1
Norwegian10,13436.1
Polish6702.4
Portuguese120.0
Russian540.2
Scotch-Irish2170.8
Scottish2841.0
Slovak90.0
Subsaharan African70.0
Swedish4291.5
Swiss2771.0
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American1,0483.7
Welsh910.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40.0
Other ancestries1,2334.4
(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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