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Social Statistics

Wabash county indiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,948100.0
Nursery school, preschool5165.8
Kindergarten5686.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,93143.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,13923.9
College or graduate school1,79420.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,744100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0874.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,06613.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,46746.0
Some college, no degree3,87117.0
Associate degree1,1265.0
Bachelor's degree1,8648.2
Graduate or professional degree1,2635.6
Percent high school graduate or higher81.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,045100.0
Never married6,00021.4
Now married, except separated16,65559.4
Separated3031.1
Widowed2,3038.2
Female
1,9396.9
Divorced2,7849.9
Female
1,5595.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years470100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21345.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,370100.0
Civilian veterans3,46713.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,251100.0
With a disability6347.7
Population 21 to 64 years18,835100.0
With a disability3,82420.3
Percent employed
63.0(X)
No disability15,01179.7
Percent employed
82.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,770100.0
With a disability1,84838.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over32,919100.0
Same house in 199519,93660.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,90339.2
Same county
8,06924.5
Different county
4,83414.7
Same state
3,34610.2
Different state
1,4884.5
Elsewhere in 1995800.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population34,960100.0
Native34,72199.3
Born in United States
34,54098.8
State of residence
27,42278.4
Different state
7,11820.4
Born outside United States
1810.5
Foreign born2390.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
690.2
Naturalized citizen
1490.4
Not a citizen
900.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)239100.0
Europe6125.5
Asia14761.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America3113.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over32,919100.0
English only32,09597.5
Language other than English8242.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2610.8
Spanish
3911.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1190.4
Other Indo-European languages
3511.1
Speak English less than "very well"
970.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
750.2
Speak English less than "very well"
450.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population34,960100.0

Total ancestries reported

26,99777.2
Arab150.0
Czech1540.2
Danish760.2
Dutch8652.5
English3,52310.1
French (except Basque)16761.9
French Canadian1350.1
German8,96425.6
Greek1060.3
Hungarian420.1
Irish13,2429.3
Italian3481.0
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian970.3
Polish2020.6
Portuguese00.0
Russian90.0
Scotch-Irish3401.0
Scottish4581.3
Slovak580.2
Subsaharan African140.0
Swedish2270.6
Swiss1850.5
Ukrainian120.0
United States or American4,52512.9
Welsh770.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,8428.1
(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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