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Washington county arkansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school46,255100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,3995.2
Kindergarten2,2264.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)17,14737.1
High school (grades 9-12)8,04017.4
College or graduate school16,44335.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over94,019100.0
Less than 9th grade7,8308.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,43212.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)28,67830.5
Some college, no degree19,70721.0
Associate degree3,2973.5
Bachelor's degree13,87314.8
Graduate or professional degree9,2029.8
Percent high school graduate or higher79.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over124,687100.0
Never married32,22325.8
Now married, except separated71,69957.5
Separated1,7551.4
Widowed6,2235.0
Female
5,1114.1
Divorced12,78710.3
Female
7,1925.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,010100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,08153.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over118,185100.0
Civilian veterans14,34712.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years38,428100.0
With a disability3,5459.2
Population 21 to 64 years90,957100.0
With a disability16,02417.6
Percent employed
54.6(X)
No disability74,93382.4
Percent employed
79.2(X)
Population 65 years and over14,455100.0
With a disability6,42844.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over145,934100.0
Same house in 199562,67042.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199578,20653.6
Same county
40,17027.5
Different county
38,03626.1
Same state
17,89012.3
Different state
20,14613.8
Elsewhere in 19955,0583.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population157,715100.0
Native146,00992.6
Born in United States
144,98291.9
State of residence
81,43551.6
Different state
63,54740.3
Born outside United States
1,0270.7
Foreign born11,7067.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,8705.0
Naturalized citizen
2,3051.5
Not a citizen
9,4016.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,706100.0
Europe8487.2
Asia2,01117.2
Africa1171.0
Oceania6115.2
Latin America7,97368.1
Northern America1461.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over145,934100.0
English only130,59289.5
Language other than English15,34210.5
Speak English less than 'very well
8,4485.8
Spanish
11,0517.6
Speak English less than "very well"
6,8074.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,4591.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2880.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,5951.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2610.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population157,715100.0

Total ancestries reported

137,19187.0
Arab2070.1
Czech15860.4
Danish6000.4
Dutch2,8391.8
English16,78610.6
French (except Basque)14,0542.6
French Canadian14330.3
German18,99412.0
Greek1640.1
Hungarian2940.2
Irish117,22210.9
Italian3,2752.1
Lithuanian420.0
Norwegian1,3630.9
Polish1,4490.9
Portuguese1450.1
Russian4310.3
Scotch-Irish3,3552.1
Scottish3,3102.1
Slovak720.0
Subsaharan African4010.3
Swedish1,5221.0
Swiss4030.3
Ukrainian1160.1
United States or American21,09213.4
Welsh1,1280.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2330.1
Other ancestries36,67523.3
(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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