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Washington county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,340100.0
Nursery school, preschool3937.4
Kindergarten3386.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,29142.9
High school (grades 9-12)1,32524.8
College or graduate school99318.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,956100.0
Less than 9th grade5214.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7055.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,26535.7
Some college, no degree2,90324.3
Associate degree8537.1
Bachelor's degree1,93716.2
Graduate or professional degree7726.5
Percent high school graduate or higher89.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,671100.0
Never married3,30822.5
Now married, except separated9,38864.0
Separated860.6
Widowed8816.0
Female
7194.9
Divorced1,0086.9
Female
5773.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years151100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4529.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,680100.0
Civilian veterans1,88813.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,764100.0
With a disability3757.9
Population 21 to 64 years10,330100.0
With a disability1,37413.3
Percent employed
76.4(X)
No disability8,95686.7
Percent employed
87.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,250100.0
With a disability77934.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over17,585100.0
Same house in 19959,95456.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,47542.5
Same county
3,00917.1
Different county
4,46625.4
Same state
2,90016.5
Different state
1,5668.9
Elsewhere in 19951560.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,780100.0
Native18,47198.4
Born in United States
18,39097.9
State of residence
13,57572.3
Different state
4,81525.6
Born outside United States
810.4
Foreign born3091.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1720.9
Naturalized citizen
1580.8
Not a citizen
1510.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)309100.0
Europe15449.8
Asia8226.5
Africa00.0
Oceania82.6
Latin America4414.2
Northern America216.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over17,585100.0
English only17,01596.8
Language other than English5703.2
Speak English less than 'very well
2161.2
Spanish
2361.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1210.7
Other Indo-European languages
2351.3
Speak English less than "very well"
460.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
800.5
Speak English less than "very well"
420.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,780100.0

Total ancestries reported

22,934122.1
Arab160.1
Czech17764.1
Danish2,51113.4
Dutch3161.7
English1,98710.6
French (except Basque)15092.7
French Canadian1880.5
German7,75141.3
Greek390.2
Hungarian80.0
Irish12,76014.7
Italian4782.5
Lithuanian590.3
Norwegian6833.6
Polish5292.8
Portuguese70.0
Russian970.5
Scotch-Irish2881.5
Scottish2361.3
Slovak40.0
Subsaharan African120.1
Swedish1,0365.5
Swiss250.1
Ukrainian290.2
United States or American1,2276.5
Welsh650.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,3987.4
(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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