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Social Statistics

Washington parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,968100.0
Nursery school, preschool6686.1
Kindergarten6776.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,44549.6
High school (grades 9-12)2,91626.6
College or graduate school1,26211.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over27,954100.0
Less than 9th grade3,01810.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,86521.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,22740.2
Some college, no degree4,19815.0
Associate degree5912.1
Bachelor's degree1,8426.6
Graduate or professional degree1,2134.3
Percent high school graduate or higher68.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over34,282100.0
Never married7,92223.1
Now married, except separated18,10952.8
Separated9632.8
Widowed3,64610.6
Female
2,9078.5
Divorced3,64210.6
Female
2,0986.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,405100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren82158.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over32,134100.0
Civilian veterans4,21613.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,498100.0
With a disability1,05910.1
Population 21 to 64 years22,497100.0
With a disability6,71629.9
Percent employed
40.7(X)
No disability15,78170.1
Percent employed
68.2(X)
Population 65 years and over6,058100.0
With a disability3,21953.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over40,837100.0
Same house in 199526,27764.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,43635.4
Same county
9,03922.1
Different county
5,39713.2
Same state
3,5088.6
Different state
1,8894.6
Elsewhere in 19951240.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population43,926100.0
Native43,74099.6
Born in United States
43,58599.2
State of residence
35,54780.9
Different state
8,03818.3
Born outside United States
1550.4
Foreign born1860.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
360.1
Naturalized citizen
1280.3
Not a citizen
580.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)186100.0
Europe6233.3
Asia3217.2
Africa73.8
Oceania00.0
Latin America7037.6
Northern America158.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over40,837100.0
English only39,87097.6
Language other than English9672.4
Speak English less than 'very well
3810.9
Spanish
4201.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2060.5
Other Indo-European languages
5121.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1620.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
240.1
Speak English less than "very well"
70.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population43,926100.0

Total ancestries reported

34,74779.1
Arab410.1
Czech1370.1
Danish150.0
Dutch1510.3
English2,4935.7
French (except Basque)12,0834.7
French Canadian12510.6
German1,9694.5
Greek60.0
Hungarian300.1
Irish13,6168.2
Italian7251.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian840.2
Polish260.1
Portuguese270.1
Russian100.0
Scotch-Irish6561.5
Scottish3910.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African8792.0
Swedish720.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American7,42516.9
Welsh1440.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries13,61131.0
(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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