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Social Statistics for Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Waukesha county wisconsin dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school97,499100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,2097.4
Kindergarten5,4555.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)44,12845.3
High school (grades 9-12)23,00323.6
College or graduate school17,70418.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over241,299100.0
Less than 9th grade5,5372.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma13,8735.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)66,65127.6
Some college, no degree54,48322.6
Associate degree18,4927.7
Bachelor's degree57,05023.6
Graduate or professional degree25,21310.4
Percent high school graduate or higher92.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over283,034100.0
Never married61,66621.8
Now married, except separated182,97264.6
Separated1,7600.6
Widowed16,1065.7
Female
13,1914.7
Divorced20,5307.3
Female
11,8704.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,643100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren84231.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over265,910100.0
Civilian veterans33,25812.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years82,300100.0
With a disability4,7055.7
Population 21 to 64 years210,455100.0
With a disability21,46110.2
Percent employed
68.1(X)
No disability188,99489.8
Percent employed
84.6(X)
Population 65 years and over40,856100.0
With a disability12,93231.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over337,664100.0
Same house in 1995197,91458.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995136,69940.5
Same county
66,03219.6
Different county
70,66720.9
Same state
51,74315.3
Different state
18,9245.6
Elsewhere in 19953,0510.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population360,767100.0
Native347,75096.4
Born in United States
346,07195.9
State of residence
277,66677.0
Different state
68,40519.0
Born outside United States
1,6790.5
Foreign born13,0173.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,2291.2
Naturalized citizen
7,2412.0
Not a citizen
5,7761.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)13,017100.0
Europe5,48342.1
Asia3,98830.6
Africa1931.5
Oceania1090.8
Latin America2,55219.6
Northern America6925.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over337,664100.0
English only317,65094.1
Language other than English20,0145.9
Speak English less than 'very well
6,4131.9
Spanish
7,2672.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,9570.9
Other Indo-European languages
9,7812.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4210.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,4740.7
Speak English less than "very well"
9170.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population360,767100.0

Total ancestries reported

466,653129.4
Arab4360.1
Czech16,6911.9
Danish4,1121.1
Dutch6,7971.9
English27,8587.7
French (except Basque)114,3884.0
French Canadian13,2990.9
German180,85250.1
Greek2,0050.6
Hungarian3,0240.8
Irish147,16813.1
Italian21,0275.8
Lithuanian8330.2
Norwegian19,9405.5
Polish46,87813.0
Portuguese2700.1
Russian2,3540.7
Scotch-Irish2,9370.8
Scottish4,3431.2
Slovak1,7660.5
Subsaharan African2730.1
Swedish9,3572.6
Swiss3,1260.9
Ukrainian5560.2
United States or American12,4613.5
Welsh3,0060.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)890.0
Other ancestries40,80711.3
(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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