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Social Statistics

Wayne county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,566100.0
Nursery school, preschool996.3
Kindergarten1137.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)75848.4
High school (grades 9-12)40525.9
College or graduate school19112.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,722100.0
Less than 9th grade3768.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3828.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,16945.9
Some college, no degree97220.6
Associate degree2505.3
Bachelor's degree4058.6
Graduate or professional degree1683.6
Percent high school graduate or higher83.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,454100.0
Never married93117.1
Now married, except separated3,44863.2
Separated571.0
Widowed56710.4
Female
4448.1
Divorced4518.3
Female
2364.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years87100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5259.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,129100.0
Civilian veterans70213.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,454100.0
With a disability1399.6
Population 21 to 64 years3,339100.0
With a disability61618.4
Percent employed
48.5(X)
No disability2,72381.6
Percent employed
84.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,476100.0
With a disability60541.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,393100.0
Same house in 19953,85460.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,52239.4
Same county
1,27620.0
Different county
1,24619.5
Same state
85113.3
Different state
3956.2
Elsewhere in 1995170.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,730100.0
Native6,69199.4
Born in United States
6,67499.2
State of residence
5,20477.3
Different state
1,47021.8
Born outside United States
170.3
Foreign born390.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
200.3
Naturalized citizen
220.3
Not a citizen
170.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)39100.0
Europe512.8
Asia2359.0
Africa00.0
Oceania25.1
Latin America923.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,393100.0
English only6,24297.6
Language other than English1512.4
Speak English less than 'very well
510.8
Spanish
530.8
Speak English less than "very well"
190.3
Other Indo-European languages
871.4
Speak English less than "very well"
320.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,730100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,77385.8
Arab00.0
Czech1290.4
Danish270.4
Dutch2643.9
English1,12316.7
French (except Basque)11932.9
French Canadian1150.2
German1,17217.4
Greek50.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish182312.2
Italian1111.6
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian1291.9
Polish170.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian20.0
Scotch-Irish1602.4
Scottish851.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African20.0
Swedish1181.8
Swiss390.6
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American82112.2
Welsh891.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries5478.1
(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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