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Social Statistics for West Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana

West baton rouge parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,967100.0
Nursery school, preschool4016.7
Kindergarten3576.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,80247.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,56926.3
College or graduate school83814.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,347100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2269.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,32317.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,42240.6
Some college, no degree2,55119.1
Associate degree3412.6
Bachelor's degree1,0928.2
Graduate or professional degree3922.9
Percent high school graduate or higher73.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over16,660100.0
Never married4,81928.9
Now married, except separated8,58951.6
Separated3642.2
Widowed1,1376.8
Female
9465.7
Divorced1,75110.5
Female
9435.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years645100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren36756.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,544100.0
Civilian veterans1,5259.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,698100.0
With a disability70012.3
Population 21 to 64 years11,780100.0
With a disability2,56321.8
Percent employed
64.2(X)
No disability9,21778.2
Percent employed
72.3(X)
Population 65 years and over2,047100.0
With a disability1,07052.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over20,086100.0
Same house in 199513,40566.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,62233.0
Same county
3,12215.5
Different county
3,50017.4
Same state
3,00715.0
Different state
4932.5
Elsewhere in 1995590.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population21,601100.0
Native21,40999.1
Born in United States
21,36198.9
State of residence
19,39889.8
Different state
1,9639.1
Born outside United States
480.2
Foreign born1920.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
600.3
Naturalized citizen
870.4
Not a citizen
1050.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)192100.0
Europe2010.4
Asia31.6
Africa84.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America15882.3
Northern America31.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over20,086100.0
English only19,00694.6
Language other than English1,0805.4
Speak English less than 'very well
3621.8
Spanish
3061.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1750.9
Other Indo-European languages
7553.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1830.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
90.0
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population21,601100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,94092.3
Arab290.1
Czech1260.1
Danish120.1
Dutch1140.5
English5712.6
French (except Basque)13,97718.4
French Canadian11,2325.7
German1,0324.8
Greek110.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,0865.0
Italian1,0494.9
Lithuanian30.0
Norwegian130.1
Polish200.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish1460.7
Scottish460.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African2431.1
Swedish210.1
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian60.0
United States or American2,27510.5
Welsh140.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)90.0
Other ancestries8,00537.1
(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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