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Social Statistics for Wheeler County, Nebraska

Wheeler county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school236100.0
Nursery school, preschool145.9
Kindergarten93.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12352.1
High school (grades 9-12)7330.9
College or graduate school177.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over577100.0
Less than 9th grade295.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma244.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21537.3
Some college, no degree18632.2
Associate degree376.4
Bachelor's degree6611.4
Graduate or professional degree203.5
Percent high school graduate or higher90.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over682100.0
Never married12318.0
Now married, except separated44465.1
Separated00.0
Widowed547.9
Female
466.7
Divorced618.9
Female
243.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years0(X)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren0(X)
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over630100.0
Civilian veterans10316.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years228100.0
With a disability62.6
Population 21 to 64 years449100.0
With a disability388.5
Percent employed
71.1(X)
No disability41191.5
Percent employed
84.4(X)
Population 65 years and over150100.0
With a disability4932.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over827100.0
Same house in 199563977.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199518822.7
Same county
536.4
Different county
13516.3
Same state
10913.2
Different state
263.1
Elsewhere in 199500.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population886100.0
Native886100.0
Born in United States
886100.0
State of residence
78688.7
Different state
10011.3
Born outside United States
00.0
Foreign born00.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
00.0
Naturalized citizen
00.0
Not a citizen
00.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)0(X)
Europe0(X)
Asia0(X)
Africa0(X)
Oceania0(X)
Latin America0(X)
Northern America0(X)
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over827100.0
English only81097.9
Language other than English172.1
Speak English less than 'very well
111.3
Spanish
161.9
Speak English less than "very well"
111.3
Other Indo-European languages
10.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population886100.0

Total ancestries reported

929104.9
Arab00.0
Czech1495.5
Danish101.1
Dutch111.2
English9210.4
French (except Basque)1111.2
French Canadian120.2
German35540.1
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish116118.2
Italian00.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian101.1
Polish333.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish80.9
Scottish262.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish596.7
Swiss171.9
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American455.1
Welsh20.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries384.3
(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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