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Social Statistics

Wichita county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school617100.0
Nursery school, preschool345.5
Kindergarten406.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)33053.5
High school (grades 9-12)17628.5
College or graduate school376.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,625100.0
Less than 9th grade20312.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1599.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)53432.9
Some college, no degree37623.1
Associate degree1016.2
Bachelor's degree19011.7
Graduate or professional degree623.8
Percent high school graduate or higher77.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,943100.0
Never married35218.1
Now married, except separated1,32268.0
Separated221.1
Widowed1135.8
Female
914.7
Divorced1346.9
Female
623.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years22100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren836.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,809100.0
Civilian veterans22012.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years573100.0
With a disability122.1
Population 21 to 64 years1,342100.0
With a disability23517.5
Percent employed
61.3(X)
No disability1,10782.5
Percent employed
79.2(X)
Population 65 years and over385100.0
With a disability16843.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,325100.0
Same house in 19951,41260.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199587637.7
Same county
48020.6
Different county
39617.0
Same state
23410.1
Different state
1627.0
Elsewhere in 1995371.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,531100.0
Native2,32892.0
Born in United States
2,31691.5
State of residence
1,76269.6
Different state
55421.9
Born outside United States
120.5
Foreign born2038.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
933.7
Naturalized citizen
522.1
Not a citizen
1516.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)203100.0
Europe63.0
Asia31.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America19194.1
Northern America31.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,325100.0
English only1,94783.7
Language other than English37816.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1858.0
Spanish
34214.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1727.4
Other Indo-European languages
321.4
Speak English less than "very well"
130.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,531100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,37293.7
Arab00.0
Czech1220.9
Danish130.5
Dutch491.9
English1536.0
French (except Basque)1753.0
French Canadian120.1
German89335.3
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish11837.2
Italian150.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian150.6
Polish160.6
Portuguese00.0
Russian642.5
Scotch-Irish261.0
Scottish291.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish572.3
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2058.1
Welsh190.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries53621.2
(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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