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Wichita county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school35,683100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,3196.5
Kindergarten2,0465.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)14,75941.4
High school (grades 9-12)7,82321.9
College or graduate school8,73624.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over80,740100.0
Less than 9th grade5,6747.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,56613.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)24,08629.8
Some college, no degree19,55824.2
Associate degree4,7345.9
Bachelor's degree11,54714.3
Graduate or professional degree4,5755.7
Percent high school graduate or higher79.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over104,245100.0
Never married23,71722.8
Now married, except separated60,07757.6
Separated1,9181.8
Widowed7,0826.8
Female
5,8805.6
Divorced11,45111.0
Female
6,3086.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,531100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,42756.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over90,797100.0
Civilian veterans15,27416.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years29,122100.0
With a disability2,6379.1
Population 21 to 64 years64,282100.0
With a disability12,87820.0
Percent employed
56.9(X)
No disability51,40480.0
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over15,768100.0
With a disability7,26946.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over122,607100.0
Same house in 199556,30545.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199563,16951.5
Same county
32,64426.6
Different county
30,52524.9
Same state
14,05311.5
Different state
16,47213.4
Elsewhere in 19953,1332.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population131,664100.0
Native124,93394.9
Born in United States
122,31092.9
State of residence
77,70459.0
Different state
44,60633.9
Born outside United States
2,6232.0
Foreign born6,7315.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7552.1
Naturalized citizen
2,9242.2
Not a citizen
3,8072.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,731100.0
Europe1,29219.2
Asia1,94929.0
Africa340.5
Oceania520.8
Latin America3,28848.8
Northern America1161.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over122,607100.0
English only107,55687.7
Language other than English15,05112.3
Speak English less than 'very well
5,2014.2
Spanish
10,7078.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3,5502.9
Other Indo-European languages
2,0741.7
Speak English less than "very well"
5390.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,1351.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0880.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population131,664100.0

Total ancestries reported

116,58988.6
Arab2300.2
Czech17670.6
Danish3030.2
Dutch2,1151.6
English11,1318.5
French (except Basque)13,4102.6
French Canadian14610.4
German16,40512.5
Greek1830.1
Hungarian2970.2
Irish113,0619.9
Italian2,6482.0
Lithuanian420.0
Norwegian1,0830.8
Polish1,3521.0
Portuguese1400.1
Russian3040.2
Scotch-Irish2,6172.0
Scottish2,0411.6
Slovak420.0
Subsaharan African3600.3
Swedish8200.6
Swiss2110.2
Ukrainian660.1
United States or American14,53411.0
Welsh5220.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5240.4
Other ancestries40,92031.1
(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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