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Social Statistics

Woodbury county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school27,592100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0437.4
Kindergarten1,6496.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,87646.7
High school (grades 9-12)6,22722.6
College or graduate school4,79717.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over64,932100.0
Less than 9th grade4,6287.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,42111.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)22,74735.0
Some college, no degree13,93521.5
Associate degree3,9276.0
Bachelor's degree8,37412.9
Graduate or professional degree3,9006.0
Percent high school graduate or higher81.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over80,186100.0
Never married21,53326.9
Now married, except separated43,55854.3
Separated1,2761.6
Widowed5,8637.3
Female
4,8776.1
Divorced7,9569.9
Female
4,3815.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,257100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren63550.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over75,349100.0
Civilian veterans10,40813.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,452100.0
With a disability1,9057.5
Population 21 to 64 years56,305100.0
With a disability9,85817.5
Percent employed
61.9(X)
No disability46,44782.5
Percent employed
83.3(X)
Population 65 years and over13,044100.0
With a disability5,17439.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over96,157100.0
Same house in 199553,01155.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,90142.5
Same county
26,69927.8
Different county
14,20214.8
Same state
4,4554.6
Different state
9,74710.1
Elsewhere in 19952,2452.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population103,877100.0
Native96,36292.8
Born in United States
95,93992.4
State of residence
71,13468.5
Different state
24,80523.9
Born outside United States
4230.4
Foreign born7,5157.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,4904.3
Naturalized citizen
1,9211.8
Not a citizen
5,5945.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,515100.0
Europe3064.1
Asia1,93125.7
Africa2433.2
Oceania120.2
Latin America4,90665.3
Northern America1171.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over96,157100.0
English only84,83988.2
Language other than English11,31811.8
Speak English less than 'very well
6,2916.5
Spanish
7,7748.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4,5794.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,2311.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2520.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,0042.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3871.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population103,877100.0

Total ancestries reported

118,272113.9
Arab2530.2
Czech11,2561.2
Danish2,9502.8
Dutch4,3144.2
English8,9248.6
French (except Basque)14,6814.5
French Canadian19310.9
German34,68733.4
Greek4230.4
Hungarian960.1
Irish115,64115.1
Italian1,5681.5
Lithuanian3190.3
Norwegian6,6976.4
Polish1,7931.7
Portuguese1010.1
Russian5040.5
Scotch-Irish1,2441.2
Scottish1,2291.2
Slovak230.0
Subsaharan African3740.4
Swedish5,1425.0
Swiss2970.3
Ukrainian360.0
United States or American5,2065.0
Welsh5210.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)270.0
Other ancestries19,03518.3
(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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