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Wyandotte county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school42,334100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,0367.2
Kindergarten2,4765.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)20,38348.1
High school (grades 9-12)9,48022.4
College or graduate school6,95916.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over96,608100.0
Less than 9th grade8,5678.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma16,55417.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)33,09834.3
Some college, no degree21,23822.0
Associate degree5,5155.7
Bachelor's degree7,4207.7
Graduate or professional degree4,2164.4
Percent high school graduate or higher74.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over120,091100.0
Never married35,86529.9
Now married, except separated56,72847.2
Separated3,1482.6
Widowed8,8387.4
Female
7,2246.0
Divorced15,51212.9
Female
8,8187.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,789100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,30148.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over112,932100.0
Civilian veterans14,89713.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years39,298100.0
With a disability3,8549.8
Population 21 to 64 years87,013100.0
With a disability22,45325.8
Percent employed
55.4(X)
No disability64,56074.2
Percent employed
74.8(X)
Population 65 years and over17,715100.0
With a disability9,07751.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over145,220100.0
Same house in 199578,28353.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199561,30642.2
Same county
37,39125.7
Different county
23,91516.5
Same state
9,0296.2
Different state
14,88610.3
Elsewhere in 19955,6313.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population157,882100.0
Native142,92890.5
Born in United States
142,07690.0
State of residence
87,48455.4
Different state
54,59234.6
Born outside United States
8520.5
Foreign born14,9549.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,5656.1
Naturalized citizen
3,1992.0
Not a citizen
11,7557.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)14,954100.0
Europe7164.8
Asia1,74711.7
Africa2831.9
Oceania310.2
Latin America12,11681.0
Northern America610.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over145,220100.0
English only122,53284.4
Language other than English22,68815.6
Speak English less than 'very well
12,9548.9
Spanish
18,45612.7
Speak English less than "very well"
11,1567.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,7221.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5480.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,0921.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0920.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population157,882100.0

Total ancestries reported

148,94094.3
Arab1830.1
Czech13930.2
Danish3210.2
Dutch1,9811.3
English8,2275.2
French (except Basque)13,0671.9
French Canadian13270.2
German19,33712.2
Greek890.1
Hungarian1820.1
Irish113,6238.6
Italian2,0161.3
Lithuanian1710.1
Norwegian7440.5
Polish2,1271.3
Portuguese320.0
Russian3400.2
Scotch-Irish1,8591.2
Scottish1,5211.0
Slovak2130.1
Subsaharan African1,4550.9
Swedish1,5471.0
Swiss2260.1
Ukrainian1370.1
United States or American10,1416.4
Welsh6250.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)920.1
Other ancestries77,96449.4
(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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