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Buchanan county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,468100.0
Nursery school, preschool3576.5
Kindergarten2584.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,82651.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,48127.1
College or graduate school54610.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over13,383100.0
Less than 9th grade9557.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,1028.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,83943.6
Some college, no degree2,72120.3
Associate degree1,0708.0
Bachelor's degree1,2809.6
Graduate or professional degree4163.1
Percent high school graduate or higher84.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over16,247100.0
Never married3,60122.2
Now married, except separated10,16362.6
Separated1310.8
Widowed1,3018.0
Female
1,0966.7
Divorced1,0516.5
Female
5203.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years189100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9449.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,070100.0
Civilian veterans2,10414.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,206100.0
With a disability4097.9
Population 21 to 64 years11,211100.0
With a disability1,87816.8
Percent employed
59.5(X)
No disability9,33383.2
Percent employed
82.4(X)
Population 65 years and over2,856100.0
With a disability98534.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over19,649100.0
Same house in 199512,35962.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,27737.0
Same county
4,11921.0
Different county
3,15816.1
Same state
2,32711.8
Different state
8314.2
Elsewhere in 1995130.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population21,093100.0
Native20,89999.1
Born in United States
20,86398.9
State of residence
18,34287.0
Different state
2,52112.0
Born outside United States
360.2
Foreign born1940.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
490.2
Naturalized citizen
1500.7
Not a citizen
440.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)194100.0
Europe4221.6
Asia6332.5
Africa94.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America6131.4
Northern America199.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over19,649100.0
English only18,46194.0
Language other than English1,1886.0
Speak English less than 'very well
6163.1
Spanish
2811.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1190.6
Other Indo-European languages
8664.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4822.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
410.2
Speak English less than "very well"
150.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population21,093100.0

Total ancestries reported

20,54697.4
Arab00.0
Czech12441.2
Danish3901.8
Dutch5192.5
English1,8378.7
French (except Basque)15442.6
French Canadian1730.3
German8,20338.9
Greek90.0
Hungarian10.0
Irish13,48416.5
Italian1540.7
Lithuanian80.0
Norwegian8173.9
Polish2301.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian100.0
Scotch-Irish2421.1
Scottish2921.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish2291.1
Swiss850.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,9319.2
Welsh490.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.0
Other ancestries1,1885.6
(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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