Social Statistics

Buffalo county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,318100.0
Nursery school, preschool6914.8
Kindergarten5483.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,65532.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,57218.0
College or graduate school5,85240.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,177100.0
Less than 9th grade9654.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,6536.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,44126.6
Some college, no degree6,18825.6
Associate degree1,6236.7
Bachelor's degree4,86520.1
Graduate or professional degree2,44210.1
Percent high school graduate or higher89.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,735100.0
Never married10,93332.4
Now married, except separated18,09453.6
Separated2680.8
Widowed1,9065.6
Female
1,5474.6
Divorced2,5347.5
Female
1,4334.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years244100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6325.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over31,758100.0
Civilian veterans3,37210.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,084100.0
With a disability8397.6
Population 21 to 64 years23,113100.0
With a disability3,04613.2
Percent employed
68.6(X)
No disability20,06786.8
Percent employed
87.8(X)
Population 65 years and over4,473100.0
With a disability1,73338.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over39,470100.0
Same house in 199518,88047.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199520,19051.2
Same county
9,78824.8
Different county
10,40226.4
Same state
7,41218.8
Different state
2,9907.6
Elsewhere in 19954001.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population42,259100.0
Native41,16297.4
Born in United States
40,94896.9
State of residence
31,85975.4
Different state
9,08921.5
Born outside United States
2140.5
Foreign born1,0972.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5221.2
Naturalized citizen
3800.9
Not a citizen
7171.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,097100.0
Europe13212.0
Asia22520.5
Africa242.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America70364.1
Northern America131.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over39,470100.0
English only36,84193.3
Language other than English2,6296.7
Speak English less than 'very well
9672.4
Spanish
1,8344.6
Speak English less than "very well"
7301.8
Other Indo-European languages
5961.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1510.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
940.2
Speak English less than "very well"
230.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population42,259100.0

Total ancestries reported

48,853115.6
Arab1540.4
Czech11,6113.8
Danish1,7004.0
Dutch1,0492.5
English4,65311.0
French (except Basque)19512.3
French Canadian11180.3
German18,28143.3
Greek970.2
Hungarian240.1
Irish15,21312.3
Italian5761.4
Lithuanian130.0
Norwegian1,0152.4
Polish1,4563.4
Portuguese440.1
Russian2560.6
Scotch-Irish6831.6
Scottish5701.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African220.1
Swedish3,1557.5
Swiss2310.5
Ukrainian180.0
United States or American2,3235.5
Welsh3220.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)500.1
Other ancestries4,26810.1
(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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