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Cape girardeau county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,596100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0865.5
Kindergarten8314.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,72339.4
High school (grades 9-12)3,44917.6
College or graduate school6,50733.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over43,440100.0
Less than 9th grade3,2037.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,00911.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,44733.3
Some college, no degree8,68320.0
Associate degree1,5833.6
Bachelor's degree7,13816.4
Graduate or professional degree3,3777.8
Percent high school graduate or higher81.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over55,413100.0
Never married14,51126.2
Now married, except separated31,06656.1
Separated6781.2
Widowed4,0017.2
Female
3,3236.0
Divorced5,1579.3
Female
3,0415.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years795100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren39249.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over52,544100.0
Civilian veterans6,95813.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,502100.0
With a disability1,4208.6
Population 21 to 64 years38,461100.0
With a disability5,54414.4
Percent employed
52.0(X)
No disability32,91785.6
Percent employed
82.3(X)
Population 65 years and over8,548100.0
With a disability3,30138.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over64,678100.0
Same house in 199533,41251.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199530,53447.2
Same county
16,93626.2
Different county
13,59821.0
Same state
7,63111.8
Different state
5,9679.2
Elsewhere in 19957321.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population68,693100.0
Native67,78098.7
Born in United States
67,36698.1
State of residence
50,73673.9
Different state
16,63024.2
Born outside United States
4140.6
Foreign born9131.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5080.7
Naturalized citizen
3630.5
Not a citizen
5500.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)913100.0
Europe33236.4
Asia38942.6
Africa262.8
Oceania80.9
Latin America11913.0
Northern America394.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over64,678100.0
English only62,54096.7
Language other than English2,1383.3
Speak English less than 'very well
5730.9
Spanish
7841.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2350.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,0791.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2270.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2320.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1050.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population68,693100.0

Total ancestries reported

61,60189.7
Arab170.0
Czech12460.4
Danish1760.3
Dutch1,4092.1
English5,1007.4
French (except Basque)12,3523.4
French Canadian11270.2
German21,38931.1
Greek950.1
Hungarian1210.2
Irish17,04210.3
Italian1,2211.8
Lithuanian410.1
Norwegian3190.5
Polish8311.2
Portuguese160.0
Russian650.1
Scotch-Irish1,0171.5
Scottish9481.4
Slovak650.1
Subsaharan African1810.3
Swedish3960.6
Swiss2050.3
Ukrainian260.0
United States or American8,60312.5
Welsh3320.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.0
Other ancestries9,25413.5
(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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