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Social Statistics for Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Cerro gordo county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,271100.0
Nursery school, preschool7816.9
Kindergarten6405.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,23546.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,56022.7
College or graduate school2,05518.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over31,215100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3684.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,6078.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,38533.3
Some college, no degree7,15922.9
Associate degree3,37110.8
Bachelor's degree4,40514.1
Graduate or professional degree1,9206.2
Percent high school graduate or higher87.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over37,290100.0
Never married8,62823.1
Now married, except separated21,28957.1
Separated2840.8
Widowed3,2388.7
Female
2,6387.1
Divorced3,85110.3
Female
2,2426.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years429100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21850.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over35,312100.0
Civilian veterans4,88213.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,257100.0
With a disability6296.1
Population 21 to 64 years24,955100.0
With a disability4,09416.4
Percent employed
59.0(X)
No disability20,86183.6
Percent employed
86.1(X)
Population 65 years and over7,713100.0
With a disability2,93438.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over43,618100.0
Same house in 199525,62058.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,74240.7
Same county
10,90625.0
Different county
6,83615.7
Same state
4,2539.8
Different state
2,5835.9
Elsewhere in 19952560.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population46,447100.0
Native45,80798.6
Born in United States
45,59898.2
State of residence
36,95979.6
Different state
8,63918.6
Born outside United States
2090.4
Foreign born6401.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2160.5
Naturalized citizen
3630.8
Not a citizen
2770.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)640100.0
Europe21733.9
Asia23035.9
Africa487.5
Oceania253.9
Latin America10316.1
Northern America172.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over43,618100.0
English only42,11696.6
Language other than English1,5023.4
Speak English less than 'very well
5841.3
Spanish
8201.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3070.7
Other Indo-European languages
4120.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1710.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2120.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1060.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population46,447100.0

Total ancestries reported

53,791115.8
Arab310.1
Czech19972.1
Danish1,6073.5
Dutch1,1622.5
English4,5199.7
French (except Basque)11,1422.5
French Canadian11920.4
German19,19541.3
Greek3110.7
Hungarian600.1
Irish16,18313.3
Italian4911.1
Lithuanian340.1
Norwegian7,62416.4
Polish4340.9
Portuguese390.1
Russian1630.4
Scotch-Irish5691.2
Scottish5501.2
Slovak20.0
Subsaharan African240.1
Swedish1,3682.9
Swiss1940.4
Ukrainian390.1
United States or American2,3965.2
Welsh2830.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4,1829.0
(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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