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Cherokee county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,998100.0
Nursery school, preschool2337.8
Kindergarten1404.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,48649.6
High school (grades 9-12)93031.0
College or graduate school2097.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,918100.0
Less than 9th grade3874.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7308.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,80542.7
Some college, no degree2,04923.0
Associate degree5956.7
Bachelor's degree99211.1
Graduate or professional degree3604.0
Percent high school graduate or higher87.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,510100.0
Never married2,11420.1
Now married, except separated6,42961.2
Separated1251.2
Widowed1,0449.9
Female
8588.2
Divorced7987.6
Female
3823.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years98100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5758.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,839100.0
Civilian veterans1,42114.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,870100.0
With a disability2197.6
Population 21 to 64 years6,672100.0
With a disability88213.2
Percent employed
64.1(X)
No disability5,79086.8
Percent employed
87.6(X)
Population 65 years and over2,406100.0
With a disability80133.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,338100.0
Same house in 19958,24566.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,08033.1
Same county
2,32218.8
Different county
1,75814.2
Same state
1,1459.3
Different state
6135.0
Elsewhere in 1995130.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population13,035100.0
Native12,91799.1
Born in United States
12,88098.8
State of residence
10,73882.4
Different state
2,14216.4
Born outside United States
370.3
Foreign born1180.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
250.2
Naturalized citizen
680.5
Not a citizen
500.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)118100.0
Europe3933.1
Asia4134.7
Africa65.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America3025.4
Northern America21.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,338100.0
English only11,96397.0
Language other than English3753.0
Speak English less than 'very well
970.8
Spanish
2101.7
Speak English less than "very well"
520.4
Other Indo-European languages
1140.9
Speak English less than "very well"
260.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
410.3
Speak English less than "very well"
120.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population13,035100.0

Total ancestries reported

14,068107.9
Arab00.0
Czech11070.8
Danish4663.6
Dutch3532.7
English1,1138.5
French (except Basque)13122.4
French Canadian1410.3
German5,73444.0
Greek50.0
Hungarian50.0
Irish11,48011.4
Italian1030.8
Lithuanian70.1
Norwegian7225.5
Polish1230.9
Portuguese420.3
Russian200.2
Scotch-Irish1881.4
Scottish1511.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African20.0
Swedish1,2319.4
Swiss850.7
Ukrainian60.0
United States or American1,0127.8
Welsh1261.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries6344.9
(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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