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Clay county iowa dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,161100.0
Nursery school, preschool42910.3
Kindergarten2556.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,93846.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,03724.9
College or graduate school50212.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,692100.0
Less than 9th grade5364.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8687.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,30636.8
Some college, no degree3,07926.3
Associate degree1,0008.6
Bachelor's degree1,56913.4
Graduate or professional degree3342.9
Percent high school graduate or higher88.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,874100.0
Never married2,91021.0
Now married, except separated8,38960.5
Separated1200.9
Widowed1,1148.0
Female
9456.8
Divorced1,3419.7
Female
7635.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years90100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2527.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,073100.0
Civilian veterans1,84314.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,723100.0
With a disability2687.2
Population 21 to 64 years9,407100.0
With a disability1,39414.8
Percent employed
70.9(X)
No disability8,01385.2
Percent employed
87.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,857100.0
With a disability1,04736.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,288100.0
Same house in 19959,81460.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,37639.1
Same county
3,47721.3
Different county
2,89917.8
Same state
1,76710.8
Different state
1,1326.9
Elsewhere in 1995980.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population17,372100.0
Native17,05598.2
Born in United States
17,00997.9
State of residence
13,26976.4
Different state
3,74021.5
Born outside United States
460.3
Foreign born3171.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1671.0
Naturalized citizen
1180.7
Not a citizen
1991.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)317100.0
Europe5818.3
Asia11335.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America13442.3
Northern America123.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,288100.0
English only15,71796.5
Language other than English5713.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2401.5
Spanish
3151.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1691.0
Other Indo-European languages
1540.9
Speak English less than "very well"
270.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1020.6
Speak English less than "very well"
440.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population17,372100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,508112.3
Arab00.0
Czech12131.2
Danish1,0986.3
Dutch1,2467.2
English1,3327.7
French (except Basque)15403.1
French Canadian11070.6
German7,37642.5
Greek510.3
Hungarian80.0
Irish11,77710.2
Italian2541.5
Lithuanian250.1
Norwegian1,7279.9
Polish580.3
Portuguese20.0
Russian240.1
Scotch-Irish1971.1
Scottish2261.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1,0396.0
Swiss1230.7
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American8765.0
Welsh1410.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40.0
Other ancestries1,0646.1
(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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