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Social Statistics for Colfax County, Nebraska

Colfax county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,799100.0
Nursery school, preschool1676.0
Kindergarten1936.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,42350.8
High school (grades 9-12)72025.7
College or graduate school29610.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,562100.0
Less than 9th grade1,16817.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma67110.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,42537.0
Some college, no degree1,17918.0
Associate degree3665.6
Bachelor's degree5147.8
Graduate or professional degree2393.6
Percent high school graduate or higher72.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,980100.0
Never married1,82922.9
Now married, except separated5,05663.4
Separated580.7
Widowed6378.0
Female
5446.8
Divorced4005.0
Female
1772.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years111100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4540.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,412100.0
Civilian veterans88612.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,746100.0
With a disability1967.1
Population 21 to 64 years5,308100.0
With a disability88616.7
Percent employed
73.5(X)
No disability4,42283.3
Percent employed
85.1(X)
Population 65 years and over1,558100.0
With a disability58737.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,739100.0
Same house in 19955,96761.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,35634.5
Same county
1,67317.2
Different county
1,68317.3
Same state
97910.1
Different state
7047.2
Elsewhere in 19954164.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population10,441100.0
Native8,53981.8
Born in United States
8,49281.3
State of residence
7,27069.6
Different state
1,22211.7
Born outside United States
470.5
Foreign born1,90218.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,30312.5
Naturalized citizen
4934.7
Not a citizen
1,40913.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,902100.0
Europe100.5
Asia50.3
Africa191.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,86898.2
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,739100.0
English only6,95471.4
Language other than English2,78528.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,90219.5
Spanish
2,43725.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,80418.5
Other Indo-European languages
3123.2
Speak English less than "very well"
780.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
90.1
Speak English less than "very well"
50.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population10,441100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,197107.2
Arab00.0
Czech12,75126.3
Danish1011.0
Dutch1031.0
English3473.3
French (except Basque)1890.9
French Canadian1260.2
German3,27831.4
Greek70.1
Hungarian10.0
Irish18077.7
Italian280.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian950.9
Polish2842.7
Portuguese10.0
Russian80.1
Scotch-Irish530.5
Scottish330.3
Slovak420.4
Subsaharan African270.3
Swedish2482.4
Swiss680.7
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3203.1
Welsh160.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,46423.6
(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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