Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Poweshiek County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 18,815 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,335 100.0   Native 18,417 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 289 5.4       Born in United States 18,357 97.6
Kindergarten 304 5.7           State of residence 14,210 75.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,949 36.5           Different state 4,147 22.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,051 19.7       Born outside United States 60 0.3
College or graduate school 1,742 32.7   Foreign born 398 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 185 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 194 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 12,176 100.0       Not a citizen 204 1.1
Less than 9th grade 599 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,016 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,178 42.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 398 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,369 19.5   Europe 135 33.9
Associate degree 766 6.3   Asia 164 41.2
Bachelor's degree 1,420 11.7   Africa 16 4.0
Graduate or professional degree 828 6.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 56 14.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.7 (X)   Northern America 27 6.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,754 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,353 100.0   English only 17,028 95.9
Never married 4,042 26.3   Language other than English 726 4.1
Now married, except separated 8,525 55.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 204 1.1
Separated 169 1.1   Spanish 251 1.4
Widowed 1,175 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.3
 Female 951 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 350 2.0
Divorced 1,442 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.5
 Female 761 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 81 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,815 100.0
           under 18 years 73 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,308 102.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 25 34.2   Arab 28 0.1
        Czech¹ 532 2.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 245 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,554 100.0   Dutch 1,068 5.7
Civilian veterans 1,822 12.5   English 2,131 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 521 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 55 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,434 28.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,650 100.0   Greek 11 0.1
With a disability 377 8.1   Hungarian 24 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,759 100.0   Irish¹ 2,723 14.5
With a disability 1,720 17.6   Italian 179 1.0
 Percent employed 70.7 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.1
No disability 8,039 82.4   Norwegian 775 4.1
 Percent employed 84.0 (X)   Polish 141 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,005 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.1
With a disability 1,200 39.9   Russian 131 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 644 3.4
        Scottish 467 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 17,754 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,868 55.6   Swedish 414 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,702 43.4   Swiss 57 0.3
 Same county 3,741 21.1   Ukrainian 18 0.1
 Different county 3,961 22.3   United States or American 1,634 8.7
  Same state 2,113 11.9   Welsh 210 1.1
  Different state 1,848 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 184 1.0   Other ancestries 1,796 9.5
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #