U.S. Beacon August 9, 2022

La Fontaine, IN

Wabash County, Indiana

Latitude: 40.673048     Longitude: -85.721623
Population 859 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1840842, place: La Fontaine town, Indiana)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 195 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 17 (8.72%)
Kindergarten: 23 (11.79%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 86 (44.1%)
High school (grades 9-12): 40 (20.51%)
College or graduate school: 29 (14.87%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 625 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 12 (1.92%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 93 (14.88%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 302 (48.32%)
Some college, no degree: 117 (18.72%)
Associate degree: 49 (7.84%)
Bachelor's degree: 32 (5.12%)
Graduate or professional degree: 20 (3.2%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 83.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 732 (100%)
Never married: 135 (18.44%)
Now married, except separated: 434 (59.29%)
Separated: 7 (0.96%)
Total Widowed: 86 (11.75%)
Widowed Female: 81 (11.07%)
Total Divorced: 70 (9.56%)
Divorced Female: 41 (5.6%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 6 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 4 (66.67%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 703 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 87 (12.38%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 179 (100%)
--With a disability: 9 (5.03%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 467 (100%)
--With a disability: 66 (14.13%)
----Percent employed: 57.6%
--No disability: 401 (85.87%)
----Percent employed: 84.5%
Population 65 years and over: 118 (100%)
--With a disability: 35 (29.66%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 855 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 480 (56.14%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 370 (43.27%)
--Same county: 266 (31.11%)
--Different county: 104 (12.16%)
----Same state: 87 (10.18%)
----Different state: 17 (1.99%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 5 (0.58%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 921 (100%)
Native: 921 (100%)
--Born in United States: 919 (100%)
----State of residence: 803 (87.19%)
----Different state: 116 (12.6%)
--Born outside United States: 2 (0.22%)
Foreign born: 0 (0%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 0 (0%)
--Naturalized citizen: 0 (0%)
--Not a citizen: 0 (0%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 0
Europe: 0
Asia: 0
Africa: 0
Oceania: 0
Latin America: 0
Northern America: 0

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 855 (100%)
English only: 842 (98.48%)
Language other than English: 13 (1.52%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Spanish: 4 (0.47%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 7 (0.82%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 2 (0.23%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 921 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 778% (84.47%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 39 (4.23%)
English: 76 (8.25%)
French (except Basque): 9 (0.98%)
French Canadian: 3 (0.33%)
German: 233 (25.3%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 87 (9.45%)
Italian: 2 (0.22%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 2 (0.22%)
Polish: 4 (0.43%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 10 (1.09%)
Scottish: 12 (1.3%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 5 (0.54%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 179 (19.44%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 117 (12.7%)

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