U.S. Beacon May 25, 2022

Wakarusa, IN

Elkhart County, Indiana

Latitude: 41.534490     Longitude: -86.016223
Population 1,666 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1879478, place: Wakarusa town, Indiana)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 389 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 26 (6.68%)
Kindergarten: 8 (2.06%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 230 (59.13%)
High school (grades 9-12): 87 (22.37%)
College or graduate school: 38 (9.77%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,072 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 90 (8.4%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 90 (8.4%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 506 (47.2%)
Some college, no degree: 189 (17.63%)
Associate degree: 71 (6.62%)
Bachelor's degree: 79 (7.37%)
Graduate or professional degree: 47 (4.38%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 83.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 1,244 (100%)
Never married: 226 (18.17%)
Now married, except separated: 727 (58.44%)
Separated: 16 (1.29%)
Total Widowed: 189 (15.19%)
Widowed Female: 154 (12.38%)
Total Divorced: 86 (6.91%)
Divorced Female: 53 (4.26%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 16 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 8 (50%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 1,189 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 103 (8.66%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 362 (100%)
--With a disability: 33 (9.12%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 803 (100%)
--With a disability: 132 (16.44%)
----Percent employed: 87.1%
--No disability: 671 (83.56%)
----Percent employed: 85.2%
Population 65 years and over: 206 (100%)
--With a disability: 78 (37.86%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 1,493 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 860 (57.6%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 627 (42%)
--Same county: 441 (29.54%)
--Different county: 186 (12.46%)
----Same state: 126 (8.44%)
----Different state: 60 (4.02%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 6 (0.4%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 1,590 (100%)
Native: 1,564 (98.36%)
--Born in United States: 1,555 (100%)
----State of residence: 1,245 (78.3%)
----Different state: 310 (19.5%)
--Born outside United States: 9 (0.57%)
Foreign born: 26 (1.64%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 0 (0%)
--Naturalized citizen: 20 (1.26%)
--Not a citizen: 6 (0.38%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 26 (100%)
Europe: 9 (34.62%)
Asia: 12 (46.15%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 0 (0%)
Northern America: 5 (19.23%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 1,493 (100%)
English only: 1,416 (94.84%)
Language other than English: 77 (5.16%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 27 (1.81%)
--Spanish: 20 (1.34%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 10 (0.67%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 46 (3.08%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 13 (0.87%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 11 (0.74%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 4 (0.27%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 1,590 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 1,473% (92.64%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 2 (0.13%)
Danish: 16 (1.01%)
Dutch: 51 (3.21%)
English: 84 (5.28%)
French (except Basque): 25 (1.57%)
French Canadian: 6 (0.38%)
German: 547 (34.4%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 4 (0.25%)
Irish: 98 (6.16%)
Italian: 36 (2.26%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 13 (0.82%)
Polish: 20 (1.26%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 5 (0.31%)
Scottish: 14 (0.88%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 21 (1.32%)
Swiss: 95 (5.97%)
Ukrainian: 3 (0.19%)
United States or American: 302 (18.99%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 131 (8.24%)

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