U.S. Beacon October 13, 2019

Van Meter, IA

Dallas County, Iowa

Latitude: 41.531505     Longitude: -93.955338
Population 1,088 (2005)
Elevation of Van Meter, Iowa: 870 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1980445, place: Van Meter city, Iowa)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 274 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 23 (8.39%)
Kindergarten: 25 (9.12%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 142 (51.82%)
High school (grades 9-12): 57 (20.8%)
College or graduate school: 27 (9.85%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 541 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 13 (2.4%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 32 (5.91%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 194 (35.86%)
Some college, no degree: 121 (22.37%)
Associate degree: 58 (10.72%)
Bachelor's degree: 91 (16.82%)
Graduate or professional degree: 32 (5.91%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 91.7%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 636 (100%)
Never married: 138 (21.7%)
Now married, except separated: 384 (60.38%)
Separated: 10 (1.57%)
Total Widowed: 29 (4.56%)
Widowed Female: 24 (3.77%)
Total Divorced: 75 (11.79%)
Divorced Female: 52 (8.18%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 14 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 12 (85.71%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 602 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 90 (14.95%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 241 (100%)
--With a disability: 8 (3.32%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 496 (100%)
--With a disability: 46 (9.27%)
----Percent employed: 73.9%
--No disability: 450 (90.73%)
----Percent employed: 90.4%
Population 65 years and over: 78 (100%)
--With a disability: 37 (47.44%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 815 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 508 (62.33%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 307 (37.67%)
--Same county: 146 (17.91%)
--Different county: 161 (19.75%)
----Same state: 103 (12.64%)
----Different state: 58 (7.12%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 0 (0%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 864 (100%)
Native: 857 (99.19%)
--Born in United States: 852 (100%)
----State of residence: 713 (82.52%)
----Different state: 139 (16.09%)
--Born outside United States: 5 (0.58%)
Foreign born: 7 (0.81%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 3 (0.35%)
--Naturalized citizen: 4 (0.46%)
--Not a citizen: 3 (0.35%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 7 (100%)
Europe: 2 (28.57%)
Asia: 2 (28.57%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 3 (42.86%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 815 (100%)
English only: 800 (98.16%)
Language other than English: 15 (1.84%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7 (0.86%)
--Spanish: 9 (1.1%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 5 (0.61%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 6 (0.74%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2 (0.25%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 864 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 867% (100.35%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 4 (0.46%)
Danish: 33 (3.82%)
Dutch: 39 (4.51%)
English: 100 (11.57%)
French (except Basque): 22 (2.55%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 283 (32.75%)
Greek: 2 (0.23%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 110 (12.73%)
Italian: 27 (3.13%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 20 (2.31%)
Polish: 10 (1.16%)
Portuguese: 2 (0.23%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 9 (1.04%)
Scottish: 20 (2.31%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 39 (4.51%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 72 (8.33%)
Welsh: 3 (0.35%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 72 (8.33%)

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