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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataAlabama

Social Statistics

Birmingham, Alabama

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school66,226100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,2516.4
Kindergarten4,0486.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)28,38442.9
High school (grades 9-12)13,88821.0
College or graduate school15,65523.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over154,953100.0
Less than 9th grade11,3517.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma26,65917.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)42,91627.7
Some college, no degree36,50723.6
Associate degree8,8475.7
Bachelor's degree18,41511.9
Graduate or professional degree10,2586.6
Percent high school graduate or higher75.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over192,220100.0
Never married67,65535.2
Now married, except separated72,97738.0
Separated7,6504.0
Widowed18,3039.5
Female
15,0387.8
Divorced25,63513.3
Female
15,5088.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years8,504100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,76456.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over182,124100.0
Civilian veterans22,04812.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years55,190100.0
With a disability5,96810.8
Population 21 to 64 years136,364100.0
With a disability39,13428.7
Percent employed
48.2(X)
No disability97,23071.3
Percent employed
71.9(X)
Population 65 years and over31,167100.0
With a disability16,31952.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over226,637100.0
Same house in 1995124,02054.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199599,00543.7
Same county
74,06332.7
Different county
24,94211.0
Same state
12,4485.5
Different state
12,4945.5
Elsewhere in 19953,6121.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population243,072100.0
Native237,94897.9
Born in United States
236,84297.4
State of residence
200,98082.7
Different state
35,86214.8
Born outside United States
1,1060.5
Foreign born5,1242.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,5311.5
Naturalized citizen
1,4050.6
Not a citizen
3,7191.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,124100.0
Europe74814.6
Asia1,43628.0
Africa4208.2
Oceania230.4
Latin America2,38146.5
Northern America1162.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over226,637100.0
English only216,01095.3
Language other than English10,6274.7
Speak English less than 'very well
4,7502.1
Spanish
5,9762.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0701.4
Other Indo-European languages
2,4301.1
Speak English less than "very well"
7450.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,3410.6
Speak English less than "very well"
7100.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population243,072100.0

Total ancestries reported

201,20582.8
Arab7430.3
Czech11210.0
Danish990.0
Dutch1,0370.4
English7,8173.2
French (except Basque)11,5610.6
French Canadian11510.1
German5,5262.3
Greek2200.1
Hungarian1050.0
Irish16,9032.8
Italian1,9110.8
Lithuanian440.0
Norwegian2680.1
Polish6360.3
Portuguese450.0
Russian3200.1
Scotch-Irish2,5731.1
Scottish1,9480.8
Slovak250.0
Subsaharan African3,5191.4
Swedish2400.1
Swiss840.0
Ukrainian300.0
United States or American9,5293.9
Welsh5740.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3490.1
Other ancestries154,82763.7
(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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