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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataAlabama

Social Statistics

Huntsville, Alabama

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school44,466100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,1127.0
Kindergarten1,9634.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,60437.3
High school (grades 9-12)8,18918.4
College or graduate school14,59832.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over104,714100.0
Less than 9th grade4,7734.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,2109.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,30220.3
Some college, no degree24,49523.4
Associate degree6,1595.9
Bachelor's degree24,43823.3
Graduate or professional degree13,33712.7
Percent high school graduate or higher85.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over127,623100.0
Never married33,78026.5
Now married, except separated66,91052.4
Separated3,0562.4
Widowed8,5616.7
Female
7,1935.6
Divorced15,31612.0
Female
9,1117.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,922100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,52452.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over121,336100.0
Civilian veterans19,47816.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years34,236100.0
With a disability2,8208.2
Population 21 to 64 years92,035100.0
With a disability16,38217.8
Percent employed
56.0(X)
No disability75,65382.2
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over20,332100.0
With a disability8,55442.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over148,270100.0
Same house in 199575,33450.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199569,55346.9
Same county
42,57228.7
Different county
26,98118.2
Same state
10,0526.8
Different state
16,92911.4
Elsewhere in 19953,3832.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population157,899100.0
Native150,11995.1
Born in United States
147,77093.6
State of residence
86,44054.7
Different state
61,33038.8
Born outside United States
2,3491.5
Foreign born7,7804.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,7222.4
Naturalized citizen
3,2282.0
Not a citizen
4,5522.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,780100.0
Europe1,98825.6
Asia2,62333.7
Africa6167.9
Oceania250.3
Latin America2,03726.2
Northern America4916.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over148,270100.0
English only138,83393.6
Language other than English9,4376.4
Speak English less than 'very well
3,7362.5
Spanish
3,4212.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5641.1
Other Indo-European languages
3,3972.3
Speak English less than "very well"
8970.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,9971.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1010.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population157,899100.0

Total ancestries reported

147,46293.4
Arab3030.2
Czech14880.3
Danish3710.2
Dutch1,4420.9
English17,03110.8
French (except Basque)12,9911.9
French Canadian16440.4
German14,1579.0
Greek3090.2
Hungarian3500.2
Irish112,8888.2
Italian2,7931.8
Lithuanian1660.1
Norwegian8750.6
Polish1,6671.1
Portuguese930.1
Russian4640.3
Scotch-Irish4,7933.0
Scottish3,3362.1
Slovak1480.1
Subsaharan African1,2290.8
Swedish7540.5
Swiss3010.2
Ukrainian1670.1
United States or American18,15711.5
Welsh9040.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,2720.8
Other ancestries59,36937.6
(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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