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Social Statistics

Connecticut

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,594100.0
Nursery school, preschool6177.2
Kindergarten4174.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,85644.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,09824.4
College or graduate school1,60618.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,451100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0945.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,38011.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,28035.6
Some college, no degree4,33821.2
Associate degree1,4777.2
Bachelor's degree2,53712.4
Graduate or professional degree1,3456.6
Percent high school graduate or higher83.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,075100.0
Never married6,43726.7
Now married, except separated13,14754.6
Separated3071.3
Widowed1,6576.9
Female
1,2785.3
Divorced2,52710.5
Female
1,4756.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years386100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17846.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,634100.0
Civilian veterans2,88012.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,286100.0
With a disability6438.8
Population 21 to 64 years17,961100.0
With a disability3,30218.4
Percent employed
63.4(X)
No disability14,65981.6
Percent employed
82.6(X)
Population 65 years and over3,397100.0
With a disability1,45742.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over28,850100.0
Same house in 199517,61761.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,51636.5
Same county
7,42825.7
Different county
3,08810.7
Same state
1,9256.7
Different state
1,1634.0
Elsewhere in 19957172.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population30,989100.0
Native27,47888.7
Born in United States
27,12687.5
State of residence
21,36568.9
Different state
5,76118.6
Born outside United States
3521.1
Foreign born3,51111.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,3484.3
Naturalized citizen
1,6515.3
Not a citizen
1,8606.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,511100.0
Europe1,88253.6
Asia70520.1
Africa621.8
Oceania120.3
Latin America68719.6
Northern America1634.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over28,850100.0
English only23,73982.3
Language other than English5,11117.7
Speak English less than 'very well
1,8226.3
Spanish
1,0653.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3511.2
Other Indo-European languages
3,62412.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4074.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3271.1
Speak English less than "very well"
480.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population30,989100.0

Total ancestries reported

38,417124.0
Arab440.1
Czech11710.6
Danish1070.3
Dutch2330.8
English2,5328.2
French (except Basque)12,1857.1
French Canadian11,0023.2
German3,24010.5
Greek1170.4
Hungarian5121.7
Irish16,93922.4
Italian7,01122.6
Lithuanian7512.4
Norwegian870.3
Polish3,46111.2
Portuguese2,0446.6
Russian3621.2
Scotch-Irish3241.0
Scottish5131.7
Slovak2020.7
Subsaharan African1310.4
Swedish6912.2
Swiss480.2
Ukrainian1930.6
United States or American6562.1
Welsh1140.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)840.3
Other ancestries4,66315.0
(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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