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Social Statistics

New Britain, Connecticut,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,433100.0
Nursery school, preschool9914.8
Kindergarten8914.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,80043.1
High school (grades 9-12)3,86918.9
College or graduate school5,88228.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over44,987100.0
Less than 9th grade5,37612.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,54819.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,80932.9
Some college, no degree6,52914.5
Associate degree2,2785.1
Bachelor's degree4,3569.7
Graduate or professional degree3,0916.9
Percent high school graduate or higher69.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over56,908100.0
Never married20,25035.6
Now married, except separated24,42642.9
Separated1,4532.6
Widowed4,9198.6
Female
3,8716.8
Divorced5,86010.3
Female
3,4276.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,392100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren64546.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over54,299100.0
Civilian veterans5,2249.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,952100.0
With a disability1,90111.2
Population 21 to 64 years38,821100.0
With a disability9,62324.8
Percent employed
57.1(X)
No disability29,19875.2
Percent employed
76.1(X)
Population 65 years and over10,440100.0
With a disability4,85046.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over67,095100.0
Same house in 199534,22651.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199528,08541.9
Same county
21,33531.8
Different county
6,75010.1
Same state
3,0214.5
Different state
3,7295.6
Elsewhere in 19954,7847.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population71,538100.0
Native58,67582.0
Born in United States
50,32070.3
State of residence
37,67552.7
Different state
12,64517.7
Born outside United States
8,35511.7
Foreign born12,86318.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,3847.5
Naturalized citizen
5,6547.9
Not a citizen
7,20910.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,863100.0
Europe8,64267.2
Asia1,61112.5
Africa2311.8
Oceania70.1
Latin America1,89214.7
Northern America4803.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over67,095100.0
English only37,95456.6
Language other than English29,14143.4
Speak English less than 'very well
13,61420.3
Spanish
14,55021.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6,2149.3
Other Indo-European languages
13,07519.5
Speak English less than "very well"
6,5879.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,1531.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6701.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population71,538100.0

Total ancestries reported

75,222105.1
Arab1500.2
Czech12100.3
Danish1340.2
Dutch1570.2
English2,6633.7
French (except Basque)13,9855.6
French Canadian11,7752.5
German3,0594.3
Greek2630.4
Hungarian1830.3
Irish15,5827.8
Italian9,23412.9
Lithuanian7751.1
Norwegian1380.2
Polish14,25719.9
Portuguese5220.7
Russian4860.7
Scotch-Irish2470.3
Scottish5170.7
Slovak1650.2
Subsaharan African4580.6
Swedish1,0391.5
Swiss240.0
Ukrainian8781.2
United States or American1,3181.8
Welsh980.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7511.0
Other ancestries26,15436.6
(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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