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Social Statistics

Connecticut

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school910,869100.0
Nursery school, preschool66,6897.3
Kindergarten49,1975.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)401,10944.0
High school (grades 9-12)189,66220.8
College or graduate school204,21222.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,295,617100.0
Less than 9th grade132,9175.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma234,73910.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)653,30028.5
Some college, no degree402,74117.5
Associate degree150,9266.6
Bachelor's degree416,75118.2
Graduate or professional degree304,24313.3
Percent high school graduate or higher84.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,696,250100.0
Never married732,26627.2
Now married, except separated1,483,68855.0
Separated42,5561.6
Widowed188,0337.0
Female
152,7125.7
Divorced249,7079.3
Female
147,8915.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years55,489100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18,89834.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,557,792100.0
Civilian veterans310,06912.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years735,594100.0
With a disability56,1857.6
Population 21 to 64 years1,945,424100.0
With a disability327,69716.8
Percent employed
63.1(X)
No disability1,617,72783.2
Percent employed
80.3(X)
Population 65 years and over439,935100.0
With a disability162,93137.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,184,514100.0
Same house in 19951,852,99058.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,227,71938.6
Same county
798,81825.1
Different county
428,90113.5
Same state
168,0785.3
Different state
260,8238.2
Elsewhere in 1995103,8053.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,405,565100.0
Native3,035,59889.1
Born in United States
2,922,07685.8
State of residence
1,940,57657.0
Different state
981,50028.8
Born outside United States
113,5223.3
Foreign born369,96710.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
144,2714.2
Naturalized citizen
180,2675.3
Not a citizen
189,7005.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)369,961100.0
Europe141,14138.2
Asia70,15619.0
Africa9,7482.6
Oceania1,3880.4
Latin America128,26734.7
Northern America19,2615.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,184,514100.0
English only2,600,60181.7
Language other than English583,91318.3
Speak English less than 'very well
234,7997.4
Spanish
268,0448.4
Speak English less than "very well"
116,5383.7
Other Indo-European languages
251,3357.9
Speak English less than "very well"
90,3552.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
47,9931.5
Speak English less than "very well"
23,2460.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,405,565100.0

Total ancestries reported

4,007,839117.7
Arab14,9330.4
Czech120,6210.6
Danish13,7510.4
Dutch28,4030.8
English349,39010.3
French (except Basque)1214,0476.3
French Canadian1109,5553.2
German335,6929.9
Greek27,6030.8
Hungarian40,8361.2
Irish1565,97116.6
Italian634,36418.6
Lithuanian32,0350.9
Norwegian21,6930.6
Polish284,2728.3
Portuguese44,6951.3
Russian66,4532.0
Scotch-Irish39,8411.2
Scottish66,7642.0
Slovak22,9820.7
Subsaharan African18,7050.5
Swedish65,0031.9
Swiss9,4880.3
Ukrainian23,4570.7
United States or American110,6153.2
Welsh15,6290.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)52,9771.6
Other ancestries778,06422.8
(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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