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Social Statistics

Stamford, Connecticut,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school27,099100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,3138.5
Kindergarten1,5605.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)11,70143.2
High school (grades 9-12)5,86521.6
College or graduate school5,66020.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over82,886100.0
Less than 9th grade6,2877.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,45410.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)20,32024.5
Some college, no degree11,11413.4
Associate degree3,9264.7
Bachelor's degree18,76922.6
Graduate or professional degree14,01616.9
Percent high school graduate or higher82.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher39.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over94,777100.0
Never married28,94030.5
Now married, except separated49,65552.4
Separated1,8421.9
Widowed6,6377.0
Female
5,4645.8
Divorced7,7038.1
Female
4,7055.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,441100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren72429.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over91,277100.0
Civilian veterans7,2868.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years20,764100.0
With a disability1,5687.6
Population 21 to 64 years72,047100.0
With a disability14,14319.6
Percent employed
72.7(X)
No disability57,90480.4
Percent employed
78.8(X)
Population 65 years and over15,501100.0
With a disability6,01238.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over109,214100.0
Same house in 199558,50853.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199541,62738.1
Same county
27,56525.2
Different county
14,06212.9
Same state
1,4401.3
Different state
12,62211.6
Elsewhere in 19959,0798.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population117,083100.0
Native82,41370.4
Born in United States
80,30968.6
State of residence
44,07737.6
Different state
36,23230.9
Born outside United States
2,1041.8
Foreign born34,67029.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
17,00414.5
Naturalized citizen
12,88011.0
Not a citizen
21,79018.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)34,670100.0
Europe9,47527.3
Asia4,95514.3
Africa4571.3
Oceania550.2
Latin America19,20555.4
Northern America5231.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over109,214100.0
English only71,10465.1
Language other than English38,11034.9
Speak English less than 'very well
17,62916.1
Spanish
17,94216.4
Speak English less than "very well"
9,9659.1
Other Indo-European languages
16,77215.4
Speak English less than "very well"
6,7326.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,5902.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7170.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population117,083100.0

Total ancestries reported

121,811104.0
Arab4390.4
Czech15040.4
Danish2890.2
Dutch7900.7
English6,0375.2
French (except Basque)12,0051.7
French Canadian15860.5
German7,7506.6
Greek2,1001.8
Hungarian1,0820.9
Irish112,34710.5
Italian19,87317.0
Lithuanian2060.2
Norwegian7800.7
Polish6,5785.6
Portuguese4360.4
Russian3,5903.1
Scotch-Irish7350.6
Scottish1,3021.1
Slovak4650.4
Subsaharan African5990.5
Swedish1,0180.9
Swiss1460.1
Ukrainian7680.7
United States or American3,4763.0
Welsh3000.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,3195.4
Other ancestries41,29135.3
(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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