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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Social Statistics

West Haven, Connecticut

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,895100.0
Nursery school, preschool8636.2
Kindergarten8306.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,66540.8
High school (grades 9-12)2,67019.2
College or graduate school3,86727.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over35,341100.0
Less than 9th grade2,1456.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,58713.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,96836.7
Some college, no degree7,01319.8
Associate degree1,8895.3
Bachelor's degree4,22612.0
Graduate or professional degree2,5137.1
Percent high school graduate or higher81.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over42,205100.0
Never married13,33931.6
Now married, except separated19,91647.2
Separated5521.3
Widowed3,7678.9
Female
2,9527.0
Divorced4,63111.0
Female
2,7906.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,245100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren41433.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over40,309100.0
Civilian veterans4,83912.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,788100.0
With a disability8477.9
Population 21 to 64 years30,743100.0
With a disability6,04219.7
Percent employed
64.9(X)
No disability24,70180.3
Percent employed
80.8(X)
Population 65 years and over7,169100.0
With a disability2,98841.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over49,163100.0
Same house in 199528,16557.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,08138.8
Same county
14,45929.4
Different county
4,6229.4
Same state
1,7383.5
Different state
2,8845.9
Elsewhere in 19951,9173.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population52,360100.0
Native46,40788.6
Born in United States
45,13386.2
State of residence
36,20469.1
Different state
8,92917.1
Born outside United States
1,2742.4
Foreign born5,95311.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7595.3
Naturalized citizen
2,6445.0
Not a citizen
3,3096.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,953100.0
Europe1,65427.8
Asia1,61427.1
Africa5268.8
Oceania00.0
Latin America2,05334.5
Northern America1061.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over49,163100.0
English only40,24381.9
Language other than English8,92018.1
Speak English less than 'very well
3,6107.3
Spanish
4,1188.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7893.6
Other Indo-European languages
3,1196.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1802.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9972.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4430.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population52,360100.0

Total ancestries reported

60,632115.8
Arab5611.1
Czech12030.4
Danish780.1
Dutch3120.6
English3,6647.0
French (except Basque)12,0914.0
French Canadian18801.7
German4,0227.7
Greek5291.0
Hungarian4490.9
Irish19,35917.9
Italian14,39527.5
Lithuanian2420.5
Norwegian1390.3
Polish2,8245.4
Portuguese7971.5
Russian6281.2
Scotch-Irish5061.0
Scottish4860.9
Slovak2210.4
Subsaharan African6781.3
Swedish5151.0
Swiss480.1
Ukrainian2300.4
United States or American1,3202.5
Welsh1480.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8561.6
Other ancestries14,45127.6
(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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