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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataDelaware

Social Statistics

Newark, Delaware

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,262100.0
Nursery school, preschool2461.6
Kindergarten1561.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,61510.6
High school (grades 9-12)7775.1
College or graduate school12,46881.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,610100.0
Less than 9th grade2802.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5504.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,28018.1
Some college, no degree2,22217.6
Associate degree8036.4
Bachelor's degree3,71129.4
Graduate or professional degree2,76421.9
Percent high school graduate or higher93.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher51.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over25,750100.0
Never married13,26951.5
Now married, except separated9,82538.2
Separated2501.0
Widowed1,2674.9
Female
1,0424.0
Divorced1,1394.4
Female
7733.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years97100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren77.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,139100.0
Civilian veterans1,7466.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,764100.0
With a disability6226.4
Population 21 to 64 years15,346100.0
With a disability1,68911.0
Percent employed
68.8(X)
No disability13,65789.0
Percent employed
73.4(X)
Population 65 years and over2,427100.0
With a disability89236.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,689100.0
Same house in 199511,04739.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,37055.5
Same county
5,90221.3
Different county
9,46834.2
Same state
6822.5
Different state
8,78631.7
Elsewhere in 19951,2724.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,570100.0
Native26,45492.6
Born in United States
26,20891.7
State of residence
8,81530.9
Different state
17,39360.9
Born outside United States
2460.9
Foreign born2,1167.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,3464.7
Naturalized citizen
5962.1
Not a citizen
1,5205.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,116100.0
Europe61128.9
Asia1,04149.2
Africa743.5
Oceania00.0
Latin America27513.0
Northern America1155.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,689100.0
English only24,59988.8
Language other than English3,09011.2
Speak English less than 'very well
8633.1
Spanish
7662.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2661.0
Other Indo-European languages
1,2854.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2350.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8673.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3091.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,570100.0

Total ancestries reported

32,279113.0
Arab1780.6
Czech11540.5
Danish820.3
Dutch3621.3
English3,75213.1
French (except Basque)17442.6
French Canadian11650.6
German4,90917.2
Greek2450.9
Hungarian3341.2
Irish15,76820.2
Italian3,78713.3
Lithuanian2240.8
Norwegian2911.0
Polish1,7146.0
Portuguese960.3
Russian6792.4
Scotch-Irish4641.6
Scottish7492.6
Slovak1700.6
Subsaharan African2340.8
Swedish4001.4
Swiss960.3
Ukrainian2100.7
United States or American1,1193.9
Welsh2961.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1460.5
Other ancestries4,91117.2
(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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