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Social Statistics

West Palm Beach, Florida,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,294100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2066.3
Kindergarten9775.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,21042.6
High school (grades 9-12)4,12321.4
College or graduate school4,77824.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over56,549100.0
Less than 9th grade5,2429.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,60615.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,69722.5
Some college, no degree11,40320.2
Associate degree3,4146.0
Bachelor's degree9,37716.6
Graduate or professional degree5,81010.3
Percent high school graduate or higher75.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over67,153100.0
Never married22,27433.2
Now married, except separated28,07841.8
Separated2,3533.5
Widowed5,7298.5
Female
4,4706.7
Divorced8,71913.0
Female
4,8197.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,498100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren83956.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over64,389100.0
Civilian veterans6,68410.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,662100.0
With a disability1,76411.3
Population 21 to 64 years47,533100.0
With a disability11,74424.7
Percent employed
62.2(X)
No disability35,78975.3
Percent employed
74.5(X)
Population 65 years and over12,578100.0
With a disability5,91047.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over76,938100.0
Same house in 199532,92842.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199538,21849.7
Same county
24,01431.2
Different county
14,20418.5
Same state
5,1616.7
Different state
9,04311.8
Elsewhere in 19955,7927.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population81,539100.0
Native61,38775.3
Born in United States
59,59273.1
State of residence
26,45432.4
Different state
33,13840.6
Born outside United States
1,7952.2
Foreign born20,15224.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,46011.6
Naturalized citizen
7,1168.7
Not a citizen
13,03616.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,152100.0
Europe2,18210.8
Asia1,3326.6
Africa1931.0
Oceania690.3
Latin America15,85878.7
Northern America5182.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over76,938100.0
English only55,17471.7
Language other than English21,76428.3
Speak English less than 'very well
11,62815.1
Spanish
13,47617.5
Speak English less than "very well"
8,25410.7
Other Indo-European languages
6,8048.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7813.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6990.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2350.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population81,539100.0

Total ancestries reported

80,07298.2
Arab8391.0
Czech12680.3
Danish1760.2
Dutch7640.9
English5,0166.2
French (except Basque)11,7402.1
French Canadian14100.5
German6,0787.5
Greek3790.5
Hungarian5760.7
Irish15,7427.0
Italian4,0344.9
Lithuanian1680.2
Norwegian3460.4
Polish1,8342.2
Portuguese3340.4
Russian1,4251.7
Scotch-Irish8351.0
Scottish1,0411.3
Slovak890.1
Subsaharan African7791.0
Swedish5380.7
Swiss940.1
Ukrainian2180.3
United States or American4,2765.2
Welsh3240.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,3387.8
Other ancestries35,41143.4
(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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