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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMaine

Social Statistics

Lewiston, Maine

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,173100.0
Nursery school, preschool4494.9
Kindergarten4705.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,41137.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,64818.0
College or graduate school3,19534.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,794100.0
Less than 9th grade3,30013.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,29113.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,02737.9
Some college, no degree3,92716.5
Associate degree1,2525.3
Bachelor's degree2,0498.6
Graduate or professional degree9484.0
Percent high school graduate or higher72.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,550100.0
Never married8,52528.8
Now married, except separated14,13447.8
Separated3701.3
Widowed2,7239.2
Female
2,2347.6
Divorced3,79812.9
Female
2,0917.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years319100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11536.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over28,328100.0
Civilian veterans4,57616.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,527100.0
With a disability1,11714.8
Population 21 to 64 years19,813100.0
With a disability5,02425.4
Percent employed
47.8(X)
No disability14,78974.6
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over5,898100.0
With a disability2,70145.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over33,751100.0
Same house in 199516,87650.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,53749.0
Same county
11,26233.4
Different county
5,27515.6
Same state
1,9225.7
Different state
3,3539.9
Elsewhere in 19953381.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population35,690100.0
Native34,35296.3
Born in United States
34,10395.6
State of residence
27,08375.9
Different state
7,02019.7
Born outside United States
2490.7
Foreign born1,3383.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2950.8
Naturalized citizen
8322.3
Not a citizen
5061.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,338100.0
Europe20415.2
Asia22717.0
Africa372.8
Oceania90.7
Latin America503.7
Northern America81160.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over33,751100.0
English only24,25071.8
Language other than English9,50128.2
Speak English less than 'very well
2,2986.8
Spanish
2800.8
Speak English less than "very well"
520.2
Other Indo-European languages
9,07126.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1956.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1430.4
Speak English less than "very well"
510.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population35,690100.0

Total ancestries reported

35,57399.7
Arab150.0
Czech1610.2
Danish410.1
Dutch2060.6
English3,5189.9
French (except Basque)16,53618.3
French Canadian110,50929.4
German1,3873.9
Greek1280.4
Hungarian410.1
Irish13,63610.2
Italian1,2013.4
Lithuanian1440.4
Norwegian980.3
Polish4061.1
Portuguese700.2
Russian1450.4
Scotch-Irish3881.1
Scottish7362.1
Slovak490.1
Subsaharan African1070.3
Swedish2120.6
Swiss860.2
Ukrainian140.0
United States or American2,0175.7
Welsh780.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)560.2
Other ancestries3,68810.3
(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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