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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMaine

Social Statistics

Portland, Maine,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,946100.0
Nursery school, preschool8655.8
Kindergarten6914.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,69838.1
High school (grades 9-12)2,89719.4
College or graduate school4,79532.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over45,297100.0
Less than 9th grade1,9424.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,3797.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,71225.9
Some college, no degree8,74319.3
Associate degree3,0306.7
Bachelor's degree10,61723.4
Graduate or professional degree5,87413.0
Percent high school graduate or higher88.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over54,229100.0
Never married20,91538.6
Now married, except separated21,85940.3
Separated8441.6
Widowed3,9047.2
Female
3,2085.9
Divorced6,70712.4
Female
4,0437.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years675100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren25738.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over52,051100.0
Civilian veterans6,13911.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,248100.0
With a disability9378.3
Population 21 to 64 years40,400100.0
With a disability7,54118.7
Percent employed
53.5(X)
No disability32,85981.3
Percent employed
85.5(X)
Population 65 years and over8,385100.0
With a disability3,77645.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over61,046100.0
Same house in 199526,96444.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199532,19152.7
Same county
19,07031.2
Different county
13,12121.5
Same state
5,2158.5
Different state
7,90613.0
Elsewhere in 19951,8913.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population64,257100.0
Native59,36292.4
Born in United States
58,80591.5
State of residence
37,96759.1
Different state
20,83832.4
Born outside United States
5570.9
Foreign born4,8957.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,8274.4
Naturalized citizen
1,6732.6
Not a citizen
3,2225.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,895100.0
Europe1,58832.4
Asia1,87138.2
Africa55711.4
Oceania210.4
Latin America3376.9
Northern America52110.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over61,046100.0
English only55,01690.1
Language other than English6,0309.9
Speak English less than 'very well
2,3253.8
Spanish
7541.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2900.5
Other Indo-European languages
3,1925.2
Speak English less than "very well"
9951.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5732.6
Speak English less than "very well"
7361.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population64,257100.0

Total ancestries reported

73,742114.8
Arab2590.4
Czech11220.2
Danish6761.1
Dutch6161.0
English12,32019.2
French (except Basque)16,74110.5
French Canadian13,1684.9
German4,4236.9
Greek3720.6
Hungarian2370.4
Irish113,61321.2
Italian6,94410.8
Lithuanian2570.4
Norwegian5730.9
Polish1,5402.4
Portuguese1690.3
Russian9271.4
Scotch-Irish2,1643.4
Scottish3,2185.0
Slovak640.1
Subsaharan African5760.9
Swedish1,2451.9
Swiss690.1
Ukrainian1730.3
United States or American2,4543.8
Welsh5970.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)870.1
Other ancestries10,13815.8
(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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