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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Agawam, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,686100.0
Nursery school, preschool5568.3
Kindergarten3365.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,90243.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,38220.7
College or graduate school1,51022.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,158100.0
Less than 9th grade7463.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,7678.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,36936.6
Some college, no degree4,06720.2
Associate degree1,8869.4
Bachelor's degree3,03815.1
Graduate or professional degree1,2856.4
Percent high school graduate or higher87.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,032100.0
Never married5,72524.9
Now married, except separated12,31353.5
Separated4261.8
Widowed2,2399.7
Female
1,8948.2
Divorced2,32910.1
Female
1,4406.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years268100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7728.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,982100.0
Civilian veterans3,23114.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,472100.0
With a disability4378.0
Population 21 to 64 years16,348100.0
With a disability2,36814.5
Percent employed
64.2(X)
No disability13,98085.5
Percent employed
84.8(X)
Population 65 years and over4,041100.0
With a disability1,56638.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,601100.0
Same house in 199517,34465.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,11134.3
Same county
7,59828.6
Different county
1,5135.7
Same state
5842.2
Different state
9293.5
Elsewhere in 19951460.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,144100.0
Native26,64294.7
Born in United States
26,43793.9
State of residence
21,44676.2
Different state
4,99117.7
Born outside United States
2050.7
Foreign born1,5025.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4231.5
Naturalized citizen
9673.4
Not a citizen
5351.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,502100.0
Europe86457.5
Asia30520.3
Africa171.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America976.5
Northern America21914.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,601100.0
English only24,30491.4
Language other than English2,2978.6
Speak English less than 'very well
6432.4
Spanish
3511.3
Speak English less than "very well"
860.3
Other Indo-European languages
1,6266.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4341.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1880.7
Speak English less than "very well"
880.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,144100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,493129.7
Arab3561.3
Czech11060.4
Danish880.3
Dutch2000.7
English2,98410.6
French (except Basque)14,83917.2
French Canadian12,90910.3
German2,1437.6
Greek3231.1
Hungarian410.1
Irish15,75220.4
Italian6,63323.6
Lithuanian1490.5
Norwegian1470.5
Polish3,61412.8
Portuguese1800.6
Russian5231.9
Scotch-Irish3691.3
Scottish6802.4
Slovak480.2
Subsaharan African230.1
Swedish4951.8
Swiss510.2
Ukrainian1520.5
United States or American1,1614.1
Welsh1210.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)600.2
Other ancestries2,3468.3
(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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