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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Brockton, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school27,279100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,5825.8
Kindergarten1,5565.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,90047.3
High school (grades 9-12)6,19222.7
College or graduate school5,04918.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over59,428100.0
Less than 9th grade4,6027.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,74716.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,22335.7
Some college, no degree11,24618.9
Associate degree4,3127.3
Bachelor's degree5,6759.5
Graduate or professional degree2,6234.4
Percent high school graduate or higher75.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over72,160100.0
Never married24,85234.4
Now married, except separated32,79545.4
Separated2,0642.9
Widowed5,3317.4
Female
4,3686.1
Divorced7,1189.9
Female
4,4086.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,455100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren78131.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over67,949100.0
Civilian veterans7,90811.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years23,186100.0
With a disability2,81112.1
Population 21 to 64 years52,897100.0
With a disability15,79229.9
Percent employed
57.3(X)
No disability37,10570.1
Percent employed
78.0(X)
Population 65 years and over10,159100.0
With a disability4,38443.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over87,671100.0
Same house in 199550,34157.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199533,58938.3
Same county
21,45124.5
Different county
12,13813.8
Same state
9,62311.0
Different state
2,5152.9
Elsewhere in 19953,7414.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population94,304100.0
Native76,96081.6
Born in United States
74,06278.5
State of residence
64,28068.2
Different state
9,78210.4
Born outside United States
2,8983.1
Foreign born17,34418.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,0267.5
Naturalized citizen
6,4186.8
Not a citizen
10,92611.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)17,344100.0
Europe2,11312.2
Asia1,7259.9
Africa6,80539.2
Oceania70.0
Latin America6,42337.0
Northern America2711.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over87,671100.0
English only62,73971.6
Language other than English24,93228.4
Speak English less than 'very well
11,35513.0
Spanish
5,7446.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2862.6
Other Indo-European languages
16,64219.0
Speak English less than "very well"
7,7618.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,9572.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0611.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population94,304100.0

Total ancestries reported

97,977103.9
Arab7270.8
Czech11060.1
Danish1130.1
Dutch3270.3
English6,4426.8
French (except Basque)14,1804.4
French Canadian12,3762.5
German3,2313.4
Greek1,0611.1
Hungarian830.1
Irish116,70017.7
Italian9,56510.1
Lithuanian1,3701.5
Norwegian1930.2
Polish2,0742.2
Portuguese2,7893.0
Russian5620.6
Scotch-Irish1,1671.2
Scottish1,9612.1
Slovak170.0
Subsaharan African10,01010.6
Swedish2,0252.1
Swiss470.0
Ukrainian500.1
United States or American4,0644.3
Welsh1960.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5,7326.1
Other ancestries20,80922.1
(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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