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Social Statistics

Franklin, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,892100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,24013.9
Kindergarten5346.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,94344.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,57617.7
College or graduate school1,59918.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,736100.0
Less than 9th grade3581.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9675.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,40223.5
Some college, no degree3,36418.0
Associate degree1,6468.8
Bachelor's degree5,44129.0
Graduate or professional degree2,55813.7
Percent high school graduate or higher92.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher42.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,674100.0
Never married4,72621.8
Now married, except separated14,33166.1
Separated2231.0
Widowed1,1135.1
Female
8974.1
Divorced1,2815.9
Female
8193.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years381100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4712.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,537100.0
Civilian veterans2,13710.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,364100.0
With a disability4185.7
Population 21 to 64 years16,807100.0
With a disability1,88211.2
Percent employed
72.2(X)
No disability14,92588.8
Percent employed
83.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,435100.0
With a disability98540.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,708100.0
Same house in 199515,70658.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,52239.4
Same county
5,39520.2
Different county
5,12719.2
Same state
2,3878.9
Different state
2,74010.3
Elsewhere in 19954801.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,560100.0
Native27,99894.7
Born in United States
27,82294.1
State of residence
20,43869.1
Different state
7,38425.0
Born outside United States
1760.6
Foreign born1,5625.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4921.7
Naturalized citizen
9313.1
Not a citizen
6312.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,562100.0
Europe67042.9
Asia50032.0
Africa593.8
Oceania60.4
Latin America1117.1
Northern America21613.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,708100.0
English only24,54891.9
Language other than English2,1608.1
Speak English less than 'very well
6842.6
Spanish
4441.7
Speak English less than "very well"
890.3
Other Indo-European languages
1,2574.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3811.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3651.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2080.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,560100.0

Total ancestries reported

37,854128.1
Arab2160.7
Czech11930.7
Danish1390.5
Dutch3021.0
English4,30314.6
French (except Basque)11,9386.6
French Canadian11,3634.6
German2,6779.1
Greek2580.9
Hungarian900.3
Irish19,52232.2
Italian7,32024.8
Lithuanian2200.7
Norwegian2230.8
Polish1,2984.4
Portuguese3681.2
Russian3941.3
Scotch-Irish6142.1
Scottish9053.1
Slovak770.3
Subsaharan African720.2
Swedish7042.4
Swiss540.2
Ukrainian2200.7
United States or American1,0453.5
Welsh1290.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)240.1
Other ancestries3,18610.8
(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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