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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Holyoke, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,672100.0
Nursery school, preschool7936.8
Kindergarten8377.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,46046.8
High school (grades 9-12)2,57622.1
College or graduate school2,00617.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,509100.0
Less than 9th grade3,24213.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,09916.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,27329.7
Some college, no degree3,91516.0
Associate degree1,8307.5
Bachelor's degree2,59110.6
Graduate or professional degree1,5596.4
Percent high school graduate or higher70.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,899100.0
Never married10,22734.2
Now married, except separated12,76742.7
Separated1,4264.8
Widowed2,4738.3
Female
1,9226.4
Divorced3,00610.1
Female
1,8486.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years666100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31647.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over28,047100.0
Civilian veterans3,53612.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,217100.0
With a disability1,61715.8
Population 21 to 64 years20,089100.0
With a disability6,13030.5
Percent employed
38.6(X)
No disability13,95969.5
Percent employed
75.0(X)
Population 65 years and over5,133100.0
With a disability2,19542.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over36,726100.0
Same house in 199519,37752.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,17241.3
Same county
10,95929.8
Different county
4,21311.5
Same state
2,0685.6
Different state
2,1455.8
Elsewhere in 19952,1775.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population39,838100.0
Native37,68694.6
Born in United States
29,26073.4
State of residence
23,64259.3
Different state
5,61814.1
Born outside United States
8,42621.2
Foreign born2,1525.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5701.4
Naturalized citizen
1,2013.0
Not a citizen
9512.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,152100.0
Europe96044.6
Asia32715.2
Africa552.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America64329.9
Northern America1677.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over36,726100.0
English only21,00857.2
Language other than English15,71842.8
Speak English less than 'very well
6,76018.4
Spanish
13,16835.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5,96516.2
Other Indo-European languages
2,1455.8
Speak English less than "very well"
6491.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3200.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1220.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population39,838100.0

Total ancestries reported

40,681102.1
Arab1140.3
Czech11070.3
Danish210.1
Dutch780.2
English1,6094.0
French (except Basque)13,9139.8
French Canadian12,3976.0
German1,8684.7
Greek920.2
Hungarian590.1
Irish16,83417.2
Italian1,5894.0
Lithuanian1080.3
Norwegian790.2
Polish4,04110.1
Portuguese2870.7
Russian1200.3
Scotch-Irish2280.6
Scottish4241.1
Slovak310.1
Subsaharan African1420.4
Swedish1310.3
Swiss350.1
Ukrainian370.1
United States or American7221.8
Welsh410.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)810.2
Other ancestries15,49338.9
(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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