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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Lowell, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school30,686100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8806.1
Kindergarten1,3254.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,55644.2
High school (grades 9-12)6,07119.8
College or graduate school7,85425.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over64,421100.0
Less than 9th grade8,33712.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,20415.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)20,67432.1
Some college, no degree10,13315.7
Associate degree3,3985.3
Bachelor's degree7,38611.5
Graduate or professional degree4,2896.7
Percent high school graduate or higher71.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over81,207100.0
Never married30,02737.0
Now married, except separated35,32543.5
Separated2,5383.1
Widowed5,7437.1
Female
4,6615.7
Divorced7,5749.3
Female
4,4075.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,360100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren57724.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over76,818100.0
Civilian veterans6,9749.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years26,395100.0
With a disability2,84410.8
Population 21 to 64 years59,757100.0
With a disability14,95525.0
Percent employed
51.0(X)
No disability44,80275.0
Percent employed
77.6(X)
Population 65 years and over10,123100.0
With a disability4,57945.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over97,516100.0
Same house in 199548,74850.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199542,00943.1
Same county
30,74631.5
Different county
11,26311.5
Same state
4,3964.5
Different state
6,8677.0
Elsewhere in 19956,7596.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population105,167100.0
Native81,90077.9
Born in United States
76,49472.7
State of residence
65,41162.2
Different state
11,08310.5
Born outside United States
5,4065.1
Foreign born23,26722.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,5479.1
Naturalized citizen
7,0226.7
Not a citizen
16,24515.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)23,267100.0
Europe3,65015.7
Asia12,47253.6
Africa1,3665.9
Oceania80.0
Latin America5,19622.3
Northern America5752.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over97,516100.0
English only57,79259.3
Language other than English39,72440.7
Speak English less than 'very well
18,09418.6
Spanish
12,12112.4
Speak English less than "very well"
5,3405.5
Other Indo-European languages
12,61012.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,9105.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
13,89914.3
Speak English less than "very well"
7,6297.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population105,167100.0

Total ancestries reported

114,039108.4
Arab5260.5
Czech1460.0
Danish880.1
Dutch3450.3
English6,2525.9
French (except Basque)111,60711.0
French Canadian18,8468.4
German2,4032.3
Greek2,8152.7
Hungarian740.1
Irish120,46719.5
Italian5,9725.7
Lithuanian3970.4
Norwegian1720.2
Polish3,3043.1
Portuguese6,0675.8
Russian4160.4
Scotch-Irish8950.9
Scottish1,2961.2
Slovak90.0
Subsaharan African1,6051.5
Swedish5860.6
Swiss60.0
Ukrainian550.1
United States or American2,6442.5
Welsh830.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4370.4
Other ancestries36,62634.8
(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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