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Social Statistics

Melrose, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,228100.0
Nursery school, preschool63910.3
Kindergarten3105.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,53140.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,34521.6
College or graduate school1,40322.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,697100.0
Less than 9th grade4502.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,2066.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,80224.4
Some college, no degree3,87819.7
Associate degree1,4717.5
Bachelor's degree4,93225.0
Graduate or professional degree2,95815.0
Percent high school graduate or higher91.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher40.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,102100.0
Never married6,14327.8
Now married, except separated12,47956.5
Separated3081.4
Widowed1,6467.4
Female
1,3636.2
Divorced1,5266.9
Female
1,0294.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years386100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8822.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,154100.0
Civilian veterans2,55412.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,795100.0
With a disability3036.3
Population 21 to 64 years15,982100.0
With a disability2,06612.9
Percent employed
73.3(X)
No disability13,91687.1
Percent employed
86.5(X)
Population 65 years and over4,215100.0
With a disability1,44134.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,308100.0
Same house in 199516,88766.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,14832.2
Same county
5,17120.4
Different county
2,97711.8
Same state
1,7016.7
Different state
1,2765.0
Elsewhere in 19952731.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,134100.0
Native25,48793.9
Born in United States
25,37993.5
State of residence
21,25478.3
Different state
4,12515.2
Born outside United States
1080.4
Foreign born1,6476.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5762.1
Naturalized citizen
9343.4
Not a citizen
7132.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,647100.0
Europe76046.1
Asia46228.1
Africa613.7
Oceania00.0
Latin America1609.7
Northern America20412.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,308100.0
English only23,24591.8
Language other than English2,0638.2
Speak English less than 'very well
7322.9
Spanish
2801.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1190.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,4025.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3951.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2851.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1930.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,134100.0

Total ancestries reported

32,798120.9
Arab1140.4
Czech1340.1
Danish230.1
Dutch870.3
English3,56313.1
French (except Basque)11,3154.8
French Canadian11,0383.8
German1,5165.6
Greek3141.2
Hungarian1250.5
Irish19,58835.3
Italian6,09022.4
Lithuanian1100.4
Norwegian1680.6
Polish8383.1
Portuguese4691.7
Russian4841.8
Scotch-Irish8843.3
Scottish8653.2
Slovak170.1
Subsaharan African810.3
Swedish7232.7
Swiss230.1
Ukrainian1330.5
United States or American9963.7
Welsh900.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)620.2
Other ancestries3,04811.2
(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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