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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Newton, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school24,634100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0338.3
Kindergarten8623.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,28433.6
High school (grades 9-12)4,08816.6
College or graduate school9,36738.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over57,687100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3192.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,8253.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,00512.1
Some college, no degree6,05310.5
Associate degree2,2373.9
Bachelor's degree16,79129.1
Graduate or professional degree22,45738.9
Percent high school graduate or higher94.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher68.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over69,127100.0
Never married21,88731.7
Now married, except separated38,24655.3
Separated5550.8
Widowed4,3176.2
Female
3,5335.1
Divorced4,1226.0
Female
2,7614.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years554100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8214.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over66,067100.0
Civilian veterans5,6398.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years17,744100.0
With a disability1,0175.7
Population 21 to 64 years48,670100.0
With a disability5,06110.4
Percent employed
70.8(X)
No disability43,60989.6
Percent employed
83.1(X)
Population 65 years and over12,291100.0
With a disability3,86631.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over79,230100.0
Same house in 199547,58860.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199528,23435.6
Same county
10,67113.5
Different county
17,56322.2
Same state
8,90711.2
Different state
8,65610.9
Elsewhere in 19953,4084.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population83,829100.0
Native68,71382.0
Born in United States
67,47680.5
State of residence
41,62749.7
Different state
25,84930.8
Born outside United States
1,2371.5
Foreign born15,11618.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,8156.9
Naturalized citizen
8,61510.3
Not a citizen
6,5017.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,116100.0
Europe6,96246.1
Asia5,25634.8
Africa4883.2
Oceania1050.7
Latin America1,56810.4
Northern America7374.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over79,230100.0
English only62,46478.8
Language other than English16,76621.2
Speak English less than 'very well
5,7927.3
Spanish
1,8432.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4550.6
Other Indo-European languages
9,10111.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3,1334.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,5225.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0872.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population83,829100.0

Total ancestries reported

92,402110.2
Arab6690.8
Czech13350.4
Danish1710.2
Dutch6460.8
English7,4418.9
French (except Basque)12,3062.8
French Canadian11,5481.8
German6,2767.5
Greek1,2441.5
Hungarian5470.7
Irish113,99516.7
Italian10,25612.2
Lithuanian8531.0
Norwegian4790.6
Polish3,8214.6
Portuguese4930.6
Russian8,0559.6
Scotch-Irish8771.0
Scottish1,6502.0
Slovak1230.1
Subsaharan African5830.7
Swedish1,2241.5
Swiss1510.2
Ukrainian9391.1
United States or American4,0604.8
Welsh4290.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4480.5
Other ancestries22,78327.2
(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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