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Social Statistics

Northampton, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,843100.0
Nursery school, preschool3674.2
Kindergarten2122.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,53828.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,16513.2
College or graduate school4,56151.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,714100.0
Less than 9th grade7904.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,4477.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,07520.7
Some college, no degree3,02715.4
Associate degree1,2906.5
Bachelor's degree4,16321.1
Graduate or professional degree4,92225.0
Percent high school graduate or higher88.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher46.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,916100.0
Never married10,51342.2
Now married, except separated9,73039.1
Separated3981.6
Widowed1,7847.2
Female
1,4705.9
Divorced2,49110.0
Female
1,5816.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years237100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5121.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over24,087100.0
Civilian veterans2,65311.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,916100.0
With a disability5399.1
Population 21 to 64 years17,612100.0
With a disability2,65015.0
Percent employed
58.5(X)
No disability14,96285.0
Percent employed
84.7(X)
Population 65 years and over3,237100.0
With a disability1,22737.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,869100.0
Same house in 199513,78649.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,11647.1
Same county
5,85321.0
Different county
7,26326.1
Same state
2,81710.1
Different state
4,44616.0
Elsewhere in 19959673.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population28,978100.0
Native27,10893.5
Born in United States
26,32290.8
State of residence
16,35556.4
Different state
9,96734.4
Born outside United States
7862.7
Foreign born1,8706.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7422.6
Naturalized citizen
9183.2
Not a citizen
9523.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,870100.0
Europe64134.3
Asia73039.0
Africa1276.8
Oceania110.6
Latin America25913.9
Northern America1025.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,869100.0
English only24,38087.5
Language other than English3,48912.5
Speak English less than 'very well
8152.9
Spanish
1,3314.8
Speak English less than "very well"
4601.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,4715.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2220.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4861.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1300.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population28,978100.0

Total ancestries reported

35,660123.1
Arab1320.5
Czech11580.5
Danish1280.4
Dutch3221.1
English4,01613.9
French (except Basque)12,8119.7
French Canadian11,7916.2
German2,97510.3
Greek1500.5
Hungarian2020.7
Irish16,09421.0
Italian2,2707.8
Lithuanian2460.8
Norwegian1980.7
Polish3,54012.2
Portuguese1700.6
Russian1,0023.5
Scotch-Irish5441.9
Scottish8723.0
Slovak690.2
Subsaharan African2120.7
Swedish4261.5
Swiss1070.4
Ukrainian2070.7
United States or American8182.8
Welsh2190.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1010.3
Other ancestries5,88020.3
(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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