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Social Statistics

Quincy, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,065100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1816.2
Kindergarten7934.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,93136.4
High school (grades 9-12)3,80620.0
College or graduate school6,35433.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over65,520100.0
Less than 9th grade3,3905.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,3269.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)18,78628.7
Some college, no degree11,17517.1
Associate degree5,0397.7
Bachelor's degree14,19621.7
Graduate or professional degree6,60810.1
Percent high school graduate or higher85.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over75,050100.0
Never married26,88535.8
Now married, except separated34,16945.5
Separated1,3911.9
Widowed6,1138.1
Female
4,9526.6
Divorced6,4928.7
Female
3,5224.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,617100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren33420.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over72,628100.0
Civilian veterans8,16111.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,414100.0
With a disability1,0477.8
Population 21 to 64 years55,810100.0
With a disability9,37416.8
Percent employed
62.7(X)
No disability46,43683.2
Percent employed
82.2(X)
Population 65 years and over13,578100.0
With a disability4,97436.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over83,593100.0
Same house in 199546,78956.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199532,52038.9
Same county
17,15020.5
Different county
15,37018.4
Same state
10,70112.8
Different state
4,6695.6
Elsewhere in 19954,2845.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population88,025100.0
Native70,38380.0
Born in United States
69,72079.2
State of residence
59,72167.8
Different state
9,99911.4
Born outside United States
6630.8
Foreign born17,64220.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,8118.9
Naturalized citizen
9,27110.5
Not a citizen
8,3719.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)17,642100.0
Europe4,02722.8
Asia11,08162.8
Africa5343.0
Oceania200.1
Latin America1,3067.4
Northern America6743.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over83,593100.0
English only63,72476.2
Language other than English19,86923.8
Speak English less than 'very well
10,13912.1
Spanish
1,5511.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4200.5
Other Indo-European languages
5,1856.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9482.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
12,07714.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7,3818.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population88,025100.0

Total ancestries reported

96,443109.6
Arab1,3881.6
Czech11560.2
Danish2310.3
Dutch4070.5
English6,6047.5
French (except Basque)12,9243.3
French Canadian12,2642.6
German4,2024.8
Greek9191.0
Hungarian1380.2
Irish130,06634.2
Italian11,91913.5
Lithuanian6300.7
Norwegian5060.6
Polish2,5812.9
Portuguese7770.9
Russian7960.9
Scotch-Irish1,8652.1
Scottish1,9472.2
Slovak300.0
Subsaharan African4810.5
Swedish1,5221.7
Swiss690.1
Ukrainian2110.2
United States or American2,4372.8
Welsh2420.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3450.4
Other ancestries20,78623.6
(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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