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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Somerville, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,591100.0
Nursery school, preschool8244.0
Kindergarten5772.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,95224.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,78613.5
College or graduate school11,45255.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over53,693100.0
Less than 9th grade4,6258.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,78310.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,80823.9
Some college, no degree6,57712.2
Associate degree2,1093.9
Bachelor's degree12,29322.9
Graduate or professional degree9,49817.7
Percent high school graduate or higher80.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher40.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over67,945100.0
Never married35,05751.6
Now married, except separated23,85335.1
Separated1,1851.7
Widowed3,7185.5
Female
3,1094.6
Divorced4,1326.1
Female
2,4633.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,188100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren28924.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over66,241100.0
Civilian veterans3,8525.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,498100.0
With a disability9978.7
Population 21 to 64 years54,411100.0
With a disability9,73117.9
Percent employed
65.0(X)
No disability44,68082.1
Percent employed
81.3(X)
Population 65 years and over7,837100.0
With a disability3,58945.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over74,034100.0
Same house in 199532,93144.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199533,73745.6
Same county
15,10620.4
Different county
18,63125.2
Same state
6,1858.4
Different state
12,44616.8
Elsewhere in 19957,3669.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population77,478100.0
Native54,75170.7
Born in United States
53,70969.3
State of residence
34,96645.1
Different state
18,74324.2
Born outside United States
1,0421.3
Foreign born22,72729.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
11,23414.5
Naturalized citizen
7,0779.1
Not a citizen
15,65020.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)22,727100.0
Europe6,78029.8
Asia4,22218.6
Africa7683.4
Oceania490.2
Latin America10,28245.2
Northern America6262.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over74,034100.0
English only47,65364.4
Language other than English26,38135.6
Speak English less than 'very well
12,45616.8
Spanish
5,7947.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,9133.9
Other Indo-European languages
16,68422.5
Speak English less than "very well"
8,09810.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,1684.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1881.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population77,478100.0

Total ancestries reported

85,596110.5
Arab7010.9
Czech12250.3
Danish2530.3
Dutch5110.7
English5,2786.8
French (except Basque)12,2452.9
French Canadian11,8582.4
German4,3365.6
Greek1,2521.6
Hungarian4420.6
Irish114,61718.9
Italian11,21314.5
Lithuanian4860.6
Norwegian3820.5
Polish2,1372.8
Portuguese5,8157.5
Russian1,5162.0
Scotch-Irish9651.2
Scottish1,3601.8
Slovak910.1
Subsaharan African9501.2
Swedish6290.8
Swiss1400.2
Ukrainian2800.4
United States or American1,9962.6
Welsh3510.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,8443.7
Other ancestries22,72329.3
(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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