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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Springfield, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school46,621100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,2186.9
Kindergarten2,9286.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)20,37243.7
High school (grades 9-12)9,20619.7
College or graduate school10,89723.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over90,800100.0
Less than 9th grade9,46710.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma14,70616.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)29,88132.9
Some college, no degree16,54118.2
Associate degree6,2506.9
Bachelor's degree8,5689.4
Graduate or professional degree5,3875.9
Percent high school graduate or higher73.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over115,128100.0
Never married44,20638.4
Now married, except separated45,94739.9
Separated4,5834.0
Widowed8,6677.5
Female
7,0696.1
Divorced11,72510.2
Female
7,3706.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,584100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,47041.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over108,225100.0
Civilian veterans12,23911.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years40,006100.0
With a disability5,41213.5
Population 21 to 64 years80,864100.0
With a disability25,04731.0
Percent employed
49.6(X)
No disability55,81769.0
Percent employed
73.2(X)
Population 65 years and over17,917100.0
With a disability7,80543.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over140,488100.0
Same house in 199573,26452.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199561,79744.0
Same county
48,10134.2
Different county
13,6969.7
Same state
4,3673.1
Different state
9,3296.6
Elsewhere in 19955,4273.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population152,082100.0
Native139,92392.0
Born in United States
121,37379.8
State of residence
90,17359.3
Different state
31,20020.5
Born outside United States
18,55012.2
Foreign born12,1598.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,6613.1
Naturalized citizen
5,4903.6
Not a citizen
6,6694.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,159100.0
Europe4,01333.0
Asia2,91824.0
Africa3973.3
Oceania00.0
Latin America4,07633.5
Northern America7556.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over140,488100.0
English only96,14968.4
Language other than English44,33931.6
Speak English less than 'very well
19,78114.1
Spanish
33,07623.5
Speak English less than "very well"
14,67210.4
Other Indo-European languages
8,0785.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3,3502.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,3031.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4741.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population152,082100.0

Total ancestries reported

156,926103.2
Arab8280.5
Czech12350.2
Danish1810.1
Dutch4240.3
English7,2364.8
French (except Basque)112,4378.2
French Canadian16,6564.4
German5,3923.5
Greek1,0260.7
Hungarian1360.1
Irish119,14312.6
Italian14,0939.3
Lithuanian2940.2
Norwegian2510.2
Polish9,0946.0
Portuguese1,8921.2
Russian1,4430.9
Scotch-Irish1,0560.7
Scottish1,8911.2
Slovak410.0
Subsaharan African1,8581.2
Swedish1,1590.8
Swiss580.0
Ukrainian4890.3
United States or American3,7702.5
Welsh2990.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,1982.1
Other ancestries62,34641.0
(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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