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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Waltham, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,572100.0
Nursery school, preschool8655.2
Kindergarten6093.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,85323.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,17513.1
College or graduate school9,07054.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over39,912100.0
Less than 9th grade2,3205.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,5228.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,13425.4
Some college, no degree5,92714.9
Associate degree2,6646.7
Bachelor's degree9,09622.8
Graduate or professional degree6,24915.7
Percent high school graduate or higher85.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher38.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over51,452100.0
Never married21,52941.8
Now married, except separated22,50143.7
Separated6901.3
Widowed3,1546.1
Female
2,5054.9
Divorced3,5787.0
Female
2,0263.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years705100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21630.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over50,018100.0
Civilian veterans4,5039.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,307100.0
With a disability9738.6
Population 21 to 64 years37,006100.0
With a disability6,47417.5
Percent employed
63.3(X)
No disability30,53282.5
Percent employed
82.8(X)
Population 65 years and over7,326100.0
With a disability2,50934.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over56,476100.0
Same house in 199529,24251.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199523,93842.4
Same county
12,92822.9
Different county
11,01019.5
Same state
4,1477.3
Different state
6,86312.2
Elsewhere in 19953,2965.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population59,226100.0
Native47,25179.8
Born in United States
46,01477.7
State of residence
33,51856.6
Different state
12,49621.1
Born outside United States
1,2372.1
Foreign born11,97520.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,4709.2
Naturalized citizen
4,5617.7
Not a citizen
7,41412.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,975100.0
Europe2,38719.9
Asia4,30636.0
Africa6005.0
Oceania80.1
Latin America3,16226.4
Northern America1,51212.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over56,476100.0
English only41,50973.5
Language other than English14,96726.5
Speak English less than 'very well
5,4309.6
Spanish
4,2357.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1013.7
Other Indo-European languages
7,27312.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1333.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,8275.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0711.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population59,226100.0

Total ancestries reported

66,466112.2
Arab5580.9
Czech12050.3
Danish1810.3
Dutch2510.4
English4,9028.3
French (except Basque)12,7124.6
French Canadian13,3955.7
German2,9034.9
Greek8021.4
Hungarian2520.4
Irish112,57021.2
Italian10,93818.5
Lithuanian3250.5
Norwegian3620.6
Polish1,7733.0
Portuguese5340.9
Russian1,4122.4
Scotch-Irish8691.5
Scottish1,3302.2
Slovak290.0
Subsaharan African6421.1
Swedish8581.4
Swiss1050.2
Ukrainian2950.5
United States or American1,7883.0
Welsh1980.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,1141.9
Other ancestries15,16325.6
(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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