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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Watertown, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,949100.0
Nursery school, preschool5728.2
Kindergarten1412.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,05829.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,08215.6
College or graduate school3,09644.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over25,300100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2905.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,9027.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,08320.1
Some college, no degree3,51613.9
Associate degree1,5556.1
Bachelor's degree6,62526.2
Graduate or professional degree5,32921.1
Percent high school graduate or higher87.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher47.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,926100.0
Never married11,91641.2
Now married, except separated12,43543.0
Separated3891.3
Widowed2,2357.7
Female
1,7576.1
Divorced1,9516.7
Female
1,2614.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years449100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14331.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over28,304100.0
Civilian veterans2,3078.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,478100.0
With a disability3998.9
Population 21 to 64 years21,401100.0
With a disability3,50416.4
Percent employed
65.8(X)
No disability17,89783.6
Percent employed
86.4(X)
Population 65 years and over5,159100.0
With a disability2,01339.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,547100.0
Same house in 199516,46052.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,58343.1
Same county
6,67921.2
Different county
6,90421.9
Same state
3,29010.4
Different state
3,61411.5
Elsewhere in 19951,5044.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population32,986100.0
Native26,27979.7
Born in United States
25,77678.1
State of residence
18,02354.6
Different state
7,75323.5
Born outside United States
5031.5
Foreign born6,70720.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,5177.6
Naturalized citizen
3,64211.0
Not a citizen
3,0659.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,707100.0
Europe2,62139.1
Asia2,80441.8
Africa3024.5
Oceania00.0
Latin America74811.2
Northern America2323.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,547100.0
English only23,39374.2
Language other than English8,15425.8
Speak English less than 'very well
2,9779.4
Spanish
9313.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1900.6
Other Indo-European languages
5,87218.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2557.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9483.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4521.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population32,986100.0

Total ancestries reported

37,826114.7
Arab7082.1
Czech1840.3
Danish810.2
Dutch1610.5
English2,8938.8
French (except Basque)11,2043.7
French Canadian11,0583.2
German1,9525.9
Greek1,2573.8
Hungarian1670.5
Irish17,60623.1
Italian6,49819.7
Lithuanian2370.7
Norwegian1740.5
Polish1,0933.3
Portuguese2060.6
Russian9612.9
Scotch-Irish5051.5
Scottish9312.8
Slovak230.1
Subsaharan African1520.5
Swedish5161.6
Swiss670.2
Ukrainian1910.6
United States or American7842.4
Welsh2440.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2550.8
Other ancestries7,81823.7
(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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