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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Social Statistics

Worcester, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school51,626100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,7005.2
Kindergarten2,5755.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)19,35737.5
High school (grades 9-12)8,65616.8
College or graduate school18,33835.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over108,769100.0
Less than 9th grade9,3328.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma16,05514.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)31,90129.3
Some college, no degree19,08017.5
Associate degree7,0396.5
Bachelor's degree14,75113.6
Graduate or professional degree10,6119.8
Percent high school graduate or higher76.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over138,389100.0
Never married52,12037.7
Now married, except separated58,22442.1
Separated3,5712.6
Widowed10,6337.7
Female
8,5326.2
Divorced13,84110.0
Female
8,1945.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,984100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,12037.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over131,894100.0
Civilian veterans13,87910.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years40,861100.0
With a disability4,18410.2
Population 21 to 64 years95,752100.0
With a disability24,65525.7
Percent employed
53.4(X)
No disability71,09774.3
Percent employed
76.5(X)
Population 65 years and over22,162100.0
With a disability9,22941.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over161,570100.0
Same house in 199582,06650.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199569,27242.9
Same county
48,39930.0
Different county
20,87312.9
Same state
8,1445.0
Different state
12,7297.9
Elsewhere in 199510,2326.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population172,648100.0
Native147,55185.5
Born in United States
136,97079.3
State of residence
109,70263.5
Different state
27,26815.8
Born outside United States
10,5816.1
Foreign born25,09714.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
13,5867.9
Naturalized citizen
8,9885.2
Not a citizen
16,1099.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)25,097100.0
Europe7,13428.4
Asia7,18528.6
Africa3,13312.5
Oceania260.1
Latin America6,82827.2
Northern America7913.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over161,570100.0
English only116,14571.9
Language other than English45,42528.1
Speak English less than 'very well
20,66812.8
Spanish
21,42813.3
Speak English less than "very well"
9,8616.1
Other Indo-European languages
14,0748.7
Speak English less than "very well"
5,7473.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,3673.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,0602.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population172,648100.0

Total ancestries reported

188,978109.5
Arab2,2921.3
Czech12010.1
Danish1710.1
Dutch6330.4
English10,6336.2
French (except Basque)117,71910.3
French Canadian17,3944.3
German5,8943.4
Greek2,4311.4
Hungarian2720.2
Irish132,78419.0
Italian19,95011.6
Lithuanian3,8122.2
Norwegian5260.3
Polish10,4826.1
Portuguese1,2470.7
Russian2,1741.3
Scotch-Irish1,5210.9
Scottish2,1561.2
Slovak1560.1
Subsaharan African3,8782.2
Swedish5,5353.2
Swiss770.0
Ukrainian2280.1
United States or American6,0543.5
Welsh2880.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,1210.6
Other ancestries49,34928.6
(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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