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Social Statistics

New Hampshire

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school332,888100.0
Nursery school, preschool20,8686.3
Kindergarten15,8994.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)151,31045.5
High school (grades 9-12)69,97921.0
College or graduate school74,83222.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over823,987100.0
Less than 9th grade32,4263.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma71,3288.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)247,72330.1
Some college, no degree164,63420.0
Associate degree71,7728.7
Bachelor's degree153,87418.7
Graduate or professional degree82,23010.0
Percent high school graduate or higher87.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over978,641100.0
Never married243,84024.9
Now married, except separated560,99557.3
Separated13,3201.4
Widowed57,7635.9
Female
46,3724.7
Divorced102,72310.5
Female
56,8325.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years14,660100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,53430.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over926,066100.0
Civilian veterans139,03815.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years281,938100.0
With a disability23,6418.4
Population 21 to 64 years724,541100.0
With a disability116,64216.1
Percent employed
64.2(X)
No disability607,89983.9
Percent employed
83.9(X)
Population 65 years and over139,078100.0
With a disability53,61038.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,160,340100.0
Same house in 1995642,39755.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995501,33543.2
Same county
259,11022.3
Different county
242,22520.9
Same state
79,9756.9
Different state
162,25014.0
Elsewhere in 199516,6081.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,235,786100.0
Native1,181,63295.6
Born in United States
1,170,14094.7
State of residence
534,55843.3
Different state
635,58251.4
Born outside United States
11,4920.9
Foreign born54,1544.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
20,1911.6
Naturalized citizen
25,7612.1
Not a citizen
28,3932.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)54,154100.0
Europe18,24833.7
Asia13,48124.9
Africa1,8643.4
Oceania3500.6
Latin America7,75914.3
Northern America12,45223.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,160,340100.0
English only1,064,25291.7
Language other than English96,0888.3
Speak English less than 'very well
28,0732.4
Spanish
18,6471.6
Speak English less than "very well"
6,9070.6
Other Indo-European languages
64,0675.5
Speak English less than "very well"
15,6071.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9,8910.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,6180.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,235,786100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,459,622118.1
Arab6,8330.6
Czech13,4010.3
Danish3,7100.3
Dutch12,6261.0
English223,02618.0
French (except Basque)1180,94714.6
French Canadian1127,15310.3
German105,9068.6
Greek15,2791.2
Hungarian3,7840.3
Irish1240,80419.5
Italian105,6108.5
Lithuanian7,2560.6
Norwegian10,3010.8
Polish51,1834.1
Portuguese13,0951.1
Russian10,6940.9
Scotch-Irish27,9852.3
Scottish53,7974.4
Slovak1,2320.1
Subsaharan African2,0060.2
Swedish24,9112.0
Swiss2,6830.2
Ukrainian3,4570.3
United States or American73,7006.0
Welsh8,2400.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,6900.1
Other ancestries138,31311.2
(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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