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Social Statistics

Buffalo, New york,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school86,304100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,0265.8
Kindergarten4,2825.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)37,00442.9
High school (grades 9-12)16,51919.1
College or graduate school23,47327.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over182,848100.0
Less than 9th grade14,5267.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma31,84717.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)53,22229.1
Some college, no degree35,73919.5
Associate degree14,0797.7
Bachelor's degree19,21510.5
Graduate or professional degree14,2207.8
Percent high school graduate or higher74.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over227,519100.0
Never married90,97440.0
Now married, except separated82,38336.2
Separated9,8584.3
Widowed20,5919.1
Female
16,5687.3
Divorced23,71310.4
Female
13,3825.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,637100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,98753.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over215,412100.0
Civilian veterans24,86811.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years69,649100.0
With a disability7,93111.4
Population 21 to 64 years160,343100.0
With a disability44,37827.7
Percent employed
45.0(X)
No disability115,96572.3
Percent employed
71.5(X)
Population 65 years and over36,811100.0
With a disability17,61847.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over271,861100.0
Same house in 1995147,17754.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995118,41643.6
Same county
97,04035.7
Different county
21,3767.9
Same state
11,6194.3
Different state
9,7573.6
Elsewhere in 19956,2682.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population292,648100.0
Native279,79295.6
Born in United States
271,66692.8
State of residence
226,43277.4
Different state
45,23415.5
Born outside United States
8,1262.8
Foreign born12,8564.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,5651.9
Naturalized citizen
6,2892.1
Not a citizen
6,5672.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,856100.0
Europe4,55435.4
Asia3,83329.8
Africa1,30010.1
Oceania580.5
Latin America2,12116.5
Northern America9907.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over271,861100.0
English only238,12787.6
Language other than English33,73412.4
Speak English less than 'very well
13,2064.9
Spanish
17,4786.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7,0472.6
Other Indo-European languages
11,0214.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3,5671.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,8101.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5600.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population292,648100.0

Total ancestries reported

311,962106.6
Arab1,7370.6
Czech16250.2
Danish3000.1
Dutch1,7390.6
English11,7654.0
French (except Basque)15,3151.8
French Canadian11,3400.5
German39,69213.6
Greek9370.3
Hungarian2,1900.7
Irish135,67312.2
Italian34,37911.7
Lithuanian3660.1
Norwegian6270.2
Polish34,25411.7
Portuguese3070.1
Russian1,6680.6
Scotch-Irish1,6710.6
Scottish2,6570.9
Slovak3850.1
Subsaharan African3,8101.3
Swedish1,3230.5
Swiss2450.1
Ukrainian1,4390.5
United States or American4,7651.6
Welsh8780.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,3440.5
Other ancestries120,53141.2
(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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