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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew York

Social Statistics

New York

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,459100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0155.5
Kindergarten8784.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,69936.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,55519.3
College or graduate school6,31234.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over32,349100.0
Less than 9th grade5,60417.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,20516.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,08628.1
Some college, no degree5,54317.1
Associate degree1,7385.4
Bachelor's degree3,0809.5
Graduate or professional degree2,0936.5
Percent high school graduate or higher66.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over43,707100.0
Never married19,91445.6
Now married, except separated16,32437.3
Separated2,2085.1
Widowed2,5365.8
Female
2,1014.8
Divorced2,7256.2
Female
1,6933.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,251100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren71831.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over41,552100.0
Civilian veterans2,5776.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,018100.0
With a disability1,2168.1
Population 21 to 64 years32,119100.0
With a disability8,09125.2
Percent employed
59.7(X)
No disability24,02874.8
Percent employed
69.0(X)
Population 65 years and over3,827100.0
With a disability1,48938.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over51,968100.0
Same house in 199528,63155.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,62237.8
Same county
12,16223.4
Different county
7,46014.4
Same state
5,34310.3
Different state
2,1174.1
Elsewhere in 19953,7157.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population56,544100.0
Native37,77566.8
Born in United States
36,77865.0
State of residence
28,57550.5
Different state
8,20314.5
Born outside United States
9971.8
Foreign born18,76933.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,46316.7
Naturalized citizen
5,82310.3
Not a citizen
12,94622.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)18,769100.0
Europe7784.1
Asia4042.2
Africa2861.5
Oceania100.1
Latin America17,25191.9
Northern America400.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over51,968100.0
English only32,51962.6
Language other than English19,44937.4
Speak English less than 'very well
10,84120.9
Spanish
15,92230.6
Speak English less than "very well"
9,84418.9
Other Indo-European languages
2,8565.5
Speak English less than "very well"
7631.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3400.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1400.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population56,544100.0

Total ancestries reported

51,68691.4
Arab1750.3
Czech1550.1
Danish310.1
Dutch1130.2
English5651.0
French (except Basque)11950.3
French Canadian1520.1
German1,2302.2
Greek920.2
Hungarian480.1
Irish11,3362.4
Italian1,5482.7
Lithuanian420.1
Norwegian340.1
Polish7321.3
Portuguese1240.2
Russian3230.6
Scotch-Irish970.2
Scottish490.1
Slovak60.0
Subsaharan African1,3002.3
Swedish870.2
Swiss80.0
Ukrainian1540.3
United States or American1,2832.3
Welsh70.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,26411.1
Other ancestries35,73663.2
(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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