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Social Statistics

Mount Vernon, New york,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,590100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1035.9
Kindergarten1,1456.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,81642.0
High school (grades 9-12)4,28123.0
College or graduate school4,24522.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over45,705100.0
Less than 9th grade4,0848.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,61916.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,13126.5
Some college, no degree7,62116.7
Associate degree3,1927.0
Bachelor's degree6,60014.4
Graduate or professional degree4,4589.8
Percent high school graduate or higher74.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over53,908100.0
Never married19,57936.3
Now married, except separated22,47141.7
Separated2,6695.0
Widowed4,5828.5
Female
3,8127.1
Divorced4,6078.5
Female
2,7655.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,425100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren98740.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over51,092100.0
Civilian veterans3,8987.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,746100.0
With a disability1,4259.7
Population 21 to 64 years39,934100.0
With a disability10,25625.7
Percent employed
63.4(X)
No disability29,67874.3
Percent employed
75.0(X)
Population 65 years and over8,382100.0
With a disability3,49441.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over63,622100.0
Same house in 199537,79159.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199523,00136.2
Same county
15,44824.3
Different county
7,55311.9
Same state
5,8739.2
Different state
1,6802.6
Elsewhere in 19952,8304.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population68,381100.0
Native48,49970.9
Born in United States
47,32869.2
State of residence
37,72555.2
Different state
9,60314.0
Born outside United States
1,1711.7
Foreign born19,88229.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,01810.3
Naturalized citizen
8,76412.8
Not a citizen
11,11816.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)19,882100.0
Europe3,00615.1
Asia1,2596.3
Africa6453.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America14,87074.8
Northern America1020.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over63,622100.0
English only48,80076.7
Language other than English14,82223.3
Speak English less than 'very well
6,2579.8
Spanish
6,0809.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7014.2
Other Indo-European languages
7,23711.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0874.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9411.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3530.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population68,381100.0

Total ancestries reported

65,21795.4
Arab900.1
Czech11180.2
Danish360.1
Dutch1050.2
English7591.1
French (except Basque)13230.5
French Canadian1490.1
German1,6482.4
Greek3550.5
Hungarian1600.2
Irish12,7684.0
Italian7,07610.3
Lithuanian540.1
Norwegian780.1
Polish9291.4
Portuguese1,4982.2
Russian4680.7
Scotch-Irish1110.2
Scottish2190.3
Slovak540.1
Subsaharan African1,0041.5
Swedish620.1
Swiss560.1
Ukrainian890.1
United States or American1,8522.7
Welsh130.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)11,36016.6
Other ancestries33,88349.6
(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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