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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 school6,453100.0
Nursery school, preschool4667.2
Kindergarten4216.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,69841.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,43122.2
College or graduate school1,43722.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,755100.0
Less than 9th grade3,09716.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,72814.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,49929.3
Some college, no degree2,65014.1
Associate degree9184.9
Bachelor's degree2,27812.1
Graduate or professional degree1,5858.5
Percent high school graduate or higher68.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,545100.0
Never married7,46033.1
Now married, except separated11,26950.0
Separated5372.4
Widowed1,7537.8
Female
1,4306.3
Divorced1,5266.8
Female
9654.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years767100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren20526.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,587100.0
Civilian veterans1,3206.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,273100.0
With a disability57510.9
Population 21 to 64 years16,927100.0
With a disability4,36625.8
Percent employed
66.2(X)
No disability12,56174.2
Percent employed
74.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,444100.0
With a disability1,37940.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,869100.0
Same house in 199514,68556.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,72633.7
Same county
6,89826.7
Different county
1,8287.1
Same state
9163.5
Different state
9123.5
Elsewhere in 19952,4589.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,867100.0
Native16,33258.6
Born in United States
15,83156.8
State of residence
12,94446.4
Different state
2,88710.4
Born outside United States
5011.8
Foreign born11,53541.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,00321.5
Naturalized citizen
3,05010.9
Not a citizen
8,48530.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,535100.0
Europe1,44412.5
Asia5304.6
Africa390.3
Oceania80.1
Latin America9,48282.2
Northern America320.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,869100.0
English only11,59744.8
Language other than English14,27255.2
Speak English less than 'very well
8,89334.4
Spanish
11,37144.0
Speak English less than "very well"
7,68629.7
Other Indo-European languages
2,3759.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0193.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4891.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1810.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,867100.0

Total ancestries reported

27,43598.4
Arab530.2
Czech1910.3
Danish450.2
Dutch500.2
English5231.9
French (except Basque)12060.7
French Canadian1670.2
German1,1614.2
Greek1130.4
Hungarian750.3
Irish12,0877.5
Italian5,77320.7
Lithuanian280.1
Norwegian690.2
Polish7572.7
Portuguese2590.9
Russian2100.8
Scotch-Irish1170.4
Scottish740.3
Slovak370.1
Subsaharan African750.3
Swedish1080.4
Swiss640.2
Ukrainian190.1
United States or American8012.9
Welsh720.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1600.6
Other ancestries14,34151.5
(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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