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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew York

Social Statistics

Poughkeepsie, New York

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,592100.0
Nursery school, preschool5646.6
Kindergarten4685.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,61542.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,72620.1
College or graduate school2,21925.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,390100.0
Less than 9th grade1,7199.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,36918.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,04027.4
Some college, no degree3,30117.9
Associate degree1,3827.5
Bachelor's degree1,99910.9
Graduate or professional degree1,5808.6
Percent high school graduate or higher72.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,318100.0
Never married9,45240.5
Now married, except separated8,83437.9
Separated8423.6
Widowed1,9768.5
Female
1,5706.7
Divorced2,2149.5
Female
1,3215.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years676100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren40459.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,170100.0
Civilian veterans2,22910.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,029100.0
With a disability93513.3
Population 21 to 64 years16,195100.0
With a disability4,16425.7
Percent employed
51.6(X)
No disability12,03174.3
Percent employed
75.1(X)
Population 65 years and over3,891100.0
With a disability1,69743.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,676100.0
Same house in 199512,85946.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,76949.8
Same county
9,27633.5
Different county
4,49316.2
Same state
3,00410.9
Different state
1,4895.4
Elsewhere in 19951,0483.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,871100.0
Native25,73386.1
Born in United States
25,34884.9
State of residence
20,36068.2
Different state
4,98816.7
Born outside United States
3851.3
Foreign born4,13813.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,2877.7
Naturalized citizen
1,1884.0
Not a citizen
2,9509.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,138100.0
Europe70617.1
Asia4119.9
Africa1263.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America2,87269.4
Northern America230.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,676100.0
English only23,43484.7
Language other than English4,24215.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2,0077.3
Spanish
2,3928.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3835.0
Other Indo-European languages
1,3975.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4691.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1910.7
Speak English less than "very well"
880.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,871100.0

Total ancestries reported

31,513105.5
Arab1430.5
Czech11050.4
Danish960.3
Dutch5932.0
English1,3774.6
French (except Basque)15992.0
French Canadian12010.7
German2,5818.6
Greek1600.5
Hungarian2290.8
Irish13,58612.0
Italian3,69312.4
Lithuanian130.0
Norwegian490.2
Polish1,1113.7
Portuguese550.2
Russian3641.2
Scotch-Irish1920.6
Scottish3251.1
Slovak590.2
Subsaharan African4181.4
Swedish2810.9
Swiss610.2
Ukrainian1060.4
United States or American8732.9
Welsh710.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,7956.0
Other ancestries12,37741.4
(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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