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Social Statistics

New york

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,537100.0
Nursery school, preschool7128.3
Kindergarten4615.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,78444.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,90622.3
College or graduate school1,67419.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,417100.0
Less than 9th grade2,07714.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,23315.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,60525.0
Some college, no degree2,51717.5
Associate degree1,1107.7
Bachelor's degree1,98913.8
Graduate or professional degree8866.1
Percent high school graduate or higher70.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over18,435100.0
Never married6,85237.2
Now married, except separated8,76447.5
Separated6923.8
Widowed9435.1
Female
7814.2
Divorced1,1846.4
Female
7924.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years793100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16721.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over17,229100.0
Civilian veterans7744.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,907100.0
With a disability6279.1
Population 21 to 64 years14,278100.0
With a disability3,60325.2
Percent employed
65.9(X)
No disability10,67574.8
Percent employed
72.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,675100.0
With a disability85150.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over22,999100.0
Same house in 199512,88356.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,19131.3
Same county
5,32423.1
Different county
1,8678.1
Same state
1,3265.8
Different state
5412.4
Elsewhere in 19952,92512.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,374100.0
Native14,45357.0
Born in United States
14,05855.4
State of residence
11,56045.6
Different state
2,4989.8
Born outside United States
3951.6
Foreign born10,92143.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,15724.3
Naturalized citizen
3,39313.4
Not a citizen
7,52829.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,921100.0
Europe1,28811.8
Asia1,59114.6
Africa1111.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America7,87772.1
Northern America540.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over22,999100.0
English only9,92043.1
Language other than English13,07956.9
Speak English less than 'very well
7,50532.6
Spanish
3,32614.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,57411.2
Other Indo-European languages
8,17435.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4,19818.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9824.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4291.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,374100.0

Total ancestries reported

23,29991.8
Arab1400.6
Czech1300.1
Danish110.0
Dutch340.1
English1320.5
French (except Basque)1730.3
French Canadian190.0
German4671.8
Greek280.1
Hungarian800.3
Irish16282.5
Italian7583.0
Lithuanian400.2
Norwegian350.1
Polish9693.8
Portuguese120.0
Russian5822.3
Scotch-Irish340.1
Scottish190.1
Slovak80.0
Subsaharan African2771.1
Swedish160.1
Swiss110.0
Ukrainian2971.2
United States or American1,3175.2
Welsh160.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,48425.6
Other ancestries10,79242.5
(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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