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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,237100.0
Nursery school, preschool6237.6
Kindergarten4875.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,86947.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,86622.7
College or graduate school1,39216.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,980100.0
Less than 9th grade4661.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,2395.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,03129.3
Some college, no degree4,12317.2
Associate degree2,0548.6
Bachelor's degree6,22826.0
Graduate or professional degree2,83911.8
Percent high school graduate or higher92.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher37.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,082100.0
Never married5,74821.2
Now married, except separated17,10463.2
Separated3261.2
Widowed2,2958.5
Female
1,8927.0
Divorced1,6095.9
Female
1,0073.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years189100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4925.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,695100.0
Civilian veterans3,81814.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,823100.0
With a disability2073.0
Population 21 to 64 years18,838100.0
With a disability2,07211.0
Percent employed
68.0(X)
No disability16,76689.0
Percent employed
79.0(X)
Population 65 years and over5,833100.0
With a disability1,87632.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,769100.0
Same house in 199523,02372.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,45826.6
Same county
6,17219.4
Different county
2,2867.2
Same state
8782.8
Different state
1,4084.4
Elsewhere in 19952880.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,556100.0
Native32,57597.1
Born in United States
32,49796.8
State of residence
27,49181.9
Different state
5,00614.9
Born outside United States
780.2
Foreign born9812.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3431.0
Naturalized citizen
5991.8
Not a citizen
3821.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)981100.0
Europe58459.5
Asia27728.2
Africa495.0
Oceania40.4
Latin America585.9
Northern America90.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,769100.0
English only30,16995.0
Language other than English1,6005.0
Speak English less than 'very well
3521.1
Spanish
2800.9
Speak English less than "very well"
620.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,0863.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2450.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1470.5
Speak English less than "very well"
370.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,556100.0

Total ancestries reported

42,828127.6
Arab2650.8
Czech14011.2
Danish250.1
Dutch1540.5
English3,40410.1
French (except Basque)17752.3
French Canadian1330.1
German10,71731.9
Greek2740.8
Hungarian5821.7
Irish17,59922.6
Italian5,70517.0
Lithuanian3581.1
Norwegian830.2
Polish3,1629.4
Portuguese590.2
Russian4661.4
Scotch-Irish1,0693.2
Scottish7312.2
Slovak1,3984.2
Subsaharan African280.1
Swedish2450.7
Swiss990.3
Ukrainian4381.3
United States or American1,1173.3
Welsh5671.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.0
Other ancestries3,0679.1
(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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