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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Erie, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school28,084100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9697.0
Kindergarten1,5905.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,20843.5
High school (grades 9-12)5,33119.0
College or graduate school6,98624.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over65,260100.0
Less than 9th grade3,6215.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,48614.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)27,15641.6
Some college, no degree10,64716.3
Associate degree3,0194.6
Bachelor's degree7,31211.2
Graduate or professional degree4,0196.2
Percent high school graduate or higher79.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over81,364100.0
Never married27,72634.1
Now married, except separated35,50243.6
Separated2,2162.7
Widowed7,1738.8
Female
5,8457.2
Divorced8,74710.8
Female
4,8926.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,905100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren84544.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over77,338100.0
Civilian veterans10,28513.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years24,495100.0
With a disability2,70611.0
Population 21 to 64 years55,126100.0
With a disability11,61921.1
Percent employed
49.5(X)
No disability43,50778.9
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over14,603100.0
With a disability5,83640.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over96,483100.0
Same house in 199554,17956.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,19641.7
Same county
31,49432.6
Different county
8,7029.0
Same state
3,7473.9
Different state
4,9555.1
Elsewhere in 19952,1082.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population103,725100.0
Native99,41895.8
Born in United States
97,67994.2
State of residence
82,65379.7
Different state
15,02614.5
Born outside United States
1,7391.7
Foreign born4,3074.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,8582.8
Naturalized citizen
1,4821.4
Not a citizen
2,8252.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,307100.0
Europe2,53959.0
Asia83719.4
Africa1303.0
Oceania110.3
Latin America60114.0
Northern America1894.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over96,483100.0
English only87,58690.8
Language other than English8,8979.2
Speak English less than 'very well
3,5333.7
Spanish
3,7213.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2371.3
Other Indo-European languages
4,3834.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8431.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3640.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2010.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population103,725100.0

Total ancestries reported

116,964112.8
Arab4340.4
Czech14810.5
Danish2560.2
Dutch9480.9
English6,0215.8
French (except Basque)11,7491.7
French Canadian13550.3
German25,27924.4
Greek3380.3
Hungarian9921.0
Irish114,54914.0
Italian13,93713.4
Lithuanian2160.2
Norwegian2250.2
Polish14,71814.2
Portuguese2890.3
Russian1,4641.4
Scotch-Irish1,6531.6
Scottish1,2381.2
Slovak1,2351.2
Subsaharan African7980.8
Swedish1,7491.7
Swiss1810.2
Ukrainian6900.7
United States or American3,8753.7
Welsh7600.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1080.1
Other ancestries22,42621.6
(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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