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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Lancaster, Pennsylvania,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,674100.0
Nursery school, preschool9446.0
Kindergarten9866.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,38947.1
High school (grades 9-12)2,92818.7
College or graduate school3,42721.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over33,183100.0
Less than 9th grade3,99512.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,09321.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,97836.1
Some college, no degree4,46213.4
Associate degree1,0223.1
Bachelor's degree3,2779.9
Graduate or professional degree1,3564.1
Percent high school graduate or higher66.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over43,067100.0
Never married17,13039.8
Now married, except separated16,24337.7
Separated1,6003.7
Widowed2,8956.7
Female
2,3815.5
Divorced5,19912.1
Female
3,0637.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,575100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren79250.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over40,779100.0
Civilian veterans3,8029.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,456100.0
With a disability1,83812.7
Population 21 to 64 years30,652100.0
With a disability7,90425.8
Percent employed
55.7(X)
No disability22,74874.2
Percent employed
76.6(X)
Population 65 years and over5,239100.0
With a disability2,18341.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over52,019100.0
Same house in 199523,95946.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199525,85649.7
Same county
18,24735.1
Different county
7,60914.6
Same state
3,9447.6
Different state
3,6657.0
Elsewhere in 19952,2044.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population56,347100.0
Native52,60993.4
Born in United States
45,82281.3
State of residence
35,92463.8
Different state
9,89817.6
Born outside United States
6,78712.0
Foreign born3,7386.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,9773.5
Naturalized citizen
1,3102.3
Not a citizen
2,4284.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,738100.0
Europe58515.7
Asia1,08228.9
Africa1504.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,85249.5
Northern America691.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over52,019100.0
English only35,93869.1
Language other than English16,08130.9
Speak English less than 'very well
7,17113.8
Spanish
13,65226.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5,91411.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,3032.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5511.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9911.9
Speak English less than "very well"
6541.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population56,347100.0

Total ancestries reported

53,91095.7
Arab590.1
Czech1610.1
Danish530.1
Dutch5160.9
English2,5044.4
French (except Basque)18471.5
French Canadian11480.3
German11,77120.9
Greek3020.5
Hungarian1540.3
Irish14,2587.6
Italian2,1923.9
Lithuanian810.1
Norwegian1760.3
Polish8451.5
Portuguese290.1
Russian1790.3
Scotch-Irish5330.9
Scottish5761.0
Slovak1370.2
Subsaharan African5971.1
Swedish2610.5
Swiss5451.0
Ukrainian700.1
United States or American3,1425.6
Welsh3410.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4110.7
Other ancestries23,12241.0
(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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