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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,407100.0
Nursery school, preschool4727.4
Kindergarten3124.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,89345.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,44622.6
College or graduate school1,28420.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,605100.0
Less than 9th grade5922.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,7388.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,06128.1
Some college, no degree3,82017.7
Associate degree1,7137.9
Bachelor's degree4,71121.8
Graduate or professional degree2,97013.7
Percent high school graduate or higher89.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher35.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,482100.0
Never married5,87624.0
Now married, except separated13,71556.0
Separated5372.2
Widowed2,43610.0
Female
2,0118.2
Divorced1,9187.8
Female
1,2094.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years349100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10931.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over23,410100.0
Civilian veterans3,45014.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,368100.0
With a disability3526.6
Population 21 to 64 years16,592100.0
With a disability2,19813.2
Percent employed
59.0(X)
No disability14,39486.8
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over5,486100.0
With a disability1,94835.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,966100.0
Same house in 199518,67066.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,86031.7
Same county
5,76920.6
Different county
3,09111.1
Same state
1,6415.9
Different state
1,4505.2
Elsewhere in 19954361.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,349100.0
Native27,45993.6
Born in United States
27,32893.1
State of residence
22,95078.2
Different state
4,37814.9
Born outside United States
1310.4
Foreign born1,8906.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7532.6
Naturalized citizen
9093.1
Not a citizen
9813.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,890100.0
Europe55029.1
Asia1,04355.2
Africa1115.9
Oceania00.0
Latin America1347.1
Northern America522.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,966100.0
English only25,23390.2
Language other than English2,7339.8
Speak English less than 'very well
8253.0
Spanish
3601.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1220.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,5095.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3781.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6772.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3051.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,349100.0

Total ancestries reported

34,849118.7
Arab2240.8
Czech12380.8
Danish350.1
Dutch2630.9
English2,6799.1
French (except Basque)15271.8
French Canadian1630.2
German6,91123.5
Greek3121.1
Hungarian5651.9
Irish14,26514.5
Italian4,73516.1
Lithuanian1630.6
Norwegian430.1
Polish2,3307.9
Portuguese170.1
Russian5231.8
Scotch-Irish7342.5
Scottish7532.6
Slovak1,2974.4
Subsaharan African2140.7
Swedish2580.9
Swiss1270.4
Ukrainian2680.9
United States or American9073.1
Welsh3081.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)870.3
Other ancestries6,00320.5
(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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