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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

New Castle, Pennsylvania,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,785100.0
Nursery school, preschool4167.2
Kindergarten4077.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,88149.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,21821.1
College or graduate school86314.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,909100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0415.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,98016.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,13445.4
Some college, no degree2,67414.9
Associate degree9385.2
Bachelor's degree1,4268.0
Graduate or professional degree7164.0
Percent high school graduate or higher77.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,933100.0
Never married5,76627.5
Now married, except separated9,88547.2
Separated5392.6
Widowed2,36911.3
Female
1,9539.3
Divorced2,37411.3
Female
1,3266.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years479100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17937.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,044100.0
Civilian veterans2,93314.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,289100.0
With a disability4989.4
Population 21 to 64 years13,447100.0
With a disability3,20423.8
Percent employed
41.5(X)
No disability10,24376.2
Percent employed
73.4(X)
Population 65 years and over5,068100.0
With a disability2,11241.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,556100.0
Same house in 199515,43262.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,02736.8
Same county
6,55726.7
Different county
2,47010.1
Same state
1,1534.7
Different state
1,3175.4
Elsewhere in 1995970.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,311100.0
Native25,83898.2
Born in United States
25,73597.8
State of residence
22,10884.0
Different state
3,62713.8
Born outside United States
1030.4
Foreign born4731.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
870.3
Naturalized citizen
2981.1
Not a citizen
1750.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)473100.0
Europe29562.4
Asia12225.8
Africa51.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America398.2
Northern America122.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,556100.0
English only22,98593.6
Language other than English1,5716.4
Speak English less than 'very well
3621.5
Spanish
3011.2
Speak English less than "very well"
560.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,1204.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2581.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
500.2
Speak English less than "very well"
310.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,311100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,136114.5
Arab5071.9
Czech1560.2
Danish110.0
Dutch4261.6
English1,6226.2
French (except Basque)12641.0
French Canadian1320.1
German5,02919.1
Greek2701.0
Hungarian2280.9
Irish13,77714.4
Italian8,12730.9
Lithuanian340.1
Norwegian130.0
Polish1,8086.9
Portuguese210.1
Russian2450.9
Scotch-Irish7312.8
Scottish3251.2
Slovak4831.8
Subsaharan African1500.6
Swedish930.4
Swiss100.0
Ukrainian790.3
United States or American8163.1
Welsh4761.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)100.0
Other ancestries4,49317.1
(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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