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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,440100.0
Nursery school, preschool5617.5
Kindergarten4425.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,61948.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,58021.2
College or graduate school1,23816.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,092100.0
Less than 9th grade1,5247.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,19420.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,25236.1
Some college, no degree3,29916.4
Associate degree1,1435.7
Bachelor's degree1,8369.1
Graduate or professional degree8444.2
Percent high school graduate or higher71.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,776100.0
Never married9,66539.0
Now married, except separated9,79739.5
Separated8703.5
Widowed1,9697.9
Female
1,5766.4
Divorced2,47510.0
Female
1,3275.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years987100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren43043.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over23,540100.0
Civilian veterans3,02212.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,899100.0
With a disability5227.6
Population 21 to 64 years18,116100.0
With a disability3,89321.5
Percent employed
47.4(X)
No disability14,22378.5
Percent employed
80.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,453100.0
With a disability1,38140.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over29,235100.0
Same house in 199516,00754.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,96340.9
Same county
7,40525.3
Different county
4,55815.6
Same state
3,02610.4
Different state
1,5325.2
Elsewhere in 19951,2654.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population31,284100.0
Native28,10589.8
Born in United States
27,56988.1
State of residence
22,48971.9
Different state
5,08016.2
Born outside United States
5361.7
Foreign born3,17910.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,9466.2
Naturalized citizen
9483.0
Not a citizen
2,2317.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,179100.0
Europe40512.7
Asia80225.2
Africa1243.9
Oceania170.5
Latin America1,81357.0
Northern America180.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over29,235100.0
English only24,77284.7
Language other than English4,46315.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2,6229.0
Spanish
2,7919.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8276.2
Other Indo-European languages
8753.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2851.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7352.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5061.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population31,284100.0

Total ancestries reported

33,001105.5
Arab270.1
Czech1580.2
Danish70.0
Dutch4851.6
English1,4794.7
French (except Basque)12720.9
French Canadian1560.2
German3,0639.8
Greek970.3
Hungarian1200.4
Irish13,83512.3
Italian5,19816.6
Lithuanian600.2
Norwegian560.2
Polish1,0433.3
Portuguese270.1
Russian1790.6
Scotch-Irish1850.6
Scottish2570.8
Slovak1770.6
Subsaharan African6602.1
Swedish820.3
Swiss310.1
Ukrainian1370.4
United States or American6782.2
Welsh1690.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4401.4
Other ancestries14,12345.1
(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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