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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school440,307100.0
Nursery school, preschool26,1325.9
Kindergarten20,9164.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)181,19641.2
High school (grades 9-12)96,39221.9
College or graduate school115,67126.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over966,197100.0
Less than 9th grade72,6177.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma205,47321.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)322,05933.3
Some college, no degree150,41315.6
Associate degree42,9944.4
Bachelor's degree99,93610.3
Graduate or professional degree72,7057.5
Percent high school graduate or higher71.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,194,967100.0
Never married487,71040.8
Now married, except separated439,76236.8
Separated52,0784.4
Widowed112,5429.4
Female
91,9427.7
Divorced102,8758.6
Female
63,5525.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years51,159100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21,12341.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,134,285100.0
Civilian veterans123,36510.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years358,399100.0
With a disability34,2739.6
Population 21 to 64 years835,325100.0
With a disability223,05826.7
Percent employed
47.5(X)
No disability612,26773.3
Percent employed
68.8(X)
Population 65 years and over204,900100.0
With a disability97,07847.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,419,977100.0
Same house in 1995879,02761.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995494,77334.8
Same county
359,50725.3
Different county
135,2669.5
Same state
54,2133.8
Different state
81,0535.7
Elsewhere in 199546,1773.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,517,550100.0
Native1,380,34591.0
Born in United States
1,332,41087.8
State of residence
1,088,49371.7
Different state
243,91716.1
Born outside United States
47,9353.2
Foreign born137,2059.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
63,6244.2
Naturalized citizen
64,7864.3
Not a citizen
72,4194.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)137,205100.0
Europe41,51630.3
Asia52,76738.5
Africa9,1756.7
Oceania2500.2
Latin America32,09923.4
Northern America1,3981.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,419,977100.0
English only1,168,46382.3
Language other than English251,51417.7
Speak English less than 'very well
113,6728.0
Spanish
110,4987.8
Speak English less than "very well"
45,8843.2
Other Indo-European languages
79,1815.6
Speak English less than "very well"
33,4472.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
49,9263.5
Speak English less than "very well"
30,3392.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,517,550100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,505,15299.2
Arab5,2710.3
Czech12,4210.2
Danish9500.1
Dutch5,4440.4
English44,5132.9
French (except Basque)111,3160.7
French Canadian11,9940.1
German123,0588.1
Greek4,4140.3
Hungarian5,8480.4
Irish1206,58213.6
Italian140,1399.2
Lithuanian5,6810.4
Norwegian2,2010.1
Polish65,5084.3
Portuguese2,5890.2
Russian26,3751.7
Scotch-Irish9,1090.6
Scottish8,3230.5
Slovak2,3880.2
Subsaharan African24,6821.6
Swedish3,5970.2
Swiss1,2180.1
Ukrainian15,6651.0
United States or American27,8431.8
Welsh4,9220.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)18,3761.2
Other ancestries734,72548.4
(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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