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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,877100.0
Nursery school, preschool5317.7
Kindergarten4296.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,17146.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,39020.2
College or graduate school1,35619.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,555100.0
Less than 9th grade5633.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,2066.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,58135.5
Some college, no degree3,35418.1
Associate degree1,6649.0
Bachelor's degree3,53419.0
Graduate or professional degree1,6538.9
Percent high school graduate or higher90.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,345100.0
Never married4,92923.1
Now married, except separated13,46463.1
Separated2841.3
Widowed1,3376.3
Female
1,0825.1
Divorced1,3316.2
Female
7423.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years298100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13846.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,188100.0
Civilian veterans2,88814.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,795100.0
With a disability2404.1
Population 21 to 64 years15,839100.0
With a disability1,90212.0
Percent employed
55.6(X)
No disability13,93788.0
Percent employed
80.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,516100.0
With a disability1,37739.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,206100.0
Same house in 199517,00667.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,91631.4
Same county
5,35421.2
Different county
2,56210.2
Same state
1,5726.2
Different state
9903.9
Elsewhere in 19952841.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,940100.0
Native26,31197.7
Born in United States
26,22997.4
State of residence
22,98885.3
Different state
3,24112.0
Born outside United States
820.3
Foreign born6292.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3011.1
Naturalized citizen
3711.4
Not a citizen
2581.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)629100.0
Europe35756.8
Asia17227.3
Africa223.5
Oceania111.7
Latin America6710.7
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,206100.0
English only24,33296.5
Language other than English8743.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2501.0
Spanish
1710.7
Speak English less than "very well"
690.3
Other Indo-European languages
5252.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1190.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
880.3
Speak English less than "very well"
320.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,940100.0

Total ancestries reported

34,957129.8
Arab1160.4
Czech13011.1
Danish500.2
Dutch1830.7
English2,74110.2
French (except Basque)15211.9
French Canadian1420.2
German7,69028.5
Greek1260.5
Hungarian5972.2
Irish15,76421.4
Italian6,31123.4
Lithuanian830.3
Norwegian460.2
Polish2,6409.8
Portuguese180.1
Russian4261.6
Scotch-Irish8113.0
Scottish6762.5
Slovak1,2944.8
Subsaharan African760.3
Swedish2130.8
Swiss310.1
Ukrainian2260.8
United States or American8503.2
Welsh2631.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)510.2
Other ancestries2,81110.4
(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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