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Social Statistics

Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,135,934100.0
Nursery school, preschool203,9346.5
Kindergarten159,1465.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,379,67144.0
High school (grades 9-12)690,02022.0
College or graduate school703,16322.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,266,284100.0
Less than 9th grade452,0695.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,044,03612.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,150,01338.1
Some college, no degree1,284,73115.5
Associate degree487,8045.9
Bachelor's degree1,153,38314.0
Graduate or professional degree694,2488.4
Percent high school graduate or higher81.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over9,861,713100.0
Never married2,685,32827.2
Now married, except separated5,352,29754.3
Separated215,8462.2
Widowed808,9038.2
Female
656,3816.7
Divorced799,3398.1
Female
456,8014.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years204,909100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren80,42339.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,354,471100.0
Civilian veterans1,280,78813.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,689,895100.0
With a disability202,2597.5
Population 21 to 64 years6,837,268100.0
With a disability1,196,71717.5
Percent employed
54.8(X)
No disability5,640,55182.5
Percent employed
78.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,809,320100.0
With a disability712,79539.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over11,555,538100.0
Same house in 19957,333,59163.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,056,71635.1
Same county
2,513,16721.7
Different county
1,543,54913.4
Same state
874,7967.6
Different state
668,7535.8
Elsewhere in 1995165,2311.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,281,054100.0
Native11,772,76395.9
Born in United States
11,620,49594.6
State of residence
9,544,25177.7
Different state
2,076,24416.9
Born outside United States
152,2681.2
Foreign born508,2914.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
209,1231.7
Naturalized citizen
257,3392.1
Not a citizen
250,9522.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)508,282100.0
Europe182,66735.9
Asia182,96736.0
Africa25,4135.0
Oceania2,1780.4
Latin America99,51419.6
Northern America15,5433.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over11,555,538100.0
English only10,583,05491.6
Language other than English972,4848.4
Speak English less than 'very well
368,2573.2
Spanish
356,7543.1
Speak English less than "very well"
140,5021.2
Other Indo-European languages
428,1223.7
Speak English less than "very well"
138,5421.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
143,9551.2
Speak English less than "very well"
76,1830.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,281,054100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,575,589110.5
Arab49,4130.4
Czech170,7040.6
Danish16,7620.1
Dutch255,3732.1
English966,2537.9
French (except Basque)1211,2641.7
French Canadian131,7690.3
German3,115,56025.4
Greek56,9110.5
Hungarian132,1841.1
Irish11,983,26216.1
Italian1,418,46511.6
Lithuanian78,3300.6
Norwegian38,8690.3
Polish824,1466.7
Portuguese13,5660.1
Russian178,8551.5
Scotch-Irish218,1731.8
Scottish185,1631.5
Slovak243,0092.0
Subsaharan African58,8070.5
Swedish105,5250.9
Swiss60,1070.5
Ukrainian122,2911.0
United States or American633,2365.2
Welsh182,2891.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)36,3960.3
Other ancestries2,288,90718.6
(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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