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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Social Statistics

Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school28,956100.0
Nursery school, preschool2410.8
Kindergarten1210.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8162.8
High school (grades 9-12)4641.6
College or graduate school27,31494.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,919100.0
Less than 9th grade1481.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2992.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,09410.0
Some college, no degree1,47313.5
Associate degree3503.2
Bachelor's degree3,14628.8
Graduate or professional degree4,40940.4
Percent high school graduate or higher95.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher69.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over36,651100.0
Never married27,92076.2
Now married, except separated6,83218.6
Separated1810.5
Widowed8202.2
Female
6981.9
Divorced8982.5
Female
5541.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years65100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1726.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over36,233100.0
Civilian veterans1,3453.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,900100.0
With a disability4443.4
Population 21 to 64 years22,449100.0
With a disability1,3085.8
Percent employed
56.8(X)
No disability21,14194.2
Percent employed
57.2(X)
Population 65 years and over1,997100.0
With a disability63831.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over37,664100.0
Same house in 19956,92518.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199527,93374.2
Same county
3,7299.9
Different county
24,20464.3
Same state
17,08545.4
Different state
7,11918.9
Elsewhere in 19952,8067.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population38,420100.0
Native34,17388.9
Born in United States
33,54787.3
State of residence
21,54456.1
Different state
12,00331.2
Born outside United States
6261.6
Foreign born4,24711.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,0197.9
Naturalized citizen
9712.5
Not a citizen
3,2768.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,247100.0
Europe92121.7
Asia2,66962.8
Africa1573.7
Oceania240.6
Latin America3217.6
Northern America1553.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over37,664100.0
English only32,10485.2
Language other than English5,56014.8
Speak English less than 'very well
2,0155.3
Spanish
1,2603.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2870.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,8244.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5521.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,2856.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0972.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population38,420100.0

Total ancestries reported

43,504113.2
Arab2230.6
Czech13951.0
Danish1170.3
Dutch4931.3
English3,3548.7
French (except Basque)18172.1
French Canadian11700.4
German9,38824.4
Greek1630.4
Hungarian4121.1
Irish15,76215.0
Italian4,65912.1
Lithuanian2470.6
Norwegian2060.5
Polish2,4026.3
Portuguese730.2
Russian1,0022.6
Scotch-Irish7371.9
Scottish8722.3
Slovak5611.5
Subsaharan African1980.5
Swedish6151.6
Swiss2220.6
Ukrainian4361.1
United States or American7962.1
Welsh3741.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1620.4
Other ancestries8,64822.5
(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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