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Social Statistics

Cranston, Rhode island,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,551100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2646.5
Kindergarten8774.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,91540.5
High school (grades 9-12)4,72424.2
College or graduate school4,77124.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over55,886100.0
Less than 9th grade3,6816.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,19414.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)16,03628.7
Some college, no degree9,97317.8
Associate degree4,2577.6
Bachelor's degree8,71315.6
Graduate or professional degree5,0329.0
Percent high school graduate or higher78.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over65,299100.0
Never married17,13626.2
Now married, except separated35,32454.1
Separated9231.4
Widowed5,8128.9
Female
4,8637.4
Divorced6,1049.3
Female
3,6905.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,283100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren38630.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over61,942100.0
Civilian veterans8,03113.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,028100.0
With a disability1,3038.7
Population 21 to 64 years42,740100.0
With a disability8,37819.6
Percent employed
61.1(X)
No disability34,36280.4
Percent employed
81.9(X)
Population 65 years and over13,220100.0
With a disability5,26339.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over75,081100.0
Same house in 199547,18362.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199526,85035.8
Same county
18,42924.5
Different county
8,42111.2
Same state
4,3235.8
Different state
4,0985.5
Elsewhere in 19951,0481.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population79,269100.0
Native72,11091.0
Born in United States
71,52090.2
State of residence
57,61772.7
Different state
13,90317.5
Born outside United States
5900.7
Foreign born7,1599.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,7452.2
Naturalized citizen
4,2745.4
Not a citizen
2,8853.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,159100.0
Europe3,02242.2
Asia2,11829.6
Africa2673.7
Oceania180.3
Latin America1,59422.3
Northern America1402.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over75,081100.0
English only63,17384.1
Language other than English11,90815.9
Speak English less than 'very well
4,0315.4
Spanish
3,1554.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0631.4
Other Indo-European languages
5,9978.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8112.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,3783.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0511.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population79,269100.0

Total ancestries reported

89,891113.4
Arab6150.8
Czech1640.1
Danish890.1
Dutch2750.3
English8,14010.3
French (except Basque)16,1577.8
French Canadian12,3433.0
German3,0293.8
Greek9101.1
Hungarian2030.3
Irish115,44319.5
Italian27,35934.5
Lithuanian2690.3
Norwegian2640.3
Polish2,3963.0
Portuguese4,2825.4
Russian1,0301.3
Scotch-Irish6780.9
Scottish1,1711.5
Slovak650.1
Subsaharan African6560.8
Swedish1,6082.0
Swiss310.0
Ukrainian2320.3
United States or American1,5862.0
Welsh1450.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2360.3
Other ancestries10,61513.4
(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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