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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataRhode Island

Social Statistics

Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,798100.0
Nursery school, preschool9124.9
Kindergarten1,0845.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,78246.7
High school (grades 9-12)4,12822.0
College or graduate school3,89220.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over48,132100.0
Less than 9th grade6,28013.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,98920.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,43930.0
Some college, no degree7,34115.3
Associate degree3,2126.7
Bachelor's degree4,2268.8
Graduate or professional degree2,6455.5
Percent high school graduate or higher66.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over57,531100.0
Never married18,44432.1
Now married, except separated26,82446.6
Separated1,7533.0
Widowed4,3677.6
Female
3,4426.0
Divorced6,14310.7
Female
3,5746.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,264100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31725.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over54,774100.0
Civilian veterans6,37811.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,983100.0
With a disability1,93312.1
Population 21 to 64 years41,227100.0
With a disability11,17127.1
Percent employed
60.5(X)
No disability30,05672.9
Percent employed
76.8(X)
Population 65 years and over10,370100.0
With a disability4,37942.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over68,081100.0
Same house in 199538,52856.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199526,13338.4
Same county
20,68230.4
Different county
5,4518.0
Same state
8781.3
Different state
4,5736.7
Elsewhere in 19953,4205.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population72,958100.0
Native55,92276.6
Born in United States
54,03174.1
State of residence
41,70957.2
Different state
12,32216.9
Born outside United States
1,8912.6
Foreign born17,03623.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,0948.4
Naturalized citizen
7,60210.4
Not a citizen
9,43412.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)17,036100.0
Europe5,04829.6
Asia7234.2
Africa5,50332.3
Oceania250.1
Latin America5,31131.2
Northern America4262.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over68,081100.0
English only43,77264.3
Language other than English24,30935.7
Speak English less than 'very well
12,04217.7
Spanish
8,81913.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4,9227.2
Other Indo-European languages
14,08020.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6,5449.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4770.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2330.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population72,958100.0

Total ancestries reported

79,981109.6
Arab7011.0
Czech1520.1
Danish720.1
Dutch1730.2
English5,5927.7
French (except Basque)19,57413.1
French Canadian15,4427.5
German2,1082.9
Greek4660.6
Hungarian450.1
Irish110,03313.8
Italian5,4247.4
Lithuanian920.1
Norwegian1870.3
Polish3,6275.0
Portuguese8,46311.6
Russian5880.8
Scotch-Irish6400.9
Scottish8591.2
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African7,69110.5
Swedish6240.9
Swiss570.1
Ukrainian1470.2
United States or American2,7913.8
Welsh710.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4860.7
Other ancestries13,96919.1
(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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