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Social Statistics

Providence, Rhode island,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school63,584100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,6604.2
Kindergarten2,7034.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)22,19734.9
High school (grades 9-12)9,71415.3
College or graduate school26,31041.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over96,154100.0
Less than 9th grade14,60815.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,29619.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)22,16723.1
Some college, no degree13,13613.7
Associate degree4,4974.7
Bachelor's degree12,59613.1
Graduate or professional degree10,85411.3
Percent high school graduate or higher65.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over135,105100.0
Never married62,50146.3
Now married, except separated47,32135.0
Separated4,9253.6
Widowed8,1706.0
Female
6,4254.8
Divorced12,1889.0
Female
7,5305.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,322100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,21936.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over128,292100.0
Civilian veterans9,1597.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years49,637100.0
With a disability5,04810.2
Population 21 to 64 years93,233100.0
With a disability23,62925.3
Percent employed
46.5(X)
No disability69,60474.7
Percent employed
68.8(X)
Population 65 years and over17,243100.0
With a disability8,24947.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over161,631100.0
Same house in 199572,13444.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199578,79148.7
Same county
46,88429.0
Different county
31,90719.7
Same state
5,1203.2
Different state
26,78716.6
Elsewhere in 199510,7066.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population173,618100.0
Native129,67174.7
Born in United States
121,53370.0
State of residence
74,28142.8
Different state
47,25227.2
Born outside United States
8,1384.7
Foreign born43,94725.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
19,93711.5
Naturalized citizen
15,1178.7
Not a citizen
28,83016.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)43,947100.0
Europe5,12611.7
Asia7,87117.9
Africa3,1387.1
Oceania1630.4
Latin America27,16061.8
Northern America4891.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over161,631100.0
English only92,08657.0
Language other than English69,54543.0
Speak English less than 'very well
34,10321.1
Spanish
44,73327.7
Speak English less than "very well"
24,21715.0
Other Indo-European languages
13,3288.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4,5632.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9,4455.8
Speak English less than "very well"
4,9053.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population173,618100.0

Total ancestries reported

179,705103.5
Arab7550.4
Czech11900.1
Danish2090.1
Dutch5530.3
English8,5324.9
French (except Basque)16,5593.8
French Canadian12,7351.6
German5,9113.4
Greek6660.4
Hungarian3700.2
Irish116,7659.7
Italian23,96013.8
Lithuanian5320.3
Norwegian4170.2
Polish4,1182.4
Portuguese7,0024.0
Russian2,4111.4
Scotch-Irish8130.5
Scottish1,7541.0
Slovak870.1
Subsaharan African7,5004.3
Swedish1,1170.6
Swiss1500.1
Ukrainian4480.3
United States or American4,2552.5
Welsh4570.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,8211.6
Other ancestries78,61845.3
(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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