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Social Statistics

Rhode Island

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school290,605100.0
Nursery school, preschool16,2075.6
Kindergarten14,4435.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)118,46840.8
High school (grades 9-12)57,47819.8
College or graduate school84,00928.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over694,573100.0
Less than 9th grade56,3128.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma96,77413.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)192,91427.8
Some college, no degree122,26117.6
Associate degree48,4957.0
Bachelor's degree110,17515.9
Graduate or professional degree67,6429.7
Percent high school graduate or higher78.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over841,503100.0
Never married249,55629.7
Now married, except separated433,55451.5
Separated16,0221.9
Widowed63,1207.5
Female
51,0616.1
Divorced79,2519.4
Female
47,4305.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years16,957100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,06029.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over797,047100.0
Civilian veterans102,49412.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years234,287100.0
With a disability21,7139.3
Population 21 to 64 years589,705100.0
With a disability116,30519.7
Percent employed
58.4(X)
No disability473,40080.3
Percent employed
79.4(X)
Population 65 years and over143,565100.0
With a disability57,78840.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over985,184100.0
Same house in 1995572,20958.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995387,42939.3
Same county
240,06724.4
Different county
147,36215.0
Same state
50,3825.1
Different state
96,9809.8
Elsewhere in 199525,5462.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,048,319100.0
Native929,04288.6
Born in United States
910,05686.8
State of residence
643,91261.4
Different state
266,14425.4
Born outside United States
18,9861.8
Foreign born119,27711.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
41,4784.0
Naturalized citizen
56,1845.4
Not a citizen
63,0936.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)119,277100.0
Europe39,22132.9
Asia19,57816.4
Africa12,06610.1
Oceania3970.3
Latin America43,89236.8
Northern America4,1233.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over985,184100.0
English only788,56080.0
Language other than English196,62420.0
Speak English less than 'very well
83,6248.5
Spanish
79,4438.1
Speak English less than "very well"
40,4034.1
Other Indo-European languages
91,4499.3
Speak English less than "very well"
31,5173.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
19,9262.0
Speak English less than "very well"
9,9911.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,048,319100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,231,139117.4
Arab7,1710.7
Czech11,6730.2
Danish1,8110.2
Dutch5,8320.6
English125,39312.0
French (except Basque)1114,26410.9
French Canadian166,7926.4
German56,0665.3
Greek6,4820.6
Hungarian2,1270.2
Irish1193,27318.4
Italian199,07719.0
Lithuanian3,4190.3
Norwegian4,3070.4
Polish43,1594.1
Portuguese91,4458.7
Russian9,6620.9
Scotch-Irish12,0371.1
Scottish20,0241.9
Slovak8430.1
Subsaharan African23,2492.2
Swedish18,7521.8
Swiss1,3700.1
Ukrainian3,3310.3
United States or American31,3573.0
Welsh2,7800.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4,5740.4
Other ancestries180,86917.3
(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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