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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataRhode Island

Social Statistics

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,545100.0
Nursery school, preschool6255.9
Kindergarten7126.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,11048.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,30621.9
College or graduate school1,79217.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over28,109100.0
Less than 9th grade3,85513.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,27722.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,98232.0
Some college, no degree4,70316.7
Associate degree1,4425.1
Bachelor's degree1,9917.1
Graduate or professional degree8593.1
Percent high school graduate or higher64.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,808100.0
Never married10,31530.5
Now married, except separated15,63546.2
Separated9972.9
Widowed2,9758.8
Female
2,4147.1
Divorced3,88611.5
Female
2,2956.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years680100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren26539.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over32,027100.0
Civilian veterans4,59914.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,586100.0
With a disability1,24713.0
Population 21 to 64 years23,752100.0
With a disability6,53227.5
Percent employed
56.5(X)
No disability17,22072.5
Percent employed
77.1(X)
Population 65 years and over5,819100.0
With a disability2,52243.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over39,950100.0
Same house in 199520,73151.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,19645.5
Same county
13,55233.9
Different county
4,64411.6
Same state
3720.9
Different state
4,27210.7
Elsewhere in 19951,0232.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population43,224100.0
Native39,98592.5
Born in United States
38,35188.7
State of residence
28,95467.0
Different state
9,39721.7
Born outside United States
1,6343.8
Foreign born3,2397.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,2472.9
Naturalized citizen
1,4533.4
Not a citizen
1,7864.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,239100.0
Europe66320.5
Asia1,30340.2
Africa40312.4
Oceania30.1
Latin America50315.5
Northern America36411.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over39,950100.0
English only29,51973.9
Language other than English10,43126.1
Speak English less than 'very well
3,9249.8
Spanish
3,1808.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4753.7
Other Indo-European languages
5,38013.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3473.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5273.8
Speak English less than "very well"
8942.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population43,224100.0

Total ancestries reported

47,886110.8
Arab2300.5
Czech1370.1
Danish210.0
Dutch1530.4
English2,2415.2
French (except Basque)19,90222.9
French Canadian110,00823.2
German1,3563.1
Greek1550.4
Hungarian600.1
Irish14,62610.7
Italian4,0929.5
Lithuanian690.2
Norwegian790.2
Polish1,7764.1
Portuguese1,2022.8
Russian810.2
Scotch-Irish2200.5
Scottish4581.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African6771.6
Swedish2860.7
Swiss230.1
Ukrainian2590.6
United States or American1,3473.1
Welsh280.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)640.1
Other ancestries8,43619.5
(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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