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Social Statistics

Delaware county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school154,448100.0
Nursery school, preschool11,5487.5
Kindergarten7,8475.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)63,63441.2
High school (grades 9-12)31,74920.6
College or graduate school39,67025.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over365,174100.0
Less than 9th grade13,5193.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma35,7079.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)120,69833.1
Some college, no degree63,18517.3
Associate degree22,3956.1
Bachelor's degree66,48418.2
Graduate or professional degree43,18611.8
Percent high school graduate or higher86.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over437,649100.0
Never married131,68930.1
Now married, except separated227,03351.9
Separated9,5732.2
Widowed37,6828.6
Female
30,3996.9
Divorced31,6727.2
Female
19,1054.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years10,319100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,55734.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over414,222100.0
Civilian veterans53,42312.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years125,759100.0
With a disability9,4087.5
Population 21 to 64 years301,085100.0
With a disability48,53316.1
Percent employed
60.0(X)
No disability252,55283.9
Percent employed
80.2(X)
Population 65 years and over80,584100.0
With a disability29,39136.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over516,387100.0
Same house in 1995332,66564.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995174,49833.8
Same county
101,32219.6
Different county
73,17614.2
Same state
43,1708.4
Different state
30,0065.8
Elsewhere in 19959,2241.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population550,864100.0
Native514,22993.3
Born in United States
510,60692.7
State of residence
424,10577.0
Different state
86,50115.7
Born outside United States
3,6230.7
Foreign born36,6356.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
13,9862.5
Naturalized citizen
19,6093.6
Not a citizen
17,0263.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)36,629100.0
Europe12,16833.2
Asia15,40942.1
Africa3,74710.2
Oceania1470.4
Latin America4,18511.4
Northern America9732.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over516,387100.0
English only468,53190.7
Language other than English47,8569.3
Speak English less than 'very well
17,7623.4
Spanish
8,7511.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0950.6
Other Indo-European languages
24,0484.7
Speak English less than "very well"
7,4071.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
11,7092.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6,2481.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population550,864100.0

Total ancestries reported

652,956118.5
Arab2,3760.4
Czech11,8080.3
Danish1,0290.2
Dutch5,5801.0
English55,00610.0
French (except Basque)19,8781.8
French Canadian11,6020.3
German87,69715.9
Greek5,1160.9
Hungarian3,0670.6
Irish1160,29829.1
Italian101,91018.5
Lithuanian3,4650.6
Norwegian2,3110.4
Polish26,2184.8
Portuguese6600.1
Russian7,3321.3
Scotch-Irish9,9801.8
Scottish8,6351.6
Slovak2,0390.4
Subsaharan African5,8481.1
Swedish3,7620.7
Swiss1,3230.2
Ukrainian5,2851.0
United States or American15,7692.9
Welsh6,8241.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,1130.6
Other ancestries115,02520.9
(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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