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Social Statistics

Dutchess county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school78,962100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,1966.6
Kindergarten4,0045.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)33,84542.9
High school (grades 9-12)15,83120.0
College or graduate school20,08625.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over183,725100.0
Less than 9th grade9,0544.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma20,42011.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)51,47128.0
Some college, no degree35,21519.2
Associate degree16,8089.1
Bachelor's degree28,89415.7
Graduate or professional degree21,86311.9
Percent high school graduate or higher84.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over221,790100.0
Never married60,54627.3
Now married, except separated125,98556.8
Separated5,2072.3
Widowed13,7466.2
Female
10,8934.9
Divorced16,3067.4
Female
9,2854.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,467100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,50533.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over210,239100.0
Civilian veterans26,46312.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years64,963100.0
With a disability5,0877.8
Population 21 to 64 years156,360100.0
With a disability24,90115.9
Percent employed
56.7(X)
No disability131,45984.1
Percent employed
78.5(X)
Population 65 years and over32,029100.0
With a disability11,20635.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over263,037100.0
Same house in 1995156,40959.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995101,64538.6
Same county
54,32220.7
Different county
47,32318.0
Same state
32,20212.2
Different state
15,1215.7
Elsewhere in 19954,9831.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population280,150100.0
Native256,55091.6
Born in United States
252,68490.2
State of residence
199,98171.4
Different state
52,70318.8
Born outside United States
3,8661.4
Foreign born23,6008.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,6792.7
Naturalized citizen
11,2824.0
Not a citizen
12,3184.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)23,600100.0
Europe8,70236.9
Asia5,73024.3
Africa6672.8
Oceania430.2
Latin America7,90533.5
Northern America5532.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over263,037100.0
English only231,67888.1
Language other than English31,35911.9
Speak English less than 'very well
10,0213.8
Spanish
12,6564.8
Speak English less than "very well"
4,8311.8
Other Indo-European languages
13,2065.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3,3861.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,6271.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2880.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population280,150100.0

Total ancestries reported

328,238117.2
Arab1,4460.5
Czech12,0540.7
Danish1,0540.4
Dutch7,3772.6
English26,8139.6
French (except Basque)18,0852.9
French Canadian13,6731.3
German44,91516.0
Greek2,0380.7
Hungarian3,1761.1
Irish160,10321.5
Italian60,64521.6
Lithuanian9510.3
Norwegian2,2060.8
Polish13,0694.7
Portuguese8520.3
Russian4,3391.5
Scotch-Irish3,4591.2
Scottish5,1821.8
Slovak1,1060.4
Subsaharan African1,1930.4
Swedish3,5731.3
Swiss6800.2
Ukrainian1,6150.6
United States or American9,4553.4
Welsh1,3910.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,8401.4
Other ancestries53,94819.3
(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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