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Social Statistics

Erie county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school77,763100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,9676.4
Kindergarten3,9485.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)33,07942.5
High school (grades 9-12)16,93721.8
College or graduate school18,83224.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over180,106100.0
Less than 9th grade7,4444.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma20,20411.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)75,15041.7
Some college, no degree29,94816.6
Associate degree9,7705.4
Bachelor's degree23,82913.2
Graduate or professional degree13,7617.6
Percent high school graduate or higher84.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over223,109100.0
Never married63,50428.5
Now married, except separated118,06852.9
Separated5,1542.3
Widowed16,5187.4
Female
13,1855.9
Divorced19,8658.9
Female
11,1235.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,259100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,78441.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over210,357100.0
Civilian veterans29,30613.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years67,532100.0
With a disability5,7248.5
Population 21 to 64 years152,616100.0
With a disability24,43116.0
Percent employed
52.5(X)
No disability128,18584.0
Percent employed
79.2(X)
Population 65 years and over37,321100.0
With a disability13,96537.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over263,678100.0
Same house in 1995158,86460.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995101,59138.5
Same county
74,73728.3
Different county
26,85410.2
Same state
12,7564.8
Different state
14,0985.3
Elsewhere in 19953,2231.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population280,843100.0
Native273,13797.3
Born in United States
270,46796.3
State of residence
227,84381.1
Different state
42,62415.2
Born outside United States
2,6701.0
Foreign born7,7062.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,9921.4
Naturalized citizen
3,6321.3
Not a citizen
4,0741.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,706100.0
Europe4,27255.4
Asia1,85024.0
Africa2333.0
Oceania390.5
Latin America87211.3
Northern America4405.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over263,678100.0
English only248,14894.1
Language other than English15,5305.9
Speak English less than 'very well
5,4622.1
Spanish
5,4812.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7340.7
Other Indo-European languages
8,2183.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,8751.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,1190.4
Speak English less than "very well"
5070.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population280,843100.0

Total ancestries reported

325,428115.9
Arab7860.3
Czech11,9340.7
Danish1,1120.4
Dutch4,2821.5
English25,0768.9
French (except Basque)15,9382.1
French Canadian11,1210.4
German81,21528.9
Greek9660.3
Hungarian3,1861.1
Irish143,14415.4
Italian34,49112.3
Lithuanian6360.2
Norwegian7240.3
Polish36,84913.1
Portuguese8140.3
Russian3,6051.3
Scotch-Irish6,1482.2
Scottish4,3591.6
Slovak4,6381.7
Subsaharan African9690.3
Swedish7,1722.6
Swiss6920.2
Ukrainian1,7690.6
United States or American14,3755.1
Welsh2,5860.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1920.1
Other ancestries36,64913.0
(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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