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Essex county massachusetts dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school194,443100.0
Nursery school, preschool15,1337.8
Kindergarten10,6905.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)86,24144.4
High school (grades 9-12)41,24821.2
College or graduate school41,13121.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over487,103100.0
Less than 9th grade28,8625.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma46,1059.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)136,74428.1
Some college, no degree86,10217.7
Associate degree37,0657.6
Bachelor's degree95,18419.5
Graduate or professional degree57,04111.7
Percent high school graduate or higher84.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over570,149100.0
Never married157,25627.6
Now married, except separated306,24553.7
Separated13,2112.3
Widowed43,5577.6
Female
35,6846.3
Divorced49,8808.7
Female
30,7565.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years12,046100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,00925.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over541,554100.0
Civilian veterans64,94812.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years157,907100.0
With a disability13,7998.7
Population 21 to 64 years414,626100.0
With a disability76,46618.4
Percent employed
59.5(X)
No disability338,16081.6
Percent employed
80.1(X)
Population 65 years and over93,876100.0
With a disability35,17337.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over675,622100.0
Same house in 1995396,41958.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995259,58838.4
Same county
171,91625.4
Different county
87,67213.0
Same state
46,8126.9
Different state
40,8606.0
Elsewhere in 199519,6152.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population723,419100.0
Native641,38088.7
Born in United States
623,28186.2
State of residence
510,68070.6
Different state
112,60115.6
Born outside United States
18,0992.5
Foreign born82,03911.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
31,9424.4
Naturalized citizen
33,7074.7
Not a citizen
48,3326.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)82,039100.0
Europe22,46827.4
Asia15,23918.6
Africa1,8402.2
Oceania2530.3
Latin America37,53745.8
Northern America4,7025.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over675,622100.0
English only544,87280.6
Language other than English130,75019.4
Speak English less than 'very well
55,1538.2
Spanish
68,98710.2
Speak English less than "very well"
32,4404.8
Other Indo-European languages
44,5876.6
Speak English less than "very well"
14,3232.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
13,5472.0
Speak English less than "very well"
7,4011.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population723,419100.0

Total ancestries reported

825,945114.2
Arab6,7580.9
Czech11,1570.2
Danish1,5370.2
Dutch4,2530.6
English95,52413.2
French (except Basque)157,2827.9
French Canadian138,7785.4
German36,2755.0
Greek15,9622.2
Hungarian1,9000.3
Irish1159,24922.0
Italian113,48015.7
Lithuanian4,6060.6
Norwegian4,1500.6
Polish30,5744.2
Portuguese15,6692.2
Russian12,1181.7
Scotch-Irish12,0621.7
Scottish21,4113.0
Slovak5830.1
Subsaharan African2,4520.3
Swedish11,5171.6
Swiss9910.1
Ukrainian2,3770.3
United States or American29,8484.1
Welsh2,9200.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,1690.4
Other ancestries139,34319.3
(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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