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Social Statistics

Fayette county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school32,185100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,7135.3
Kindergarten1,7795.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,82549.2
High school (grades 9-12)8,00424.9
College or graduate school4,86415.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over103,227100.0
Less than 9th grade8,7878.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,95415.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)49,40347.9
Some college, no degree12,32011.9
Associate degree4,9354.8
Bachelor's degree7,3857.2
Graduate or professional degree4,4434.3
Percent high school graduate or higher76.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over120,890100.0
Never married28,86123.9
Now married, except separated66,71955.2
Separated2,4312.0
Widowed11,9509.9
Female
9,8748.2
Divorced10,9299.0
Female
6,1375.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,654100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,19044.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over114,874100.0
Civilian veterans16,84914.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years30,350100.0
With a disability2,7199.0
Population 21 to 64 years82,586100.0
With a disability19,86124.0
Percent employed
42.9(X)
No disability62,72576.0
Percent employed
71.7(X)
Population 65 years and over26,198100.0
With a disability12,01745.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over140,254100.0
Same house in 199599,42270.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,45228.8
Same county
29,01320.7
Different county
11,4398.2
Same state
6,9795.0
Different state
4,4603.2
Elsewhere in 19953800.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population148,644100.0
Native147,80799.4
Born in United States
147,42999.2
State of residence
130,08687.5
Different state
17,34311.7
Born outside United States
3780.3
Foreign born8370.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2140.1
Naturalized citizen
5150.3
Not a citizen
3220.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)837100.0
Europe56367.3
Asia21225.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America303.6
Northern America323.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over140,254100.0
English only135,92396.9
Language other than English4,3313.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,1470.8
Spanish
1,2870.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4440.3
Other Indo-European languages
2,5901.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5230.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2530.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1440.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population148,644100.0

Total ancestries reported

154,520104.0
Arab8450.6
Czech11,6741.1
Danish440.0
Dutch6,6924.5
English12,9978.7
French (except Basque)11,9461.3
French Canadian11030.1
German30,81520.7
Greek3570.2
Hungarian3,0882.1
Irish121,42714.4
Italian17,02211.5
Lithuanian1810.1
Norwegian1130.1
Polish12,3228.3
Portuguese130.0
Russian1,9001.3
Scotch-Irish2,6381.8
Scottish1,9251.3
Slovak10,3837.0
Subsaharan African1900.1
Swedish5440.4
Swiss930.1
Ukrainian3460.2
United States or American10,1406.8
Welsh1,3660.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)330.0
Other ancestries15,32310.3
(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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