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Social Statistics for Aroostook County, Maine

Aroostook county maine dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school17,892100.0
Nursery school, preschool9375.2
Kindergarten9155.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,86944.0
High school (grades 9-12)4,63025.9
College or graduate school3,54119.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over51,439100.0
Less than 9th grade5,80211.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,06611.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,79938.5
Some college, no degree8,89317.3
Associate degree3,3456.5
Bachelor's degree5,54410.8
Graduate or professional degree1,9903.9
Percent high school graduate or higher76.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over60,629100.0
Never married13,46822.2
Now married, except separated35,67258.8
Separated7521.2
Widowed5,1988.6
Female
4,2096.9
Divorced5,5399.1
Female
2,8874.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years689100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren25937.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over57,079100.0
Civilian veterans9,03415.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,893100.0
With a disability1,4329.0
Population 21 to 64 years41,434100.0
With a disability10,87326.2
Percent employed
48.0(X)
No disability30,56173.8
Percent employed
76.9(X)
Population 65 years and over11,813100.0
With a disability5,13343.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over70,183100.0
Same house in 199547,57967.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,85931.1
Same county
15,54022.1
Different county
6,3199.0
Same state
2,3573.4
Different state
3,9625.6
Elsewhere in 19957451.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population73,938100.0
Native69,63494.2
Born in United States
67,83491.7
State of residence
57,00577.1
Different state
10,82914.6
Born outside United States
1,8002.4
Foreign born4,3045.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9601.3
Naturalized citizen
2,5583.5
Not a citizen
1,7462.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,304100.0
Europe2656.2
Asia2916.8
Africa200.5
Oceania170.4
Latin America791.8
Northern America3,63284.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over70,183100.0
English only53,30375.9
Language other than English16,88024.1
Speak English less than 'very well
4,3896.3
Spanish
4030.6
Speak English less than "very well"
650.1
Other Indo-European languages
16,09422.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,1385.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2720.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1540.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population73,938100.0

Total ancestries reported

75,706102.4
Arab1770.2
Czech11250.2
Danish2300.3
Dutch6870.9
English11,76115.9
French (except Basque)116,20721.9
French Canadian19,47812.8
German2,7603.7
Greek350.0
Hungarian1060.1
Irish19,55712.9
Italian1,2601.7
Lithuanian640.1
Norwegian2810.4
Polish6000.8
Portuguese1250.2
Russian1400.2
Scotch-Irish1,8912.6
Scottish2,2423.0
Slovak50.0
Subsaharan African280.0
Swedish1,5522.1
Swiss240.0
Ukrainian230.0
United States or American9,59513.0
Welsh2230.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)550.1
Other ancestries6,4758.8
(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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