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Social Statistics

Franklin county maine dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,413100.0
Nursery school, preschool3253.9
Kindergarten3544.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,51841.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,83421.8
College or graduate school2,38228.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,260100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0465.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,7999.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,90141.0
Some college, no degree3,38817.6
Associate degree1,1055.7
Bachelor's degree2,75914.3
Graduate or professional degree1,2626.6
Percent high school graduate or higher85.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,888100.0
Never married5,84824.5
Now married, except separated13,17755.2
Separated3491.5
Widowed1,7587.4
Female
1,4296.0
Divorced2,75611.5
Female
1,5496.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years378100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17546.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,486100.0
Civilian veterans3,54315.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,088100.0
With a disability5988.4
Population 21 to 64 years16,661100.0
With a disability3,32019.9
Percent employed
49.5(X)
No disability13,34180.1
Percent employed
78.6(X)
Population 65 years and over4,022100.0
With a disability1,58339.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,970100.0
Same house in 199517,36562.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,43337.3
Same county
5,25618.8
Different county
5,17718.5
Same state
3,47012.4
Different state
1,7076.1
Elsewhere in 19951720.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,467100.0
Native28,98198.4
Born in United States
28,75697.6
State of residence
21,58473.2
Different state
7,17224.3
Born outside United States
2250.8
Foreign born4861.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
870.3
Naturalized citizen
2921.0
Not a citizen
1940.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)486100.0
Europe14129.0
Asia11223.0
Africa40.8
Oceania51.0
Latin America428.6
Northern America18237.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,970100.0
English only26,59495.1
Language other than English1,3764.9
Speak English less than 'very well
2881.0
Spanish
2460.9
Speak English less than "very well"
690.2
Other Indo-European languages
9773.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1520.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1280.5
Speak English less than "very well"
610.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,467100.0

Total ancestries reported

30,949105.0
Arab310.1
Czech1380.1
Danish630.2
Dutch2851.0
English7,80226.5
French (except Basque)13,80912.9
French Canadian12,0577.0
German1,7586.0
Greek920.3
Hungarian480.2
Irish13,53412.0
Italian1,1513.9
Lithuanian1020.3
Norwegian1570.5
Polish4091.4
Portuguese900.3
Russian1060.4
Scotch-Irish6352.2
Scottish1,6945.7
Slovak140.0
Subsaharan African30.0
Swedish3441.2
Swiss160.1
Ukrainian380.1
United States or American3,20010.9
Welsh1370.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries3,33111.3
(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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