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Social Statistics for Hampden County, Massachusetts

Hampden county massachusetts dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school127,601100.0
Nursery school, preschool8,6766.8
Kindergarten7,2345.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)55,91743.8
High school (grades 9-12)27,48221.5
College or graduate school28,29222.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over295,837100.0
Less than 9th grade22,1387.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma39,32513.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)96,47432.6
Some college, no degree53,67018.1
Associate degree23,6768.0
Bachelor's degree37,75212.8
Graduate or professional degree22,8027.7
Percent high school graduate or higher79.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over357,759100.0
Never married108,60430.4
Now married, except separated176,14549.2
Separated10,0012.8
Widowed28,8808.1
Female
23,3246.5
Divorced34,1299.5
Female
20,1875.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,539100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,83937.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over337,361100.0
Civilian veterans45,52613.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years108,076100.0
With a disability12,07011.2
Population 21 to 64 years248,797100.0
With a disability56,59722.7
Percent employed
53.5(X)
No disability192,20077.3
Percent employed
79.4(X)
Population 65 years and over61,753100.0
With a disability25,15140.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over426,558100.0
Same house in 1995250,49358.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995163,90538.4
Same county
123,63729.0
Different county
40,2689.4
Same state
17,6844.1
Different state
22,5845.3
Elsewhere in 199512,1602.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population456,228100.0
Native423,19592.8
Born in United States
391,51485.8
State of residence
307,03767.3
Different state
84,47718.5
Born outside United States
31,6816.9
Foreign born33,0337.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
11,7482.6
Naturalized citizen
16,4583.6
Not a citizen
16,5753.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)33,033100.0
Europe17,21052.1
Asia6,71920.3
Africa6522.0
Oceania340.1
Latin America5,74117.4
Northern America2,6778.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over426,558100.0
English only331,64177.7
Language other than English94,91722.3
Speak English less than 'very well
39,9439.4
Spanish
55,21812.9
Speak English less than "very well"
23,6935.6
Other Indo-European languages
33,4837.8
Speak English less than "very well"
13,2413.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,5171.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,5500.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population456,228100.0

Total ancestries reported

520,703114.1
Arab2,4450.5
Czech11,3540.3
Danish8790.2
Dutch2,1750.5
English36,1117.9
French (except Basque)158,80612.9
French Canadian134,0897.5
German26,3295.8
Greek4,1220.9
Hungarian8420.2
Irish177,27916.9
Italian51,17411.2
Lithuanian2,1300.5
Norwegian1,1590.3
Polish55,57312.2
Portuguese10,0062.2
Russian6,7961.5
Scotch-Irish4,9721.1
Scottish9,5212.1
Slovak7160.2
Subsaharan African2,3660.5
Swedish5,1411.1
Swiss4630.1
Ukrainian2,9460.6
United States or American13,6483.0
Welsh1,1850.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,6130.8
Other ancestries104,86323.0
(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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