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Social Statistics for Hancock County, Maine

Hancock county maine dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,336100.0
Nursery school, preschool6044.9
Kindergarten4723.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,65045.8
High school (grades 9-12)3,05124.7
College or graduate school2,55920.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over36,416100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3353.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,1218.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,53934.4
Some college, no degree7,09919.5
Associate degree2,4446.7
Bachelor's degree6,21317.1
Graduate or professional degree3,66510.1
Percent high school graduate or higher87.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over42,504100.0
Never married9,63122.7
Now married, except separated24,47857.6
Separated5021.2
Widowed2,9967.0
Female
2,5045.9
Divorced4,89711.5
Female
2,6866.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years537100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren27952.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over39,850100.0
Civilian veterans6,76117.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,866100.0
With a disability9708.9
Population 21 to 64 years29,716100.0
With a disability5,31317.9
Percent employed
57.2(X)
No disability24,40382.1
Percent employed
79.7(X)
Population 65 years and over7,920100.0
With a disability3,00437.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over49,291100.0
Same house in 199530,42861.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,32537.2
Same county
9,65819.6
Different county
8,66717.6
Same state
3,5977.3
Different state
5,07010.3
Elsewhere in 19955381.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population51,791100.0
Native50,61397.7
Born in United States
50,08996.7
State of residence
32,36462.5
Different state
17,72534.2
Born outside United States
5241.0
Foreign born1,1782.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3710.7
Naturalized citizen
5981.2
Not a citizen
5801.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,178100.0
Europe52644.7
Asia17414.8
Africa181.5
Oceania201.7
Latin America1159.8
Northern America32527.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over49,291100.0
English only47,52496.4
Language other than English1,7673.6
Speak English less than 'very well
4200.9
Spanish
4701.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1330.3
Other Indo-European languages
1,1122.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2160.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1020.2
Speak English less than "very well"
640.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population51,791100.0

Total ancestries reported

53,821103.9
Arab1060.2
Czech11460.3
Danish1880.4
Dutch7601.5
English12,81324.7
French (except Basque)14,1378.0
French Canadian11,5943.1
German4,0747.9
Greek950.2
Hungarian1660.3
Irish17,36414.2
Italian1,9683.8
Lithuanian2100.4
Norwegian5051.0
Polish1,0222.0
Portuguese2230.4
Russian5231.0
Scotch-Irish1,6813.2
Scottish2,9345.7
Slovak380.1
Subsaharan African360.1
Swedish7901.5
Swiss1160.2
Ukrainian740.1
United States or American6,60712.8
Welsh4730.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)450.1
Other ancestries5,1339.9
(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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