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Social Statistics

Hartford county connecticut dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school226,420100.0
Nursery school, preschool15,7737.0
Kindergarten11,8835.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)101,52244.8
High school (grades 9-12)48,80621.6
College or graduate school48,43621.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over579,839100.0
Less than 9th grade37,6326.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma64,67011.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)165,89028.6
Some college, no degree101,05117.4
Associate degree38,9456.7
Bachelor's degree101,86517.6
Graduate or professional degree69,78612.0
Percent high school graduate or higher82.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher29.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over680,131100.0
Never married189,83327.9
Now married, except separated363,07153.4
Separated12,4901.8
Widowed48,8527.2
Female
39,6105.8
Divorced65,8859.7
Female
39,3045.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years14,461100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,42937.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over646,282100.0
Civilian veterans77,09511.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years184,926100.0
With a disability15,0418.1
Population 21 to 64 years484,127100.0
With a disability87,08118.0
Percent employed
61.4(X)
No disability397,04682.0
Percent employed
80.3(X)
Population 65 years and over116,171100.0
With a disability43,24737.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over802,702100.0
Same house in 1995465,72258.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995309,58638.6
Same county
222,17527.7
Different county
87,41110.9
Same state
35,8284.5
Different state
51,5836.4
Elsewhere in 199527,3943.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population857,183100.0
Native756,49088.3
Born in United States
714,15483.3
State of residence
493,51457.6
Different state
220,64025.7
Born outside United States
42,3364.9
Foreign born100,69311.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
35,1304.1
Naturalized citizen
54,8036.4
Not a citizen
45,8905.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)100,693100.0
Europe42,15241.9
Asia17,44717.3
Africa2,6162.6
Oceania1610.2
Latin America31,16430.9
Northern America7,1537.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over802,702100.0
English only628,51378.3
Language other than English174,18921.7
Speak English less than 'very well
70,4908.8
Spanish
82,35910.3
Speak English less than "very well"
33,7584.2
Other Indo-European languages
76,1499.5
Speak English less than "very well"
29,2763.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
11,9781.5
Speak English less than "very well"
6,4320.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population857,183100.0

Total ancestries reported

982,154114.6
Arab2,4250.3
Czech13,4130.4
Danish3,5080.4
Dutch5,4390.6
English78,3919.1
French (except Basque)166,3837.7
French Canadian135,1034.1
German70,4078.2
Greek5,7430.7
Hungarian4,3330.5
Irish1127,99314.9
Italian134,65415.7
Lithuanian9,4431.1
Norwegian4,2810.5
Polish89,60310.5
Portuguese10,3201.2
Russian14,4951.7
Scotch-Irish8,6281.0
Scottish14,6021.7
Slovak2,0120.2
Subsaharan African5,1580.6
Swedish17,2072.0
Swiss1,7000.2
Ukrainian6,4230.7
United States or American25,0872.9
Welsh3,2410.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20,5752.4
Other ancestries211,58724.7
(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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