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Kings county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school731,672100.0
Nursery school, preschool45,1376.2
Kindergarten40,9175.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)305,47841.8
High school (grades 9-12)165,93022.7
College or graduate school174,21023.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,552,870100.0
Less than 9th grade203,19013.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma281,11618.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)414,86826.7
Some college, no degree225,71614.5
Associate degree88,7305.7
Bachelor's degree202,10313.0
Graduate or professional degree137,1478.8
Percent high school graduate or higher68.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,911,722100.0
Never married712,11737.3
Now married, except separated833,97043.6
Separated87,2164.6
Widowed141,1347.4
Female
116,7416.1
Divorced137,2857.2
Female
89,2104.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years77,554100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren29,28537.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,805,709100.0
Civilian veterans90,5885.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years583,131100.0
With a disability57,5279.9
Population 21 to 64 years1,411,529100.0
With a disability406,59628.8
Percent employed
51.9(X)
No disability1,004,93371.2
Percent employed
64.7(X)
Population 65 years and over274,328100.0
With a disability139,69350.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,285,223100.0
Same house in 19951,436,65762.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995688,26030.1
Same county
522,74922.9
Different county
165,5117.2
Same state
102,6334.5
Different state
62,8782.8
Elsewhere in 1995160,3067.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,465,326100.0
Native1,533,55762.2
Born in United States
1,428,11657.9
State of residence
1,227,83949.8
Different state
200,2778.1
Born outside United States
105,4414.3
Foreign born931,76937.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
411,10316.7
Naturalized citizen
439,97317.8
Not a citizen
491,79619.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)931,764100.0
Europe238,38325.6
Asia183,90919.7
Africa23,5882.5
Oceania8290.1
Latin America480,52051.6
Northern America4,5350.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,285,223100.0
English only1,217,12153.3
Language other than English1,068,10246.7
Speak English less than 'very well
547,06323.9
Spanish
411,34618.0
Speak English less than "very well"
197,0178.6
Other Indo-European languages
456,60120.0
Speak English less than "very well"
233,24510.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
133,7765.9
Speak English less than "very well"
93,6494.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,465,326100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,257,43191.6
Arab35,7391.4
Czech13,9760.2
Danish1,5470.1
Dutch3,8270.2
English23,0180.9
French (except Basque)19,3530.4
French Canadian12,5470.1
German39,6471.6
Greek13,6390.6
Hungarian16,7630.7
Irish181,0133.3
Italian183,8687.5
Lithuanian3,1720.1
Norwegian7,3450.3
Polish71,8422.9
Portuguese2,0500.1
Russian93,7423.8
Scotch-Irish4,2520.2
Scottish6,2570.3
Slovak1,7200.1
Subsaharan African38,3631.6
Swedish4,3760.2
Swiss1,2440.1
Ukrainian37,7711.5
United States or American90,0783.7
Welsh1,6470.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)283,74911.5
Other ancestries1,194,88648.5
(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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