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Social Statistics for Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Barnstable county massachusetts dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school47,762100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,9878.3
Kindergarten2,2154.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)22,19946.5
High school (grades 9-12)10,86922.8
College or graduate school8,49217.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over165,115100.0
Less than 9th grade3,3042.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,2176.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)44,98327.2
Some college, no degree36,35622.0
Associate degree14,7929.0
Bachelor's degree33,98920.6
Graduate or professional degree21,47413.0
Percent high school graduate or higher91.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher33.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over184,632100.0
Never married39,53321.4
Now married, except separated107,52358.2
Separated2,4051.3
Widowed15,7308.5
Female
12,8737.0
Divorced19,44110.5
Female
11,8026.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,616100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren81431.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over175,916100.0
Civilian veterans32,61318.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years40,285100.0
With a disability3,9289.8
Population 21 to 64 years118,424100.0
With a disability22,94819.4
Percent employed
63.9(X)
No disability95,47680.6
Percent employed
77.2(X)
Population 65 years and over49,492100.0
With a disability15,30230.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over211,653100.0
Same house in 1995121,95557.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199586,71041.0
Same county
45,76521.6
Different county
40,94519.3
Same state
22,29810.5
Different state
18,6478.8
Elsewhere in 19952,9881.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population222,230100.0
Native211,24895.1
Born in United States
209,52194.3
State of residence
144,44465.0
Different state
65,07729.3
Born outside United States
1,7270.8
Foreign born10,9824.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,4461.6
Naturalized citizen
5,7842.6
Not a citizen
5,1982.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,982100.0
Europe5,15346.9
Asia1,23511.2
Africa3253.0
Oceania490.4
Latin America2,97327.1
Northern America1,24711.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over211,653100.0
English only197,33493.2
Language other than English14,3196.8
Speak English less than 'very well
4,4112.1
Spanish
2,9211.4
Speak English less than "very well"
7780.4
Other Indo-European languages
10,2034.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3,2741.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7150.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2940.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population222,230100.0

Total ancestries reported

269,059121.1
Arab1,2740.6
Czech17550.3
Danish9490.4
Dutch2,8631.3
English44,37520.0
French (except Basque)114,8946.7
French Canadian17,1563.2
German20,2219.1
Greek2,4491.1
Hungarian7470.3
Irish161,61427.7
Italian23,89810.8
Lithuanian1,9410.9
Norwegian2,0730.9
Polish8,3523.8
Portuguese11,1635.0
Russian2,5631.2
Scotch-Irish4,7262.1
Scottish10,0874.5
Slovak2030.1
Subsaharan African2,9051.3
Swedish7,4163.3
Swiss5580.3
Ukrainian5560.3
United States or American9,5124.3
Welsh1,6660.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5080.2
Other ancestries23,63510.6
(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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