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Social Statistics

Knox county maine dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,546100.0
Nursery school, preschool4925.8
Kindergarten5676.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,24149.6
High school (grades 9-12)2,10024.6
College or graduate school1,14613.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over28,303100.0
Less than 9th grade1,0013.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,5449.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,30636.4
Some college, no degree5,35318.9
Associate degree1,6765.9
Bachelor's degree4,83317.1
Graduate or professional degree2,5909.2
Percent high school graduate or higher87.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over32,372100.0
Never married6,61620.4
Now married, except separated18,66257.6
Separated4071.3
Widowed2,5097.8
Female
2,0066.2
Divorced4,17812.9
Female
2,3257.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years363100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14539.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over30,669100.0
Civilian veterans5,32317.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,798100.0
With a disability6258.0
Population 21 to 64 years22,031100.0
With a disability3,32515.1
Percent employed
56.2(X)
No disability18,70684.9
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over6,523100.0
With a disability2,37936.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over37,552100.0
Same house in 199522,33059.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,95539.8
Same county
8,76223.3
Different county
6,19316.5
Same state
2,7347.3
Different state
3,4599.2
Elsewhere in 19952670.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population39,618100.0
Native38,80597.9
Born in United States
38,51397.2
State of residence
25,49064.3
Different state
13,02332.9
Born outside United States
2920.7
Foreign born8132.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2180.6
Naturalized citizen
3771.0
Not a citizen
4361.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)813100.0
Europe42852.6
Asia8410.3
Africa70.9
Oceania40.5
Latin America455.5
Northern America24530.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over37,552100.0
English only36,25896.6
Language other than English1,2943.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2080.6
Spanish
2760.7
Speak English less than "very well"
620.2
Other Indo-European languages
8842.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1160.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
970.3
Speak English less than "very well"
260.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population39,618100.0

Total ancestries reported

40,725102.8
Arab760.2
Czech11640.4
Danish1400.4
Dutch5101.3
English9,80124.7
French (except Basque)12,5556.4
French Canadian19712.5
German3,7089.4
Greek1480.4
Hungarian1940.5
Irish15,43313.7
Italian1,7764.5
Lithuanian850.2
Norwegian5071.3
Polish6761.7
Portuguese2000.5
Russian3280.8
Scotch-Irish1,1162.8
Scottish2,2075.6
Slovak60.0
Subsaharan African100.0
Swedish1,0592.7
Swiss840.2
Ukrainian570.1
United States or American3,4758.8
Welsh4021.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)470.1
Other ancestries4,99012.6
(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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