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Lackawanna county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school52,278100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,4566.6
Kindergarten2,6285.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)22,16242.4
High school (grades 9-12)11,52422.0
College or graduate school12,50823.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over148,116100.0
Less than 9th grade7,7335.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,90612.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)60,07140.6
Some college, no degree22,58315.2
Associate degree9,7956.6
Bachelor's degree18,42512.4
Graduate or professional degree10,6037.2
Percent high school graduate or higher82.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over175,231100.0
Never married47,10126.9
Now married, except separated92,55352.8
Separated3,0121.7
Widowed18,86210.8
Female
15,5528.9
Divorced13,7037.8
Female
7,9404.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,711100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren89132.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over166,787100.0
Civilian veterans24,37214.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years44,350100.0
With a disability3,6318.2
Population 21 to 64 years115,141100.0
With a disability22,79319.8
Percent employed
53.5(X)
No disability92,34880.2
Percent employed
78.6(X)
Population 65 years and over39,344100.0
With a disability16,53242.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over202,210100.0
Same house in 1995139,84969.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199561,01630.2
Same county
43,20721.4
Different county
17,8098.8
Same state
9,1034.5
Different state
8,7064.3
Elsewhere in 19951,3450.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population213,295100.0
Native208,46297.7
Born in United States
207,30497.2
State of residence
181,02584.9
Different state
26,27912.3
Born outside United States
1,1580.5
Foreign born4,8332.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,6510.8
Naturalized citizen
2,9071.4
Not a citizen
1,9260.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,833100.0
Europe2,12544.0
Asia1,53931.8
Africa1443.0
Oceania380.8
Latin America70714.6
Northern America2805.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over202,210100.0
English only190,89494.4
Language other than English11,3165.6
Speak English less than 'very well
3,5541.8
Spanish
3,1561.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0850.5
Other Indo-European languages
6,9553.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9241.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8000.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4340.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population213,295100.0

Total ancestries reported

265,316124.4
Arab1,3740.6
Czech19750.5
Danish1950.1
Dutch2,1551.0
English15,8277.4
French (except Basque)12,2711.1
French Canadian15330.2
German32,71515.3
Greek5540.3
Hungarian1,6140.8
Irish154,24625.4
Italian49,69523.3
Lithuanian4,5502.1
Norwegian3930.2
Polish39,33618.4
Portuguese1390.1
Russian9,1374.3
Scotch-Irish1,4070.7
Scottish2,1291.0
Slovak7,3693.5
Subsaharan African2390.1
Swedish7350.3
Swiss6820.3
Ukrainian4,9192.3
United States or American5,6322.6
Welsh13,6646.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1060.0
Other ancestries12,7256.0
(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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