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Social Statistics

Lancaster county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school115,931100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,1736.2
Kindergarten6,5095.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)58,67750.6
High school (grades 9-12)24,76121.4
College or graduate school18,81116.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over302,503100.0
Less than 9th grade28,0319.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma40,45113.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)117,50138.8
Some college, no degree40,84713.5
Associate degree13,6344.5
Bachelor's degree41,64313.8
Graduate or professional degree20,3966.7
Percent high school graduate or higher77.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over365,514100.0
Never married90,22424.7
Now married, except separated218,02059.6
Separated6,4701.8
Widowed23,9306.5
Female
19,4035.3
Divorced26,8707.4
Female
15,1484.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,523100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,42137.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over345,201100.0
Civilian veterans41,56512.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years112,602100.0
With a disability8,4827.5
Population 21 to 64 years257,875100.0
With a disability38,63615.0
Percent employed
64.1(X)
No disability219,23985.0
Percent employed
82.5(X)
Population 65 years and over60,592100.0
With a disability21,83536.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over438,090100.0
Same house in 1995263,69060.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995168,79938.5
Same county
119,28827.2
Different county
49,51111.3
Same state
27,9766.4
Different state
21,5354.9
Elsewhere in 19955,6011.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population470,658100.0
Native455,62196.8
Born in United States
444,93394.5
State of residence
372,14679.1
Different state
72,78715.5
Born outside United States
10,6882.3
Foreign born15,0373.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,4591.4
Naturalized citizen
7,2071.5
Not a citizen
7,8301.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,037100.0
Europe4,72031.4
Asia5,33935.5
Africa5333.5
Oceania540.4
Latin America3,70724.7
Northern America6844.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over438,090100.0
English only380,62286.9
Language other than English57,46813.1
Speak English less than 'very well
23,7485.4
Spanish
21,7415.0
Speak English less than "very well"
8,9422.0
Other Indo-European languages
30,2676.9
Speak English less than "very well"
11,8392.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,6521.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7340.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population470,658100.0

Total ancestries reported

475,933101.1
Arab6970.1
Czech11,3810.3
Danish8110.2
Dutch7,2181.5
English33,3177.1
French (except Basque)18,6181.8
French Canadian11,4540.3
German178,02137.8
Greek2,1900.5
Hungarian1,9990.4
Irish147,58710.1
Italian22,3404.7
Lithuanian1,1920.3
Norwegian1,6320.3
Polish11,2432.4
Portuguese2450.1
Russian2,8040.6
Scotch-Irish8,3671.8
Scottish7,0021.5
Slovak1,5330.3
Subsaharan African1,1110.2
Swedish3,4220.7
Swiss15,3403.3
Ukrainian1,7270.4
United States or American43,2329.2
Welsh4,9191.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7300.2
Other ancestries65,80114.0
(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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