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Lehigh county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school77,729100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,1206.6
Kindergarten4,3275.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)35,99746.3
High school (grades 9-12)16,90721.8
College or graduate school15,37819.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over212,665100.0
Less than 9th grade13,2796.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma26,82512.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)74,38635.0
Some college, no degree33,59915.8
Associate degree14,9647.0
Bachelor's degree31,06314.6
Graduate or professional degree18,5498.7
Percent high school graduate or higher81.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over249,796100.0
Never married62,44325.0
Now married, except separated139,16655.7
Separated5,5702.2
Widowed20,7198.3
Female
16,9866.8
Divorced21,8988.8
Female
12,4205.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,915100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,82937.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over237,572100.0
Civilian veterans32,02613.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years66,666100.0
With a disability5,2817.9
Population 21 to 64 years175,518100.0
With a disability28,40516.2
Percent employed
56.1(X)
No disability147,11383.8
Percent employed
81.5(X)
Population 65 years and over45,735100.0
With a disability16,91037.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over293,518100.0
Same house in 1995172,88058.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995114,09838.9
Same county
68,51723.3
Different county
45,58115.5
Same state
25,8508.8
Different state
19,7316.7
Elsewhere in 19956,5402.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population312,090100.0
Native292,75993.8
Born in United States
281,39290.2
State of residence
226,08672.4
Different state
55,30617.7
Born outside United States
11,3673.6
Foreign born19,3316.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,7192.5
Naturalized citizen
9,4873.0
Not a citizen
9,8443.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)19,331100.0
Europe4,87425.2
Asia7,57039.2
Africa5853.0
Oceania710.4
Latin America5,71129.5
Northern America5202.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over293,518100.0
English only248,72384.7
Language other than English44,79515.3
Speak English less than 'very well
16,5425.6
Spanish
24,6028.4
Speak English less than "very well"
9,7693.3
Other Indo-European languages
12,0354.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3,1441.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,0431.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9020.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population312,090100.0

Total ancestries reported

354,612113.6
Arab5,0091.6
Czech12,0860.7
Danish4130.1
Dutch8,7392.8
English17,0845.5
French (except Basque)15,1021.6
French Canadian19980.3
German93,46929.9
Greek1,9110.6
Hungarian8,6232.8
Irish134,25311.0
Italian25,8688.3
Lithuanian1,4780.5
Norwegian9950.3
Polish14,0724.5
Portuguese6020.2
Russian3,6711.2
Scotch-Irish2,9911.0
Scottish3,5331.1
Slovak10,8923.5
Subsaharan African6950.2
Swedish1,4650.5
Swiss9800.3
Ukrainian6,3952.0
United States or American15,0244.8
Welsh6,4752.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,0250.3
Other ancestries80,76425.9
(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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