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Social Statistics for Litchfield County, Connecticut

Litchfield county connecticut dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics





NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school45,238100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,3387.4
Kindergarten2,4285.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)21,72848.0
High school (grades 9-12)10,35222.9
College or graduate school7,39216.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over127,305100.0
Less than 9th grade5,6314.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma12,3329.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)39,94931.4
Some college, no degree24,12018.9
Associate degree10,3088.1
Bachelor's degree20,90116.4
Graduate or professional degree14,06411.0
Percent high school graduate or higher85.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over145,063100.0
Never married32,83722.6
Now married, except separated86,43459.6
Separated1,5601.1
Widowed10,1887.0
Female
8,2945.7
Divorced14,0449.7
Female
8,1235.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,202100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren68231.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over137,478100.0
Civilian veterans19,10313.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years38,415100.0
With a disability2,7607.2
Population 21 to 64 years106,762100.0
With a disability16,16615.1
Percent employed
68.1(X)
No disability90,59684.9
Percent employed
83.6(X)
Population 65 years and over24,538100.0
With a disability8,67035.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over171,567100.0
Same house in 1995109,36863.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199560,38735.2
Same county
33,78319.7
Different county
26,60415.5
Same state
15,6259.1
Different state
10,9796.4
Elsewhere in 19951,8121.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population182,193100.0
Native172,29594.6
Born in United States
170,92093.8
State of residence
121,01566.4
Different state
49,90527.4
Born outside United States
1,3750.8
Foreign born9,8985.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,5751.4
Naturalized citizen
5,9283.3
Not a citizen
3,9702.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,892100.0
Europe5,10651.6
Asia1,97920.0
Africa1751.8
Oceania540.5
Latin America1,65916.8
Northern America9199.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over171,567100.0
English only157,58291.8
Language other than English13,9858.2
Speak English less than 'very well
4,7732.8
Spanish
3,5352.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2440.7
Other Indo-European languages
8,6185.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,5471.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,3020.8
Speak English less than "very well"
8450.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population182,193100.0

Total ancestries reported

229,798126.1
Arab1,2060.7
Czech11,5340.8
Danish7070.4
Dutch2,0361.1
English26,77814.7
French (except Basque)116,6389.1
French Canadian17,2854.0
German24,86313.6
Greek1,0630.6
Hungarian2,4321.3
Irish136,31019.9
Italian39,47721.7
Lithuanian3,3151.8
Norwegian1,5160.8
Polish14,9598.2
Portuguese1,1730.6
Russian3,3531.8
Scotch-Irish2,7421.5
Scottish4,5522.5
Slovak2,0151.1
Subsaharan African2160.1
Swedish4,9582.7
Swiss8610.5
Ukrainian1,0120.6
United States or American8,4544.6
Welsh1,1890.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4290.2
Other ancestries18,72510.3
(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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