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Social Statistics

Lorain county ohio dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school75,017100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,8177.8
Kindergarten4,5236.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)35,00046.7
High school (grades 9-12)15,96621.3
College or graduate school13,71118.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over185,491100.0
Less than 9th grade7,6444.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma24,23613.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)68,34836.8
Some college, no degree41,69422.5
Associate degree12,8286.9
Bachelor's degree20,20310.9
Graduate or professional degree10,5385.7
Percent high school graduate or higher82.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over221,899100.0
Never married55,82925.2
Now married, except separated124,33656.0
Separated3,3181.5
Widowed15,0456.8
Female
12,3585.6
Divorced23,37110.5
Female
12,9155.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,973100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,67944.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over209,939100.0
Civilian veterans31,15514.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years65,930100.0
With a disability5,2297.9
Population 21 to 64 years158,905100.0
With a disability26,45116.6
Percent employed
58.5(X)
No disability132,45483.4
Percent employed
79.8(X)
Population 65 years and over34,032100.0
With a disability13,54439.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over264,988100.0
Same house in 1995157,39659.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995105,23839.7
Same county
68,80526.0
Different county
36,43313.7
Same state
23,7289.0
Different state
12,7054.8
Elsewhere in 19952,3540.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population284,664100.0
Native277,26897.4
Born in United States
271,82495.5
State of residence
210,58474.0
Different state
61,24021.5
Born outside United States
5,4441.9
Foreign born7,3962.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,9620.7
Naturalized citizen
4,5671.6
Not a citizen
2,8291.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,396100.0
Europe3,86452.2
Asia1,41919.2
Africa1692.3
Oceania80.1
Latin America1,48520.1
Northern America4516.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over264,988100.0
English only243,56891.9
Language other than English21,4208.1
Speak English less than 'very well
7,0982.7
Spanish
12,8414.8
Speak English less than "very well"
4,9121.9
Other Indo-European languages
6,1512.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4860.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,0280.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2790.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population284,664100.0

Total ancestries reported

337,455118.5
Arab1,2430.4
Czech13,5631.3
Danish7320.3
Dutch4,9641.7
English30,16010.6
French (except Basque)16,3322.2
French Canadian11,1770.4
German73,33725.8
Greek1,5080.5
Hungarian14,0424.9
Irish142,68515.0
Italian20,6037.2
Lithuanian5550.2
Norwegian1,0510.4
Polish23,3528.2
Portuguese1650.1
Russian2,8131.0
Scotch-Irish5,1331.8
Scottish6,1122.1
Slovak9,9933.5
Subsaharan African1,3510.5
Swedish1,8210.6
Swiss1,2160.4
Ukrainian2,0050.7
United States or American15,0105.3
Welsh2,7991.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2150.1
Other ancestries63,51822.3
(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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