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Social Statistics for Beaver County, Pennsylvania

Beaver county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school41,572100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,9827.2
Kindergarten2,2885.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)19,49646.9
High school (grades 9-12)9,85223.7
College or graduate school6,95416.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over126,933100.0
Less than 9th grade6,3585.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma14,46511.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)53,82242.4
Some college, no degree21,99017.3
Associate degree10,2478.1
Bachelor's degree14,05911.1
Graduate or professional degree5,9924.7
Percent high school graduate or higher83.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over147,535100.0
Never married33,99823.0
Now married, except separated85,06757.7
Separated3,0222.0
Widowed13,2939.0
Female
10,8027.3
Divorced12,1558.2
Female
7,0594.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,004100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,20240.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over140,286100.0
Civilian veterans22,65516.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years37,535100.0
With a disability2,6717.1
Population 21 to 64 years99,859100.0
With a disability16,53916.6
Percent employed
52.2(X)
No disability83,32083.4
Percent employed
78.3(X)
Population 65 years and over32,028100.0
With a disability12,20238.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over171,594100.0
Same house in 1995117,46868.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199553,36131.1
Same county
36,42421.2
Different county
16,9379.9
Same state
10,6216.2
Different state
6,3163.7
Elsewhere in 19957650.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population181,412100.0
Native178,41598.3
Born in United States
177,59797.9
State of residence
152,53684.1
Different state
25,06113.8
Born outside United States
8180.5
Foreign born2,9971.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5310.3
Naturalized citizen
2,2051.2
Not a citizen
7920.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,997100.0
Europe2,02067.4
Asia42714.2
Africa702.3
Oceania00.0
Latin America2789.3
Northern America2026.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over171,594100.0
English only164,18395.7
Language other than English7,4114.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2,0031.2
Spanish
1,8601.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4960.3
Other Indo-European languages
4,9792.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2840.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2600.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1400.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population181,412100.0

Total ancestries reported

215,060118.5
Arab1,1170.6
Czech11,8691.0
Danish1860.1
Dutch2,8231.6
English16,5929.1
French (except Basque)13,0081.7
French Canadian14480.2
German50,32627.7
Greek1,6970.9
Hungarian2,5151.4
Irish129,02516.0
Italian30,21616.7
Lithuanian3970.2
Norwegian4210.2
Polish13,2987.3
Portuguese2360.1
Russian1,5410.8
Scotch-Irish6,8743.8
Scottish2,9921.6
Slovak6,0603.3
Subsaharan African2780.2
Swedish1,2510.7
Swiss5010.3
Ukrainian3,0631.7
United States or American8,5484.7
Welsh2,4381.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)440.0
Other ancestries27,29615.0
(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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