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Social Statistics

Bedford county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,487100.0
Nursery school, preschool6606.3
Kindergarten5245.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,53152.7
High school (grades 9-12)2,70625.8
College or graduate school1,06610.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,582100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5047.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,01414.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)17,53050.7
Some college, no degree4,32912.5
Associate degree1,6634.8
Bachelor's degree2,3056.7
Graduate or professional degree1,2373.6
Percent high school graduate or higher78.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over40,229100.0
Never married7,95319.8
Now married, except separated25,34763.0
Separated6311.6
Widowed3,2898.2
Female
2,6916.7
Divorced3,0097.5
Female
1,5343.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years806100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren39148.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over38,177100.0
Civilian veterans5,32714.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,415100.0
With a disability8328.0
Population 21 to 64 years28,186100.0
With a disability5,29318.8
Percent employed
52.1(X)
No disability22,89381.2
Percent employed
75.9(X)
Population 65 years and over7,987100.0
With a disability3,29541.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over46,945100.0
Same house in 199533,13870.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,70929.2
Same county
8,64718.4
Different county
5,06210.8
Same state
2,9836.4
Different state
2,0794.4
Elsewhere in 1995980.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population49,984100.0
Native49,69399.4
Born in United States
49,54899.1
State of residence
40,16280.3
Different state
9,38618.8
Born outside United States
1450.3
Foreign born2910.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
790.2
Naturalized citizen
1700.3
Not a citizen
1210.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)291100.0
Europe14349.1
Asia7726.5
Africa00.0
Oceania72.4
Latin America3411.7
Northern America3010.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over46,945100.0
English only45,78897.5
Language other than English1,1572.5
Speak English less than 'very well
4300.9
Spanish
3560.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1100.2
Other Indo-European languages
7271.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2740.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
590.1
Speak English less than "very well"
460.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population49,984100.0

Total ancestries reported

43,08286.2
Arab680.1
Czech11320.3
Danish110.0
Dutch1,5993.2
English4,0948.2
French (except Basque)18381.7
French Canadian11460.3
German16,79033.6
Greek1130.2
Hungarian2170.4
Irish14,6369.3
Italian1,2842.6
Lithuanian340.1
Norwegian1110.2
Polish9151.8
Portuguese30.0
Russian760.2
Scotch-Irish6841.4
Scottish7071.4
Slovak2590.5
Subsaharan African140.0
Swedish2610.5
Swiss3450.7
Ukrainian1260.3
United States or American5,67011.3
Welsh6411.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.0
Other ancestries3,3006.6
(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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