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Social Statistics

Nantucket county massachusetts dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,800100.0
Nursery school, preschool1387.7
Kindergarten1317.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)86247.9
High school (grades 9-12)41923.3
College or graduate school25013.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,976100.0
Less than 9th grade1231.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4606.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,93727.8
Some college, no degree1,20317.2
Associate degree5728.2
Bachelor's degree1,88827.1
Graduate or professional degree79311.4
Percent high school graduate or higher91.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher38.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,948100.0
Never married2,69233.9
Now married, except separated3,80447.9
Separated1201.5
Widowed3724.7
Female
3234.1
Divorced96012.1
Female
5156.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years52100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren00.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,587100.0
Civilian veterans91912.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,462100.0
With a disability1107.5
Population 21 to 64 years6,440100.0
With a disability1,43722.3
Percent employed
84.6(X)
No disability5,00377.7
Percent employed
77.3(X)
Population 65 years and over938100.0
With a disability23625.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,981100.0
Same house in 19954,87854.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,71241.3
Same county
1,63218.2
Different county
2,08023.2
Same state
1,12212.5
Different state
95810.7
Elsewhere in 19953914.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,520100.0
Native8,76192.0
Born in United States
8,49789.3
State of residence
4,86051.1
Different state
3,63738.2
Born outside United States
2642.8
Foreign born7598.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4094.3
Naturalized citizen
1922.0
Not a citizen
5676.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)759100.0
Europe35146.2
Asia9712.8
Africa253.3
Oceania162.1
Latin America25533.6
Northern America152.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,981100.0
English only8,03589.5
Language other than English94610.5
Speak English less than 'very well
3864.3
Spanish
3734.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2012.2
Other Indo-European languages
4595.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1511.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
820.9
Speak English less than "very well"
340.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,520100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,294118.6
Arab300.3
Czech1370.4
Danish90.1
Dutch1641.7
English1,99921.0
French (except Basque)16717.0
French Canadian11041.1
German98310.3
Greek620.7
Hungarian520.5
Irish12,08421.9
Italian8278.7
Lithuanian730.8
Norwegian670.7
Polish4104.3
Portuguese6176.5
Russian1221.3
Scotch-Irish1992.1
Scottish6416.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African620.7
Swedish2903.0
Swiss340.4
Ukrainian310.3
United States or American3844.0
Welsh350.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)800.8
Other ancestries1,22712.9
(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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