Home

Cite

Social Statistics

Nassau county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school357,675100.0
Nursery school, preschool30,1168.4
Kindergarten18,7385.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)152,97042.8
High school (grades 9-12)74,47620.8
College or graduate school81,37522.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over908,693100.0
Less than 9th grade47,7765.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma72,9628.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)243,45426.8
Some college, no degree159,68417.6
Associate degree63,4967.0
Bachelor's degree179,68519.8
Graduate or professional degree141,63615.6
Percent high school graduate or higher86.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher35.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,058,616100.0
Never married272,35825.7
Now married, except separated627,72759.3
Separated19,3631.8
Widowed80,5377.6
Female
66,0546.2
Divorced58,6315.5
Female
37,1253.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years31,598100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6,77621.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,005,924100.0
Civilian veterans107,15610.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years285,031100.0
With a disability17,0596.0
Population 21 to 64 years760,177100.0
With a disability118,17615.5
Percent employed
64.1(X)
No disability642,00184.5
Percent employed
77.0(X)
Population 65 years and over193,508100.0
With a disability60,85131.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,248,676100.0
Same house in 1995872,66669.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995349,17028.0
Same county
205,81416.5
Different county
143,35611.5
Same state
119,5359.6
Different state
23,8211.9
Elsewhere in 199526,8402.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,334,544100.0
Native1,096,13082.1
Born in United States
1,082,92281.1
State of residence
993,26374.4
Different state
89,6596.7
Born outside United States
13,2081.0
Foreign born238,41417.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
66,0224.9
Naturalized citizen
132,7679.9
Not a citizen
105,6477.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)238,414100.0
Europe62,13726.1
Asia58,51324.5
Africa5,0882.1
Oceania3490.1
Latin America110,23246.2
Northern America2,0950.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,248,676100.0
English only959,46576.8
Language other than English289,21123.2
Speak English less than 'very well
111,9109.0
Spanish
115,0399.2
Speak English less than "very well"
57,0534.6
Other Indo-European languages
124,65210.0
Speak English less than "very well"
36,7052.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
36,3542.9
Speak English less than "very well"
15,5191.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,334,544100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,525,119114.3
Arab6,3970.5
Czech17,0880.5
Danish2,5420.2
Dutch6,7730.5
English45,6993.4
French (except Basque)115,3961.2
French Canadian13,5910.3
German154,91911.6
Greek20,8641.6
Hungarian13,7671.0
Irish1233,49017.5
Italian319,60223.9
Lithuanian5,2280.4
Norwegian7,7950.6
Polish74,7825.6
Portuguese6,2170.5
Russian60,5074.5
Scotch-Irish8,2240.6
Scottish9,9760.7
Slovak1,8080.1
Subsaharan African6,4850.5
Swedish8,5750.6
Swiss2,3430.2
Ukrainian7,4640.6
United States or American59,0064.4
Welsh2,1650.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)43,7393.3
Other ancestries390,67729.3
(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


More census articles: