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Social Statistics for New Haven County, Connecticut

New haven county connecticut dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school225,396100.0
Nursery school, preschool15,2266.8
Kindergarten11,6425.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)96,89743.0
High school (grades 9-12)46,32420.6
College or graduate school55,30724.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over551,642100.0
Less than 9th grade33,3266.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma60,41111.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)169,93630.8
Some college, no degree100,41018.2
Associate degree35,1266.4
Bachelor's degree84,21715.3
Graduate or professional degree68,21612.4
Percent high school graduate or higher83.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over654,494100.0
Never married189,95129.0
Now married, except separated343,29352.5
Separated10,0161.5
Widowed49,7427.6
Female
40,2466.1
Divorced61,4929.4
Female
36,5295.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years14,586100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,32736.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over622,454100.0
Civilian veterans73,86311.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years179,966100.0
With a disability14,0227.8
Population 21 to 64 years466,994100.0
With a disability85,07518.2
Percent employed
61.4(X)
No disability381,91981.8
Percent employed
79.9(X)
Population 65 years and over111,547100.0
With a disability42,84638.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over771,758100.0
Same house in 1995451,56758.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995297,11938.5
Same county
207,23426.9
Different county
89,88511.6
Same state
37,1264.8
Different state
52,7596.8
Elsewhere in 199523,0723.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population824,008100.0
Native749,58191.0
Born in United States
718,72387.2
State of residence
535,99465.0
Different state
182,72922.2
Born outside United States
30,8583.7
Foreign born74,4279.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
29,8143.6
Naturalized citizen
36,6994.5
Not a citizen
37,7284.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)74,427100.0
Europe30,63941.2
Asia16,76222.5
Africa2,5603.4
Oceania2210.3
Latin America20,98728.2
Northern America3,2584.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over771,758100.0
English only635,36982.3
Language other than English136,38917.7
Speak English less than 'very well
53,7197.0
Spanish
67,3148.7
Speak English less than "very well"
28,8313.7
Other Indo-European languages
53,1026.9
Speak English less than "very well"
18,4482.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
11,5231.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5,0890.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population824,008100.0

Total ancestries reported

954,185115.8
Arab3,8340.5
Czech13,5160.4
Danish2,7020.3
Dutch5,7720.7
English69,0198.4
French (except Basque)137,1284.5
French Canadian117,9782.2
German73,4608.9
Greek5,3230.6
Hungarian10,1741.2
Irish1136,86916.6
Italian201,06924.4
Lithuanian9,1241.1
Norwegian3,5350.4
Polish62,8337.6
Portuguese10,4561.3
Russian15,8081.9
Scotch-Irish8,1821.0
Scottish12,9131.6
Slovak4,8450.6
Subsaharan African5,9280.7
Swedish12,3491.5
Swiss1,5890.2
Ukrainian6,0300.7
United States or American21,1552.6
Welsh3,2120.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7,3910.9
Other ancestries201,99124.5
(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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