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Social Statistics

New london county connecticut dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school67,054100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,3946.6
Kindergarten4,0036.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)29,92544.6
High school (grades 9-12)14,29221.3
College or graduate school14,44021.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over173,910100.0
Less than 9th grade8,0474.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma16,2299.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)55,71932.0
Some college, no degree35,22520.3
Associate degree13,0747.5
Bachelor's degree26,42615.2
Graduate or professional degree19,19011.0
Percent high school graduate or higher86.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over206,131100.0
Never married52,28725.4
Now married, except separated114,63055.6
Separated3,7291.8
Widowed13,3896.5
Female
10,8085.2
Divorced22,09610.7
Female
12,3836.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,408100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,27437.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over189,219100.0
Civilian veterans31,97316.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years54,724100.0
With a disability4,8578.9
Population 21 to 64 years143,627100.0
With a disability24,23016.9
Percent employed
61.8(X)
No disability119,39783.1
Percent employed
82.1(X)
Population 65 years and over31,760100.0
With a disability12,06738.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over242,931100.0
Same house in 1995134,17255.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995104,55243.0
Same county
60,73925.0
Different county
43,81318.0
Same state
14,1495.8
Different state
29,66412.2
Elsewhere in 19954,2071.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population259,088100.0
Native245,08694.6
Born in United States
239,04192.3
State of residence
139,34453.8
Different state
99,69738.5
Born outside United States
6,0452.3
Foreign born14,0025.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,8641.9
Naturalized citizen
7,9553.1
Not a citizen
6,0472.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)14,002100.0
Europe5,05536.1
Asia3,72826.6
Africa6614.7
Oceania990.7
Latin America3,32823.8
Northern America1,1318.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over242,931100.0
English only218,02589.7
Language other than English24,90610.3
Speak English less than 'very well
8,6213.5
Spanish
10,9674.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4,1481.7
Other Indo-European languages
10,1284.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,1061.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,0431.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1660.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population259,088100.0

Total ancestries reported

320,364123.7
Arab8980.3
Czech11,4020.5
Danish9820.4
Dutch3,1121.2
English38,20814.7
French (except Basque)123,2429.0
French Canadian113,2145.1
German31,35312.1
Greek2,3400.9
Hungarian1,5500.6
Irish148,18918.6
Italian35,48913.7
Lithuanian1,5820.6
Norwegian2,4210.9
Polish22,9348.9
Portuguese5,4892.1
Russian4,0371.6
Scotch-Irish4,8471.9
Scottish7,8913.0
Slovak4120.2
Subsaharan African1,6750.6
Swedish5,4262.1
Swiss5740.2
Ukrainian2,0410.8
United States or American10,8254.2
Welsh1,6300.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,7800.7
Other ancestries46,82118.1
(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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