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Social Statistics

Newport county rhode island dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school22,211100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,3406.0
Kindergarten1,1635.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,27041.7
High school (grades 9-12)4,35219.6
College or graduate school6,08627.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over59,084100.0
Less than 9th grade2,6684.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,5797.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,24924.1
Some college, no degree11,04718.7
Associate degree3,9006.6
Bachelor's degree13,78723.3
Graduate or professional degree8,85415.0
Percent high school graduate or higher87.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher38.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over69,197100.0
Never married18,17726.3
Now married, except separated38,06455.0
Separated1,0801.6
Widowed4,9987.2
Female
3,9995.8
Divorced6,8789.9
Female
4,2086.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,083100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren37034.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over63,388100.0
Civilian veterans10,47516.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years17,097100.0
With a disability1,2627.4
Population 21 to 64 years48,178100.0
With a disability7,74016.1
Percent employed
64.2(X)
No disability40,43883.9
Percent employed
80.6(X)
Population 65 years and over11,828100.0
With a disability4,49438.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over80,396100.0
Same house in 199544,56655.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199534,02742.3
Same county
16,52620.6
Different county
17,50121.8
Same state
2,9413.7
Different state
14,56018.1
Elsewhere in 19951,8032.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population85,433100.0
Native81,21795.1
Born in United States
80,08893.7
State of residence
34,17540.0
Different state
45,91353.7
Born outside United States
1,1291.3
Foreign born4,2164.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,2201.4
Naturalized citizen
2,2722.7
Not a citizen
1,9442.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,216100.0
Europe2,23553.0
Asia77318.3
Africa1433.4
Oceania821.9
Latin America60714.4
Northern America3768.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over80,396100.0
English only73,44391.4
Language other than English6,9538.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2,1152.6
Spanish
1,8492.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6480.8
Other Indo-European languages
4,2895.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1031.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6820.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3270.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population85,433100.0

Total ancestries reported

104,252122.0
Arab4760.6
Czech12820.3
Danish3280.4
Dutch9491.1
English13,40115.7
French (except Basque)16,8268.0
French Canadian13,6374.3
German8,3169.7
Greek7710.9
Hungarian3080.4
Irish120,97924.6
Italian9,06210.6
Lithuanian2840.3
Norwegian6310.7
Polish3,4864.1
Portuguese12,14514.2
Russian7860.9
Scotch-Irish1,5561.8
Scottish2,2392.6
Slovak1590.2
Subsaharan African7080.8
Swedish1,5031.8
Swiss1820.2
Ukrainian1100.1
United States or American3,4514.0
Welsh3340.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2580.3
Other ancestries11,08513.0
(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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