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Niagara county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school57,484100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,4676.0
Kindergarten2,9685.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)25,83244.9
High school (grades 9-12)13,05222.7
College or graduate school12,16521.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over147,153100.0
Less than 9th grade6,6234.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,01112.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)54,36136.9
Some college, no degree27,51218.7
Associate degree15,01410.2
Bachelor's degree15,71310.7
Graduate or professional degree9,9196.7
Percent high school graduate or higher83.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over175,073100.0
Never married46,87626.8
Now married, except separated93,55753.4
Separated3,8042.2
Widowed14,5008.3
Female
11,8496.8
Divorced16,3369.3
Female
9,1545.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,904100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,21641.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over165,421100.0
Civilian veterans23,91214.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years50,026100.0
With a disability4,2318.5
Population 21 to 64 years121,878100.0
With a disability21,90018.0
Percent employed
46.7(X)
No disability99,97882.0
Percent employed
79.2(X)
Population 65 years and over32,330100.0
With a disability12,33238.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over206,730100.0
Same house in 1995135,77565.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199569,36933.6
Same county
51,03624.7
Different county
18,3338.9
Same state
13,3426.5
Different state
4,9912.4
Elsewhere in 19951,5860.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population219,846100.0
Native211,35196.1
Born in United States
209,84695.5
State of residence
184,47783.9
Different state
25,36911.5
Born outside United States
1,5050.7
Foreign born8,4953.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,9660.9
Naturalized citizen
5,2122.4
Not a citizen
3,2831.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)8,495100.0
Europe3,76144.3
Asia1,03812.2
Africa1341.6
Oceania500.6
Latin America6207.3
Northern America2,89234.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over206,730100.0
English only194,59694.1
Language other than English12,1345.9
Speak English less than 'very well
3,9591.9
Spanish
3,3841.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0830.5
Other Indo-European languages
7,6363.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4261.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5580.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2970.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population219,846100.0

Total ancestries reported

269,160122.4
Arab1,0770.5
Czech18630.4
Danish4850.2
Dutch3,3061.5
English27,08212.3
French (except Basque)18,9004.0
French Canadian13,0341.4
German64,19229.2
Greek5120.2
Hungarian2,0500.9
Irish136,68916.7
Italian40,69518.5
Lithuanian4780.2
Norwegian7510.3
Polish28,16412.8
Portuguese2820.1
Russian1,0610.5
Scotch-Irish2,9211.3
Scottish5,0572.3
Slovak5010.2
Subsaharan African3800.2
Swedish2,0100.9
Swiss4520.2
Ukrainian1,7330.8
United States or American7,7613.5
Welsh1,6670.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4110.2
Other ancestries26,64612.1
(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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