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Social Statistics

Northampton county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school70,501100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,4956.4
Kindergarten3,3554.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)30,11742.7
High school (grades 9-12)14,73420.9
College or graduate school17,80025.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over180,018100.0
Less than 9th grade11,4816.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma23,24912.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)65,75036.5
Some college, no degree29,28616.3
Associate degree12,1546.8
Bachelor's degree24,39813.6
Graduate or professional degree13,7007.6
Percent high school graduate or higher80.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over215,658100.0
Never married53,81325.0
Now married, except separated124,27157.6
Separated4,1821.9
Widowed16,3457.6
Female
13,0676.1
Divorced17,0477.9
Female
9,6274.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,155100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,37433.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over204,743100.0
Civilian veterans28,03913.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years59,525100.0
With a disability3,8026.4
Population 21 to 64 years149,635100.0
With a disability21,05214.1
Percent employed
56.7(X)
No disability128,58385.9
Percent employed
80.0(X)
Population 65 years and over39,279100.0
With a disability14,65137.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over251,979100.0
Same house in 1995155,47261.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199592,61036.8
Same county
47,67118.9
Different county
44,93917.8
Same state
21,4188.5
Different state
23,5219.3
Elsewhere in 19953,8971.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population267,066100.0
Native254,83995.4
Born in United States
248,35893.0
State of residence
180,20767.5
Different state
68,15125.5
Born outside United States
6,4812.4
Foreign born12,2274.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,3971.6
Naturalized citizen
6,5152.4
Not a citizen
5,7122.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,227100.0
Europe4,50436.8
Asia3,66530.0
Africa4924.0
Oceania140.1
Latin America3,15625.8
Northern America3963.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over251,979100.0
English only224,38689.0
Language other than English27,59311.0
Speak English less than 'very well
9,4793.8
Spanish
13,8675.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5,5762.2
Other Indo-European languages
10,0044.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4821.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,2010.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0590.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population267,066100.0

Total ancestries reported

311,509116.6
Arab1,9520.7
Czech11,8170.7
Danish4130.2
Dutch11,2684.2
English18,7777.0
French (except Basque)14,5511.7
French Canadian11,0480.4
German74,31527.8
Greek1,7240.6
Hungarian10,4153.9
Irish133,95712.7
Italian37,95414.2
Lithuanian1,2000.4
Norwegian1,2370.5
Polish14,4295.4
Portuguese1,2660.5
Russian2,6581.0
Scotch-Irish2,3560.9
Scottish3,3951.3
Slovak7,7572.9
Subsaharan African6110.2
Swedish1,7520.7
Swiss8210.3
Ukrainian4,2801.6
United States or American11,5304.3
Welsh5,8652.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5540.2
Other ancestries53,60720.1
(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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