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Social Statistics for Onondaga County, New York

Onondaga county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school132,420100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,7825.9
Kindergarten6,6785.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)56,40142.6
High school (grades 9-12)26,37119.9
College or graduate school35,18826.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over296,914100.0
Less than 9th grade11,4303.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma31,12810.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)86,40929.1
Some college, no degree53,48818.0
Associate degree29,85810.1
Bachelor's degree49,12516.5
Graduate or professional degree35,47611.9
Percent high school graduate or higher85.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over359,812100.0
Never married109,46730.4
Now married, except separated183,27350.9
Separated9,6862.7
Widowed26,4197.3
Female
21,5816.0
Divorced30,9678.6
Female
18,4335.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,702100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,82942.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over339,887100.0
Civilian veterans42,40312.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years108,407100.0
With a disability9,4818.7
Population 21 to 64 years255,101100.0
With a disability43,07916.9
Percent employed
55.9(X)
No disability212,02283.1
Percent employed
79.7(X)
Population 65 years and over60,472100.0
With a disability22,16936.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over428,522100.0
Same house in 1995247,32757.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995173,39840.5
Same county
120,13428.0
Different county
53,26412.4
Same state
29,9677.0
Different state
23,2975.4
Elsewhere in 19957,7971.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population458,336100.0
Native432,40794.3
Born in United States
428,05093.4
State of residence
359,99378.5
Different state
68,05714.8
Born outside United States
4,3571.0
Foreign born25,9295.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
11,2302.5
Naturalized citizen
13,4982.9
Not a citizen
12,4312.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)25,929100.0
Europe10,62241.0
Asia9,75337.6
Africa8833.4
Oceania930.4
Latin America2,63510.2
Northern America1,9437.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over428,522100.0
English only390,56191.1
Language other than English37,9618.9
Speak English less than 'very well
14,6203.4
Spanish
10,3982.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3,8740.9
Other Indo-European languages
18,4804.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6,1151.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,6341.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3,9940.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population458,336100.0

Total ancestries reported

551,431120.3
Arab3,5440.8
Czech11,7160.4
Danish9550.2
Dutch10,2572.2
English59,64713.0
French (except Basque)124,4645.3
French Canadian19,9342.2
German82,47018.0
Greek2,3660.5
Hungarian2,1620.5
Irish196,04621.0
Italian80,31017.5
Lithuanian1,1090.2
Norwegian1,7390.4
Polish33,2977.3
Portuguese7250.2
Russian4,9421.1
Scotch-Irish6,2471.4
Scottish8,9682.0
Slovak1,3040.3
Subsaharan African2,6370.6
Swedish3,6170.8
Swiss1,6320.4
Ukrainian6,2301.4
United States or American15,3593.4
Welsh4,2430.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,4620.3
Other ancestries84,04918.3
(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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