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Social Statistics for Orange County, New York

Orange county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school101,077100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,2667.2
Kindergarten5,6525.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)47,45246.9
High school (grades 9-12)22,10021.9
College or graduate school18,60718.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over212,816100.0
Less than 9th grade11,9425.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma26,68712.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)66,11931.1
Some college, no degree42,76720.1
Associate degree17,3488.2
Bachelor's degree28,16913.2
Graduate or professional degree19,7849.3
Percent high school graduate or higher81.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over258,020100.0
Never married69,76827.0
Now married, except separated146,79656.9
Separated6,5082.5
Widowed15,9386.2
Female
13,1205.1
Divorced19,0107.4
Female
10,7394.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,547100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,90429.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over237,592100.0
Civilian veterans29,51012.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years85,282100.0
With a disability6,9498.1
Population 21 to 64 years185,848100.0
With a disability36,43519.6
Percent employed
57.3(X)
No disability149,41380.4
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over33,365100.0
With a disability13,32139.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over315,429100.0
Same house in 1995185,66358.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995123,63239.2
Same county
69,08421.9
Different county
54,54817.3
Same state
34,43710.9
Different state
20,1116.4
Elsewhere in 19956,1341.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population341,367100.0
Native312,65791.6
Born in United States
304,24089.1
State of residence
242,37771.0
Different state
61,86318.1
Born outside United States
8,4172.5
Foreign born28,7108.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,0822.7
Naturalized citizen
13,8894.1
Not a citizen
14,8214.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)28,710100.0
Europe9,79634.1
Asia4,71616.4
Africa4361.5
Oceania520.2
Latin America12,99145.2
Northern America7192.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over315,429100.0
English only257,91981.8
Language other than English57,51018.2
Speak English less than 'very well
25,2458.0
Spanish
29,0629.2
Speak English less than "very well"
11,3633.6
Other Indo-European languages
24,2307.7
Speak English less than "very well"
12,1303.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,7440.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1700.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population341,367100.0

Total ancestries reported

394,688115.6
Arab7310.2
Czech12,1890.6
Danish7720.2
Dutch9,9052.9
English24,7287.2
French (except Basque)17,7102.3
French Canadian12,3920.7
German50,34114.7
Greek2,4440.7
Hungarian5,8041.7
Irish172,73121.3
Italian64,45018.9
Lithuanian7950.2
Norwegian2,9480.9
Polish21,4536.3
Portuguese1,0240.3
Russian5,0121.5
Scotch-Irish4,0951.2
Scottish5,0851.5
Slovak9640.3
Subsaharan African1,1800.3
Swedish3,1570.9
Swiss8360.2
Ukrainian2,4040.7
United States or American12,5403.7
Welsh1,3710.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,4391.0
Other ancestries84,18824.7
(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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