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Social Statistics

Oswego county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school35,840100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,5524.3
Kindergarten1,6654.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,32245.5
High school (grades 9-12)7,42520.7
College or graduate school8,87624.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over76,165100.0
Less than 9th grade3,8385.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,05714.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)31,39641.2
Some college, no degree13,08117.2
Associate degree5,8107.6
Bachelor's degree6,9789.2
Graduate or professional degree4,0055.3
Percent high school graduate or higher80.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over95,442100.0
Never married25,17326.4
Now married, except separated52,40954.9
Separated3,1543.3
Widowed5,9486.2
Female
4,7665.0
Divorced8,7589.2
Female
4,6824.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,674100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren73644.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over89,504100.0
Civilian veterans12,97614.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years31,720100.0
With a disability2,8318.9
Population 21 to 64 years68,949100.0
With a disability13,18619.1
Percent employed
47.8(X)
No disability55,76380.9
Percent employed
75.9(X)
Population 65 years and over13,168100.0
With a disability5,48541.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over114,830100.0
Same house in 199569,75260.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199544,59538.8
Same county
28,85325.1
Different county
15,74213.7
Same state
12,37110.8
Different state
3,3712.9
Elsewhere in 19954830.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population122,377100.0
Native120,41998.4
Born in United States
119,80597.9
State of residence
108,23388.4
Different state
11,5729.5
Born outside United States
6140.5
Foreign born1,9581.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4370.4
Naturalized citizen
1,1811.0
Not a citizen
7770.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,958100.0
Europe83342.5
Asia42021.5
Africa341.7
Oceania201.0
Latin America33617.2
Northern America31516.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over114,830100.0
English only110,02795.8
Language other than English4,8034.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1,4161.2
Spanish
1,9571.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6350.6
Other Indo-European languages
2,4492.1
Speak English less than "very well"
6610.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2720.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1010.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population122,377100.0

Total ancestries reported

136,952111.9
Arab3020.2
Czech12590.2
Danish3410.3
Dutch4,4333.6
English18,93915.5
French (except Basque)111,7439.6
French Canadian14,2143.4
German21,17017.3
Greek2170.2
Hungarian3980.3
Irish122,95318.8
Italian15,33912.5
Lithuanian2660.2
Norwegian5180.4
Polish7,1025.8
Portuguese850.1
Russian7600.6
Scotch-Irish1,5261.2
Scottish2,7172.2
Slovak1080.1
Subsaharan African470.0
Swedish8970.7
Swiss3470.3
Ukrainian1,0170.8
United States or American8,9907.3
Welsh1,2081.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1320.1
Other ancestries10,9248.9
(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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