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Social Statistics for Oxford County, Maine

Oxford county maine dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,792100.0
Nursery school, preschool7135.6
Kindergarten6795.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,48250.7
High school (grades 9-12)3,51327.5
College or graduate school1,40511.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over37,929100.0
Less than 9th grade2,1855.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,50811.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)16,31743.0
Some college, no degree6,70517.7
Associate degree2,2555.9
Bachelor's degree3,98510.5
Graduate or professional degree1,9745.2
Percent high school graduate or higher82.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over44,138100.0
Never married9,32821.1
Now married, except separated25,53557.9
Separated5891.3
Widowed3,4167.7
Female
2,6766.1
Divorced5,27011.9
Female
2,9046.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years481100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren19440.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over41,535100.0
Civilian veterans7,02616.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,048100.0
With a disability1,0849.0
Population 21 to 64 years30,941100.0
With a disability6,62421.4
Percent employed
52.1(X)
No disability24,31778.6
Percent employed
80.5(X)
Population 65 years and over8,228100.0
With a disability3,45041.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over51,888100.0
Same house in 199533,77265.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,84134.4
Same county
10,13719.5
Different county
7,70414.8
Same state
4,1578.0
Different state
3,5476.8
Elsewhere in 19952750.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population54,755100.0
Native53,76298.2
Born in United States
53,43197.6
State of residence
38,67970.6
Different state
14,75226.9
Born outside United States
3310.6
Foreign born9931.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2060.4
Naturalized citizen
6311.2
Not a citizen
3620.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)993100.0
Europe33233.4
Asia19920.0
Africa131.3
Oceania80.8
Latin America10310.4
Northern America33834.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over51,888100.0
English only49,52995.5
Language other than English2,3594.5
Speak English less than 'very well
5511.1
Spanish
3180.6
Speak English less than "very well"
830.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,7583.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3910.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1540.3
Speak English less than "very well"
410.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population54,755100.0

Total ancestries reported

57,006104.1
Arab770.1
Czech1930.2
Danish1610.3
Dutch6211.1
English12,89723.6
French (except Basque)17,74714.1
French Canadian13,9327.2
German3,3286.1
Greek1320.2
Hungarian770.1
Irish16,73012.3
Italian2,1964.0
Lithuanian6261.1
Norwegian2930.5
Polish6901.3
Portuguese2170.4
Russian2140.4
Scotch-Irish1,4072.6
Scottish2,6284.8
Slovak720.1
Subsaharan African140.0
Swedish6581.2
Swiss640.1
Ukrainian400.1
United States or American5,79810.6
Welsh4000.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)110.0
Other ancestries5,88310.7
(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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