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Palm beach county florida dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school254,671100.0
Nursery school, preschool20,6668.1
Kindergarten13,4625.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)114,15044.8
High school (grades 9-12)56,32922.1
College or graduate school50,06419.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over817,899100.0
Less than 9th grade44,9855.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma89,36110.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)219,80526.9
Some college, no degree182,83622.4
Associate degree54,2976.6
Bachelor's degree143,87217.6
Graduate or professional degree82,74310.1
Percent high school graduate or higher83.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over930,228100.0
Never married201,13721.6
Now married, except separated522,05956.1
Separated18,9152.0
Widowed88,0899.5
Female
70,3407.6
Divorced100,02810.8
Female
58,1976.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years18,396100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7,76142.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over891,567100.0
Civilian veterans134,47615.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years210,655100.0
With a disability17,1998.2
Population 21 to 64 years590,092100.0
With a disability117,93220.0
Percent employed
62.7(X)
No disability472,16080.0
Percent employed
74.7(X)
Population 65 years and over256,399100.0
With a disability89,04734.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,069,257100.0
Same house in 1995528,92349.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995493,62846.2
Same county
277,65526.0
Different county
215,97320.2
Same state
77,8037.3
Different state
138,17012.9
Elsewhere in 199546,7064.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,131,184100.0
Native934,33282.6
Born in United States
911,15680.5
State of residence
291,60225.8
Different state
619,55454.8
Born outside United States
23,1762.0
Foreign born196,85217.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
81,7887.2
Naturalized citizen
83,6817.4
Not a citizen
113,17110.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)196,852100.0
Europe39,74120.2
Asia16,9618.6
Africa3,2301.6
Oceania3820.2
Latin America126,29064.2
Northern America10,2485.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,069,257100.0
English only837,06678.3
Language other than English232,19121.7
Speak English less than 'very well
103,8249.7
Spanish
127,08411.9
Speak English less than "very well"
62,3595.8
Other Indo-European languages
85,0548.0
Speak English less than "very well"
33,2663.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9,9620.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,7350.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,131,184100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,185,277104.8
Arab6,6300.6
Czech15,4800.5
Danish2,7680.2
Dutch14,3981.3
English90,9108.0
French (except Basque)130,0022.7
French Canadian19,2320.8
German130,28811.5
Greek7,4340.7
Hungarian12,8641.1
Irish1119,54710.6
Italian106,7749.4
Lithuanian4,5140.4
Norwegian7,2000.6
Polish50,5874.5
Portuguese4,1190.4
Russian48,7674.3
Scotch-Irish13,3621.2
Scottish18,0891.6
Slovak2,2250.2
Subsaharan African4,9750.4
Swedish11,0761.0
Swiss2,3370.2
Ukrainian5,1540.5
United States or American74,8016.6
Welsh5,9540.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50,9204.5
Other ancestries344,87030.5
(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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