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Social Statistics

Penobscot county maine dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school40,435100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8914.7
Kindergarten1,6544.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,06739.7
High school (grades 9-12)8,54721.1
College or graduate school12,27630.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over95,505100.0
Less than 9th grade4,8855.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,7759.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)36,63938.4
Some college, no degree18,34119.2
Associate degree7,4597.8
Bachelor's degree12,30212.9
Graduate or professional degree7,1047.4
Percent high school graduate or higher85.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over118,150100.0
Never married31,30326.5
Now married, except separated64,14254.3
Separated1,4381.2
Widowed7,7576.6
Female
6,2655.3
Divorced13,51011.4
Female
7,5516.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,496100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren63242.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over111,567100.0
Civilian veterans16,58214.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years33,382100.0
With a disability2,9929.0
Population 21 to 64 years84,060100.0
With a disability15,84318.8
Percent employed
48.6(X)
No disability68,21781.2
Percent employed
79.7(X)
Population 65 years and over18,013100.0
With a disability7,61542.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over137,190100.0
Same house in 199580,09758.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199555,67240.6
Same county
34,25325.0
Different county
21,41915.6
Same state
12,4629.1
Different state
8,9576.5
Elsewhere in 19951,4211.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population144,919100.0
Native141,27397.5
Born in United States
139,95296.6
State of residence
108,94275.2
Different state
31,01021.4
Born outside United States
1,3210.9
Foreign born3,6462.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,2850.9
Naturalized citizen
1,8691.3
Not a citizen
1,7771.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,646100.0
Europe96126.4
Asia80822.2
Africa942.6
Oceania190.5
Latin America1794.9
Northern America1,58543.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over137,190100.0
English only130,93895.4
Language other than English6,2524.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,7041.2
Spanish
1,0750.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3160.2
Other Indo-European languages
4,2673.1
Speak English less than "very well"
9970.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5790.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2540.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population144,919100.0

Total ancestries reported

145,791100.6
Arab3660.3
Czech12910.2
Danish3730.3
Dutch1,4481.0
English26,62718.4
French (except Basque)120,62114.2
French Canadian18,3915.8
German8,3135.7
Greek4300.3
Hungarian3100.2
Irish121,63114.9
Italian4,9813.4
Lithuanian4680.3
Norwegian8900.6
Polish2,1371.5
Portuguese5730.4
Russian6460.4
Scotch-Irish4,2042.9
Scottish6,3184.4
Slovak840.1
Subsaharan African670.0
Swedish2,0301.4
Swiss1520.1
Ukrainian2740.2
United States or American19,07313.2
Welsh9260.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)450.0
Other ancestries14,1229.7
(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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