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Social Statistics

Piscataquis county maine dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,892100.0
Nursery school, preschool2396.1
Kindergarten1864.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,90649.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,12929.0
College or graduate school43211.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,240100.0
Less than 9th grade8386.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,57512.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,34743.7
Some college, no degree2,02916.6
Associate degree8206.7
Bachelor's degree1,1539.4
Graduate or professional degree4783.9
Percent high school graduate or higher80.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,075100.0
Never married2,70919.2
Now married, except separated8,19958.3
Separated2041.4
Widowed1,2558.9
Female
1,0137.2
Divorced1,70812.1
Female
8365.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years152100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5032.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,206100.0
Civilian veterans2,49418.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,679100.0
With a disability3148.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,709100.0
With a disability2,65327.3
Percent employed
56.5(X)
No disability7,05672.7
Percent employed
73.4(X)
Population 65 years and over2,858100.0
With a disability1,30445.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,408100.0
Same house in 199511,01667.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,22031.8
Same county
2,89217.6
Different county
2,32814.2
Same state
1,3228.1
Different state
1,0066.1
Elsewhere in 19951721.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population17,235100.0
Native16,90998.1
Born in United States
16,83797.7
State of residence
12,45572.3
Different state
4,38225.4
Born outside United States
720.4
Foreign born3261.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
480.3
Naturalized citizen
1721.0
Not a citizen
1540.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)326100.0
Europe9428.8
Asia257.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America268.0
Northern America18155.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,408100.0
English only15,84296.6
Language other than English5663.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1210.7
Spanish
1050.6
Speak English less than "very well"
310.2
Other Indo-European languages
4342.6
Speak English less than "very well"
760.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
230.1
Speak English less than "very well"
140.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population17,235100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,796114.9
Arab140.1
Czech1190.1
Danish480.3
Dutch1370.8
English4,53226.3
French (except Basque)13,24718.8
French Canadian14242.5
German9615.6
Greek130.1
Hungarian320.2
Irish12,62815.2
Italian5293.1
Lithuanian830.5
Norwegian600.3
Polish3472.0
Portuguese750.4
Russian1230.7
Scotch-Irish4392.5
Scottish1,0075.8
Slovak240.1
Subsaharan African70.0
Swedish4422.6
Swiss180.1
Ukrainian40.0
United States or American2,28413.3
Welsh2581.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries2,03911.8
(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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