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Social Statistics for Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Plymouth county massachusetts dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school128,952100.0
Nursery school, preschool10,0387.8
Kindergarten6,8345.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)59,97146.5
High school (grades 9-12)28,83522.4
College or graduate school23,27418.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over312,683100.0
Less than 9th grade10,3323.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma28,3149.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)96,11630.7
Some college, no degree63,87320.4
Associate degree27,2688.7
Bachelor's degree58,57518.7
Graduate or professional degree28,2059.0
Percent high school graduate or higher87.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over366,865100.0
Never married96,08526.2
Now married, except separated208,25156.8
Separated6,3651.7
Widowed24,7066.7
Female
19,9715.4
Divorced31,4588.6
Female
19,0305.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years8,998100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,52928.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over346,101100.0
Civilian veterans46,94213.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years108,676100.0
With a disability9,2758.5
Population 21 to 64 years270,503100.0
With a disability50,20418.6
Percent employed
63.7(X)
No disability220,29981.4
Percent employed
82.1(X)
Population 65 years and over51,764100.0
With a disability19,47237.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over439,945100.0
Same house in 1995279,21363.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995154,70335.2
Same county
88,18720.0
Different county
66,51615.1
Same state
48,54111.0
Different state
17,9754.1
Elsewhere in 19956,0291.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population472,822100.0
Native443,23093.7
Born in United States
438,15192.7
State of residence
374,11779.1
Different state
64,03413.5
Born outside United States
5,0791.1
Foreign born29,5926.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,7232.1
Naturalized citizen
13,6362.9
Not a citizen
15,9563.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)29,586100.0
Europe8,00427.1
Asia3,45711.7
Africa7,92626.8
Oceania780.3
Latin America8,22327.8
Northern America1,8986.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over439,945100.0
English only395,46789.9
Language other than English44,47810.1
Speak English less than 'very well
16,4563.7
Spanish
11,1192.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3,7180.8
Other Indo-European languages
28,8386.6
Speak English less than "very well"
10,8312.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,1840.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5400.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population472,822100.0

Total ancestries reported

564,337119.4
Arab3,1360.7
Czech18980.2
Danish1,3290.3
Dutch3,3600.7
English70,79715.0
French (except Basque)129,5556.3
French Canadian117,6613.7
German29,4206.2
Greek4,2360.9
Hungarian8610.2
Irish1148,71531.5
Italian69,18314.6
Lithuanian5,5801.2
Norwegian3,1470.7
Polish15,2683.2
Portuguese19,5264.1
Russian3,6160.8
Scotch-Irish11,2882.4
Scottish16,3573.5
Slovak3810.1
Subsaharan African14,9873.2
Swedish13,2902.8
Swiss6140.1
Ukrainian8440.2
United States or American20,5534.3
Welsh1,7600.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,4801.4
Other ancestries51,49510.9
(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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