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Social Statistics

Blair county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school29,585100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9656.6
Kindergarten1,6425.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,63246.1
High school (grades 9-12)7,09524.0
College or graduate school5,25117.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over88,366100.0
Less than 9th grade4,2284.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,12411.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)44,10749.9
Some college, no degree12,50914.2
Associate degree5,1305.8
Bachelor's degree8,1159.2
Graduate or professional degree4,1534.7
Percent high school graduate or higher83.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over105,162100.0
Never married26,09224.8
Now married, except separated57,34654.5
Separated2,3242.2
Widowed10,1019.6
Female
8,4728.1
Divorced9,2998.8
Female
5,2665.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,006100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,04251.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over99,782100.0
Civilian veterans15,90115.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years27,874100.0
With a disability2,4598.8
Population 21 to 64 years71,046100.0
With a disability14,40420.3
Percent employed
55.5(X)
No disability56,64279.7
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over20,359100.0
With a disability8,31940.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over121,866100.0
Same house in 199581,25566.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,21733.0
Same county
29,23424.0
Different county
10,9839.0
Same state
6,7595.5
Different state
4,2243.5
Elsewhere in 19953940.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population129,144100.0
Native127,83499.0
Born in United States
127,39998.6
State of residence
115,83289.7
Different state
11,5679.0
Born outside United States
4350.3
Foreign born1,3101.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3570.3
Naturalized citizen
9180.7
Not a citizen
3920.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,310100.0
Europe56743.3
Asia43333.1
Africa453.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America15211.6
Northern America1138.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over121,866100.0
English only118,11696.9
Language other than English3,7503.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,0800.9
Spanish
1,0490.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3210.3
Other Indo-European languages
2,2331.8
Speak English less than "very well"
6390.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3630.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1110.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population129,144100.0

Total ancestries reported

134,937104.5
Arab3970.3
Czech14250.3
Danish1420.1
Dutch3,2912.5
English9,4697.3
French (except Basque)12,3811.8
French Canadian13210.2
German49,43538.3
Greek2920.2
Hungarian6300.5
Irish121,75616.8
Italian12,4649.7
Lithuanian2450.2
Norwegian1870.1
Polish4,9453.8
Portuguese340.0
Russian4680.4
Scotch-Irish2,3971.9
Scottish2,1051.6
Slovak7060.5
Subsaharan African970.1
Swedish1,0570.8
Swiss4830.4
Ukrainian3430.3
United States or American9,5257.4
Welsh1,6261.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)420.0
Other ancestries9,6747.5
(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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