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Social Statistics

Rockingham county new hampshire dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school73,404100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,5117.5
Kindergarten3,7535.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)35,94349.0
High school (grades 9-12)15,94221.7
College or graduate school12,25516.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over187,172100.0
Less than 9th grade4,6042.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma13,2017.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)53,59328.6
Some college, no degree38,72520.7
Associate degree17,7889.5
Bachelor's degree39,43021.1
Graduate or professional degree19,83110.6
Percent high school graduate or higher90.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over215,889100.0
Never married49,56923.0
Now married, except separated130,94560.7
Separated2,5291.2
Widowed11,2505.2
Female
8,8934.1
Divorced21,59610.0
Female
12,0105.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,844100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren87322.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over204,014100.0
Civilian veterans29,51114.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years62,744100.0
With a disability4,8247.7
Population 21 to 64 years167,920100.0
With a disability23,26713.9
Percent employed
68.7(X)
No disability144,65386.1
Percent employed
84.4(X)
Population 65 years and over26,752100.0
With a disability9,80936.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over259,267100.0
Same house in 1995148,11557.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995108,65241.9
Same county
51,05919.7
Different county
57,59322.2
Same state
14,3335.5
Different state
43,26016.7
Elsewhere in 19952,5001.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population277,359100.0
Native266,96996.3
Born in United States
264,68895.4
State of residence
76,71627.7
Different state
187,97267.8
Born outside United States
2,2810.8
Foreign born10,3903.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,9041.0
Naturalized citizen
5,8492.1
Not a citizen
4,5411.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,390100.0
Europe3,84837.0
Asia2,68025.8
Africa2792.7
Oceania660.6
Latin America1,31112.6
Northern America2,20621.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over259,267100.0
English only243,62694.0
Language other than English15,6416.0
Speak English less than 'very well
4,1931.6
Spanish
3,4521.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0840.4
Other Indo-European languages
9,6213.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1830.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,8760.7
Speak English less than "very well"
7980.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population277,359100.0

Total ancestries reported

341,445123.1
Arab2,4450.9
Czech16230.2
Danish8270.3
Dutch2,6130.9
English52,92419.1
French (except Basque)137,33113.5
French Canadian122,6278.2
German24,4088.8
Greek3,6591.3
Hungarian8980.3
Irish165,58823.6
Italian35,89512.9
Lithuanian1,9040.7
Norwegian2,2700.8
Polish13,9455.0
Portuguese3,6771.3
Russian2,4280.9
Scotch-Irish6,2402.2
Scottish12,1504.4
Slovak2610.1
Subsaharan African2770.1
Swedish5,9242.1
Swiss6100.2
Ukrainian7710.3
United States or American13,3014.8
Welsh1,7330.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2730.1
Other ancestries25,8439.3
(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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