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Social Statistics

Schuylkill county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school30,760100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8576.0
Kindergarten1,6925.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,16849.3
High school (grades 9-12)7,74025.2
College or graduate school4,30314.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over108,010100.0
Less than 9th grade7,0906.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma17,57716.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)52,15048.3
Some college, no degree13,36512.4
Associate degree6,2395.8
Bachelor's degree7,5987.0
Graduate or professional degree3,9913.7
Percent high school graduate or higher77.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over124,802100.0
Never married28,71823.0
Now married, except separated70,40256.4
Separated2,2561.8
Widowed13,65510.9
Female
10,9698.8
Divorced9,7717.8
Female
5,0144.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,184100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren85639.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over118,922100.0
Civilian veterans18,82215.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years28,433100.0
With a disability1,9827.0
Population 21 to 64 years79,988100.0
With a disability14,79318.5
Percent employed
48.6(X)
No disability65,19581.5
Percent employed
77.8(X)
Population 65 years and over27,986100.0
With a disability12,21343.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over143,026100.0
Same house in 199599,45269.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199543,19530.2
Same county
28,76720.1
Different county
14,42810.1
Same state
9,0676.3
Different state
5,3613.7
Elsewhere in 19953790.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population150,336100.0
Native148,83699.0
Born in United States
148,24298.6
State of residence
135,06489.8
Different state
13,1788.8
Born outside United States
5940.4
Foreign born1,5001.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4030.3
Naturalized citizen
9700.6
Not a citizen
5300.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,500100.0
Europe86357.5
Asia37825.2
Africa312.1
Oceania50.3
Latin America15910.6
Northern America644.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over143,026100.0
English only136,61595.5
Language other than English6,4114.5
Speak English less than 'very well
1,9211.3
Spanish
1,7371.2
Speak English less than "very well"
7950.6
Other Indo-European languages
4,2903.0
Speak English less than "very well"
9730.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2870.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1430.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population150,336100.0

Total ancestries reported

166,189110.5
Arab5550.4
Czech11,0960.7
Danish1210.1
Dutch10,0096.7
English6,7224.5
French (except Basque)11,3820.9
French Canadian11580.1
German45,11330.0
Greek1,1590.8
Hungarian7720.5
Irish124,68916.4
Italian11,4677.6
Lithuanian8,9375.9
Norwegian1900.1
Polish15,72610.5
Portuguese970.1
Russian1,6721.1
Scotch-Irish7760.5
Scottish8810.6
Slovak5,8763.9
Subsaharan African1210.1
Swedish4520.3
Swiss3240.2
Ukrainian4,8413.2
United States or American6,7334.5
Welsh5,2263.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)440.0
Other ancestries11,0507.4
(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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