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Social Statistics for Somerset County, Maine

Somerset county maine dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,942100.0
Nursery school, preschool5774.8
Kindergarten6155.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,00850.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,29727.6
College or graduate school1,44512.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,750100.0
Less than 9th grade2,3806.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,28712.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)15,73745.3
Some college, no degree6,01617.3
Associate degree2,2366.4
Bachelor's degree2,9048.4
Graduate or professional degree1,1903.4
Percent high school graduate or higher80.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over40,776100.0
Never married8,83121.7
Now married, except separated23,59357.9
Separated6091.5
Widowed2,9527.2
Female
2,3715.8
Divorced4,79111.7
Female
2,4616.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years518100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16932.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over38,322100.0
Civilian veterans6,13516.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,235100.0
With a disability1,0429.3
Population 21 to 64 years29,294100.0
With a disability6,62022.6
Percent employed
47.3(X)
No disability22,67477.4
Percent employed
79.4(X)
Population 65 years and over7,007100.0
With a disability2,92841.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over47,991100.0
Same house in 199531,52565.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,24033.8
Same county
9,45319.7
Different county
6,78714.1
Same state
4,3209.0
Different state
2,4675.1
Elsewhere in 19952260.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population50,888100.0
Native50,00998.3
Born in United States
49,68997.6
State of residence
38,92176.5
Different state
10,76821.2
Born outside United States
3200.6
Foreign born8791.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1890.4
Naturalized citizen
5251.0
Not a citizen
3540.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)879100.0
Europe29233.2
Asia748.4
Africa131.5
Oceania424.8
Latin America313.5
Northern America42748.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over47,991100.0
English only45,91195.7
Language other than English2,0804.3
Speak English less than 'very well
4961.0
Spanish
2560.5
Speak English less than "very well"
940.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,6323.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3320.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1250.3
Speak English less than "very well"
520.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population50,888100.0

Total ancestries reported

53,339104.8
Arab1840.4
Czech1700.1
Danish990.2
Dutch4790.9
English11,14921.9
French (except Basque)18,70917.1
French Canadian13,7627.4
German2,4794.9
Greek920.2
Hungarian900.2
Irish17,46514.7
Italian1,6593.3
Lithuanian630.1
Norwegian2290.5
Polish9051.8
Portuguese2930.6
Russian1640.3
Scotch-Irish1,1172.2
Scottish2,0834.1
Slovak800.2
Subsaharan African210.0
Swedish6841.3
Swiss530.1
Ukrainian230.0
United States or American5,95511.7
Welsh2500.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)170.0
Other ancestries5,16510.1
(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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