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Somerset county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,927100.0
Nursery school, preschool8755.2
Kindergarten1,0005.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,14648.1
High school (grades 9-12)4,92829.1
College or graduate school1,97811.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over55,956100.0
Less than 9th grade4,8758.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,72313.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)28,17250.3
Some college, no degree6,42311.5
Associate degree2,7114.8
Bachelor's degree4,0167.2
Graduate or professional degree2,0363.6
Percent high school graduate or higher77.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over65,548100.0
Never married14,86922.7
Now married, except separated38,68559.0
Separated1,0131.5
Widowed6,0849.3
Female
4,9547.6
Divorced4,8977.5
Female
2,3443.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years969100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren40842.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over62,099100.0
Civilian veterans8,74714.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,149100.0
With a disability1,1867.3
Population 21 to 64 years42,808100.0
With a disability8,01418.7
Percent employed
51.5(X)
No disability34,79481.3
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over13,625100.0
With a disability6,06944.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over75,700100.0
Same house in 199553,46870.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,44028.3
Same county
15,09319.9
Different county
6,3478.4
Same state
4,3895.8
Different state
1,9582.6
Elsewhere in 19957921.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population80,023100.0
Native79,44299.3
Born in United States
79,12398.9
State of residence
70,52288.1
Different state
8,60110.7
Born outside United States
3190.4
Foreign born5810.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2150.3
Naturalized citizen
3200.4
Not a citizen
2610.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)581100.0
Europe25043.0
Asia12721.9
Africa162.8
Oceania20.3
Latin America14424.8
Northern America427.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over75,700100.0
English only72,83496.2
Language other than English2,8663.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1,1321.5
Spanish
7481.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2430.3
Other Indo-European languages
1,8822.5
Speak English less than "very well"
7621.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1260.2
Speak English less than "very well"
910.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population80,023100.0

Total ancestries reported

77,24896.5
Arab670.1
Czech15860.7
Danish190.0
Dutch2,7273.4
English5,5747.0
French (except Basque)19541.2
French Canadian11500.2
German28,73935.9
Greek1330.2
Hungarian1,6722.1
Irish16,9758.7
Italian5,2356.5
Lithuanian1130.1
Norwegian1140.1
Polish4,9636.2
Portuguese150.0
Russian7951.0
Scotch-Irish8021.0
Scottish1,1861.5
Slovak2,2282.8
Subsaharan African50.0
Swedish4160.5
Swiss7520.9
Ukrainian3090.4
United States or American5,9027.4
Welsh9241.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries5,8917.4
(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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