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Social Statistics for Ulster County, New York

Ulster county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school46,266100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,3615.1
Kindergarten2,2764.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)20,55344.4
High school (grades 9-12)9,39420.3
College or graduate school11,68225.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over120,670100.0
Less than 9th grade6,5875.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,52512.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)36,15630.0
Some college, no degree22,25518.4
Associate degree10,0108.3
Bachelor's degree16,65213.8
Graduate or professional degree13,48511.2
Percent high school graduate or higher81.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over143,262100.0
Never married40,68828.4
Now married, except separated75,37952.6
Separated3,5862.5
Widowed10,1877.1
Female
8,2305.7
Divorced13,4229.4
Female
7,4385.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,603100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,14744.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over135,989100.0
Civilian veterans17,30512.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years38,700100.0
With a disability3,3138.6
Population 21 to 64 years101,471100.0
With a disability18,82618.6
Percent employed
53.4(X)
No disability82,64581.4
Percent employed
79.1(X)
Population 65 years and over22,510100.0
With a disability8,55838.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over168,093100.0
Same house in 1995103,54661.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199562,32437.1
Same county
33,52719.9
Different county
28,79717.1
Same state
20,83612.4
Different state
7,9614.7
Elsewhere in 19952,2231.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population177,749100.0
Native167,28194.1
Born in United States
164,48692.5
State of residence
137,19577.2
Different state
27,29115.4
Born outside United States
2,7951.6
Foreign born10,4685.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7031.5
Naturalized citizen
5,4823.1
Not a citizen
4,9862.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,468100.0
Europe4,95847.4
Asia1,77316.9
Africa1611.5
Oceania1001.0
Latin America3,15830.2
Northern America3183.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over168,093100.0
English only151,06489.9
Language other than English17,02910.1
Speak English less than 'very well
5,2343.1
Spanish
7,5854.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,5401.5
Other Indo-European languages
7,8144.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0681.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,1060.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4900.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population177,749100.0

Total ancestries reported

208,915117.5
Arab5400.3
Czech11,1160.6
Danish6650.4
Dutch9,6325.4
English16,4559.3
French (except Basque)15,4223.1
French Canadian11,6570.9
German35,93120.2
Greek1,1000.6
Hungarian1,6810.9
Irish137,49521.1
Italian33,62918.9
Lithuanian6510.4
Norwegian1,7761.0
Polish9,5135.4
Portuguese3370.2
Russian3,8772.2
Scotch-Irish2,2711.3
Scottish3,3081.9
Slovak2960.2
Subsaharan African3500.2
Swedish1,9611.1
Swiss4990.3
Ukrainian1,4590.8
United States or American6,7323.8
Welsh1,0010.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,1500.6
Other ancestries28,41116.0
(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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