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Washington county rhode island dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school37,326100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,4026.4
Kindergarten1,6784.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,63836.5
High school (grades 9-12)6,63717.8
College or graduate school12,97134.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over80,864100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5803.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,6618.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,01026.0
Some college, no degree15,77419.5
Associate degree6,1477.6
Bachelor's degree17,58021.7
Graduate or professional degree11,11213.7
Percent high school graduate or higher88.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher35.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over99,775100.0
Never married27,36927.4
Now married, except separated55,89056.0
Separated1,1921.2
Widowed6,0176.0
Female
4,9905.0
Divorced9,3079.3
Female
5,3875.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,608100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren57936.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over94,504100.0
Civilian veterans13,70214.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years28,796100.0
With a disability2,4058.4
Population 21 to 64 years71,443100.0
With a disability10,10214.1
Percent employed
64.6(X)
No disability61,34185.9
Percent employed
81.5(X)
Population 65 years and over14,849100.0
With a disability5,30135.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over116,355100.0
Same house in 199566,96057.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199548,06041.3
Same county
23,15219.9
Different county
24,90821.4
Same state
11,3779.8
Different state
13,53111.6
Elsewhere in 19951,3351.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population123,546100.0
Native118,35895.8
Born in United States
117,33195.0
State of residence
76,36161.8
Different state
40,97033.2
Born outside United States
1,0270.8
Foreign born5,1884.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,3731.1
Naturalized citizen
3,0382.5
Not a citizen
2,1501.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,188100.0
Europe2,39346.1
Asia1,68232.4
Africa1593.1
Oceania100.2
Latin America55210.6
Northern America3927.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over116,355100.0
English only107,19292.1
Language other than English9,1637.9
Speak English less than 'very well
2,2922.0
Spanish
2,1361.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5600.5
Other Indo-European languages
5,2084.5
Speak English less than "very well"
9460.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,4761.3
Speak English less than "very well"
7220.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population123,546100.0

Total ancestries reported

154,343124.9
Arab5220.4
Czech14040.3
Danish4190.3
Dutch1,0750.9
English24,09319.5
French (except Basque)112,45710.1
French Canadian15,9404.8
German10,9938.9
Greek8360.7
Hungarian3170.3
Irish129,46223.8
Italian24,55719.9
Lithuanian6890.6
Norwegian8920.7
Polish5,9074.8
Portuguese4,3783.5
Russian1,2641.0
Scotch-Irish2,2941.9
Scottish4,3673.5
Slovak1560.1
Subsaharan African3440.3
Swedish3,6112.9
Swiss2310.2
Ukrainian4470.4
United States or American4,5383.7
Welsh5410.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1840.1
Other ancestries13,42510.9
(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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