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Bristol county massachusetts dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school137,870100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,8597.2
Kindergarten7,5925.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)61,34944.5
High school (grades 9-12)30,17921.9
College or graduate school28,89121.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over357,829100.0
Less than 9th grade46,99113.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma48,92813.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)105,92029.6
Some college, no degree58,31316.3
Associate degree26,5607.4
Bachelor's degree48,08813.4
Graduate or professional degree23,0296.4
Percent high school graduate or higher73.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over425,310100.0
Never married114,93127.0
Now married, except separated230,52454.2
Separated9,2862.2
Widowed33,1267.8
Female
27,4056.4
Divorced37,4438.8
Female
21,8085.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years9,460100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,92530.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over403,114100.0
Civilian veterans48,51112.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years117,839100.0
With a disability9,6298.2
Population 21 to 64 years305,213100.0
With a disability60,05119.7
Percent employed
56.5(X)
No disability245,16280.3
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over71,014100.0
With a disability30,00942.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over500,806100.0
Same house in 1995312,67462.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995180,72136.1
Same county
124,63924.9
Different county
56,08211.2
Same state
31,4446.3
Different state
24,6384.9
Elsewhere in 19957,4111.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population534,678100.0
Native471,86588.3
Born in United States
462,92686.6
State of residence
373,98369.9
Different state
88,94316.6
Born outside United States
8,9391.7
Foreign born62,81311.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,3991.8
Naturalized citizen
36,2256.8
Not a citizen
26,5885.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)62,813100.0
Europe46,11373.4
Asia6,2059.9
Africa3,0304.8
Oceania620.1
Latin America5,5978.9
Northern America1,8062.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over500,806100.0
English only395,28278.9
Language other than English105,52421.1
Speak English less than 'very well
42,5618.5
Spanish
14,2442.8
Speak English less than "very well"
6,4961.3
Other Indo-European languages
84,82016.9
Speak English less than "very well"
33,2756.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,6630.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3490.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population534,678100.0

Total ancestries reported

618,107115.6
Arab4,5610.9
Czech17770.1
Danish9720.2
Dutch2,1180.4
English62,47011.7
French (except Basque)163,62411.9
French Canadian135,5216.6
German20,0463.7
Greek2,9470.6
Hungarian6890.1
Irish190,95017.0
Italian42,3857.9
Lithuanian2,3730.4
Norwegian2,7210.5
Polish23,1354.3
Portuguese155,23429.0
Russian3,2090.6
Scotch-Irish5,3401.0
Scottish8,9661.7
Slovak1510.0
Subsaharan African12,4202.3
Swedish7,1641.3
Swiss4430.1
Ukrainian7890.1
United States or American18,4573.5
Welsh1,0340.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8850.2
Other ancestries48,7269.1
(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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