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Social Statistics

Bristol county rhode island dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,156100.0
Nursery school, preschool9646.8
Kindergarten7065.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,58139.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,71719.2
College or graduate school4,18829.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,218100.0
Less than 9th grade3,0278.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,57510.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,02623.5
Some college, no degree5,67316.6
Associate degree2,1896.4
Bachelor's degree6,92320.2
Graduate or professional degree4,80514.0
Percent high school graduate or higher80.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over41,051100.0
Never married10,52925.6
Now married, except separated23,80958.0
Separated3210.8
Widowed3,2457.9
Female
2,5956.3
Divorced3,1477.7
Female
1,8684.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years753100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22229.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over39,010100.0
Civilian veterans5,16113.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,513100.0
With a disability8437.3
Population 21 to 64 years27,802100.0
With a disability4,48416.1
Percent employed
66.5(X)
No disability23,31883.9
Percent employed
82.3(X)
Population 65 years and over7,815100.0
With a disability3,03038.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over47,964100.0
Same house in 199530,44963.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,00435.5
Same county
8,03016.7
Different county
8,97418.7
Same state
3,5567.4
Different state
5,41811.3
Elsewhere in 19955111.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population50,648100.0
Native45,55890.0
Born in United States
45,24689.3
State of residence
26,74052.8
Different state
18,50636.5
Born outside United States
3120.6
Foreign born5,09010.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7611.5
Naturalized citizen
3,3296.6
Not a citizen
1,7613.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,090100.0
Europe4,12981.1
Asia3607.1
Africa601.2
Oceania310.6
Latin America3246.4
Northern America1863.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over47,964100.0
English only40,58384.6
Language other than English7,38115.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2,7025.6
Spanish
6211.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1590.3
Other Indo-European languages
6,36913.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4235.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2910.6
Speak English less than "very well"
980.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population50,648100.0

Total ancestries reported

62,540123.5
Arab2210.4
Czech11310.3
Danish1780.4
Dutch3340.7
English7,32314.5
French (except Basque)14,8209.5
French Canadian12,1384.2
German3,2276.4
Greek3420.7
Hungarian1790.4
Irish18,87117.5
Italian10,00819.8
Lithuanian1730.3
Norwegian2770.5
Polish2,3014.5
Portuguese13,09425.9
Russian5711.1
Scotch-Irish7571.5
Scottish1,2392.4
Slovak390.1
Subsaharan African1630.3
Swedish7791.5
Swiss690.1
Ukrainian1100.2
United States or American1,3822.7
Welsh1770.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)900.2
Other ancestries3,5477.0
(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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