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Social Statistics

Westchester county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school244,926100.0
Nursery school, preschool21,3118.7
Kindergarten14,2915.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)106,77743.6
High school (grades 9-12)49,70020.3
College or graduate school52,84721.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over628,941100.0
Less than 9th grade43,7627.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma59,6949.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)138,81422.1
Some college, no degree95,00415.1
Associate degree34,7435.5
Bachelor's degree132,55721.1
Graduate or professional degree124,36719.8
Percent high school graduate or higher83.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher40.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over727,758100.0
Never married203,64528.0
Now married, except separated404,36555.6
Separated17,5922.4
Widowed52,9137.3
Female
43,6416.0
Divorced49,2436.8
Female
31,0994.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years16,278100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,70928.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over693,467100.0
Civilian veterans63,4929.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years191,617100.0
With a disability14,0467.3
Population 21 to 64 years532,087100.0
With a disability91,92317.3
Percent employed
62.3(X)
No disability440,16482.7
Percent employed
76.5(X)
Population 65 years and over122,401100.0
With a disability41,09733.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over859,662100.0
Same house in 1995526,48961.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995293,46434.1
Same county
183,57221.4
Different county
109,89212.8
Same state
76,5788.9
Different state
33,3143.9
Elsewhere in 199539,7094.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population923,459100.0
Native718,03077.8
Born in United States
699,94375.8
State of residence
584,94663.3
Different state
114,99712.5
Born outside United States
18,0872.0
Foreign born205,42922.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
79,1848.6
Naturalized citizen
85,5469.3
Not a citizen
119,88313.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)205,429100.0
Europe56,42227.5
Asia36,60117.8
Africa5,3812.6
Oceania6310.3
Latin America103,56450.4
Northern America2,8301.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over859,662100.0
English only615,32371.6
Language other than English244,33928.4
Speak English less than 'very well
106,05612.3
Spanish
123,61614.4
Speak English less than "very well"
63,7247.4
Other Indo-European languages
84,6959.9
Speak English less than "very well"
27,9073.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
26,1763.0
Speak English less than "very well"
12,0581.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population923,459100.0

Total ancestries reported

996,626107.9
Arab5,9900.6
Czech14,8130.5
Danish1,9480.2
Dutch6,8390.7
English40,6194.4
French (except Basque)113,4721.5
French Canadian13,6620.4
German69,8677.6
Greek7,1550.8
Hungarian9,4031.0
Irish1127,45613.8
Italian192,22620.8
Lithuanian2,4770.3
Norwegian4,1010.4
Polish35,6553.9
Portuguese8,5420.9
Russian34,2973.7
Scotch-Irish6,1610.7
Scottish9,7081.1
Slovak3,0480.3
Subsaharan African6,9050.7
Swedish5,9640.6
Swiss2,5450.3
Ukrainian5,7040.6
United States or American32,4803.5
Welsh2,3150.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)29,6563.2
Other ancestries323,61835.0
(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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