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Social Statistics

Windham county connecticut dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school29,936100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,5705.2
Kindergarten1,6515.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,15343.9
High school (grades 9-12)6,64122.2
College or graduate school6,92123.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over71,242100.0
Less than 9th grade5,0477.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,48813.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)25,42035.7
Some college, no degree13,14618.5
Associate degree4,6296.5
Bachelor's degree7,97311.2
Graduate or professional degree5,5397.8
Percent high school graduate or higher79.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over86,386100.0
Never married22,77426.4
Now married, except separated47,30954.8
Separated1,6371.9
Widowed5,4356.3
Female
4,4365.1
Divorced9,23110.7
Female
5,2016.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,588100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren58636.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over81,538100.0
Civilian veterans11,48614.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,799100.0
With a disability2,5179.8
Population 21 to 64 years62,449100.0
With a disability11,93219.1
Percent employed
61.6(X)
No disability50,51780.9
Percent employed
82.9(X)
Population 65 years and over12,426100.0
With a disability4,94539.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over102,452100.0
Same house in 199560,37658.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,34339.4
Same county
23,97823.4
Different county
16,36516.0
Same state
8,6958.5
Different state
7,6707.5
Elsewhere in 19951,7331.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population109,091100.0
Native104,42395.7
Born in United States
101,07392.7
State of residence
66,43260.9
Different state
34,64131.8
Born outside United States
3,3503.1
Foreign born4,6684.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,5371.4
Naturalized citizen
2,5182.3
Not a citizen
2,1502.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,668100.0
Europe1,90040.7
Asia62613.4
Africa631.3
Oceania190.4
Latin America1,22526.2
Northern America83517.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over102,452100.0
English only90,48388.3
Language other than English11,96911.7
Speak English less than 'very well
3,9733.9
Spanish
6,0345.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3952.3
Other Indo-European languages
5,0524.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2301.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5290.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2710.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population109,091100.0

Total ancestries reported

133,490122.4
Arab4100.4
Czech16430.6
Danish2530.2
Dutch1,2281.1
English14,08012.9
French (except Basque)122,02720.2
French Canadian112,76011.7
German9,7719.0
Greek5940.5
Hungarian7090.6
Irish116,94115.5
Italian10,0109.2
Lithuanian7740.7
Norwegian6530.6
Polish10,0849.2
Portuguese1,1061.0
Russian1,1991.1
Scotch-Irish1,5141.4
Scottish2,4252.2
Slovak4160.4
Subsaharan African1960.2
Swedish2,4992.3
Swiss1950.2
Ukrainian8340.8
United States or American3,7723.5
Welsh5390.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3170.3
Other ancestries17,54116.1
(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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