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Social Statistics for Broome County, New York

Broome county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school56,153100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,2985.9
Kindergarten2,6904.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)22,16439.5
High school (grades 9-12)10,79019.2
College or graduate school17,21130.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over132,541100.0
Less than 9th grade6,7565.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma14,70511.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)43,39332.7
Some college, no degree24,31118.3
Associate degree13,35510.1
Bachelor's degree16,66212.6
Graduate or professional degree13,35910.1
Percent high school graduate or higher83.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over162,299100.0
Never married46,76728.8
Now married, except separated82,39850.8
Separated4,2882.6
Widowed13,4698.3
Female
10,9646.8
Divorced15,3779.5
Female
8,9175.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,371100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,22151.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over154,392100.0
Civilian veterans21,24213.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years45,506100.0
With a disability4,0688.9
Population 21 to 64 years109,454100.0
With a disability19,29817.6
Percent employed
52.6(X)
No disability90,15682.4
Percent employed
79.0(X)
Population 65 years and over30,844100.0
With a disability11,89938.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over189,216100.0
Same house in 1995112,37159.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199574,14239.2
Same county
47,82025.3
Different county
26,32213.9
Same state
17,2219.1
Different state
9,1014.8
Elsewhere in 19952,7031.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population200,536100.0
Native190,00094.7
Born in United States
188,62894.1
State of residence
152,19975.9
Different state
36,42918.2
Born outside United States
1,3720.7
Foreign born10,5365.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,5222.3
Naturalized citizen
5,8342.9
Not a citizen
4,7022.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,536100.0
Europe4,21640.0
Asia4,29040.7
Africa4003.8
Oceania410.4
Latin America1,17511.2
Northern America4143.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over189,216100.0
English only172,34691.1
Language other than English16,8708.9
Speak English less than 'very well
5,5202.9
Spanish
3,6881.9
Speak English less than "very well"
9460.5
Other Indo-European languages
8,5624.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,8641.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,7362.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,4710.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population200,536100.0

Total ancestries reported

231,774115.6
Arab1,0310.5
Czech13,4161.7
Danish3780.2
Dutch6,5013.2
English28,94714.4
French (except Basque)15,5822.8
French Canadian11,7850.9
German31,63815.8
Greek1,3550.7
Hungarian1,1490.6
Irish138,48119.2
Italian25,86812.9
Lithuanian1,4210.7
Norwegian9450.5
Polish13,5466.8
Portuguese2000.1
Russian4,8322.4
Scotch-Irish2,4721.2
Scottish3,8101.9
Slovak7,7923.9
Subsaharan African7680.4
Swedish1,9701.0
Swiss7330.4
Ukrainian2,8471.4
United States or American10,6305.3
Welsh4,2462.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7630.4
Other ancestries28,66814.3
(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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