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Bucks county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school157,810100.0
Nursery school, preschool13,5328.6
Kindergarten8,3095.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)72,29345.8
High school (grades 9-12)34,99422.2
College or graduate school28,68218.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over402,575100.0
Less than 9th grade11,0782.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma34,8518.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)129,76432.2
Some college, no degree74,20918.4
Associate degree27,0856.7
Bachelor's degree79,83419.8
Graduate or professional degree45,75411.4
Percent high school graduate or higher88.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over470,208100.0
Never married112,43923.9
Now married, except separated284,85760.6
Separated8,4911.8
Widowed29,7116.3
Female
24,0085.1
Divorced34,7107.4
Female
20,0894.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years9,111100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,57428.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over443,591100.0
Civilian veterans57,39612.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years132,893100.0
With a disability8,2886.2
Population 21 to 64 years350,142100.0
With a disability52,06314.9
Percent employed
64.2(X)
No disability298,07985.1
Percent employed
82.2(X)
Population 65 years and over69,774100.0
With a disability24,35434.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over559,308100.0
Same house in 1995353,69663.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995198,13235.4
Same county
105,79118.9
Different county
92,34116.5
Same state
53,2189.5
Different state
39,1237.0
Elsewhere in 19957,4801.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population597,635100.0
Native562,19394.1
Born in United States
556,92093.2
State of residence
415,50569.5
Different state
141,41523.7
Born outside United States
5,2730.9
Foreign born35,4425.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
13,5762.3
Naturalized citizen
20,3953.4
Not a citizen
15,0472.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)35,442100.0
Europe16,53346.6
Asia11,69333.0
Africa1,6664.7
Oceania1090.3
Latin America4,39712.4
Northern America1,0442.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over559,308100.0
English only510,81491.3
Language other than English48,4948.7
Speak English less than 'very well
17,1263.1
Spanish
12,8572.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4,7060.8
Other Indo-European languages
26,7514.8
Speak English less than "very well"
8,8141.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7,1531.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3,1030.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population597,635100.0

Total ancestries reported

744,827124.6
Arab1,4840.2
Czech13,2840.5
Danish1,2070.2
Dutch8,7271.5
English66,69311.2
French (except Basque)112,0022.0
French Canadian12,5760.4
German160,62626.9
Greek3,0120.5
Hungarian7,9411.3
Irish1151,12125.3
Italian89,64715.0
Lithuanian4,6610.8
Norwegian2,7860.5
Polish46,3067.7
Portuguese9440.2
Russian16,6412.8
Scotch-Irish9,7401.6
Scottish11,5391.9
Slovak4,7920.8
Subsaharan African2,1020.4
Swedish4,8080.8
Swiss2,6570.4
Ukrainian9,4461.6
United States or American25,4764.3
Welsh8,5901.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,1310.2
Other ancestries84,88814.2
(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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