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Allegheny county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school322,016100.0
Nursery school, preschool22,2426.9
Kindergarten14,7134.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)131,97841.0
High school (grades 9-12)66,02420.5
College or graduate school87,05927.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over891,171100.0
Less than 9th grade33,1633.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma88,67310.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)301,77433.9
Some college, no degree151,44117.0
Associate degree63,5377.1
Bachelor's degree154,36917.3
Graduate or professional degree98,21411.0
Percent high school graduate or higher86.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,048,285100.0
Never married304,95829.1
Now married, except separated535,71651.1
Separated21,2892.0
Widowed97,9799.3
Female
79,9457.6
Divorced88,3438.4
Female
52,9275.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years17,441100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6,90039.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,000,087100.0
Civilian veterans142,63814.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years258,879100.0
With a disability16,8756.5
Population 21 to 64 years715,567100.0
With a disability113,34315.8
Percent employed
55.3(X)
No disability602,22484.2
Percent employed
78.2(X)
Population 65 years and over216,994100.0
With a disability83,87538.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,210,720100.0
Same house in 1995781,55264.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995411,93834.0
Same county
298,44824.7
Different county
113,4909.4
Same state
53,6994.4
Different state
59,7914.9
Elsewhere in 199517,2301.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,281,666100.0
Native1,233,40096.2
Born in United States
1,226,85595.7
State of residence
1,054,45982.3
Different state
172,39613.5
Born outside United States
6,5450.5
Foreign born48,2663.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
21,3131.7
Naturalized citizen
23,7711.9
Not a citizen
24,4951.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)48,266100.0
Europe21,70945.0
Asia18,35638.0
Africa2,0134.2
Oceania2720.6
Latin America4,1848.7
Northern America1,7323.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,210,720100.0
English only1,131,11293.4
Language other than English79,6086.6
Speak English less than 'very well
24,5792.0
Spanish
15,7081.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4,8020.4
Other Indo-European languages
46,0523.8
Speak English less than "very well"
13,0081.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
12,7971.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5,5460.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,281,666100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,541,597120.3
Arab7,9150.6
Czech112,5761.0
Danish1,1210.1
Dutch8,5130.7
English96,7457.5
French (except Basque)122,9611.8
French Canadian12,2190.2
German330,62525.8
Greek8,9920.7
Hungarian23,0871.8
Irish1235,69718.4
Italian194,22715.2
Lithuanian9,1900.7
Norwegian3,1160.2
Polish116,9629.1
Portuguese6440.1
Russian20,9661.6
Scotch-Irish28,2942.2
Scottish23,1281.8
Slovak53,3144.2
Subsaharan African7,7970.6
Swedish10,4740.8
Swiss3,7450.3
Ukrainian13,9221.1
United States or American38,1473.0
Welsh15,0681.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,6780.1
Other ancestries250,47419.5
(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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