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Social Statistics for Chemung County, New York

Chemung county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school22,739100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,3606.0
Kindergarten1,1194.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,65446.9
High school (grades 9-12)5,36723.6
College or graduate school4,23918.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over60,796100.0
Less than 9th grade3,0555.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,85212.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)21,93036.1
Some college, no degree11,29818.6
Associate degree5,3648.8
Bachelor's degree6,34610.4
Graduate or professional degree4,9518.1
Percent high school graduate or higher82.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over72,897100.0
Never married19,37526.6
Now married, except separated38,53152.9
Separated2,0352.8
Widowed5,4237.4
Female
4,3195.9
Divorced7,53310.3
Female
4,2125.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,462100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren71248.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over68,903100.0
Civilian veterans10,77215.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years20,344100.0
With a disability2,34211.5
Population 21 to 64 years47,997100.0
With a disability9,48519.8
Percent employed
48.2(X)
No disability38,51280.2
Percent employed
79.4(X)
Population 65 years and over13,127100.0
With a disability5,33340.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over85,707100.0
Same house in 199551,42960.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199533,81939.5
Same county
22,28526.0
Different county
11,53413.5
Same state
6,5477.6
Different state
4,9875.8
Elsewhere in 19954590.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population91,070100.0
Native89,09897.8
Born in United States
88,32397.0
State of residence
68,52075.2
Different state
19,80321.7
Born outside United States
7750.9
Foreign born1,9722.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5240.6
Naturalized citizen
9381.0
Not a citizen
1,0341.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,972100.0
Europe83942.5
Asia65533.2
Africa170.9
Oceania70.4
Latin America33517.0
Northern America1196.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over85,707100.0
English only82,00295.7
Language other than English3,7054.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1,0281.2
Spanish
1,3291.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3900.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,8642.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4750.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4250.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1400.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population91,070100.0

Total ancestries reported

95,932105.3
Arab3970.4
Czech15990.7
Danish1590.2
Dutch2,7383.0
English12,94414.2
French (except Basque)12,8593.1
French Canadian17400.8
German17,48719.2
Greek2670.3
Hungarian2960.3
Irish116,29517.9
Italian9,45110.4
Lithuanian1760.2
Norwegian3630.4
Polish5,9896.6
Portuguese1030.1
Russian5300.6
Scotch-Irish1,3831.5
Scottish1,8742.1
Slovak2270.2
Subsaharan African760.1
Swedish1,1871.3
Swiss2870.3
Ukrainian1,3821.5
United States or American5,2045.7
Welsh1,3001.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)960.1
Other ancestries11,52312.7
(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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