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Columbia county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,183100.0
Nursery school, preschool9286.1
Kindergarten8795.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,38748.7
High school (grades 9-12)3,98926.3
College or graduate school2,00013.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over43,990100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5795.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,79313.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,38732.7
Some college, no degree7,23116.4
Associate degree4,0619.2
Bachelor's degree5,37312.2
Graduate or professional degree4,56610.4
Percent high school graduate or higher81.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over50,911100.0
Never married12,32224.2
Now married, except separated28,25955.5
Separated1,5723.1
Widowed4,2778.4
Female
3,3976.7
Divorced4,4818.8
Female
2,4144.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years778100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31340.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over47,994100.0
Civilian veterans7,24915.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,027100.0
With a disability1,0848.3
Population 21 to 64 years34,873100.0
With a disability6,21217.8
Percent employed
56.5(X)
No disability28,66182.2
Percent employed
80.0(X)
Population 65 years and over9,512100.0
With a disability3,52537.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over59,722100.0
Same house in 199537,59062.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199521,52836.0
Same county
12,23720.5
Different county
9,29115.6
Same state
6,66211.2
Different state
2,6294.4
Elsewhere in 19956041.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population63,094100.0
Native60,31595.6
Born in United States
59,82294.8
State of residence
46,96774.4
Different state
12,85520.4
Born outside United States
4930.8
Foreign born2,7794.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8041.3
Naturalized citizen
1,6152.6
Not a citizen
1,1641.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,779100.0
Europe1,53355.2
Asia40314.5
Africa311.1
Oceania230.8
Latin America62022.3
Northern America1696.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over59,722100.0
English only55,72693.3
Language other than English3,9966.7
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2722.1
Spanish
1,2562.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4060.7
Other Indo-European languages
2,5414.3
Speak English less than "very well"
7921.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1170.2
Speak English less than "very well"
350.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population63,094100.0

Total ancestries reported

74,785118.5
Arab960.2
Czech13690.6
Danish2760.4
Dutch4,5937.3
English7,47111.8
French (except Basque)13,1395.0
French Canadian11,0051.6
German13,55421.5
Greek2180.3
Hungarian6691.1
Irish111,67518.5
Italian9,25514.7
Lithuanian3870.6
Norwegian4370.7
Polish4,5517.2
Portuguese940.1
Russian1,0841.7
Scotch-Irish8511.3
Scottish1,3922.2
Slovak2150.3
Subsaharan African970.2
Swedish7621.2
Swiss2820.4
Ukrainian8131.3
United States or American3,1194.9
Welsh3550.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3790.6
Other ancestries7,64712.1
(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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