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Social Statistics

Columbia county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school17,963100.0
Nursery school, preschool8554.8
Kindergarten8054.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,36035.4
High school (grades 9-12)3,30318.4
College or graduate school6,64037.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over41,658100.0
Less than 9th grade2,3225.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,75313.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,32646.4
Some college, no degree5,78413.9
Associate degree1,9054.6
Bachelor's degree4,15810.0
Graduate or professional degree2,4105.8
Percent high school graduate or higher80.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over53,274100.0
Never married14,68227.6
Now married, except separated29,09654.6
Separated8941.7
Widowed4,0367.6
Female
3,3496.3
Divorced4,5668.6
Female
2,4764.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years708100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31844.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over50,788100.0
Civilian veterans7,25614.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,941100.0
With a disability1,1327.6
Population 21 to 64 years35,666100.0
With a disability5,80516.3
Percent employed
52.6(X)
No disability29,86183.7
Percent employed
77.3(X)
Population 65 years and over9,525100.0
With a disability3,84140.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over61,028100.0
Same house in 199538,18162.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,37536.7
Same county
12,71720.8
Different county
9,65815.8
Same state
7,28611.9
Different state
2,3723.9
Elsewhere in 19954720.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population64,151100.0
Native63,23898.6
Born in United States
62,90698.1
State of residence
54,50785.0
Different state
8,39913.1
Born outside United States
3320.5
Foreign born9131.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3120.5
Naturalized citizen
5180.8
Not a citizen
3950.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)913100.0
Europe30533.4
Asia28731.4
Africa889.6
Oceania232.5
Latin America10911.9
Northern America10111.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over61,028100.0
English only59,08796.8
Language other than English1,9413.2
Speak English less than 'very well
6411.1
Spanish
6411.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2380.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,0681.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3080.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1410.2
Speak English less than "very well"
530.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population64,151100.0

Total ancestries reported

67,019104.5
Arab1350.2
Czech12450.4
Danish360.1
Dutch4,9827.8
English4,7827.5
French (except Basque)11,1471.8
French Canadian11200.2
German20,74732.3
Greek1610.3
Hungarian4970.8
Irish17,34111.4
Italian4,7807.5
Lithuanian5220.8
Norwegian2120.3
Polish4,3606.8
Portuguese180.0
Russian4560.7
Scotch-Irish5070.8
Scottish7721.2
Slovak8211.3
Subsaharan African1240.2
Swedish3950.6
Swiss1950.3
Ukrainian1,0901.7
United States or American4,8107.5
Welsh1,4712.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)520.1
Other ancestries6,2419.7
(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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