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Social Statistics

Cortland county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,221100.0
Nursery school, preschool5723.8
Kindergarten6384.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,52236.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,59117.0
College or graduate school5,89838.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over29,527100.0
Less than 9th grade1,5385.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,54012.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,55935.8
Some college, no degree5,08917.2
Associate degree3,23811.0
Bachelor's degree3,17710.8
Graduate or professional degree2,3868.1
Percent high school graduate or higher82.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over39,109100.0
Never married12,29031.4
Now married, except separated19,38949.6
Separated1,2453.2
Widowed2,7056.9
Female
2,1905.6
Divorced3,4808.9
Female
1,9625.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years626100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22936.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over37,116100.0
Civilian veterans4,63912.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,440100.0
With a disability1,0048.1
Population 21 to 64 years27,089100.0
With a disability4,75217.5
Percent employed
52.6(X)
No disability22,33782.5
Percent employed
78.2(X)
Population 65 years and over5,728100.0
With a disability2,32140.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over45,718100.0
Same house in 199524,97054.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199520,38244.6
Same county
11,51225.2
Different county
8,87019.4
Same state
7,36616.1
Different state
1,5043.3
Elsewhere in 19953660.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population48,599100.0
Native47,51897.8
Born in United States
47,24397.2
State of residence
41,18484.7
Different state
6,05912.5
Born outside United States
2750.6
Foreign born1,0812.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3250.7
Naturalized citizen
6631.4
Not a citizen
4180.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,081100.0
Europe75569.8
Asia908.3
Africa00.0
Oceania70.6
Latin America10910.1
Northern America12011.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over45,718100.0
English only43,69295.6
Language other than English2,0264.4
Speak English less than 'very well
6651.5
Spanish
6291.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2360.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,2692.8
Speak English less than "very well"
4090.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
600.1
Speak English less than "very well"
190.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population48,599100.0

Total ancestries reported

53,425109.9
Arab1710.4
Czech11980.4
Danish1180.2
Dutch2,4375.0
English9,33819.2
French (except Basque)12,1934.5
French Canadian17261.5
German8,25317.0
Greek1470.3
Hungarian1960.4
Irish19,18518.9
Italian5,91612.2
Lithuanian510.1
Norwegian3560.7
Polish1,5513.2
Portuguese760.2
Russian3060.6
Scotch-Irish6521.3
Scottish1,0592.2
Slovak780.2
Subsaharan African430.1
Swedish5391.1
Swiss1370.3
Ukrainian3300.7
United States or American3,6917.6
Welsh6941.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)330.1
Other ancestries4,95110.2
(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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