U.S. Beacon October 15, 2019

South Lancaster, MA

Worcester County, Massachusetts

Latitude: 42.437841     Longitude: -71.688444
Population 1,742 (2000)
Elevation of South Lancaster, Massachusetts: 502 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2564460, place: South Lancaster CDP, Massachusetts)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 508 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 47 (9.25%)
Kindergarten: 9 (1.77%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 261 (51.38%)
High school (grades 9-12): 39 (7.68%)
College or graduate school: 152 (29.92%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,259 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 21 (1.67%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 108 (8.58%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 362 (28.75%)
Some college, no degree: 169 (13.42%)
Associate degree: 81 (6.43%)
Bachelor's degree: 330 (26.21%)
Graduate or professional degree: 188 (14.93%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 89.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 41.1%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 1,380 (100%)
Never married: 256 (18.55%)
Now married, except separated: 861 (62.39%)
Separated: 30 (2.17%)
Total Widowed: 84 (6.09%)
Widowed Female: 84 (6.09%)
Total Divorced: 149 (10.8%)
Divorced Female: 121 (8.77%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 37 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 10 (27.03%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 1,351 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 120 (8.88%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 332 (100%)
--With a disability: 20 (6.02%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 1,054 (100%)
--With a disability: 345 (32.73%)
----Percent employed: 85.2%
--No disability: 709 (67.27%)
----Percent employed: 84.1%
Population 65 years and over: 257 (100%)
--With a disability: 110 (42.8%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 1,643 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 1,258 (76.57%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 385 (23.43%)
--Same county: 239 (14.55%)
--Different county: 146 (8.89%)
----Same state: 44 (2.68%)
----Different state: 102 (6.21%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 0 (0%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 1,777 (100%)
Native: 1,640 (92.29%)
--Born in United States: 1,612 (100%)
----State of residence: 1,259 (70.85%)
----Different state: 353 (19.86%)
--Born outside United States: 28 (1.58%)
Foreign born: 137 (7.71%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 14 (0.79%)
--Naturalized citizen: 106 (5.97%)
--Not a citizen: 31 (1.74%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 137 (100%)
Europe: 44 (32.12%)
Asia: 8 (5.84%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 71 (51.82%)
Northern America: 14 (10.22%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 1,643 (100%)
English only: 1,440 (87.64%)
Language other than English: 203 (12.36%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 21 (1.28%)
--Spanish: 101 (6.15%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7 (0.43%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 91 (5.54%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 14 (0.85%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 1,777 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 2,203% (123.97%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 0 (0%)
English: 299 (16.83%)
French (except Basque): 165 (9.29%)
French Canadian: 54 (3.04%)
German: 116 (6.53%)
Greek: 7 (0.39%)
Hungarian: 23 (1.29%)
Irish: 253 (14.24%)
Italian: 251 (14.12%)
Lithuanian: 7 (0.39%)
Norwegian: 9 (0.51%)
Polish: 62 (3.49%)
Portuguese: 63 (3.55%)
Russian: 20 (1.13%)
Scotch-Irish: 8 (0.45%)
Scottish: 119 (6.7%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 12 (0.68%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 8 (0.45%)
United States or American: 533 (29.99%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 194 (10.92%)

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