U.S. Beacon September 2, 2014

New York, NY

New York County, New York

Latitude: 40.704234     Longitude: -73.917927
Population 8,143,197 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3651000, place: New York city, New York)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,217,245 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 129,479 (5.84%)
Kindergarten: 117,312 (5.29%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 900,470 (40.61%)
High school (grades 9-12): 476,320 (21.48%)
College or graduate school: 593,664 (26.77%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,276,946 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 632,595 (11.99%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 830,095 (15.73%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,289,335 (24.43%)
Some college, no degree: 801,572 (15.19%)
Associate degree: 276,516 (5.24%)
Bachelor's degree: 834,558 (15.82%)
Graduate or professional degree: 612,275 (11.6%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 72.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 6,376,852 (100%)
Never married: 2,395,262 (37.56%)
Now married, except separated: 2,766,619 (43.39%)
Separated: 274,075 (4.3%)
Total Widowed: 448,569 (7.03%)
Widowed Female: 371,049 (5.82%)
Total Divorced: 492,327 (7.72%)
Divorced Female: 313,727 (4.92%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 229,133 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 83,946 (36.64%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 6,075,712 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 348,722 (5.74%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,717,216 (100%)
--With a disability: 172,028 (10.02%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 4,779,614 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,225,900 (25.65%)
----Percent employed: 52.3%
--No disability: 3,553,714 (74.35%)
----Percent employed: 67.6%
Population 65 years and over: 901,926 (100%)
--With a disability: 417,084 (46.24%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 7,475,602 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 4,562,898 (61.04%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 2,391,061 (31.98%)
--Same county: 1,566,156 (20.95%)
--Different county: 824,905 (11.03%)
----Same state: 523,662 (7%)
----Different state: 301,243 (4.03%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 521,643 (6.98%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 8,008,278 (100%)
Native: 5,137,246 (64.15%)
--Born in United States: 4,763,116 (100%)
----State of residence: 3,964,551 (49.51%)
----Different state: 798,565 (9.97%)
--Born outside United States: 374,130 (4.67%)
Foreign born: 2,871,032 (35.85%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,224,524 (15.29%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,278,687 (15.97%)
--Not a citizen: 1,592,345 (19.88%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 2,870,993 (100%)
Europe: 557,492 (19.42%)
Asia: 686,599 (23.92%)
Africa: 92,435 (3.22%)
Oceania: 4,982 (0.17%)
Latin America: 1,511,419 (52.64%)
Northern America: 18,066 (0.63%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 7,475,602 (100%)
English only: 3,920,797 (52.45%)
Language other than English: 3,554,805 (47.55%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,768,977 (23.66%)
--Spanish: 1,832,402 (24.51%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 921,324 (12.32%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 1,045,707 (13.99%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 468,718 (6.27%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 515,157 (6.89%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 325,321 (4.35%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 8,008,278 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 7,644,072% (95.45%)
Arab: 70,965 (0.89%)
Czech: 18,813 (0.23%)
Danish: 7,460 (0.09%)
Dutch: 19,402 (0.24%)
English: 124,821 (1.56%)
French (except Basque): 53,295 (0.67%)
French Canadian: 11,027 (0.14%)
German: 255,536 (3.19%)
Greek: 80,145 (1%)
Hungarian: 48,879 (0.61%)
Irish: 421,646 (5.27%)
Italian: 692,739 (8.65%)
Lithuanian: 13,847 (0.17%)
Norwegian: 23,849 (0.3%)
Polish: 213,447 (2.67%)
Portuguese: 11,307 (0.14%)
Russian: 243,015 (3.03%)
Scotch-Irish: 21,951 (0.27%)
Scottish: 32,024 (0.4%)
Slovak: 6,459 (0.08%)
Subsaharan African: 122,425 (1.53%)
Swedish: 20,644 (0.26%)
Swiss: 8,108 (0.1%)
Ukrainian: 62,695 (0.78%)
United States or American: 238,385 (2.98%)
Welsh: 8,830 (0.11%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 549,664 (6.86%)
Other ancestries: 4,262,694 (53.23%)

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