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Erie Pennsylvania Social and demographic information

Erie Pennsylvania Social information

   

Summary - Age, Sex, Race

   
  More Census Data:      
  Social Demographics - School, Marital, Ancestry Economic - Employment, Income, Industry Housing - Occupancy, Mortgage, Rent  

 

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Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Erie city
 

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 103,725 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,084 100.0   Native 99,418 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,969 7.0       Born in United States 97,679 94.2
Kindergarten 1,590 5.7           State of residence 82,653 79.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,208 43.5           Different state 15,026 14.5
High school (grades 9-12) 5,331 19.0       Born outside United States 1,739 1.7
College or graduate school 6,986 24.9   Foreign born 4,307 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,858 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,482 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 65,260 100.0       Not a citizen 2,825 2.7
Less than 9th grade 3,621 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,486 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 27,156 41.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,307 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,647 16.3   Europe 2,539 59.0
Associate degree 3,019 4.6   Asia 837 19.4
Bachelor's degree 7,312 11.2   Africa 130 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 4,019 6.2   Oceania 11 0.3
        Latin America 601 14.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.9 (X)   Northern America 189 4.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 96,483 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 81,364 100.0   English only 87,586 90.8
Never married 27,726 34.1   Language other than English 8,897 9.2
Now married, except separated 35,502 43.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,533 3.7
Separated 2,216 2.7   Spanish 3,721 3.9
Widowed 7,173 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,237 1.3
 Female 5,845 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 4,383 4.5
Divorced 8,747 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,843 1.9
 Female 4,892 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 364 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 201 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 103,725 100.0
           under 18 years 1,905 100.0     Total ancestries reported 116,964 112.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 845 44.4   Arab 434 0.4
        Czech¹ 481 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 256 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 77,338 100.0   Dutch 948 0.9
Civilian veterans 10,285 13.3   English 6,021 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,749 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 355 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 25,279 24.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 24,495 100.0   Greek 338 0.3
With a disability 2,706 11.0   Hungarian 992 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 55,126 100.0   Irish¹ 14,549 14.0
With a disability 11,619 21.1   Italian 13,937 13.4
 Percent employed 49.5 (X)   Lithuanian 216 0.2
No disability 43,507 78.9   Norwegian 225 0.2
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 14,718 14.2
     Population 65 years and over 14,603 100.0   Portuguese 289 0.3
With a disability 5,836 40.0   Russian 1,464 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,653 1.6
        Scottish 1,238 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,235 1.2
  Population 5 years and over 96,483 100.0   Subsaharan African 798 0.8
Same house in 1995 54,179 56.2   Swedish 1,749 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,196 41.7   Swiss 181 0.2
 Same county 31,494 32.6   Ukrainian 690 0.7
 Different county 8,702 9.0   United States or American 3,875 3.7
  Same state 3,747 3.9   Welsh 760 0.7
  Different state 4,955 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 108 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,108 2.2   Other ancestries 22,426 21.6
 
Date: December 30, 2004
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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