Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bronx County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 1,332,650 100.0
      enrolled in school 419,114 100.0   Native 946,823 71.0
Nursery school, preschool 22,793 5.4       Born in United States 808,240 60.6
Kindergarten 24,893 5.9           State of residence 713,090 53.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 190,933 45.6           Different state 95,150 7.1
High school (grades 9-12) 94,481 22.5       Born outside United States 138,583 10.4
College or graduate school 86,014 20.5   Foreign born 385,827 29.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 167,666 12.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 152,521 11.4
  Population 25 years and over 794,792 100.0       Not a citizen 233,306 17.5
Less than 9th grade 125,385 15.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 174,301 21.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 205,246 25.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 385,827 100.0
Some college, no degree 130,163 16.4   Europe 40,577 10.5
Associate degree 43,293 5.4   Asia 28,656 7.4
Bachelor's degree 69,854 8.8   Africa 25,747 6.7
Graduate or professional degree 46,550 5.9   Oceania 97 0.0
        Latin America 289,739 75.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.3 (X)   Northern America 1,011 0.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,225,092 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 995,078 100.0   English only 578,996 47.3
Never married 396,592 39.9   Language other than English 646,096 52.7
Now married, except separated 376,073 37.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 309,029 25.2
Separated 65,519 6.6   Spanish 534,660 43.6
Widowed 70,208 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 260,302 21.2
 Female 57,595 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 66,534 5.4
Divorced 86,686 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28,842 2.4
 Female 56,126 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19,531 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,876 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,332,650 100.0
           under 18 years 43,827 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,185,298 88.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 18,970 43.3   Arab 3,105 0.2
        Czech¹ 977 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 376 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 936,436 100.0   Dutch 1,037 0.1
Civilian veterans 54,759 5.8   English 5,245 0.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,386 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 798 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,620 1.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 347,962 100.0   Greek 4,385 0.3
With a disability 44,930 12.9   Hungarian 2,967 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 723,828 100.0   Irish¹ 42,099 3.2
With a disability 230,392 31.8   Italian 69,289 5.2
 Percent employed 44.0 (X)   Lithuanian 519 0.0
No disability 493,436 68.2   Norwegian 862 0.1
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Polish 9,346 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 124,899 100.0   Portuguese 761 0.1
With a disability 64,799 51.9   Russian 9,764 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 974 0.1
        Scottish 1,394 0.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 311 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,225,092 100.0   Subsaharan African 36,261 2.7
Same house in 1995 741,648 60.5   Swedish 828 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 406,708 33.2   Swiss 291 0.0
 Same county 279,341 22.8   Ukrainian 2,297 0.2
 Different county 127,367 10.4   United States or American 32,520 2.4
  Same state 100,112 8.2   Welsh 241 0.0
  Different state 27,255 2.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 95,807 7.2
Elsewhere in 1995 76,736 6.3   Other ancestries 841,838 63.2
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #