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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bristol city
[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 17,367 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,677 100.0   Native 17,116 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 269 7.3       Born in United States 17,047 98.2
Kindergarten 232 6.3           State of residence 8,264 47.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,608 43.7           Different state 8,783 50.6
High school (grades 9-12) 776 21.1       Born outside United States 69 0.4
College or graduate school 792 21.5   Foreign born 251 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 124 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 140 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 12,366 100.0       Not a citizen 111 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,530 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,880 15.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,623 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 251 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,445 19.8   Europe 97 38.6
Associate degree 782 6.3   Asia 72 28.7
Bachelor's degree 1,552 12.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 554 4.5   Oceania 8 3.2
        Latin America 74 29.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,479 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,483 100.0   English only 16,075 97.5
Never married 2,751 19.0   Language other than English 404 2.5
Now married, except separated 7,842 54.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 154 0.9
Separated 401 2.8   Spanish 174 1.1
Widowed 1,762 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.4
 Female 1,524 10.5   Other Indo-European languages 152 0.9
Divorced 1,727 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.2
 Female 1,240 8.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 78 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,367 100.0
           under 18 years 253 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,237 76.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 140 55.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,854 100.0   Dutch 306 1.8
Civilian veterans 1,821 13.1   English 1,777 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 217 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,733 10.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,184 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 324 10.2   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,526 100.0   Irish¹ 1,921 11.1
With a disability 2,198 23.1   Italian 255 1.5
 Percent employed 40.6 (X)   Lithuanian 24 0.1
No disability 7,328 76.9   Norwegian 39 0.2
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 121 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,416 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,631 47.7   Russian 40 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 582 3.4
        Scottish 290 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,479 100.0   Subsaharan African 52 0.3
Same house in 1995 9,611 58.3   Swedish 96 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,786 41.2   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 1,812 11.0   Ukrainian 34 0.2
 Different county 4,974 30.2   United States or American 3,147 18.1
  Same state 2,576 15.6   Welsh 75 0.4
  Different state 2,398 14.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 82 0.5   Other ancestries 2,449 14.1
 
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.

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