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DP-2: Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000

From 2000 United States Census

Contents of this page were generated from http://factfinder.census.gov

Data Set: Census 2000 Summary File 2 (SF 2) Sample Data

Geographic Area: Harpswell town, Cumberland County, Maine

Universe: Total population

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DP -1 General Demographics

DP-3 Selected Economic Characteristics

Census Data 1790--1990



Subject

Number

Percent

 

 

 

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

 

 

Population 3 years and over enrolled in school

1,065

100.0

Nursery school, preschool

39

3.7

Kindergarten

77

7.2

Elementary school (grades 1-8)

447

42.0

High school (grades 9-12)

287

26.9

College or graduate school

215

20.2

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

 

 

Population 25 years and over

3,932

100.0

Less than 9th grade

155

3.9

9th to 12th grade, no diploma

283

7.2

High school graduate (includes equivalency)

934

23.8

Some college, no degree

653

16.6

Associate degree

248

6.3

Bachelor's degree

956

24.3

Graduate or professional degree

703

17.9

 

 

 

Percent high school graduate or higher

88.9

(X)

Percent bachelor's degree or higher

42.2

(X)

 

 

 

MARITAL STATUS

 

 

Population 15 years and over

4,417

100.0

Never married

891

20.2

Now married, except separated

2,675

60.6

Separated

59

1.3

Widowed

249

5.6

Female

216

4.9

Divorced

543

12.3

Female

266

6.0

 

 

 

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

 

 

Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years

58

100.0

Grandparent responsible for grandchildren

44

75.9

 

 

 

VETERAN STATUS

 

 

Civilian population 18 years and over

4,173

100.0

Civilian veterans

806

19.3

 

 

 

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION

 

 

Population 5 to 20 years

914

100.0

With a disability

140

15.3

 

 

 

Population 21 to 64 years

3,052

100.0

With a disability

536

17.6

Percent employed

65.3

(X)

No disability

2,516

82.4

Percent employed

73.5

(X)

 

 

 

Population 65 years and over

988

100.0

With a disability

329

33.3

 

 

 

RESIDENCE IN 1995

 

 

Population 5 years and over

4,989

100.0

Same house in 1995

3,153

63.2

Different house in the U.S. in 1995

1,730

34.7

Same county

588

11.8

Different county

1,142

22.9

Same state

346

6.9

Different state

796

16.0

Elsewhere in 1995

106

2.1

 

 

 

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH

 

 

Total population

5,239

100.0

Native

5,021

95.8

Born in United States

4,946

94.4

State of residence

2,844

54.3

Different state

2,102

40.1

Born outside United States

75

1.4

Foreign born

218

4.2

Entered 1990 to March 2000

45

0.9

Naturalized citizen

149

2.8

Not a citizen

69

1.3

 

 

 

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

 

 

Total (excluding born at sea)

218

100.0

Europe

64

29.4

Asia

61

28.0

Africa

22

10.1

Oceania

0

0.0

Latin America

0

0.0

Northern America

71

32.6

 

 

 

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

 

 

Population 5 years and over

4,989

100.0

English only

4,643

93.1

Language other than English

346

6.9

Speak English less than "very well"

105

2.1

Spanish

43

0.9

Speak English less than "very well"

26

0.5

Other Indo-European languages

238

4.8

Speak English less than "very well"

64

1.3

Asian and Pacific Island languages

47

0.9

Speak English less than "very well"

15

0.3

 

 

 

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)

 

 

Total population

5,239

100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,539

105.7

Arab

0

0.0

Czech1

15

0.3

Danish

17

0.3

Dutch

21

0.4

English

1,388

26.5

French (except Basque)1

371

7.1

French Canadian1

331

6.3

German

347

6.6

Greek

43

0.8

Hungarian

3

0.1

Irish1

675

12.9

Italian

130

2.5

Lithuanian

10

0.2

Norwegian

37

0.7

Polish

62

1.2

Portuguese

2

0.0

Russian

0

0.0

Scotch-Irish

129

2.5

Scottish

407

7.8

Slovak

19

0.4

Subsaharan African

0

0.0

Swedish

193

3.7

Swiss

11

0.2

Ukrainian

3

0.1

United States or American

465

8.9

Welsh

76

1.5

West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)

0

0.0

Other ancestries

784

15.0

(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.
Ancestry Code List (PDF 35KB)
Place of Birth Code List (PDF 74KB)
Language Code List (PDF 17KB)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19