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American Community Survey Profile Report | 2015-2019 (5-year estimates)

House District 17B

Social Characteristics

District Demographics Table
Subject District Percent
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE - Total households 15,743 (X)
Married-couple family 8,351 53
With own children of the householder under 18 years 2,938 18.7
Cohabiting couple household 984 6.3
With own children of the householder under 18 years 388 2.5
Male householder, no spouse/partner present 2,681 17
With own children of the householder under 18 years 314 2
Householder living alone 1,895 12
65 years and over 522 3.3
Female householder, no spouse/partner present 3,727 23.7
With own children of the householder under 18 years 738 4.7
Householder living alone 2,342 14.9
65 years and over 1,245 7.9
Households with one or more people under 18 years 4,859 30.9
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 4,628 29.4
Average household size 2.5 (X)
Average family size 3 (X)
RELATIONSHIP - Population in households 38,872 (X)
Householder 15,743 40.5
Spouse 8,247 21.2
Unmarried partner 1,027 2.6
Child 11,234 28.9
Other relatives 1,471 3.8
Other nonrelatives 1,150 3
MARITAL STATUS - Males 15 years and over 15,835 (X)
Never married 4,979 31.4
Now married, except separated 9,019 57
Separated 105 0.7
Widowed 320 2
Divorced 1,412 8.9
Females 15 years and over 15,842 (X)
Never married 3,945 24.9
Now married, except separated 8,560 54
Separated 209 1.3
Widowed 1,533 9.7
Divorced 1,595 10.1
FERTILITY - Number of women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months 739 (X)
Unmarried women (widowed, divorced, and never married) 224 30.3
Per 1,000 unmarried women 54 (X)
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old 92 (X)
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old 12 (X)
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old 161 (X)
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old 48 (X)
GRANDPARENTS - Number of grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years 589 (X)
Grandparents responsible for grandchildren 272 46.2
Less than 1 year 20 3.4
1 or 2 years 60 10.2
3 or 4 years 32 5.4
5 or more years 160 27.2
Number of grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years 272 (X)
Who are female 192 70.6
Who are married 153 56.3
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT - Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 9,023 (X)
Nursery school, preschool 548 6.1
Kindergarten 479 5.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,368 48.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,162 24
College or graduate school 1,466 16.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT - Population 25 years and over 26,807 (X)
Less than 9th grade 1,493 5.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,493 5.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,856 25.6
Some college, no degree 6,358 23.7
Associate's degree 4,280 16
Bachelor's degree 4,334 16.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,993 7.4
High school graduate or higher 23,821 88.9
Bachelor's degree or higher 6,327 23.6
VETERAN STATUS - Civilian population 18 years and over 30,189 (X)
Civilian veterans 2,253 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION - Total Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 39,296 (X)
With a disability 4,851 12.3
Under 18 years 9,664 (X)
With a disability 376 3.9
18 to 64 years 22,801 (X)
With a disability 2,384 10.5
65 years and over 6,831 (X)
With a disability 2,091 30.6
RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO - Population 1 year and over 39,342 (X)
Same house 34,447 87.6
Different house in the U.S. 4,799 12.2
Same county 2,982 7.6
Different county 1,817 4.6
Same state 1,110 2.8
Different state 707 1.8
Abroad 96 0.2
PLACE OF BIRTH - Total population 39,950 (X)
Native 36,449 91.2
Born in United States 36,290 90.8
State of residence 29,671 74.3
Different state 6,619 16.6
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s) 159 0.4
Foreign born 3,501 8.8
U.S. CITIZENSHIP STATUS - Foreign-born population 3,501 (X)
Naturalized U.S. citizen 1,172 33.5
Not a U.S. citizen 2,329 66.5
YEAR OF ENTRY - Population born outside the United States 3,660 (X)
Native 159 (X)
Entered 2010 or later 8 5
Entered before 2010 151 95
Foreign born 3,501 (X)
Entered 2010 or later 1,337 38.2
Entered before 2010 2,164 61.8
WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN - Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea 3,501 (X)
Europe 114 3.3
Asia 378 10.8
Africa 1,278 36.5
Oceania 9 0.3
Latin America 1,676 47.9
Northern America 46 1.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME - Population 5 years and over 37,279 (X)
English only 31,644 84.9
Language other than English 5,635 15.1
Speak English less than very well 2,298 6.2
Spanish 3,569 9.6
Speak English less than very well 1,243 3.3
Other Indo-European languages 330 0.9
Speak English less than very well 53 0.1
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 363 1
Speak English less than very well 300 0.8
Other languages 1,373 3.7
Speak English less than very well 702 1.9
ANCESTRY - Total population 39,950 (X)
American 980 2.5
Arab 12 0
Czech 829 2.1
Danish 514 1.3
Dutch 1,560 3.9
English 1,509 3.8
French (except Basque) 634 1.6
French Canadian 170 0.4
German 12,612 31.6
Greek 34 0.1
Hungarian 67 0.2
Irish 2,119 5.3
Italian 278 0.7
Lithuanian 11 0
Norwegian 9,192 23
Polish 722 1.8
Portuguese 0 (X)
Russian 208 0.5
Scotch-Irish 92 0.2
Scottish 341 0.9
Slovak 17 0
Subsaharan African 1,890 4.7
Swedish 3,934 9.8
Swiss 81 0.2
Ukrainian 107 0.3
Welsh 92 0.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) 43 0.1
COMPUTERS AND INTERNET USE - Total households 15,743 (X)
With a computer 14,172 90
With a broadband Internet subscription 12,910 82