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American Community Survey Profile Report | 2016-2020 (5-year estimates)

Senate District 12

Social Characteristics

District Demographics Table
Subject District Percent
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE - Total households 33,171 (X)
Married-couple household 18,780 56.6
With children of the householder under 18 years (X) (X)
Cohabiting couple household 1,929 5.8
With children of the householder under 18 years (X) (X)
Male householder, no spouse/partner present 5,982 18
With children of the householder under 18 years (X) (X)
Householder living alone 4,653 14
65 years and over 1,850 5.6
Female householder, no spouse/partner present 6,480 19.5
With children of the householder under 18 years (X) (X)
Householder living alone 4,716 14.2
65 years and over 3,052 9.2
Households with one or more people under 18 years 9,091 27.4
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 11,389 34.3
Average household size 2.4 (X)
Average family size 2.9 (X)
RELATIONSHIP - Population in households 79,498 (X)
Householder 33,171 41.7
Spouse 18,816 23.7
Unmarried partner 2,031 2.6
Child 22,444 28.2
Other relatives 1,602 2
Other nonrelatives 1,434 1.8
MARITAL STATUS - Males 15 years and over 32,878 (X)
Never married 9,026 27.5
Now married, except separated 19,569 59.5
Separated 192 0.6
Widowed 1,013 3.1
Divorced 3,078 9.4
Females 15 years and over 32,340 (X)
Never married 6,762 20.9
Now married, except separated 19,308 59.7
Separated 279 0.9
Widowed 3,449 10.7
Divorced 2,542 7.9
FERTILITY - Number of women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months 1,271 (X)
Unmarried women (widowed, divorced, and never married) 231 18.2
Per 1,000 unmarried women 33 (X)
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old 80 (X)
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old 5 (X)
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old 158 (X)
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old 30 (X)
GRANDPARENTS - Number of grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years 555 (X)
Grandparents responsible for grandchildren 201 36.2
Less than 1 year 56 10.1
1 or 2 years 24 4.3
3 or 4 years 19 3.4
5 or more years 102 18.4
Number of grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years 201 (X)
Who are female 125 62.2
Who are married 133 66.2
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT - Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 18,032 (X)
Nursery school, preschool 1,421 7.9
Kindergarten 1,140 6.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,171 45.3
High school (grades 9-12) 4,016 22.3
College or graduate school 3,284 18.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT - Population 25 years and over 55,475 (X)
Less than 9th grade 1,677 3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,284 4.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,947 34.2
Some college, no degree 11,453 20.6
Associate's degree 9,116 16.4
Bachelor's degree 8,543 15.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,455 6.2
High school graduate or higher 51,514 92.9
Bachelor's degree or higher 11,998 21.6
VETERAN STATUS - Civilian population 18 years and over 62,065 (X)
Civilian veterans 4,873 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION - Total Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 80,023 (X)
With a disability 9,607 12
Under 18 years 18,893 (X)
With a disability 642 3.4
18 to 64 years 45,210 (X)
With a disability 4,112 9.1
65 years and over 15,920 (X)
With a disability 4,853 30.5
RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO - Population 1 year and over 79,944 (X)
Same house 71,558 89.5
Different house (in the U.S. or abroad) 8,386 10.5
Different house in the U.S. 8,275 10.4
Same county 4,031 5
Different county 4,244 5.3
Same state 3,227 4
Different state 1,017 1.3
Abroad 111 0.1
PLACE OF BIRTH - Total population 81,016 (X)
Native 79,323 97.9
Born in United States 78,998 97.5
State of residence 65,545 80.9
Different state 13,453 16.6
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s) 325 0.4
Foreign born 1,693 2.1
U.S. CITIZENSHIP STATUS - Foreign-born population 1,693 (X)
Naturalized U.S. citizen 713 42.1
Not a U.S. citizen 980 57.9
YEAR OF ENTRY - Population born outside the United States 2,018 (X)
Native 325 (X)
Entered 2010 or later 75 23.1
Entered before 2010 250 76.9
Foreign born 1,693 (X)
Entered 2010 or later 575 34
Entered before 2010 1,118 66
WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN - Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea 1,693 (X)
Europe 192 11.3
Asia 344 20.3
Africa 77 4.5
Oceania 0 (X)
Latin America 1,030 60.8
Northern America 50 3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME - Population 5 years and over 75,574 (X)
English only 72,137 95.5
Language other than English 3,437 4.5
Speak English less than very well"" 1,299 1.7
Spanish 2,156 2.9
Speak English less than very well"" 980 1.3
Other Indo-European languages 806 1.1
Speak English less than very well"" 117 0.2
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 401 0.5
Speak English less than very well"" 193 0.3
Other languages 74 0.1
Speak English less than very well"" 9 0
ANCESTRY - Total population 81,016 (X)
American 2,850 3.5
Arab 40 0
Czech 1,601 2
Danish 951 1.2
Dutch 1,488 1.8
English 3,251 4
French (except Basque) 2,191 2.7
French Canadian 466 0.6
German 38,920 48
Greek 123 0.2
Hungarian 64 0.1
Irish 5,418 6.7
Italian 705 0.9
Lithuanian 20 0
Norwegian 17,994 22.2
Polish 3,060 3.8
Portuguese 43 0.1
Russian 293 0.4
Scotch-Irish 249 0.3
Scottish 580 0.7
Slovak 55 0.1
Subsaharan African 154 0.2
Swedish 5,067 6.3
Swiss 384 0.5
Ukrainian 52 0.1
Welsh 203 0.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) 56 0.1
COMPUTERS AND INTERNET USE - Total households 33,171 (X)
With a computer 29,321 88.4
With a broadband Internet subscription 26,655 80.4