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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Social Statistics

Alexandria, Virginia,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school26,509100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0787.8
Kindergarten1,2974.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,59432.4
High school (grades 9-12)4,24416.0
College or graduate school10,29638.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over95,730100.0
Less than 9th grade6,2826.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,3156.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,11512.7
Some college, no degree14,82315.5
Associate degree4,2134.4
Bachelor's degree28,27229.5
Graduate or professional degree23,71024.8
Percent high school graduate or higher86.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher54.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over109,660100.0
Never married42,71439.0
Now married, except separated47,23943.1
Separated3,1092.8
Widowed5,0314.6
Female
4,1743.8
Divorced11,56710.5
Female
6,8556.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,573100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren62239.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over104,890100.0
Civilian veterans11,82811.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,234100.0
With a disability1,4058.7
Population 21 to 64 years90,216100.0
With a disability12,08413.4
Percent employed
65.9(X)
No disability78,13286.6
Percent employed
83.0(X)
Population 65 years and over10,486100.0
With a disability4,07038.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over120,272100.0
Same house in 199544,10036.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199564,79653.9
Same county
18,74715.6
Different county
46,04938.3
Same state
19,94116.6
Different state
26,10821.7
Elsewhere in 199511,3769.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population128,283100.0
Native95,68374.6
Born in United States
93,12872.6
State of residence
27,84021.7
Different state
65,28850.9
Born outside United States
2,5552.0
Foreign born32,60025.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
18,93214.8
Naturalized citizen
9,2487.2
Not a citizen
23,35218.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)32,600100.0
Europe2,7908.6
Asia8,05924.7
Africa7,66523.5
Oceania620.2
Latin America13,55741.6
Northern America4671.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over120,272100.0
English only84,23470.0
Language other than English36,03830.0
Speak English less than 'very well
17,16314.3
Spanish
17,36814.4
Speak English less than "very well"
10,3138.6
Other Indo-European languages
7,5236.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3221.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,0923.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0101.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population128,283100.0

Total ancestries reported

139,758108.9
Arab1,9791.5
Czech18130.6
Danish5140.4
Dutch1,3271.0
English13,46510.5
French (except Basque)12,7622.2
French Canadian16880.5
German14,35511.2
Greek6290.5
Hungarian7290.6
Irish114,63811.4
Italian5,8854.6
Lithuanian4530.4
Norwegian1,2561.0
Polish3,0482.4
Portuguese2920.2
Russian1,6651.3
Scotch-Irish2,5812.0
Scottish3,2552.5
Slovak4790.4
Subsaharan African8,5006.6
Swedish1,3231.0
Swiss4620.4
Ukrainian4050.3
United States or American3,9043.0
Welsh9670.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7290.6
Other ancestries52,65541.0
(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.



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

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