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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Social Statistics

Chesapeake, Virginia,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school58,385100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,0587.0
Kindergarten3,3355.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)27,22646.6
High school (grades 9-12)12,98122.2
College or graduate school10,78518.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over125,498100.0
Less than 9th grade5,0594.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma13,58810.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)34,84027.8
Some college, no degree32,99726.3
Associate degree8,0716.4
Bachelor's degree19,92615.9
Graduate or professional degree11,0178.8
Percent high school graduate or higher85.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over151,698100.0
Never married34,23722.6
Now married, except separated90,34159.6
Separated5,5943.7
Widowed8,3275.5
Female
6,7564.5
Divorced13,1998.7
Female
7,8075.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,414100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,18440.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over135,698100.0
Civilian veterans25,62118.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years49,412100.0
With a disability4,6819.5
Population 21 to 64 years109,300100.0
With a disability19,95318.3
Percent employed
62.4(X)
No disability89,34781.7
Percent employed
80.2(X)
Population 65 years and over16,960100.0
With a disability7,71245.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over185,025100.0
Same house in 199596,08951.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199585,95246.5
Same county
32,69517.7
Different county
53,25728.8
Same state
29,88216.2
Different state
23,37512.6
Elsewhere in 19952,9841.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population199,184100.0
Native193,21397.0
Born in United States
189,85895.3
State of residence
109,33454.9
Different state
80,52440.4
Born outside United States
3,3551.7
Foreign born5,9713.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,7550.9
Naturalized citizen
3,6271.8
Not a citizen
2,3441.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,971100.0
Europe1,32422.2
Asia2,66744.7
Africa1652.8
Oceania240.4
Latin America1,43924.1
Northern America3525.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over185,025100.0
English only174,63394.4
Language other than English10,3925.6
Speak English less than 'very well
3,2581.8
Spanish
4,6652.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5780.9
Other Indo-European languages
3,0581.7
Speak English less than "very well"
8420.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,3001.2
Speak English less than "very well"
7950.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population199,184100.0

Total ancestries reported

187,95394.4
Arab3640.2
Czech16030.3
Danish4880.2
Dutch2,2831.1
English20,98810.5
French (except Basque)14,5982.3
French Canadian11,5000.8
German20,45310.3
Greek5040.3
Hungarian5990.3
Irish118,8429.5
Italian8,2314.1
Lithuanian2380.1
Norwegian1,4430.7
Polish3,9882.0
Portuguese1890.1
Russian5880.3
Scotch-Irish3,7811.9
Scottish4,1332.1
Slovak4110.2
Subsaharan African9440.5
Swedish1,7200.9
Swiss2230.1
Ukrainian3020.2
United States or American19,3609.7
Welsh1,2770.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7410.4
Other ancestries69,16234.7
(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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