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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Social Statistics

Lynchburg, Virginia

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,578100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1265.8
Kindergarten1,0565.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,50333.2
High school (grades 9-12)3,27116.7
College or graduate school7,62238.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over40,806100.0
Less than 9th grade3,3218.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,65013.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,29627.7
Some college, no degree8,17220.0
Associate degree2,0665.1
Bachelor's degree6,43115.8
Graduate or professional degree3,8709.5
Percent high school graduate or higher78.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over53,081100.0
Never married17,29332.6
Now married, except separated23,99945.2
Separated1,7313.3
Widowed5,0069.4
Female
4,2738.0
Divorced5,0529.5
Female
3,1746.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,217100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren66054.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over50,740100.0
Civilian veterans6,32912.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,593100.0
With a disability1,4309.2
Population 21 to 64 years34,454100.0
With a disability7,77722.6
Percent employed
58.1(X)
No disability26,67777.4
Percent employed
77.1(X)
Population 65 years and over9,618100.0
With a disability4,39845.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over61,433100.0
Same house in 199531,67051.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199528,55846.5
Same county
12,57320.5
Different county
15,98526.0
Same state
8,43713.7
Different state
7,54812.3
Elsewhere in 19951,2052.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population65,269100.0
Native63,19696.8
Born in United States
62,72296.1
State of residence
43,66566.9
Different state
19,05729.2
Born outside United States
4740.7
Foreign born2,0733.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,0931.7
Naturalized citizen
7541.2
Not a citizen
1,3192.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,073100.0
Europe59528.7
Asia87642.3
Africa1095.3
Oceania140.7
Latin America37217.9
Northern America1075.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over61,433100.0
English only58,01294.4
Language other than English3,4215.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,1681.9
Spanish
1,5382.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4380.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,2592.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3960.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4880.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2690.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population65,269100.0

Total ancestries reported

57,75388.5
Arab750.1
Czech11680.3
Danish880.1
Dutch7081.1
English7,78111.9
French (except Basque)11,2511.9
French Canadian12470.4
German5,7598.8
Greek780.1
Hungarian1940.3
Irish15,2968.1
Italian1,2862.0
Lithuanian360.1
Norwegian3220.5
Polish6381.0
Portuguese510.1
Russian1930.3
Scotch-Irish1,6502.5
Scottish1,5132.3
Slovak750.1
Subsaharan African5370.8
Swedish3960.6
Swiss1340.2
Ukrainian840.1
United States or American8,07012.4
Welsh4270.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2270.3
Other ancestries20,46931.4
(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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