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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Social Statistics

Norfolk, Virginia

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school63,867100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,9326.2
Kindergarten3,5325.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)25,80140.4
High school (grades 9-12)11,51718.0
College or graduate school19,08529.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over135,258100.0
Less than 9th grade7,8405.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma21,39815.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)39,99229.6
Some college, no degree32,90724.3
Associate degree6,6164.9
Bachelor's degree16,10711.9
Graduate or professional degree10,3987.7
Percent high school graduate or higher78.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over186,360100.0
Never married69,00037.0
Now married, except separated75,75140.6
Separated9,8765.3
Widowed12,5856.8
Female
10,0145.4
Divorced19,14810.3
Female
10,9665.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,504100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,82551.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over150,896100.0
Civilian veterans30,06819.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years51,061100.0
With a disability5,60711.0
Population 21 to 64 years112,107100.0
With a disability26,37423.5
Percent employed
54.1(X)
No disability85,73376.5
Percent employed
73.6(X)
Population 65 years and over24,436100.0
With a disability11,45546.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over217,818100.0
Same house in 199592,94242.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995119,52754.9
Same county
50,83123.3
Different county
68,69631.5
Same state
25,68211.8
Different state
43,01419.7
Elsewhere in 19955,3492.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population234,403100.0
Native222,76995.0
Born in United States
218,64793.3
State of residence
114,55748.9
Different state
104,09044.4
Born outside United States
4,1221.8
Foreign born11,6345.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,9872.1
Naturalized citizen
5,6752.4
Not a citizen
5,9592.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,634100.0
Europe2,07617.8
Asia5,87350.5
Africa6575.6
Oceania340.3
Latin America2,74323.6
Northern America2512.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over217,818100.0
English only198,44091.1
Language other than English19,3788.9
Speak English less than 'very well
6,4793.0
Spanish
8,4823.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7691.3
Other Indo-European languages
4,9302.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2620.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,0632.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1851.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population234,403100.0

Total ancestries reported

225,49696.2
Arab8360.4
Czech16760.3
Danish3600.2
Dutch2,1360.9
English16,1526.9
French (except Basque)14,6402.0
French Canadian11,5010.6
German20,1678.6
Greek1,0280.4
Hungarian5040.2
Irish119,0348.1
Italian8,1513.5
Lithuanian3910.2
Norwegian1,2310.5
Polish3,6391.6
Portuguese4930.2
Russian1,1130.5
Scotch-Irish3,4381.5
Scottish3,8811.7
Slovak2190.1
Subsaharan African2,9321.3
Swedish1,2460.5
Swiss2900.1
Ukrainian3380.1
United States or American12,2905.2
Welsh1,1190.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,7230.7
Other ancestries115,96849.5
(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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