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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Social Statistics

Petersburg, Virginia,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,191100.0
Nursery school, preschool4225.2
Kindergarten3834.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,08849.9
High school (grades 9-12)1,91023.3
College or graduate school1,38816.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,289100.0
Less than 9th grade2,75612.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,23319.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,75930.3
Some college, no degree4,20818.9
Associate degree1,0354.6
Bachelor's degree2,1389.6
Graduate or professional degree1,1605.2
Percent high school graduate or higher68.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,698100.0
Never married9,52435.7
Now married, except separated9,97637.4
Separated1,4395.4
Widowed2,83510.6
Female
2,3608.8
Divorced2,92411.0
Female
1,8426.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,231100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren57646.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,001100.0
Civilian veterans4,45617.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,404100.0
With a disability6398.6
Population 21 to 64 years18,068100.0
With a disability5,25929.1
Percent employed
52.3(X)
No disability12,80970.9
Percent employed
72.9(X)
Population 65 years and over5,098100.0
With a disability2,71253.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,517100.0
Same house in 199517,53755.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,48442.8
Same county
7,42723.6
Different county
6,05719.2
Same state
3,65611.6
Different state
2,4017.6
Elsewhere in 19954961.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,740100.0
Native32,97197.7
Born in United States
32,49796.3
State of residence
24,80573.5
Different state
7,69222.8
Born outside United States
4741.4
Foreign born7692.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1690.5
Naturalized citizen
4331.3
Not a citizen
3361.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)769100.0
Europe32442.1
Asia20426.5
Africa263.4
Oceania50.7
Latin America19225.0
Northern America182.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,517100.0
English only30,12395.6
Language other than English1,3944.4
Speak English less than 'very well
5591.8
Spanish
7702.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2720.9
Other Indo-European languages
3881.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1580.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1990.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1120.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,740100.0

Total ancestries reported

28,29183.9
Arab220.1
Czech1630.2
Danish300.1
Dutch930.3
English1,0243.0
French (except Basque)11680.5
French Canadian1300.1
German6642.0
Greek560.2
Hungarian440.1
Irish16602.0
Italian1910.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian130.0
Polish680.2
Portuguese380.1
Russian180.1
Scotch-Irish970.3
Scottish1920.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African4811.4
Swedish400.1
Swiss210.1
Ukrainian180.1
United States or American9552.8
Welsh830.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)410.1
Other ancestries23,18168.7
(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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