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Social Statistics

Portsmouth, Virginia,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school26,135100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,7536.7
Kindergarten1,5035.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,21746.7
High school (grades 9-12)5,45120.9
College or graduate school5,21119.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over63,685100.0
Less than 9th grade5,0768.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,74716.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)18,71929.4
Some college, no degree16,51725.9
Associate degree3,8316.0
Bachelor's degree5,7919.1
Graduate or professional degree3,0044.7
Percent high school graduate or higher75.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over78,937100.0
Never married23,72630.1
Now married, except separated35,47544.9
Separated4,3485.5
Widowed7,2179.1
Female
5,9117.5
Divorced8,17110.4
Female
4,8016.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,503100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,85853.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over70,306100.0
Civilian veterans12,95518.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years22,174100.0
With a disability2,41610.9
Population 21 to 64 years51,549100.0
With a disability12,71524.7
Percent employed
54.7(X)
No disability38,83475.3
Percent employed
75.6(X)
Population 65 years and over13,502100.0
With a disability6,89451.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over93,508100.0
Same house in 199548,07451.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199544,53247.6
Same county
21,89323.4
Different county
22,63924.2
Same state
13,29714.2
Different state
9,34210.0
Elsewhere in 19959021.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population100,565100.0
Native98,97098.4
Born in United States
98,00997.5
State of residence
64,48064.1
Different state
33,52933.3
Born outside United States
9611.0
Foreign born1,5951.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4850.5
Naturalized citizen
8790.9
Not a citizen
7160.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,595100.0
Europe41626.1
Asia57235.9
Africa724.5
Oceania372.3
Latin America46629.2
Northern America322.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over93,508100.0
English only89,22195.4
Language other than English4,2874.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,6861.8
Spanish
2,3122.5
Speak English less than "very well"
8640.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,0171.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4450.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7060.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3140.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population100,565100.0

Total ancestries reported

89,52289.0
Arab1720.2
Czech1730.1
Danish1620.2
Dutch6730.7
English8,0028.0
French (except Basque)11,3371.3
French Canadian14160.4
German6,0346.0
Greek3240.3
Hungarian1800.2
Irish16,3326.3
Italian2,2892.3
Lithuanian770.1
Norwegian5080.5
Polish8940.9
Portuguese1590.2
Russian2730.3
Scotch-Irish1,5491.5
Scottish1,2311.2
Slovak320.0
Subsaharan African1,2061.2
Swedish4220.4
Swiss1350.1
Ukrainian830.1
United States or American7,1077.1
Welsh3420.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2550.3
Other ancestries49,25549.0
(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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