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Social Statistics

Roanoke, Virginia,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,600100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,7188.3
Kindergarten1,3886.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,94248.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,96219.2
College or graduate school3,59017.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over65,593100.0
Less than 9th grade4,8137.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,92916.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,91730.4
Some college, no degree13,57420.7
Associate degree4,0716.2
Bachelor's degree7,95912.1
Graduate or professional degree4,3306.6
Percent high school graduate or higher76.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over76,452100.0
Never married20,91627.4
Now married, except separated35,16646.0
Separated2,6643.5
Widowed6,7708.9
Female
5,5817.3
Divorced10,93614.3
Female
6,4368.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,943100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren98350.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over73,397100.0
Civilian veterans11,01915.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years18,481100.0
With a disability2,30212.5
Population 21 to 64 years53,660100.0
With a disability13,22924.7
Percent employed
54.8(X)
No disability40,43175.3
Percent employed
80.4(X)
Population 65 years and over14,785100.0
With a disability6,63044.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over88,721100.0
Same house in 199547,41253.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,02545.1
Same county
21,65324.4
Different county
18,37220.7
Same state
11,24312.7
Different state
7,1298.0
Elsewhere in 19951,2841.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population94,911100.0
Native92,00796.9
Born in United States
91,26396.2
State of residence
66,64370.2
Different state
24,62025.9
Born outside United States
7440.8
Foreign born2,9043.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,8231.9
Naturalized citizen
8350.9
Not a citizen
2,0692.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,904100.0
Europe90331.1
Asia1,03735.7
Africa1194.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America77426.7
Northern America712.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over88,721100.0
English only84,06094.7
Language other than English4,6615.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2,0002.3
Spanish
1,8052.0
Speak English less than "very well"
7250.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,5491.7
Speak English less than "very well"
6390.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8761.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4490.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population94,911100.0

Total ancestries reported

80,08884.4
Arab5530.6
Czech1470.0
Danish420.0
Dutch8790.9
English8,6449.1
French (except Basque)11,1541.2
French Canadian13290.3
German9,0559.5
Greek1480.2
Hungarian2200.2
Irish17,5067.9
Italian1,6761.8
Lithuanian260.0
Norwegian2530.3
Polish8290.9
Portuguese580.1
Russian1650.2
Scotch-Irish2,5862.7
Scottish1,4481.5
Slovak920.1
Subsaharan African6880.7
Swedish3900.4
Swiss700.1
Ukrainian500.1
United States or American11,85512.5
Welsh5380.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4070.4
Other ancestries30,38032.0
(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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