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Social Statistics

Virginia

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,868,101100.0
Nursery school, preschool125,7016.7
Kindergarten101,1275.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)806,44543.2
High school (grades 9-12)384,02820.6
College or graduate school450,80024.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,666,574100.0
Less than 9th grade338,1847.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma526,42611.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,212,46326.0
Some college, no degree951,70020.4
Associate degree262,8135.6
Bachelor's degree835,01117.9
Graduate or professional degree539,97711.6
Percent high school graduate or higher81.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher29.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,623,628100.0
Never married1,473,06326.2
Now married, except separated3,132,25955.7
Separated163,4862.9
Widowed350,4516.2
Female
286,9855.1
Divorced504,3699.0
Female
290,2685.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years140,015100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren59,46442.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,211,916100.0
Civilian veterans786,35915.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,549,749100.0
With a disability125,6688.1
Population 21 to 64 years4,073,957100.0
With a disability712,33017.5
Percent employed
58.5(X)
No disability3,361,62782.5
Percent employed
79.8(X)
Population 65 years and over753,882100.0
With a disability317,08542.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,619,266100.0
Same house in 19953,453,48652.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,960,32944.7
Same county
1,196,93018.1
Different county
1,763,39926.6
Same state
941,66114.2
Different state
821,73812.4
Elsewhere in 1995205,4513.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population7,078,515100.0
Native6,508,23691.9
Born in United States
6,402,68290.5
State of residence
3,676,25551.9
Different state
2,726,42738.5
Born outside United States
105,5541.5
Foreign born570,2798.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
269,1213.8
Naturalized citizen
232,7673.3
Not a citizen
337,5124.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)570,271100.0
Europe86,61215.2
Asia235,37441.3
Africa42,5097.5
Oceania2,8070.5
Latin America189,80933.3
Northern America13,1602.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,619,266100.0
English only5,884,07588.9
Language other than English735,19111.1
Speak English less than 'very well
303,7294.6
Spanish
316,2744.8
Speak English less than "very well"
151,9382.3
Other Indo-European languages
195,8463.0
Speak English less than "very well"
53,1250.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
170,1362.6
Speak English less than "very well"
82,1671.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population7,078,515100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,770,80795.7
Arab41,6630.6
Czech125,1260.4
Danish17,0830.2
Dutch80,1041.1
English788,84911.1
French (except Basque)1143,4142.0
French Canadian138,4000.5
German828,66411.7
Greek25,8460.4
Hungarian25,7830.4
Irish1696,3159.8
Italian257,1293.6
Lithuanian12,8370.2
Norwegian46,8770.7
Polish124,6471.8
Portuguese12,0310.2
Russian45,0760.6
Scotch-Irish158,6392.2
Scottish153,4472.2
Slovak13,1990.2
Subsaharan African69,7751.0
Swedish50,8730.7
Swiss18,2570.3
Ukrainian15,0560.2
United States or American808,38611.4
Welsh48,6460.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)23,1490.3
Other ancestries2,201,53631.1
(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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