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Social Statistics

Dickenson county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,605100.0
Nursery school, preschool1083.0
Kindergarten2196.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,63445.3
High school (grades 9-12)97627.1
College or graduate school66818.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,308100.0
Less than 9th grade2,67323.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,97017.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,95134.9
Some college, no degree1,52313.5
Associate degree4383.9
Bachelor's degree5645.0
Graduate or professional degree1891.7
Percent high school graduate or higher58.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher6.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,503100.0
Never married2,55818.9
Now married, except separated8,01859.4
Separated3993.0
Widowed1,3009.6
Female
1,0878.1
Divorced1,2289.1
Female
5864.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years352100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren19455.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,791100.0
Civilian veterans1,33410.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,462100.0
With a disability3379.7
Population 21 to 64 years9,627100.0
With a disability3,51736.5
Percent employed
22.5(X)
No disability6,11063.5
Percent employed
64.0(X)
Population 65 years and over2,287100.0
With a disability1,51066.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over15,506100.0
Same house in 199511,24472.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,24627.4
Same county
2,63417.0
Different county
1,61210.4
Same state
1,0776.9
Different state
5353.5
Elsewhere in 1995160.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population16,395100.0
Native16,36499.8
Born in United States
16,34399.7
State of residence
14,00985.4
Different state
2,33414.2
Born outside United States
210.1
Foreign born310.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
110.1
Naturalized citizen
240.1
Not a citizen
70.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)31100.0
Europe619.4
Asia2580.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over15,506100.0
English only15,27298.5
Language other than English2341.5
Speak English less than 'very well
670.4
Spanish
1020.7
Speak English less than "very well"
290.2
Other Indo-European languages
1020.7
Speak English less than "very well"
200.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
160.1
Speak English less than "very well"
80.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population16,395100.0

Total ancestries reported

9,95260.7
Arab70.0
Czech100.0
Danish60.0
Dutch1150.7
English8605.2
French (except Basque)1670.4
French Canadian1160.1
German8014.9
Greek180.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,64710.0
Italian1440.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian90.1
Polish490.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian40.0
Scotch-Irish2861.7
Scottish2211.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish30.0
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American4,32926.4
Welsh270.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,3438.2
(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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