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Social Statistics for Essex County, Virginia

Essex county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,300100.0
Nursery school, preschool773.3
Kindergarten1215.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,26755.1
High school (grades 9-12)52422.8
College or graduate school31113.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,052100.0
Less than 9th grade73610.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,13116.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,45534.8
Some college, no degree1,22517.4
Associate degree2804.0
Bachelor's degree84712.0
Graduate or professional degree3785.4
Percent high school graduate or higher73.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over8,015100.0
Never married1,83522.9
Now married, except separated4,46255.7
Separated2282.8
Widowed80910.1
Female
6177.7
Divorced6818.5
Female
3564.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years231100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12453.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,675100.0
Civilian veterans1,02213.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,084100.0
With a disability1487.1
Population 21 to 64 years5,667100.0
With a disability1,29022.8
Percent employed
56.2(X)
No disability4,37777.2
Percent employed
83.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,589100.0
With a disability65141.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,519100.0
Same house in 19955,96862.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,47836.5
Same county
1,71218.0
Different county
1,76618.6
Same state
1,38114.5
Different state
3854.0
Elsewhere in 1995730.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,989100.0
Native9,84998.6
Born in United States
9,82998.4
State of residence
7,97279.8
Different state
1,85718.6
Born outside United States
200.2
Foreign born1401.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
470.5
Naturalized citizen
670.7
Not a citizen
730.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)140100.0
Europe3927.9
Asia6949.3
Africa1712.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America53.6
Northern America107.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,519100.0
English only9,22196.9
Language other than English2983.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1191.3
Spanish
1181.2
Speak English less than "very well"
490.5
Other Indo-European languages
1021.1
Speak English less than "very well"
350.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
730.8
Speak English less than "very well"
300.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,989100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,52085.3
Arab30.0
Czech180.1
Danish110.1
Dutch540.5
English1,37713.8
French (except Basque)11491.5
French Canadian180.1
German4744.7
Greek10.0
Hungarian270.3
Irish14985.0
Italian2192.2
Lithuanian80.1
Norwegian500.5
Polish240.2
Portuguese90.1
Russian100.1
Scotch-Irish1251.3
Scottish2242.2
Slovak10.0
Subsaharan African840.8
Swedish180.2
Swiss200.2
Ukrainian90.1
United States or American1,44814.5
Welsh500.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,61136.1
(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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