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Social Statistics for Fayette County, West Virginia

Fayette county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,243100.0
Nursery school, preschool3853.8
Kindergarten5575.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,84847.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,37423.2
College or graduate school2,07920.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over32,721100.0
Less than 9th grade4,51713.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,77117.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,02039.8
Some college, no degree4,78614.6
Associate degree1,1183.4
Bachelor's degree2,1906.7
Graduate or professional degree1,3194.0
Percent high school graduate or higher68.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over39,122100.0
Never married8,07820.6
Now married, except separated21,88155.9
Separated6471.7
Widowed4,20710.8
Female
3,4368.8
Divorced4,30911.0
Female
2,2185.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,174100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren69859.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over37,225100.0
Civilian veterans5,65415.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,514100.0
With a disability8959.4
Population 21 to 64 years26,546100.0
With a disability7,58028.6
Percent employed
34.1(X)
No disability18,96671.4
Percent employed
65.4(X)
Population 65 years and over7,373100.0
With a disability3,97053.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over44,866100.0
Same house in 199528,59763.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,00435.7
Same county
9,22520.6
Different county
6,77915.1
Same state
3,8538.6
Different state
2,9266.5
Elsewhere in 19952650.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population47,579100.0
Native47,22199.2
Born in United States
47,03598.9
State of residence
39,19782.4
Different state
7,83816.5
Born outside United States
1860.4
Foreign born3580.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1580.3
Naturalized citizen
1840.4
Not a citizen
1740.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)358100.0
Europe11532.1
Asia15041.9
Africa3810.6
Oceania51.4
Latin America287.8
Northern America226.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over44,866100.0
English only43,94998.0
Language other than English9172.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2950.7
Spanish
3170.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1200.3
Other Indo-European languages
4271.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1410.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
870.2
Speak English less than "very well"
250.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population47,579100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,18676.1
Arab630.1
Czech11150.2
Danish280.1
Dutch9191.9
English4,4759.4
French (except Basque)13840.8
French Canadian1540.1
German4,7199.9
Greek750.2
Hungarian1390.3
Irish15,37611.3
Italian1,4173.0
Lithuanian1140.2
Norwegian880.2
Polish5641.2
Portuguese30.0
Russian2250.5
Scotch-Irish6761.4
Scottish5671.2
Slovak240.1
Subsaharan African820.2
Swedish1000.2
Swiss790.2
Ukrainian440.1
United States or American8,77618.4
Welsh2280.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.0
Other ancestries6,84414.4
(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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