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Social Statistics for Galax, Virginia

Galax, Galax virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics,






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,446100.0
Nursery school, preschool805.5
Kindergarten1047.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)71449.4
High school (grades 9-12)35324.4
College or graduate school19513.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,782100.0
Less than 9th grade1,00721.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma88618.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,37028.6
Some college, no degree73315.3
Associate degree2565.4
Bachelor's degree3587.5
Graduate or professional degree1723.6
Percent high school graduate or higher60.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,527100.0
Never married99618.0
Now married, except separated3,06655.5
Separated1703.1
Widowed62911.4
Female
5249.5
Divorced66612.0
Female
3887.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years100100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7575.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,254100.0
Civilian veterans59511.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,435100.0
With a disability14310.0
Population 21 to 64 years3,755100.0
With a disability1,12329.9
Percent employed
56.8(X)
No disability2,63270.1
Percent employed
78.0(X)
Population 65 years and over1,135100.0
With a disability52346.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,463100.0
Same house in 19953,45553.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,85844.2
Same county
86213.3
Different county
1,99630.9
Same state
1,56624.2
Different state
4306.7
Elsewhere in 19951502.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,837100.0
Native6,24991.4
Born in United States
6,24091.3
State of residence
4,71869.0
Different state
1,52222.3
Born outside United States
90.1
Foreign born5888.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3535.2
Naturalized citizen
340.5
Not a citizen
5548.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)588100.0
Europe345.8
Asia61.0
Africa111.9
Oceania00.0
Latin America53791.3
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,463100.0
English only5,74989.0
Language other than English71411.0
Speak English less than 'very well
5117.9
Spanish
67310.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4947.6
Other Indo-European languages
350.5
Speak English less than "very well"
170.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
60.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,837100.0

Total ancestries reported

4,64968.0
Arab110.2
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1071.6
English71610.5
French (except Basque)100.0
French Canadian100.0
German3855.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish13104.5
Italian761.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian90.1
Polish80.1
Portuguese60.1
Russian90.1
Scotch-Irish1201.8
Scottish1342.0
Slovak200.3
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish801.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian90.1
United States or American1,37420.1
Welsh200.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,25518.4
(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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