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Social Statistics

Gilmer county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,212100.0
Nursery school, preschool1054.7
Kindergarten783.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)64629.2
High school (grades 9-12)43019.4
College or graduate school95343.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,515100.0
Less than 9th grade63414.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma71915.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,66636.9
Some college, no degree58613.0
Associate degree1393.1
Bachelor's degree47710.6
Graduate or professional degree2946.5
Percent high school graduate or higher70.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,018100.0
Never married1,84930.7
Now married, except separated3,19453.1
Separated581.0
Widowed4657.7
Female
3636.0
Divorced4527.5
Female
2283.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years125100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6148.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,711100.0
Civilian veterans67511.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,731100.0
With a disability1347.7
Population 21 to 64 years3,953100.0
With a disability91223.1
Percent employed
24.8(X)
No disability3,04176.9
Percent employed
63.0(X)
Population 65 years and over1,051100.0
With a disability47244.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,798100.0
Same house in 19953,87457.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,87642.3
Same county
1,26518.6
Different county
1,61123.7
Same state
1,09016.0
Different state
5217.7
Elsewhere in 1995480.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population7,160100.0
Native7,08999.0
Born in United States
7,07398.8
State of residence
5,63878.7
Different state
1,43520.0
Born outside United States
160.2
Foreign born711.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
350.5
Naturalized citizen
280.4
Not a citizen
430.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)71100.0
Europe1115.5
Asia4259.2
Africa79.9
Oceania22.8
Latin America00.0
Northern America912.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,798100.0
English only6,66898.1
Language other than English1301.9
Speak English less than 'very well
560.8
Spanish
260.4
Speak English less than "very well"
150.2
Other Indo-European languages
691.0
Speak English less than "very well"
180.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
160.2
Speak English less than "very well"
160.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population7,160100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,61678.4
Arab10.0
Czech120.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1181.6
English72710.2
French (except Basque)1370.5
French Canadian1120.2
German98213.7
Greek00.0
Hungarian190.3
Irish16799.5
Italian961.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian470.7
Polish1101.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian30.0
Scotch-Irish1582.2
Scottish1331.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African110.2
Swedish250.3
Swiss50.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,75724.5
Welsh330.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries6599.2
(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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