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Social Statistics

Gloucester county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,365100.0
Nursery school, preschool5946.3
Kindergarten4524.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,51148.2
High school (grades 9-12)2,18123.3
College or graduate school1,62717.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,273100.0
Less than 9th grade1,5066.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,74611.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,37031.7
Some college, no degree5,86525.2
Associate degree1,6837.2
Bachelor's degree2,48610.7
Graduate or professional degree1,6176.9
Percent high school graduate or higher81.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,311100.0
Never married5,33919.5
Now married, except separated17,07962.5
Separated7682.8
Widowed1,7376.4
Female
1,4215.2
Divorced2,3888.7
Female
1,1934.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years723100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22230.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,173100.0
Civilian veterans4,82919.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,212100.0
With a disability83910.2
Population 21 to 64 years19,888100.0
With a disability3,52117.7
Percent employed
54.6(X)
No disability16,36782.3
Percent employed
81.1(X)
Population 65 years and over3,916100.0
With a disability1,59440.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over32,770100.0
Same house in 199519,56559.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,85239.2
Same county
4,94815.1
Different county
7,90424.1
Same state
5,26516.1
Different state
2,6398.1
Elsewhere in 19953531.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population34,780100.0
Native34,12798.1
Born in United States
33,57696.5
State of residence
20,96160.3
Different state
12,61536.3
Born outside United States
5511.6
Foreign born6531.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
580.2
Naturalized citizen
3561.0
Not a citizen
2970.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)653100.0
Europe30847.2
Asia22834.9
Africa50.8
Oceania00.0
Latin America9414.4
Northern America182.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over32,770100.0
English only31,24895.4
Language other than English1,5224.6
Speak English less than 'very well
4141.3
Spanish
6512.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1350.4
Other Indo-European languages
6111.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1940.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2330.7
Speak English less than "very well"
760.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population34,780100.0

Total ancestries reported

33,46396.2
Arab720.2
Czech11440.4
Danish1120.3
Dutch5601.6
English6,06217.4
French (except Basque)18232.4
French Canadian12270.7
German4,63613.3
Greek330.1
Hungarian760.2
Irish13,3959.8
Italian1,1803.4
Lithuanian470.1
Norwegian3240.9
Polish5141.5
Portuguese550.2
Russian2260.6
Scotch-Irish1,0593.0
Scottish8392.4
Slovak300.1
Subsaharan African560.2
Swedish2360.7
Swiss610.2
Ukrainian470.1
United States or American5,57916.0
Welsh2380.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)230.1
Other ancestries6,80919.6
(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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