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Social Statistics

Harrison county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,737100.0
Nursery school, preschool8835.6
Kindergarten9506.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,48747.6
High school (grades 9-12)3,67923.4
College or graduate school2,73817.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over46,870100.0
Less than 9th grade3,1446.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,95714.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)18,95640.4
Some college, no degree8,11617.3
Associate degree2,0674.4
Bachelor's degree5,02110.7
Graduate or professional degree2,6095.6
Percent high school graduate or higher78.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over55,764100.0
Never married12,38722.2
Now married, except separated31,61856.7
Separated1,0081.8
Widowed5,2519.4
Female
4,3427.8
Divorced5,5009.9
Female
2,9945.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,183100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren55246.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over52,766100.0
Civilian veterans8,29315.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,697100.0
With a disability1,2108.2
Population 21 to 64 years38,492100.0
With a disability8,48322.0
Percent employed
43.6(X)
No disability30,00978.0
Percent employed
73.0(X)
Population 65 years and over10,835100.0
With a disability5,01446.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over64,791100.0
Same house in 199542,19965.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,17834.2
Same county
14,81522.9
Different county
7,36311.4
Same state
3,4985.4
Different state
3,8656.0
Elsewhere in 19954140.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population68,652100.0
Native67,70598.6
Born in United States
67,39898.2
State of residence
56,01681.6
Different state
11,38216.6
Born outside United States
3070.4
Foreign born9471.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4180.6
Naturalized citizen
5030.7
Not a citizen
4440.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)947100.0
Europe34236.1
Asia44647.1
Africa00.0
Oceania50.5
Latin America12413.1
Northern America303.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over64,791100.0
English only62,81697.0
Language other than English1,9753.0
Speak English less than 'very well
5790.9
Spanish
6421.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2110.3
Other Indo-European languages
9981.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1780.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2820.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1790.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population68,652100.0

Total ancestries reported

64,01493.2
Arab3350.5
Czech12340.3
Danish190.0
Dutch1,8682.7
English7,49110.9
French (except Basque)11,1431.7
French Canadian11410.2
German11,55116.8
Greek960.1
Hungarian4300.6
Irish19,35413.6
Italian6,90510.1
Lithuanian460.1
Norwegian910.1
Polish9871.4
Portuguese70.0
Russian1360.2
Scotch-Irish1,7802.6
Scottish9671.4
Slovak3180.5
Subsaharan African730.1
Swedish1990.3
Swiss1430.2
Ukrainian240.0
United States or American12,04017.5
Welsh6050.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)230.0
Other ancestries7,00810.2
(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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