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Social Statistics

Highland county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school483100.0
Nursery school, preschool285.8
Kindergarten306.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)26053.8
High school (grades 9-12)12225.3
College or graduate school438.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,929100.0
Less than 9th grade21211.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma31216.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)73838.3
Some college, no degree34818.0
Associate degree643.3
Bachelor's degree1437.4
Graduate or professional degree1125.8
Percent high school graduate or higher72.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,133100.0
Never married39618.6
Now married, except separated1,31261.5
Separated371.7
Widowed24611.5
Female
1969.2
Divorced1426.7
Female
522.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years31100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2064.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,026100.0
Civilian veterans38419.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years473100.0
With a disability173.6
Population 21 to 64 years1,453100.0
With a disability25017.2
Percent employed
64.0(X)
No disability1,20382.8
Percent employed
70.3(X)
Population 65 years and over512100.0
With a disability26652.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,443100.0
Same house in 19951,85776.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199558123.8
Same county
32013.1
Different county
26110.7
Same state
1646.7
Different state
974.0
Elsewhere in 199550.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,536100.0
Native2,52799.6
Born in United States
2,51499.1
State of residence
1,84472.7
Different state
67026.4
Born outside United States
130.5
Foreign born90.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
00.0
Naturalized citizen
90.4
Not a citizen
00.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9100.0
Europe9100.0
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,443100.0
English only2,37597.2
Language other than English682.8
Speak English less than 'very well
130.5
Spanish
401.6
Speak English less than "very well"
90.4
Other Indo-European languages
281.1
Speak English less than "very well"
40.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,536100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,10683.0
Arab00.0
Czech150.2
Danish40.2
Dutch662.6
English27010.6
French (except Basque)1582.3
French Canadian150.2
German52620.7
Greek00.0
Hungarian90.4
Irish12419.5
Italian160.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian20.1
Polish40.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian220.9
Scotch-Irish1847.3
Scottish973.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish70.3
Swiss50.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American36114.2
Welsh240.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2007.9
(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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