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Social Statistics

Isle of wight county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,272100.0
Nursery school, preschool5727.9
Kindergarten4105.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,61649.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,70523.4
College or graduate school96913.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,121100.0
Less than 9th grade1,6628.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,12215.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,14630.5
Some college, no degree4,28021.3
Associate degree1,3926.9
Bachelor's degree2,47612.3
Graduate or professional degree1,0435.2
Percent high school graduate or higher76.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,457100.0
Never married4,97421.2
Now married, except separated14,41261.4
Separated8083.4
Widowed1,5996.8
Female
1,3745.9
Divorced1,6647.1
Female
7613.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years858100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren38845.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,022100.0
Civilian veterans3,31415.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,784100.0
With a disability4747.0
Population 21 to 64 years17,447100.0
With a disability3,50620.1
Percent employed
54.6(X)
No disability13,94179.9
Percent employed
78.0(X)
Population 65 years and over3,445100.0
With a disability1,56345.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,949100.0
Same house in 199517,71863.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,12036.2
Same county
3,47512.4
Different county
6,64523.8
Same state
4,72616.9
Different state
1,9196.9
Elsewhere in 19951110.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,728100.0
Native29,39398.9
Born in United States
29,15198.1
State of residence
20,75769.8
Different state
8,39428.2
Born outside United States
2420.8
Foreign born3351.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1020.3
Naturalized citizen
2030.7
Not a citizen
1320.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)335100.0
Europe13339.7
Asia8625.7
Africa226.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America5416.1
Northern America4011.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,949100.0
English only27,10397.0
Language other than English8463.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1810.6
Spanish
4261.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1040.4
Other Indo-European languages
3711.3
Speak English less than "very well"
400.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
470.2
Speak English less than "very well"
350.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,728100.0

Total ancestries reported

25,66386.3
Arab780.3
Czech11080.4
Danish900.3
Dutch2010.7
English3,89713.1
French (except Basque)15481.8
French Canadian11710.6
German2,5658.6
Greek510.2
Hungarian800.3
Irish12,2387.5
Italian5741.9
Lithuanian130.0
Norwegian1280.4
Polish3411.1
Portuguese420.1
Russian560.2
Scotch-Irish6712.3
Scottish5822.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1890.6
Swedish1800.6
Swiss250.1
Ukrainian340.1
United States or American4,07613.7
Welsh1160.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)210.1
Other ancestries8,58828.9
(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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