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Social Statistics for Jefferson County, West Virginia

Jefferson county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,289100.0
Nursery school, preschool5265.1
Kindergarten5135.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,68545.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,20621.4
College or graduate school2,35922.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over27,920100.0
Less than 9th grade2,0587.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,79413.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,68134.7
Some college, no degree5,13718.4
Associate degree1,2204.4
Bachelor's degree3,60712.9
Graduate or professional degree2,4238.7
Percent high school graduate or higher79.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,974100.0
Never married8,34924.6
Now married, except separated19,12956.3
Separated7382.2
Widowed2,1206.2
Female
1,6394.8
Divorced3,63810.7
Female
1,9565.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years918100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren40043.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over32,192100.0
Civilian veterans4,90015.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,415100.0
With a disability6406.8
Population 21 to 64 years25,341100.0
With a disability4,34917.2
Percent employed
57.6(X)
No disability20,99282.8
Percent employed
79.7(X)
Population 65 years and over4,573100.0
With a disability1,86840.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over39,552100.0
Same house in 199522,27556.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,93242.8
Same county
7,25718.3
Different county
9,67524.5
Same state
1,8164.6
Different state
7,85919.9
Elsewhere in 19953450.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population42,190100.0
Native41,31497.9
Born in United States
40,95097.1
State of residence
16,49039.1
Different state
24,46058.0
Born outside United States
3640.9
Foreign born8762.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2620.6
Naturalized citizen
3830.9
Not a citizen
4931.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)876100.0
Europe28132.1
Asia29834.0
Africa232.6
Oceania70.8
Latin America21925.0
Northern America485.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over39,552100.0
English only37,94595.9
Language other than English1,6074.1
Speak English less than 'very well
6061.5
Spanish
7661.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3360.8
Other Indo-European languages
5461.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1630.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2430.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1040.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population42,190100.0

Total ancestries reported

39,60293.9
Arab590.1
Czech11850.4
Danish610.1
Dutch8021.9
English5,45212.9
French (except Basque)18992.1
French Canadian11920.5
German7,97818.9
Greek1190.3
Hungarian1240.3
Irish15,70713.5
Italian1,9254.6
Lithuanian920.2
Norwegian1840.4
Polish9402.2
Portuguese140.0
Russian1440.3
Scotch-Irish8602.0
Scottish9422.2
Slovak610.1
Subsaharan African1020.2
Swedish2020.5
Swiss620.1
Ukrainian350.1
United States or American5,37112.7
Welsh3130.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)470.1
Other ancestries6,73016.0
(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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