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Kanawha county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school42,554100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,6016.1
Kindergarten2,4125.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)19,59846.1
High school (grades 9-12)9,59822.6
College or graduate school8,34519.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over140,588100.0
Less than 9th grade9,6376.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,46413.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)50,89036.2
Some college, no degree25,86618.4
Associate degree6,7944.8
Bachelor's degree17,53012.5
Graduate or professional degree11,4078.1
Percent high school graduate or higher80.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over164,880100.0
Never married37,32322.6
Now married, except separated89,30454.2
Separated2,5371.5
Widowed15,4869.4
Female
12,7207.7
Divorced20,23012.3
Female
11,2056.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,601100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,79749.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over157,269100.0
Civilian veterans22,85014.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years38,214100.0
With a disability3,7939.9
Population 21 to 64 years116,675100.0
With a disability25,54421.9
Percent employed
48.5(X)
No disability91,13178.1
Percent employed
75.6(X)
Population 65 years and over31,997100.0
With a disability14,67245.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over188,674100.0
Same house in 1995118,33462.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199569,31636.7
Same county
47,78725.3
Different county
21,52911.4
Same state
10,9175.8
Different state
10,6125.6
Elsewhere in 19951,0240.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population200,073100.0
Native197,20998.6
Born in United States
196,55498.2
State of residence
163,39381.7
Different state
33,16116.6
Born outside United States
6550.3
Foreign born2,8641.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9270.5
Naturalized citizen
1,8010.9
Not a citizen
1,0630.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,864100.0
Europe65022.7
Asia1,67158.3
Africa1404.9
Oceania130.5
Latin America2709.4
Northern America1204.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over188,674100.0
English only182,78396.9
Language other than English5,8913.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,5820.8
Spanish
2,0401.1
Speak English less than "very well"
6580.3
Other Indo-European languages
2,2301.2
Speak English less than "very well"
5080.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,0680.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3130.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population200,073100.0

Total ancestries reported

160,69380.3
Arab1,5600.8
Czech15470.3
Danish1810.1
Dutch3,6231.8
English22,80111.4
French (except Basque)12,7541.4
French Canadian13270.2
German23,49511.7
Greek3850.2
Hungarian5560.3
Irish121,38010.7
Italian6,4303.2
Lithuanian2460.1
Norwegian4840.2
Polish1,7550.9
Portuguese530.0
Russian4260.2
Scotch-Irish4,7022.4
Scottish3,9092.0
Slovak2130.1
Subsaharan African9070.5
Swedish5530.3
Swiss2350.1
Ukrainian1180.1
United States or American31,60215.8
Welsh1,4440.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1290.1
Other ancestries29,87814.9
(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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