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Social Statistics

Mason county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,443100.0
Nursery school, preschool2474.5
Kindergarten3967.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,58147.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,46727.0
College or graduate school75213.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,947100.0
Less than 9th grade2,08511.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,86316.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,29646.2
Some college, no degree2,40113.4
Associate degree7284.1
Bachelor's degree8804.9
Graduate or professional degree6943.9
Percent high school graduate or higher72.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,195100.0
Never married3,90518.4
Now married, except separated13,00461.4
Separated2631.2
Widowed1,7718.4
Female
1,3976.6
Divorced2,25210.6
Female
1,1585.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years372100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren20755.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,072100.0
Civilian veterans2,75913.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,370100.0
With a disability5149.6
Population 21 to 64 years15,035100.0
With a disability3,75225.0
Percent employed
34.5(X)
No disability11,28375.0
Percent employed
64.2(X)
Population 65 years and over3,780100.0
With a disability1,73846.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,482100.0
Same house in 199516,31066.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,15033.3
Same county
5,25221.5
Different county
2,89811.8
Same state
1,2034.9
Different state
1,6956.9
Elsewhere in 1995220.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,957100.0
Native25,83199.5
Born in United States
25,75299.2
State of residence
17,95969.2
Different state
7,79330.0
Born outside United States
790.3
Foreign born1260.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
640.2
Naturalized citizen
490.2
Not a citizen
770.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)126100.0
Europe2822.2
Asia8869.8
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America75.6
Northern America32.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,482100.0
English only24,07598.3
Language other than English4071.7
Speak English less than 'very well
850.3
Spanish
1450.6
Speak English less than "very well"
330.1
Other Indo-European languages
2371.0
Speak English less than "very well"
510.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
190.1
Speak English less than "very well"
10.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,957100.0

Total ancestries reported

17,54067.6
Arab130.1
Czech180.0
Danish40.0
Dutch4091.6
English2,2798.8
French (except Basque)12741.1
French Canadian130.0
German2,93211.3
Greek280.1
Hungarian100.0
Irish11,8667.2
Italian3201.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian100.0
Polish520.2
Portuguese50.0
Russian410.2
Scotch-Irish3991.5
Scottish2430.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African60.0
Swedish470.2
Swiss240.1
Ukrainian130.1
United States or American6,26124.1
Welsh1960.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,0978.1
(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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