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Social Statistics

Mathews county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,744100.0
Nursery school, preschool935.3
Kindergarten975.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)87550.2
High school (grades 9-12)41824.0
College or graduate school26115.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,926100.0
Less than 9th grade3665.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma96413.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,34233.8
Some college, no degree1,55722.5
Associate degree3705.3
Bachelor's degree76111.0
Graduate or professional degree5668.2
Percent high school graduate or higher80.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,719100.0
Never married1,38417.9
Now married, except separated4,90663.6
Separated1081.4
Widowed82610.7
Female
6368.2
Divorced4956.4
Female
2653.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years154100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4831.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,315100.0
Civilian veterans1,42719.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,553100.0
With a disability1177.5
Population 21 to 64 years5,193100.0
With a disability93818.1
Percent employed
52.3(X)
No disability4,25581.9
Percent employed
74.6(X)
Population 65 years and over1,919100.0
With a disability61432.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,766100.0
Same house in 19955,49462.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,22136.7
Same county
1,06212.1
Different county
2,15924.6
Same state
1,74119.9
Different state
4184.8
Elsewhere in 1995510.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,207100.0
Native9,00997.8
Born in United States
8,95697.3
State of residence
6,38969.4
Different state
2,56727.9
Born outside United States
530.6
Foreign born1982.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
200.2
Naturalized citizen
1391.5
Not a citizen
590.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)198100.0
Europe16683.8
Asia52.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America136.6
Northern America147.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,766100.0
English only8,46596.6
Language other than English3013.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1191.4
Spanish
1061.2
Speak English less than "very well"
370.4
Other Indo-European languages
1782.0
Speak English less than "very well"
730.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
170.2
Speak English less than "very well"
90.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,207100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,18488.9
Arab40.0
Czech1350.4
Danish260.3
Dutch1201.3
English1,47016.0
French (except Basque)11952.1
French Canadian1891.0
German93010.1
Greek00.0
Hungarian200.2
Irish18699.4
Italian1902.1
Lithuanian70.1
Norwegian770.8
Polish1331.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian180.2
Scotch-Irish1812.0
Scottish1671.8
Slovak240.3
Subsaharan African110.1
Swedish570.6
Swiss260.3
Ukrainian50.1
United States or American1,96021.3
Welsh640.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.0
Other ancestries1,50316.3
(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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