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Social Statistics

Mcdowell county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,746100.0
Nursery school, preschool3245.6
Kindergarten3195.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,10554.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,52526.5
College or graduate school4738.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,802100.0
Less than 9th grade4,62624.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,77625.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,22133.1
Some college, no degree1,8069.6
Associate degree3131.7
Bachelor's degree6213.3
Graduate or professional degree4392.3
Percent high school graduate or higher50.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher5.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,225100.0
Never married4,82021.7
Now married, except separated12,35055.6
Separated5252.4
Widowed2,49111.2
Female
2,0579.3
Divorced2,0399.2
Female
1,1065.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years750100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren53270.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,967100.0
Civilian veterans2,13810.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,009100.0
With a disability80213.3
Population 21 to 64 years15,406100.0
With a disability6,63443.1
Percent employed
21.5(X)
No disability8,77256.9
Percent employed
46.9(X)
Population 65 years and over4,228100.0
With a disability2,74464.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,908100.0
Same house in 199519,60575.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,25924.2
Same county
4,60817.8
Different county
1,6516.4
Same state
6722.6
Different state
9793.8
Elsewhere in 1995440.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,329100.0
Native27,19399.5
Born in United States
27,15299.4
State of residence
22,50382.3
Different state
4,64917.0
Born outside United States
410.2
Foreign born1360.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
200.1
Naturalized citizen
880.3
Not a citizen
480.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)136100.0
Europe9569.9
Asia3827.9
Africa32.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,908100.0
English only25,54098.6
Language other than English3681.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1320.5
Spanish
1050.4
Speak English less than "very well"
360.1
Other Indo-European languages
2310.9
Speak English less than "very well"
810.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
70.0
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,329100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,45971.2
Arab340.1
Czech1160.1
Danish00.0
Dutch4861.8
English9193.4
French (except Basque)11140.4
French Canadian160.0
German1,1764.3
Greek240.1
Hungarian2050.8
Irish12,0397.5
Italian6952.5
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian00.0
Polish1300.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian520.2
Scotch-Irish2120.8
Scottish1430.5
Slovak140.1
Subsaharan African490.2
Swedish240.1
Swiss30.0
Ukrainian70.0
United States or American7,71828.2
Welsh110.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)190.1
Other ancestries5,35819.6
(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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