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Social Statistics

Bedford county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,656100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1578.5
Kindergarten7795.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,84650.1
High school (grades 9-12)3,12222.9
College or graduate school1,75212.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over42,413100.0
Less than 9th grade2,9867.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,44512.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,89932.8
Some college, no degree8,50520.1
Associate degree2,7096.4
Bachelor's degree5,81313.7
Graduate or professional degree3,0567.2
Percent high school graduate or higher80.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over48,276100.0
Never married7,97316.5
Now married, except separated32,95768.3
Separated8521.8
Widowed2,7085.6
Female
2,2034.6
Divorced3,7867.8
Female
1,8853.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years873100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren46052.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over45,845100.0
Civilian veterans7,14115.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,686100.0
With a disability1,0808.5
Population 21 to 64 years36,335100.0
With a disability6,18817.0
Percent employed
58.8(X)
No disability30,14783.0
Percent employed
79.9(X)
Population 65 years and over7,683100.0
With a disability3,28242.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over56,881100.0
Same house in 199534,33460.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,23339.1
Same county
6,56911.5
Different county
15,66427.5
Same state
10,85319.1
Different state
4,8118.5
Elsewhere in 19953140.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population60,371100.0
Native59,27398.2
Born in United States
59,00697.7
State of residence
41,70869.1
Different state
17,29828.7
Born outside United States
2670.4
Foreign born1,0981.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2830.5
Naturalized citizen
6351.1
Not a citizen
4630.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,098100.0
Europe43639.7
Asia41437.7
Africa70.6
Oceania90.8
Latin America12411.3
Northern America1089.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over56,881100.0
English only55,31397.2
Language other than English1,5682.8
Speak English less than 'very well
5000.9
Spanish
6061.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2530.4
Other Indo-European languages
6201.1
Speak English less than "very well"
980.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3060.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1490.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population60,371100.0

Total ancestries reported

49,78482.5
Arab350.1
Czech11830.3
Danish1190.2
Dutch9371.6
English7,77412.9
French (except Basque)11,2182.0
French Canadian12250.4
German6,42910.6
Greek950.2
Hungarian1210.2
Irish15,7899.6
Italian1,5852.6
Lithuanian620.1
Norwegian3020.5
Polish7771.3
Portuguese680.1
Russian1640.3
Scotch-Irish1,6542.7
Scottish1,2362.0
Slovak570.1
Subsaharan African500.1
Swedish3320.5
Swiss700.1
Ukrainian700.1
United States or American11,30018.7
Welsh3940.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)230.0
Other ancestries8,71514.4
(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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