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Social Statistics for Nelson County, Virginia

Nelson county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,892100.0
Nursery school, preschool1465.0
Kindergarten1154.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,39948.4
High school (grades 9-12)83929.0
College or graduate school39313.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over10,403100.0
Less than 9th grade1,39013.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,83417.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,76626.6
Some college, no degree1,79317.2
Associate degree4584.4
Bachelor's degree1,20511.6
Graduate or professional degree9579.2
Percent high school graduate or higher69.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over11,951100.0
Never married2,59521.7
Now married, except separated6,97158.3
Separated3352.8
Widowed8767.3
Female
6915.8
Divorced1,1749.8
Female
6105.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years289100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren20771.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over11,320100.0
Civilian veterans1,56413.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,808100.0
With a disability28610.2
Population 21 to 64 years8,441100.0
With a disability2,02524.0
Percent employed
56.2(X)
No disability6,41676.0
Percent employed
76.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,352100.0
With a disability1,03744.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over13,683100.0
Same house in 19959,15766.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,47732.7
Same county
1,81213.2
Different county
2,66519.5
Same state
1,81913.3
Different state
8466.2
Elsewhere in 1995490.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population14,445100.0
Native14,17498.1
Born in United States
14,07997.5
State of residence
10,79574.7
Different state
3,28422.7
Born outside United States
950.7
Foreign born2711.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
800.6
Naturalized citizen
1831.3
Not a citizen
880.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)271100.0
Europe14653.9
Asia62.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America10438.4
Northern America155.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over13,683100.0
English only13,19496.4
Language other than English4893.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1481.1
Spanish
3002.2
Speak English less than "very well"
800.6
Other Indo-European languages
1691.2
Speak English less than "very well"
630.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.1
Speak English less than "very well"
50.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population14,445100.0

Total ancestries reported

12,39485.8
Arab230.2
Czech1650.4
Danish370.3
Dutch1491.0
English1,86112.9
French (except Basque)11781.2
French Canadian1330.2
German1,2198.4
Greek540.4
Hungarian450.3
Irish11,2848.9
Italian2571.8
Lithuanian320.2
Norwegian400.3
Polish1621.1
Portuguese60.0
Russian990.7
Scotch-Irish5293.7
Scottish3592.5
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African50.0
Swedish1010.7
Swiss610.4
Ukrainian180.1
United States or American3,12421.6
Welsh1200.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,52617.5
(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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