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Social Statistics

Nicholas county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,967100.0
Nursery school, preschool2834.7
Kindergarten3155.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,04451.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,52825.6
College or graduate school79713.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,149100.0
Less than 9th grade2,42513.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,02116.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,91443.6
Some college, no degree2,46913.6
Associate degree5352.9
Bachelor's degree1,0345.7
Graduate or professional degree7514.1
Percent high school graduate or higher70.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,565100.0
Never married4,07018.9
Now married, except separated13,13360.9
Separated2861.3
Widowed1,9799.2
Female
1,5907.4
Divorced2,0979.7
Female
1,2025.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years406100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22956.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over20,366100.0
Civilian veterans2,68113.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,751100.0
With a disability62810.9
Population 21 to 64 years15,357100.0
With a disability4,38128.5
Percent employed
37.0(X)
No disability10,97671.5
Percent employed
67.5(X)
Population 65 years and over3,842100.0
With a disability2,09454.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,134100.0
Same house in 199517,15468.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,92531.5
Same county
4,87319.4
Different county
3,05212.1
Same state
1,8527.4
Different state
1,2004.8
Elsewhere in 1995550.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,562100.0
Native26,41399.4
Born in United States
26,33999.2
State of residence
23,13487.1
Different state
3,20512.1
Born outside United States
740.3
Foreign born1490.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
300.1
Naturalized citizen
1100.4
Not a citizen
390.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)149100.0
Europe4026.8
Asia8355.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America2315.4
Northern America32.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,134100.0
English only24,58197.8
Language other than English5532.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1710.7
Spanish
2421.0
Speak English less than "very well"
540.2
Other Indo-European languages
2681.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1050.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
290.1
Speak English less than "very well"
40.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,562100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,81370.8
Arab130.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch5222.0
English2,1358.0
French (except Basque)12551.0
French Canadian180.0
German2,5219.5
Greek450.2
Hungarian400.2
Irish12,67410.1
Italian5242.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian160.1
Polish1240.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian40.0
Scotch-Irish5392.0
Scottish4351.6
Slovak40.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish440.2
Swiss140.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6,61324.9
Welsh1000.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,1838.2
(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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