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Northampton county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,230100.0
Nursery school, preschool1785.5
Kindergarten1384.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,49546.3
High school (grades 9-12)93328.9
College or graduate school48615.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,133100.0
Less than 9th grade1,46216.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,51516.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,66929.2
Some college, no degree1,57217.2
Associate degree4795.2
Bachelor's degree96110.5
Graduate or professional degree4755.2
Percent high school graduate or higher67.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,588100.0
Never married2,67525.3
Now married, except separated5,46751.6
Separated4194.0
Widowed1,16211.0
Female
9098.6
Divorced8658.2
Female
4504.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years484100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren21945.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,007100.0
Civilian veterans1,42914.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,852100.0
With a disability2267.9
Population 21 to 64 years6,617100.0
With a disability1,68425.4
Percent employed
48.2(X)
No disability4,93374.6
Percent employed
73.8(X)
Population 65 years and over2,713100.0
With a disability1,23345.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,373100.0
Same house in 19958,00364.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,17833.8
Same county
2,22818.0
Different county
1,95015.8
Same state
1,0858.8
Different state
8657.0
Elsewhere in 19951921.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population13,093100.0
Native12,64696.6
Born in United States
12,57896.1
State of residence
9,32471.2
Different state
3,25424.9
Born outside United States
680.5
Foreign born4473.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2521.9
Naturalized citizen
1321.0
Not a citizen
3152.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)447100.0
Europe8819.7
Asia184.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America31069.4
Northern America316.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,373100.0
English only11,67094.3
Language other than English7035.7
Speak English less than 'very well
3582.9
Spanish
5614.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3402.7
Other Indo-European languages
1090.9
Speak English less than "very well"
180.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
270.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population13,093100.0

Total ancestries reported

11,34786.7
Arab180.1
Czech1210.2
Danish310.2
Dutch480.4
English1,69012.9
French (except Basque)11691.3
French Canadian1600.5
German7515.7
Greek40.0
Hungarian200.2
Irish16785.2
Italian3052.3
Lithuanian80.1
Norwegian710.5
Polish1140.9
Portuguese20.0
Russian120.1
Scotch-Irish1681.3
Scottish2291.7
Slovak30.0
Subsaharan African3852.9
Swedish530.4
Swiss240.2
Ukrainian80.1
United States or American1,39510.7
Welsh580.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.1
Other ancestries5,01538.3
(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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