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Social Statistics

Northumberland county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,114100.0
Nursery school, preschool1507.1
Kindergarten22910.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)96945.8
High school (grades 9-12)55526.3
College or graduate school21110.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over9,476100.0
Less than 9th grade8859.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,39414.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,93331.0
Some college, no degree1,79018.9
Associate degree4204.4
Bachelor's degree1,20112.7
Graduate or professional degree8539.0
Percent high school graduate or higher75.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,369100.0
Never married1,65115.9
Now married, except separated6,76065.2
Separated1621.6
Widowed1,10210.6
Female
9058.7
Divorced6946.7
Female
3823.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years201100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5728.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,976100.0
Civilian veterans1,82218.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,968100.0
With a disability1779.0
Population 21 to 64 years6,541100.0
With a disability1,36620.9
Percent employed
47.6(X)
No disability5,17579.1
Percent employed
70.3(X)
Population 65 years and over3,220100.0
With a disability1,23838.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over11,740100.0
Same house in 19957,58164.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,03734.4
Same county
1,45712.4
Different county
2,58022.0
Same state
1,67314.3
Different state
9077.7
Elsewhere in 19951221.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,259100.0
Native12,06598.4
Born in United States
11,99197.8
State of residence
8,30567.7
Different state
3,68630.1
Born outside United States
740.6
Foreign born1941.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
560.5
Naturalized citizen
1221.0
Not a citizen
720.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)194100.0
Europe9750.0
Asia3920.1
Africa73.6
Oceania115.7
Latin America52.6
Northern America3518.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over11,740100.0
English only11,44697.5
Language other than English2942.5
Speak English less than 'very well
900.8
Spanish
1181.0
Speak English less than "very well"
540.5
Other Indo-European languages
1451.2
Speak English less than "very well"
160.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
310.3
Speak English less than "very well"
200.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,259100.0

Total ancestries reported

10,53485.9
Arab70.1
Czech1310.3
Danish240.2
Dutch1030.8
English1,93415.8
French (except Basque)11901.5
French Canadian1320.3
German9687.9
Greek110.1
Hungarian80.1
Irish17626.2
Italian1261.0
Lithuanian90.1
Norwegian200.2
Polish1481.2
Portuguese60.0
Russian200.2
Scotch-Irish2722.2
Scottish2792.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African500.4
Swedish500.4
Swiss320.3
Ukrainian530.4
United States or American1,86715.2
Welsh1050.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.0
Other ancestries3,42527.9
(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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