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Social Statistics

Pocahontas county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,801100.0
Nursery school, preschool1106.1
Kindergarten884.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)92551.4
High school (grades 9-12)44424.7
College or graduate school23413.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over6,556100.0
Less than 9th grade82412.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,08616.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,79042.6
Some college, no degree84212.8
Associate degree2393.6
Bachelor's degree5268.0
Graduate or professional degree2493.8
Percent high school graduate or higher70.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over7,558100.0
Never married1,54820.5
Now married, except separated4,37657.9
Separated901.2
Widowed76210.1
Female
6098.1
Divorced78210.3
Female
3174.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years160100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7848.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,213100.0
Civilian veterans1,10015.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,717100.0
With a disability1559.0
Population 21 to 64 years5,186100.0
With a disability1,32425.5
Percent employed
44.3(X)
No disability3,86274.5
Percent employed
71.2(X)
Population 65 years and over1,497100.0
With a disability79853.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over8,686100.0
Same house in 19955,58564.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,06435.3
Same county
1,71919.8
Different county
1,34515.5
Same state
5386.2
Different state
8079.3
Elsewhere in 1995370.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population9,131100.0
Native9,07599.4
Born in United States
9,02698.9
State of residence
6,98876.5
Different state
2,03822.3
Born outside United States
490.5
Foreign born560.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
50.1
Naturalized citizen
350.4
Not a citizen
210.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)56100.0
Europe3766.1
Asia814.3
Africa00.0
Oceania610.7
Latin America00.0
Northern America58.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over8,686100.0
English only8,52298.1
Language other than English1641.9
Speak English less than 'very well
720.8
Spanish
800.9
Speak English less than "very well"
360.4
Other Indo-European languages
610.7
Speak English less than "very well"
250.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
130.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population9,131100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,97676.4
Arab20.0
Czech1270.3
Danish80.1
Dutch1982.2
English7718.4
French (except Basque)1891.0
French Canadian1280.3
German1,22213.4
Greek60.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish11,15012.6
Italian2032.2
Lithuanian30.0
Norwegian250.3
Polish640.7
Portuguese50.1
Russian100.1
Scotch-Irish2823.1
Scottish2172.4
Slovak20.0
Subsaharan African190.2
Swedish650.7
Swiss190.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,66918.3
Welsh300.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries8629.4
(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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