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Social Statistics

Powhatan county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,353100.0
Nursery school, preschool3586.7
Kindergarten3486.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,52947.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,31124.5
College or graduate school80715.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,411100.0
Less than 9th grade9616.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,29114.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,96632.2
Some college, no degree3,32421.6
Associate degree9196.0
Bachelor's degree2,29914.9
Graduate or professional degree6514.2
Percent high school graduate or higher78.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,972100.0
Never married2,85615.9
Now married, except separated12,26568.2
Separated5292.9
Widowed1,0435.8
Female
5343.0
Divorced1,2797.1
Female
6723.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years327100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10632.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over17,026100.0
Civilian veterans2,39814.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,666100.0
With a disability3367.2
Population 21 to 64 years12,150100.0
With a disability1,54612.7
Percent employed
59.2(X)
No disability10,60487.3
Percent employed
82.2(X)
Population 65 years and over1,870100.0
With a disability76040.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over21,069100.0
Same house in 199512,47359.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,58040.7
Same county
2,12510.1
Different county
6,45530.6
Same state
5,21924.8
Different state
1,2365.9
Elsewhere in 1995160.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population22,377100.0
Native22,05198.5
Born in United States
21,87897.8
State of residence
16,33973.0
Different state
5,53924.8
Born outside United States
1730.8
Foreign born3261.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1110.5
Naturalized citizen
1200.5
Not a citizen
2060.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)326100.0
Europe9729.8
Asia4915.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America9328.5
Northern America8726.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over21,069100.0
English only20,48797.2
Language other than English5822.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1890.9
Spanish
3011.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1060.5
Other Indo-European languages
2081.0
Speak English less than "very well"
710.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
130.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population22,377100.0

Total ancestries reported

18,71483.6
Arab210.1
Czech1160.1
Danish320.1
Dutch2441.1
English3,36915.1
French (except Basque)14502.0
French Canadian1400.2
German2,32110.4
Greek590.3
Hungarian1200.5
Irish12,0569.2
Italian6052.7
Lithuanian340.2
Norwegian1500.7
Polish2010.9
Portuguese230.1
Russian380.2
Scotch-Irish4321.9
Scottish5922.6
Slovak70.0
Subsaharan African470.2
Swedish760.3
Swiss610.3
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,72916.7
Welsh1770.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries3,80917.0
(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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