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Preston county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,362100.0
Nursery school, preschool3034.8
Kindergarten3295.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,21550.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,82428.7
College or graduate school69110.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,050100.0
Less than 9th grade2,34011.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,88314.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,43247.0
Some college, no degree2,65313.2
Associate degree5862.9
Bachelor's degree1,2386.2
Graduate or professional degree9184.6
Percent high school graduate or higher74.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,854100.0
Never married4,96520.8
Now married, except separated14,51960.9
Separated3031.3
Widowed1,9888.3
Female
1,6006.7
Divorced2,0798.7
Female
9864.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years378100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18248.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,377100.0
Civilian veterans3,17614.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,324100.0
With a disability4587.2
Population 21 to 64 years16,965100.0
With a disability3,85322.7
Percent employed
42.1(X)
No disability13,11277.3
Percent employed
71.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,159100.0
With a disability2,07950.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,731100.0
Same house in 199519,37769.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,29929.9
Same county
5,19918.7
Different county
3,10011.2
Same state
1,4245.1
Different state
1,6766.0
Elsewhere in 1995550.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,334100.0
Native29,16799.4
Born in United States
29,06699.1
State of residence
22,29476.0
Different state
6,77223.1
Born outside United States
1010.3
Foreign born1670.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
310.1
Naturalized citizen
840.3
Not a citizen
830.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)167100.0
Europe10261.1
Asia4225.1
Africa106.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America21.2
Northern America116.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,731100.0
English only27,24998.3
Language other than English4821.7
Speak English less than 'very well
1730.6
Spanish
2020.7
Speak English less than "very well"
860.3
Other Indo-European languages
2620.9
Speak English less than "very well"
780.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.0
Speak English less than "very well"
90.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,334100.0

Total ancestries reported

22,83677.8
Arab170.1
Czech1220.1
Danish70.0
Dutch8783.0
English2,3548.0
French (except Basque)15511.9
French Canadian1680.2
German5,90920.1
Greek260.1
Hungarian1420.5
Irish12,96610.1
Italian1,0573.6
Lithuanian190.1
Norwegian460.2
Polish4431.5
Portuguese20.0
Russian520.2
Scotch-Irish4811.6
Scottish2630.9
Slovak370.1
Subsaharan African350.1
Swedish720.2
Swiss250.1
Ukrainian240.1
United States or American5,01917.1
Welsh2390.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,0827.1
(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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