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Social Statistics for Ritchie County, West Virginia

Ritchie county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,222100.0
Nursery school, preschool1245.6
Kindergarten1516.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,12350.5
High school (grades 9-12)53023.9
College or graduate school29413.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,177100.0
Less than 9th grade79311.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,11715.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,13243.6
Some college, no degree1,24917.4
Associate degree3755.2
Bachelor's degree3354.7
Graduate or professional degree1762.5
Percent high school graduate or higher73.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over8,430100.0
Never married1,55018.4
Now married, except separated5,09060.4
Separated1341.6
Widowed86410.2
Female
6437.6
Divorced7929.4
Female
4084.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years218100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12959.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,971100.0
Civilian veterans1,20415.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,158100.0
With a disability22310.3
Population 21 to 64 years6,023100.0
With a disability1,40123.3
Percent employed
33.4(X)
No disability4,62276.7
Percent employed
69.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,515100.0
With a disability81353.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,772100.0
Same house in 19956,72468.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,04231.1
Same county
1,78518.3
Different county
1,25712.9
Same state
7147.3
Different state
5435.6
Elsewhere in 199560.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population10,343100.0
Native10,30899.7
Born in United States
10,28499.4
State of residence
8,49382.1
Different state
1,79117.3
Born outside United States
240.2
Foreign born350.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
160.2
Naturalized citizen
260.3
Not a citizen
90.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)35100.0
Europe1234.3
Asia925.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1028.6
Northern America411.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,772100.0
English only9,66798.9
Language other than English1051.1
Speak English less than 'very well
120.1
Spanish
210.2
Speak English less than "very well"
80.1
Other Indo-European languages
540.6
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
220.2
Speak English less than "very well"
40.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population10,343100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,30770.6
Arab20.0
Czech120.0
Danish80.1
Dutch2432.3
English9108.8
French (except Basque)1750.7
French Canadian1130.1
German1,16511.3
Greek00.0
Hungarian90.1
Irish11,12410.9
Italian900.9
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian300.3
Polish680.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian170.2
Scotch-Irish1751.7
Scottish1061.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African20.0
Swedish90.1
Swiss20.0
Ukrainian60.1
United States or American2,41723.4
Welsh500.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries7797.5
(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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