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Social Statistics for Roanoke County, Virginia

Roanoke county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,624100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,5407.5
Kindergarten1,1765.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,24444.8
High school (grades 9-12)4,71222.8
College or graduate school3,95219.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over60,771100.0
Less than 9th grade3,5905.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,0628.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)16,90727.8
Some college, no degree13,06621.5
Associate degree4,9958.2
Bachelor's degree11,45218.8
Graduate or professional degree5,6999.4
Percent high school graduate or higher85.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over69,734100.0
Never married13,15218.9
Now married, except separated43,34162.2
Separated1,2101.7
Widowed5,4777.9
Female
4,5506.5
Divorced6,5549.4
Female
4,0125.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,279100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren55343.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over66,246100.0
Civilian veterans9,94415.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years17,715100.0
With a disability1,2947.3
Population 21 to 64 years49,824100.0
With a disability7,55415.2
Percent employed
61.0(X)
No disability42,27084.8
Percent employed
82.8(X)
Population 65 years and over12,342100.0
With a disability4,57737.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over81,272100.0
Same house in 199547,12758.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199533,32941.0
Same county
9,06511.2
Different county
24,26429.9
Same state
16,74920.6
Different state
7,5159.2
Elsewhere in 19958161.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population85,778100.0
Native83,14796.9
Born in United States
82,44896.1
State of residence
55,70364.9
Different state
26,74531.2
Born outside United States
6990.8
Foreign born2,6313.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,1421.3
Naturalized citizen
1,2311.4
Not a citizen
1,4001.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,631100.0
Europe78729.9
Asia90334.3
Africa2499.5
Oceania160.6
Latin America52720.0
Northern America1495.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over81,272100.0
English only77,16694.9
Language other than English4,1065.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2311.5
Spanish
1,6942.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4700.6
Other Indo-European languages
1,6612.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3830.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5050.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3300.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population85,778100.0

Total ancestries reported

76,37189.0
Arab4970.6
Czech13060.4
Danish1140.1
Dutch1,0161.2
English12,61914.7
French (except Basque)11,9392.3
French Canadian12510.3
German12,64514.7
Greek1690.2
Hungarian3230.4
Irish19,64611.2
Italian2,4952.9
Lithuanian1070.1
Norwegian3560.4
Polish1,2001.4
Portuguese590.1
Russian3730.4
Scotch-Irish2,9373.4
Scottish2,7063.2
Slovak1070.1
Subsaharan African2350.3
Swedish5560.6
Swiss1850.2
Ukrainian1360.2
United States or American13,37515.6
Welsh6290.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1610.2
Other ancestries11,22913.1
(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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