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Social Statistics

Smyth county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,761100.0
Nursery school, preschool2734.0
Kindergarten4106.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,25648.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,78226.4
College or graduate school1,04015.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,255100.0
Less than 9th grade3,48815.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,06817.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,99234.4
Some college, no degree3,96117.0
Associate degree1,2765.5
Bachelor's degree1,7177.4
Graduate or professional degree7533.2
Percent high school graduate or higher67.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,153100.0
Never married4,88818.0
Now married, except separated16,35360.2
Separated9453.5
Widowed2,4389.0
Female
2,0387.5
Divorced2,5299.3
Female
1,3915.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years729100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren34046.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,929100.0
Civilian veterans3,39313.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,581100.0
With a disability4877.4
Population 21 to 64 years18,923100.0
With a disability4,74525.1
Percent employed
44.9(X)
No disability14,17874.9
Percent employed
80.1(X)
Population 65 years and over5,186100.0
With a disability2,40346.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,314100.0
Same house in 199520,00563.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,20135.8
Same county
7,02722.4
Different county
4,17413.3
Same state
2,5548.2
Different state
1,6205.2
Elsewhere in 19951080.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,081100.0
Native32,92299.5
Born in United States
32,82199.2
State of residence
26,37179.7
Different state
6,45019.5
Born outside United States
1010.3
Foreign born1590.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
630.2
Naturalized citizen
1050.3
Not a citizen
540.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)159100.0
Europe4427.7
Asia2213.8
Africa4729.6
Oceania00.0
Latin America4628.9
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,314100.0
English only30,60997.7
Language other than English7052.3
Speak English less than 'very well
2160.7
Spanish
3701.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1290.4
Other Indo-European languages
2270.7
Speak English less than "very well"
340.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
530.2
Speak English less than "very well"
330.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,081100.0

Total ancestries reported

22,71868.7
Arab800.2
Czech1360.1
Danish210.1
Dutch5031.5
English2,5617.7
French (except Basque)13361.0
French Canadian1700.2
German2,8278.5
Greek60.0
Hungarian50.0
Irish12,0596.2
Italian2040.6
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian570.2
Polish780.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian250.1
Scotch-Irish9152.8
Scottish4921.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African460.1
Swedish1240.4
Swiss310.1
Ukrainian130.0
United States or American9,33328.2
Welsh1370.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)180.1
Other ancestries2,7418.3
(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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