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Social Statistics

Sussex county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,713100.0
Nursery school, preschool712.6
Kindergarten1284.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,21244.7
High school (grades 9-12)86031.7
College or graduate school44216.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,899100.0
Less than 9th grade1,46616.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,30725.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,95433.2
Some college, no degree96810.9
Associate degree3143.5
Bachelor's degree5846.6
Graduate or professional degree3063.4
Percent high school graduate or higher57.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,498100.0
Never married3,17330.2
Now married, except separated4,90746.7
Separated4664.4
Widowed9178.7
Female
7577.2
Divorced1,0359.9
Female
3653.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years293100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13345.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,038100.0
Civilian veterans1,24812.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,136100.0
With a disability1607.5
Population 21 to 64 years5,642100.0
With a disability1,33923.7
Percent employed
47.8(X)
No disability4,30376.3
Percent employed
75.3(X)
Population 65 years and over1,574100.0
With a disability63040.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over11,923100.0
Same house in 19957,42662.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,37536.7
Same county
1,74314.6
Different county
2,63222.1
Same state
2,03317.1
Different state
5995.0
Elsewhere in 19951221.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,504100.0
Native12,38599.0
Born in United States
12,35598.8
State of residence
10,34982.8
Different state
2,00616.0
Born outside United States
300.2
Foreign born1191.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
630.5
Naturalized citizen
440.4
Not a citizen
750.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)119100.0
Europe4336.1
Asia1916.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America5546.2
Northern America21.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over11,923100.0
English only11,65797.8
Language other than English2662.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1181.0
Spanish
1551.3
Speak English less than "very well"
740.6
Other Indo-European languages
940.8
Speak English less than "very well"
270.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
170.1
Speak English less than "very well"
170.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,504100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,24966.0
Arab00.0
Czech1140.1
Danish00.0
Dutch70.1
English8136.5
French (except Basque)1940.8
French Canadian1160.1
German3602.9
Greek160.1
Hungarian30.0
Irish12542.0
Italian440.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian00.0
Polish340.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian420.3
Scotch-Irish1030.8
Scottish600.5
Slovak110.1
Subsaharan African690.6
Swedish110.1
Swiss20.0
Ukrainian280.2
United States or American1,28510.3
Welsh330.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.1
Other ancestries4,94339.5
(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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