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Social Statistics for Upshur County, West Virginia

Upshur county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,164100.0
Nursery school, preschool3044.9
Kindergarten2894.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,56641.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,22419.9
College or graduate school1,78128.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,222100.0
Less than 9th grade1,72611.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,13714.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,76944.5
Some college, no degree2,09813.8
Associate degree3912.6
Bachelor's degree1,3218.7
Graduate or professional degree7805.1
Percent high school graduate or higher74.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over19,109100.0
Never married4,64024.3
Now married, except separated10,85656.8
Separated3151.6
Widowed1,4057.4
Female
1,1776.2
Divorced1,8939.9
Female
1,0025.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years224100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8035.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,098100.0
Civilian veterans2,57314.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,659100.0
With a disability64911.5
Population 21 to 64 years13,022100.0
With a disability2,88222.1
Percent employed
33.9(X)
No disability10,14077.9
Percent employed
71.8(X)
Population 65 years and over3,319100.0
With a disability1,70151.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over22,149100.0
Same house in 199513,79162.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,26637.3
Same county
4,81221.7
Different county
3,45415.6
Same state
1,6177.3
Different state
1,8378.3
Elsewhere in 1995920.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population23,404100.0
Native23,30699.6
Born in United States
23,25899.4
State of residence
18,47178.9
Different state
4,78720.5
Born outside United States
480.2
Foreign born980.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
400.2
Naturalized citizen
390.2
Not a citizen
590.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)98100.0
Europe4242.9
Asia4444.9
Africa77.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America55.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over22,149100.0
English only21,67397.9
Language other than English4762.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1030.5
Spanish
2060.9
Speak English less than "very well"
520.2
Other Indo-European languages
2411.1
Speak English less than "very well"
510.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
290.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population23,404100.0

Total ancestries reported

17,72575.7
Arab280.1
Czech150.0
Danish40.0
Dutch4822.1
English2,44110.4
French (except Basque)12180.9
French Canadian1610.3
German3,60915.4
Greek410.2
Hungarian100.0
Irish12,1469.2
Italian5162.2
Lithuanian40.0
Norwegian900.4
Polish2040.9
Portuguese00.0
Russian500.2
Scotch-Irish4031.7
Scottish3311.4
Slovak280.1
Subsaharan African240.1
Swedish1280.5
Swiss680.3
Ukrainian220.1
United States or American4,70520.1
Welsh1610.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,9468.3
(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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