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Washington county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,974100.0
Nursery school, preschool4414.0
Kindergarten4764.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,08446.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,43422.2
College or graduate school2,53923.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over35,958100.0
Less than 9th grade4,65412.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,31314.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,21631.2
Some college, no degree6,59018.3
Associate degree2,3956.7
Bachelor's degree3,5669.9
Graduate or professional degree2,2246.2
Percent high school graduate or higher72.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over42,398100.0
Never married7,71018.2
Now married, except separated26,43062.3
Separated1,1082.6
Widowed3,3607.9
Female
2,9016.8
Divorced3,7908.9
Female
2,0134.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years889100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren35840.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over40,517100.0
Civilian veterans5,25713.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,018100.0
With a disability7247.2
Population 21 to 64 years30,538100.0
With a disability7,05923.1
Percent employed
50.4(X)
No disability23,47976.9
Percent employed
76.6(X)
Population 65 years and over7,542100.0
With a disability3,39845.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over48,518100.0
Same house in 199529,87161.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,49938.1
Same county
9,31619.2
Different county
9,18318.9
Same state
4,4569.2
Different state
4,7279.7
Elsewhere in 19951480.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population51,103100.0
Native50,63399.1
Born in United States
50,51798.9
State of residence
34,23167.0
Different state
16,28631.9
Born outside United States
1160.2
Foreign born4700.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2030.4
Naturalized citizen
1440.3
Not a citizen
3260.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)470100.0
Europe19741.9
Asia18940.2
Africa61.3
Oceania61.3
Latin America367.7
Northern America367.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over48,518100.0
English only47,42397.7
Language other than English1,0952.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3490.7
Spanish
4360.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1840.4
Other Indo-European languages
4360.9
Speak English less than "very well"
640.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1820.4
Speak English less than "very well"
930.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population51,103100.0

Total ancestries reported

37,39373.2
Arab710.1
Czech1140.0
Danish00.0
Dutch5621.1
English4,6659.1
French (except Basque)15091.0
French Canadian1720.1
German4,8749.5
Greek670.1
Hungarian670.1
Irish14,5288.9
Italian6571.3
Lithuanian200.0
Norwegian940.2
Polish2650.5
Portuguese350.1
Russian410.1
Scotch-Irish1,8143.5
Scottish9861.9
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African660.1
Swedish1790.4
Swiss850.2
Ukrainian420.1
United States or American12,81125.1
Welsh2150.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)130.0
Other ancestries4,6419.1
(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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