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Wayne county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,488100.0
Nursery school, preschool4184.4
Kindergarten5625.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,81450.7
High school (grades 9-12)2,26123.8
College or graduate school1,43315.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over29,223100.0
Less than 9th grade3,48111.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,12817.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,24238.5
Some college, no degree4,70716.1
Associate degree1,2004.1
Bachelor's degree2,1007.2
Graduate or professional degree1,3654.7
Percent high school graduate or higher70.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over34,715100.0
Never married6,41718.5
Now married, except separated21,54362.1
Separated4901.4
Widowed2,8728.3
Female
2,3066.6
Divorced3,3939.8
Female
1,9725.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years773100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren47261.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over32,905100.0
Civilian veterans4,53113.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,278100.0
With a disability1,18612.8
Population 21 to 64 years24,698100.0
With a disability7,72031.3
Percent employed
38.1(X)
No disability16,97868.7
Percent employed
69.4(X)
Population 65 years and over6,354100.0
With a disability3,45054.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over40,413100.0
Same house in 199527,02766.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,17532.6
Same county
7,56018.7
Different county
5,61513.9
Same state
3,0647.6
Different state
2,5516.3
Elsewhere in 19952110.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population42,903100.0
Native42,65499.4
Born in United States
42,54499.2
State of residence
33,36977.8
Different state
9,17521.4
Born outside United States
1100.3
Foreign born2490.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
940.2
Naturalized citizen
950.2
Not a citizen
1540.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)249100.0
Europe11345.4
Asia7429.7
Africa3112.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America3112.4
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over40,413100.0
English only39,80598.5
Language other than English6081.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2240.6
Spanish
3090.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1030.3
Other Indo-European languages
2020.5
Speak English less than "very well"
920.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
770.2
Speak English less than "very well"
260.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population42,903100.0

Total ancestries reported

28,41666.2
Arab170.0
Czech1210.0
Danish120.0
Dutch5011.2
English4,0679.5
French (except Basque)13810.9
French Canadian1620.1
German2,7416.4
Greek310.1
Hungarian320.1
Irish13,4818.1
Italian4301.0
Lithuanian140.0
Norwegian740.2
Polish1700.4
Portuguese20.0
Russian540.1
Scotch-Irish9982.3
Scottish4881.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African90.0
Swedish1030.2
Swiss50.0
Ukrainian90.0
United States or American10,75125.1
Welsh1810.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.0
Other ancestries3,7798.8
(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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