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Social Statistics

Wetzel county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,967100.0
Nursery school, preschool2656.7
Kindergarten2055.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,99350.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,04026.2
College or graduate school46411.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,287100.0
Less than 9th grade9757.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,78014.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,83947.5
Some college, no degree1,84815.0
Associate degree5674.6
Bachelor's degree7506.1
Graduate or professional degree5284.3
Percent high school graduate or higher77.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,294100.0
Never married2,77819.4
Now married, except separated8,58760.1
Separated1651.2
Widowed1,3819.7
Female
1,1998.4
Divorced1,3839.7
Female
6374.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years235100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12653.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,494100.0
Civilian veterans1,95014.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,767100.0
With a disability3338.8
Population 21 to 64 years10,050100.0
With a disability2,36923.6
Percent employed
40.4(X)
No disability7,68176.4
Percent employed
63.2(X)
Population 65 years and over2,774100.0
With a disability1,39450.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,712100.0
Same house in 199511,28367.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,41832.4
Same county
3,43420.5
Different county
1,98411.9
Same state
1,1236.7
Different state
8615.2
Elsewhere in 1995110.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population17,693100.0
Native17,62699.6
Born in United States
17,57799.3
State of residence
14,66482.9
Different state
2,91316.5
Born outside United States
490.3
Foreign born670.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
290.2
Naturalized citizen
420.2
Not a citizen
250.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)67100.0
Europe1826.9
Asia3958.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America811.9
Northern America23.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,712100.0
English only16,43998.4
Language other than English2731.6
Speak English less than 'very well
890.5
Spanish
930.6
Speak English less than "very well"
430.3
Other Indo-European languages
1370.8
Speak English less than "very well"
240.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
120.1
Speak English less than "very well"
100.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population17,693100.0

Total ancestries reported

14,06279.5
Arab620.4
Czech1160.1
Danish10.0
Dutch4672.6
English1,6349.2
French (except Basque)12991.7
French Canadian120.0
German3,26918.5
Greek130.1
Hungarian840.5
Irish11,83910.4
Italian4112.3
Lithuanian100.1
Norwegian300.2
Polish3001.7
Portuguese90.1
Russian110.1
Scotch-Irish3311.9
Scottish1691.0
Slovak260.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish530.3
Swiss1410.8
Ukrainian120.1
United States or American3,30618.7
Welsh1160.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,4518.2
(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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