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Wirt county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,473100.0
Nursery school, preschool845.7
Kindergarten795.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)71148.3
High school (grades 9-12)45931.2
College or graduate school1409.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,944100.0
Less than 9th grade47512.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma61415.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,77545.0
Some college, no degree55614.1
Associate degree1353.4
Bachelor's degree2757.0
Graduate or professional degree1142.9
Percent high school graduate or higher72.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,689100.0
Never married88218.8
Now married, except separated2,95162.9
Separated541.2
Widowed3838.2
Female
2796.0
Divorced4198.9
Female
2094.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years120100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9579.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,392100.0
Civilian veterans63614.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,384100.0
With a disability1379.9
Population 21 to 64 years3,386100.0
With a disability69520.5
Percent employed
36.8(X)
No disability2,69179.5
Percent employed
70.2(X)
Population 65 years and over758100.0
With a disability42155.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,552100.0
Same house in 19953,43461.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,11638.1
Same county
1,04218.8
Different county
1,07419.3
Same state
78014.0
Different state
2945.3
Elsewhere in 199520.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,873100.0
Native5,85499.7
Born in United States
5,82699.2
State of residence
5,05086.0
Different state
77613.2
Born outside United States
280.5
Foreign born190.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
20.0
Naturalized citizen
20.0
Not a citizen
170.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)19100.0
Europe736.8
Asia1052.6
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America210.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,552100.0
English only5,49799.0
Language other than English551.0
Speak English less than 'very well
90.2
Spanish
200.4
Speak English less than "very well"
90.2
Other Indo-European languages
350.6
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,873100.0

Total ancestries reported

4,13070.3
Arab00.0
Czech140.1
Danish00.0
Dutch1362.3
English4237.2
French (except Basque)11001.7
French Canadian100.0
German5849.9
Greek00.0
Hungarian90.2
Irish15609.5
Italian1232.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian40.1
Polish1011.7
Portuguese00.0
Russian210.4
Scotch-Irish1432.4
Scottish781.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African10.0
Swedish320.5
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,35923.1
Welsh130.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4397.5
(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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