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Wood county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,616100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2706.5
Kindergarten1,1495.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,49148.4
High school (grades 9-12)4,35822.2
College or graduate school3,34817.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over60,697100.0
Less than 9th grade4,2136.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,08611.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)23,22538.3
Some college, no degree13,15721.7
Associate degree3,7666.2
Bachelor's degree5,8569.6
Graduate or professional degree3,3945.6
Percent high school graduate or higher81.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over71,361100.0
Never married14,57320.4
Now married, except separated41,45758.1
Separated9681.4
Widowed5,8448.2
Female
4,8426.8
Divorced8,51911.9
Female
4,7456.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,275100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren61948.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over67,679100.0
Civilian veterans10,78315.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years18,110100.0
With a disability1,5708.7
Population 21 to 64 years50,768100.0
With a disability9,86919.4
Percent employed
44.6(X)
No disability40,89980.6
Percent employed
75.1(X)
Population 65 years and over13,005100.0
With a disability5,82344.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over82,863100.0
Same house in 199549,48859.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199533,03539.9
Same county
22,87527.6
Different county
10,16012.3
Same state
3,5404.3
Different state
6,6208.0
Elsewhere in 19953400.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population87,986100.0
Native87,06098.9
Born in United States
86,65498.5
State of residence
66,52175.6
Different state
20,13322.9
Born outside United States
4060.5
Foreign born9261.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3230.4
Naturalized citizen
5200.6
Not a citizen
4060.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)926100.0
Europe36339.2
Asia31233.7
Africa323.5
Oceania70.8
Latin America14115.2
Northern America717.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over82,863100.0
English only81,25298.1
Language other than English1,6111.9
Speak English less than 'very well
3630.4
Spanish
6430.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1890.2
Other Indo-European languages
6360.8
Speak English less than "very well"
920.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2480.3
Speak English less than "very well"
820.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population87,986100.0

Total ancestries reported

70,75780.4
Arab2320.3
Czech11280.1
Danish730.1
Dutch1,8792.1
English10,29411.7
French (except Basque)11,5771.8
French Canadian11360.2
German14,28116.2
Greek1300.1
Hungarian1840.2
Irish19,58610.9
Italian1,7812.0
Lithuanian880.1
Norwegian2150.2
Polish8200.9
Portuguese210.0
Russian810.1
Scotch-Irish2,0172.3
Scottish1,8182.1
Slovak1120.1
Subsaharan African1100.1
Swedish3310.4
Swiss1420.2
Ukrainian620.1
United States or American16,34318.6
Welsh6270.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)240.0
Other ancestries7,6658.7
(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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