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Social Statistics for Wyoming County, West Virginia

Wyoming county west virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,232100.0
Nursery school, preschool2374.5
Kindergarten3336.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,54348.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,50928.8
College or graduate school61011.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,722100.0
Less than 9th grade3,25718.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,06917.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,41341.8
Some college, no degree2,17012.2
Associate degree5463.1
Bachelor's degree7234.1
Graduate or professional degree5443.1
Percent high school graduate or higher64.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher7.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,114100.0
Never married3,78517.9
Now married, except separated13,34463.2
Separated4262.0
Widowed1,8428.7
Female
1,5617.4
Divorced1,7178.1
Female
9184.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years410100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24660.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,944100.0
Civilian veterans2,36811.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,170100.0
With a disability4839.3
Population 21 to 64 years15,476100.0
With a disability5,46035.3
Percent employed
26.4(X)
No disability10,01664.7
Percent employed
56.9(X)
Population 65 years and over3,531100.0
With a disability1,96955.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,240100.0
Same house in 199518,22675.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,98724.7
Same county
3,99316.5
Different county
1,9948.2
Same state
1,2325.1
Different state
7623.1
Elsewhere in 1995270.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population25,708100.0
Native25,66699.8
Born in United States
25,61899.6
State of residence
22,85288.9
Different state
2,76610.8
Born outside United States
480.2
Foreign born420.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
100.0
Naturalized citizen
180.1
Not a citizen
240.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)42100.0
Europe2559.5
Asia716.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1023.8
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,240100.0
English only23,88398.5
Language other than English3571.5
Speak English less than 'very well
1270.5
Spanish
2210.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1000.4
Other Indo-European languages
900.4
Speak English less than "very well"
250.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
80.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population25,708100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,76565.2
Arab130.1
Czech170.0
Danish90.0
Dutch2691.0
English2,1568.4
French (except Basque)11270.5
French Canadian1280.1
German1,0684.2
Greek270.1
Hungarian570.2
Irish11,7796.9
Italian3561.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian60.0
Polish670.3
Portuguese70.0
Russian110.0
Scotch-Irish2020.8
Scottish1480.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African50.0
Swedish260.1
Swiss40.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American8,27532.2
Welsh460.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)280.1
Other ancestries2,0448.0
(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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