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Social Statistics

Wythe county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,862100.0
Nursery school, preschool3676.3
Kindergarten3285.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,77947.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,36423.3
College or graduate school1,02417.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over19,528100.0
Less than 9th grade2,77014.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,05015.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,33432.4
Some college, no degree3,53618.1
Associate degree1,4727.5
Bachelor's degree1,6378.4
Graduate or professional degree7293.7
Percent high school graduate or higher70.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,688100.0
Never married4,03917.8
Now married, except separated13,84361.0
Separated6943.1
Widowed1,8378.1
Female
1,6147.1
Divorced2,27510.0
Female
1,2835.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years445100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren34076.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,571100.0
Civilian veterans2,82213.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,365100.0
With a disability3686.9
Population 21 to 64 years16,272100.0
With a disability3,83423.6
Percent employed
48.0(X)
No disability12,43876.4
Percent employed
78.7(X)
Population 65 years and over4,039100.0
With a disability1,95848.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over26,083100.0
Same house in 199516,98665.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,00134.5
Same county
5,09219.5
Different county
3,90915.0
Same state
2,2608.7
Different state
1,6496.3
Elsewhere in 1995960.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population27,599100.0
Native27,45999.5
Born in United States
27,39599.3
State of residence
21,46277.8
Different state
5,93321.5
Born outside United States
640.2
Foreign born1400.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
710.3
Naturalized citizen
610.2
Not a citizen
790.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)140100.0
Europe2820.0
Asia6445.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America4028.6
Northern America85.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over26,083100.0
English only25,43697.5
Language other than English6472.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2010.8
Spanish
3251.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1230.5
Other Indo-European languages
2721.0
Speak English less than "very well"
610.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
370.1
Speak English less than "very well"
170.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population27,599100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,62571.1
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish410.1
Dutch4081.5
English2,4248.8
French (except Basque)11120.4
French Canadian1150.1
German3,44212.5
Greek00.0
Hungarian250.1
Irish11,9126.9
Italian3271.2
Lithuanian100.0
Norwegian430.2
Polish1220.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish6812.5
Scottish3241.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African340.1
Swedish810.3
Swiss330.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6,82224.7
Welsh650.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,7049.8
(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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