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Social Statistics

Buchanan county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,598100.0
Nursery school, preschool2955.3
Kindergarten2774.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,50844.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,61328.8
College or graduate school90516.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over18,851100.0
Less than 9th grade5,40128.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,48618.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,18827.5
Some college, no degree2,33012.4
Associate degree9465.0
Bachelor's degree9184.9
Graduate or professional degree5823.1
Percent high school graduate or higher52.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher8.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over22,457100.0
Never married4,06918.1
Now married, except separated14,26563.5
Separated6412.9
Widowed1,8878.4
Female
1,5466.9
Divorced1,5957.1
Female
8063.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years562100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31355.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over21,128100.0
Civilian veterans1,6087.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,455100.0
With a disability5279.7
Population 21 to 64 years16,188100.0
With a disability6,38539.4
Percent employed
19.5(X)
No disability9,80360.6
Percent employed
62.1(X)
Population 65 years and over3,007100.0
With a disability1,94364.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over25,665100.0
Same house in 199519,60376.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,02323.5
Same county
3,63314.2
Different county
2,3909.3
Same state
1,7136.7
Different state
6772.6
Elsewhere in 1995390.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,978100.0
Native26,90199.7
Born in United States
26,86899.6
State of residence
22,17882.2
Different state
4,69017.4
Born outside United States
330.1
Foreign born770.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
410.2
Naturalized citizen
350.1
Not a citizen
420.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)77100.0
Europe2329.9
Asia4051.9
Africa00.0
Oceania56.5
Latin America79.1
Northern America22.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over25,665100.0
English only25,29798.6
Language other than English3681.4
Speak English less than 'very well
970.4
Spanish
2390.9
Speak English less than "very well"
440.2
Other Indo-European languages
880.3
Speak English less than "very well"
420.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
410.2
Speak English less than "very well"
110.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,978100.0

Total ancestries reported

15,39257.1
Arab130.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1590.6
English1,3385.0
French (except Basque)11220.5
French Canadian150.0
German8303.1
Greek20.0
Hungarian250.1
Irish11,0053.7
Italian600.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian70.0
Polish180.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian100.0
Scotch-Irish2530.9
Scottish1900.7
Slovak80.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish160.1
Swiss70.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American9,99237.0
Welsh200.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,3124.9
(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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