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Social Statistics

Buena Vista, Buena vista virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics,







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,501100.0
Nursery school, preschool644.3
Kindergarten1097.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)62341.5
High school (grades 9-12)28619.1
College or graduate school41927.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,250100.0
Less than 9th grade68016.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma63715.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,44634.0
Some college, no degree83219.6
Associate degree2104.9
Bachelor's degree2816.6
Graduate or professional degree1643.9
Percent high school graduate or higher69.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,187100.0
Never married1,15322.2
Now married, except separated2,84954.9
Separated1102.1
Widowed55710.7
Female
4669.0
Divorced51810.0
Female
3005.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years171100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren8449.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,931100.0
Civilian veterans66313.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,388100.0
With a disability17512.6
Population 21 to 64 years3,552100.0
With a disability73420.7
Percent employed
51.6(X)
No disability2,81879.3
Percent employed
81.5(X)
Population 65 years and over959100.0
With a disability48550.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,980100.0
Same house in 19953,56959.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,40440.2
Same county
2143.6
Different county
2,19036.6
Same state
1,73028.9
Different state
4607.7
Elsewhere in 199570.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,349100.0
Native6,31699.5
Born in United States
6,24998.4
State of residence
5,23382.4
Different state
1,01616.0
Born outside United States
671.1
Foreign born330.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
100.2
Naturalized citizen
230.4
Not a citizen
100.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)33100.0
Europe1957.6
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1442.4
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,980100.0
English only5,81997.3
Language other than English1612.7
Speak English less than 'very well
320.5
Spanish
1061.8
Speak English less than "very well"
160.3
Other Indo-European languages
470.8
Speak English less than "very well"
160.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
80.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,349100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,02879.2
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch1161.8
English4497.1
French (except Basque)11302.0
French Canadian100.0
German65910.4
Greek60.1
Hungarian60.1
Irish15068.0
Italian951.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian280.4
Polish180.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian160.3
Scotch-Irish4467.0
Scottish931.5
Slovak80.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish330.5
Swiss150.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,63425.7
Welsh140.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)290.5
Other ancestries72711.5
(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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