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Social Statistics for Chesterfield County, Virginia

Chesterfield county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school76,024100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,2897.0
Kindergarten4,1625.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)35,83347.1
High school (grades 9-12)16,78222.1
College or graduate school13,95818.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over167,037100.0
Less than 9th grade5,7053.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma14,1238.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)41,47924.8
Some college, no degree40,11924.0
Associate degree11,0976.6
Bachelor's degree37,07622.2
Graduate or professional degree17,43810.4
Percent high school graduate or higher88.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher32.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over199,708100.0
Never married43,93122.0
Now married, except separated124,67762.4
Separated4,5442.3
Widowed9,1184.6
Female
7,5053.8
Divorced17,4388.7
Female
10,8185.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,436100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,67237.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over186,002100.0
Civilian veterans27,11314.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years65,108100.0
With a disability5,3568.2
Population 21 to 64 years154,850100.0
With a disability21,15613.7
Percent employed
63.2(X)
No disability133,69486.3
Percent employed
82.4(X)
Population 65 years and over20,061100.0
With a disability7,20335.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over242,866100.0
Same house in 1995132,99454.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995105,86943.6
Same county
46,99319.3
Different county
58,87624.2
Same state
33,24813.7
Different state
25,62810.6
Elsewhere in 19954,0031.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population259,903100.0
Native246,38094.8
Born in United States
243,07693.5
State of residence
147,77256.9
Different state
95,30436.7
Born outside United States
3,3041.3
Foreign born13,5235.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,1202.0
Naturalized citizen
6,4442.5
Not a citizen
7,0792.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)13,523100.0
Europe2,95621.9
Asia5,25038.8
Africa7325.4
Oceania400.3
Latin America3,93529.1
Northern America6104.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over242,866100.0
English only224,03292.2
Language other than English18,8347.8
Speak English less than 'very well
7,1642.9
Spanish
7,7253.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,2841.4
Other Indo-European languages
5,8272.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3600.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,3841.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2380.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population259,903100.0

Total ancestries reported

259,923100.0
Arab1,1540.4
Czech19930.4
Danish4930.2
Dutch3,1201.2
English36,27114.0
French (except Basque)16,7882.6
French Canadian11,4550.6
German33,48212.9
Greek8830.3
Hungarian9330.4
Irish127,75010.7
Italian10,5414.1
Lithuanian5540.2
Norwegian1,7480.7
Polish4,7391.8
Portuguese2690.1
Russian9330.4
Scotch-Irish7,0582.7
Scottish6,2092.4
Slovak3620.1
Subsaharan African1,8320.7
Swedish1,8560.7
Swiss5080.2
Ukrainian4600.2
United States or American33,23812.8
Welsh2,0970.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,0550.4
Other ancestries73,14228.1
(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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