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Social Statistics for Colonial Heights, Virginia

Colonial Heights, Colonial heights virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics,






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,884100.0
Nursery school, preschool2035.2
Kindergarten2125.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,90349.0
High school (grades 9-12)87622.6
College or graduate school69017.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,675100.0
Less than 9th grade5124.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,39411.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,02134.4
Some college, no degree2,82524.2
Associate degree7096.1
Bachelor's degree1,45212.4
Graduate or professional degree7626.5
Percent high school graduate or higher83.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over13,780100.0
Never married3,02221.9
Now married, except separated7,53754.7
Separated3912.8
Widowed1,2909.4
Female
1,1668.5
Divorced1,54011.2
Female
9116.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years292100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10937.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,991100.0
Civilian veterans2,25617.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,670100.0
With a disability38510.5
Population 21 to 64 years9,147100.0
With a disability1,70918.7
Percent employed
67.7(X)
No disability7,43881.3
Percent employed
81.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,923100.0
With a disability1,19040.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,072100.0
Same house in 19959,43658.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,35939.6
Same county
2,30714.4
Different county
4,05225.2
Same state
3,04418.9
Different state
1,0086.3
Elsewhere in 19952771.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population16,897100.0
Native16,06195.1
Born in United States
15,82293.6
State of residence
10,74963.6
Different state
5,07330.0
Born outside United States
2391.4
Foreign born8364.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2981.8
Naturalized citizen
5283.1
Not a citizen
3081.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)836100.0
Europe29234.9
Asia32338.6
Africa8810.5
Oceania101.2
Latin America11814.1
Northern America50.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,072100.0
English only14,86292.5
Language other than English1,2107.5
Speak English less than 'very well
3582.2
Spanish
4302.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1200.7
Other Indo-European languages
4092.5
Speak English less than "very well"
570.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2581.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1811.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population16,897100.0

Total ancestries reported

15,40191.1
Arab860.5
Czech11801.1
Danish190.1
Dutch3061.8
English2,97417.6
French (except Basque)13872.3
French Canadian1760.4
German2,02412.0
Greek130.1
Hungarian790.5
Irish11,70510.1
Italian5673.4
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian420.2
Polish2071.2
Portuguese260.2
Russian430.3
Scotch-Irish4082.4
Scottish4302.5
Slovak310.2
Subsaharan African1000.6
Swedish420.2
Swiss80.0
Ukrainian340.2
United States or American2,44814.5
Welsh1691.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)450.3
Other ancestries2,94717.4
(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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