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Covington, Covington virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics,







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,202100.0
Nursery school, preschool1018.4
Kindergarten584.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)63252.6
High school (grades 9-12)24720.5
College or graduate school16413.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,485100.0
Less than 9th grade4359.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma84918.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,78539.8
Some college, no degree95021.2
Associate degree1804.0
Bachelor's degree2275.1
Graduate or professional degree591.3
Percent high school graduate or higher71.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher6.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,157100.0
Never married1,09521.2
Now married, except separated2,77753.8
Separated1753.4
Widowed54510.6
Female
4859.4
Divorced56511.0
Female
3316.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years163100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7445.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,962100.0
Civilian veterans81516.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,137100.0
With a disability796.9
Population 21 to 64 years3,475100.0
With a disability92926.7
Percent employed
52.7(X)
No disability2,54673.3
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over1,289100.0
With a disability64349.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,901100.0
Same house in 19953,68862.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,13436.2
Same county
2614.4
Different county
1,87331.7
Same state
1,57426.7
Different state
2995.1
Elsewhere in 1995791.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,303100.0
Native6,15597.7
Born in United States
6,14497.5
State of residence
4,94778.5
Different state
1,19719.0
Born outside United States
110.2
Foreign born1482.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
901.4
Naturalized citizen
450.7
Not a citizen
1031.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)148100.0
Europe64.1
Asia2516.9
Africa128.1
Oceania00.0
Latin America9866.2
Northern America74.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,901100.0
English only5,72397.0
Language other than English1783.0
Speak English less than 'very well
781.3
Spanish
1101.9
Speak English less than "very well"
410.7
Other Indo-European languages
360.6
Speak English less than "very well"
120.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
250.4
Speak English less than "very well"
250.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,303100.0

Total ancestries reported

4,78075.8
Arab340.5
Czech1130.2
Danish00.0
Dutch711.1
English3956.3
French (except Basque)1951.5
French Canadian1210.3
German6209.8
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish15598.9
Italian1292.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian210.3
Polish110.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish1762.8
Scottish380.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish290.5
Swiss60.1
Ukrainian180.3
United States or American1,21819.3
Welsh180.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)560.9
Other ancestries1,25219.9
(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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