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Social Statistics

Parkersburg, Virginia,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,911100.0
Nursery school, preschool3965.7
Kindergarten4476.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,19346.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,54522.4
College or graduate school1,33019.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,080100.0
Less than 9th grade2,1549.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,47215.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,47236.7
Some college, no degree4,64220.1
Associate degree1,3675.9
Bachelor's degree1,8718.1
Graduate or professional degree1,1024.8
Percent high school graduate or higher75.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,348100.0
Never married6,51823.8
Now married, except separated13,09147.9
Separated4851.8
Widowed2,94110.8
Female
2,4919.1
Divorced4,31315.8
Female
2,5189.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years616100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren28345.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,046100.0
Civilian veterans4,29616.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,431100.0
With a disability82812.9
Population 21 to 64 years18,411100.0
With a disability4,35323.6
Percent employed
42.2(X)
No disability14,05876.4
Percent employed
75.2(X)
Population 65 years and over5,886100.0
With a disability2,70045.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,276100.0
Same house in 199516,95854.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199514,14945.2
Same county
9,83531.4
Different county
4,31413.8
Same state
1,4054.5
Different state
2,9099.3
Elsewhere in 19951690.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,158100.0
Native32,85799.1
Born in United States
32,69798.6
State of residence
25,20276.0
Different state
7,49522.6
Born outside United States
1600.5
Foreign born3010.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1070.3
Naturalized citizen
1400.4
Not a citizen
1610.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)301100.0
Europe10334.2
Asia10233.9
Africa3210.6
Oceania72.3
Latin America5016.6
Northern America72.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,276100.0
English only30,58297.8
Language other than English6942.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1760.6
Spanish
3231.0
Speak English less than "very well"
950.3
Other Indo-European languages
2370.8
Speak English less than "very well"
350.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1150.4
Speak English less than "very well"
460.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,158100.0

Total ancestries reported

25,93078.2
Arab1280.4
Czech1390.1
Danish310.1
Dutch7092.1
English3,49610.5
French (except Basque)14331.3
French Canadian1570.2
German5,04215.2
Greek800.2
Hungarian820.2
Irish13,73211.3
Italian6932.1
Lithuanian250.1
Norwegian480.1
Polish2530.8
Portuguese130.0
Russian370.1
Scotch-Irish8652.6
Scottish6011.8
Slovak120.0
Subsaharan African610.2
Swedish1350.4
Swiss460.1
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American5,75217.3
Welsh2580.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.0
Other ancestries3,2869.9
(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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