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Social Statistics

Huntington, Virginia,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school14,804100.0
Nursery school, preschool8045.4
Kindergarten5293.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,12227.8
High school (grades 9-12)2,02513.7
College or graduate school7,32449.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over33,394100.0
Less than 9th grade2,1996.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,60913.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,64531.9
Some college, no degree6,86720.6
Associate degree1,5854.7
Bachelor's degree4,20512.6
Graduate or professional degree3,2849.8
Percent high school graduate or higher79.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over43,947100.0
Never married14,37132.7
Now married, except separated18,90443.0
Separated5761.3
Widowed4,40110.0
Female
3,8128.7
Divorced5,69513.0
Female
3,4247.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years894100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren43148.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over42,372100.0
Civilian veterans5,87313.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,066100.0
With a disability1,22611.1
Population 21 to 64 years28,138100.0
With a disability6,65223.6
Percent employed
39.5(X)
No disability21,48676.4
Percent employed
72.0(X)
Population 65 years and over8,767100.0
With a disability4,34949.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over48,960100.0
Same house in 199525,32151.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199523,21347.4
Same county
11,98024.5
Different county
11,23322.9
Same state
6,25312.8
Different state
4,98010.2
Elsewhere in 19954260.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population51,529100.0
Native50,75598.5
Born in United States
50,59798.2
State of residence
38,18174.1
Different state
12,41624.1
Born outside United States
1580.3
Foreign born7741.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2900.6
Naturalized citizen
4220.8
Not a citizen
3520.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)774100.0
Europe16521.3
Asia40752.6
Africa111.4
Oceania638.1
Latin America759.7
Northern America536.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over48,960100.0
English only47,30196.6
Language other than English1,6593.4
Speak English less than 'very well
4600.9
Spanish
5351.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1390.3
Other Indo-European languages
5331.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1170.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4110.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1630.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population51,529100.0

Total ancestries reported

41,01679.6
Arab2450.5
Czech1810.2
Danish600.1
Dutch9501.8
English5,62810.9
French (except Basque)18251.6
French Canadian1700.1
German5,67011.0
Greek2700.5
Hungarian2290.4
Irish16,06311.8
Italian1,2382.4
Lithuanian120.0
Norwegian2580.5
Polish5301.0
Portuguese00.0
Russian1390.3
Scotch-Irish1,5433.0
Scottish1,1902.3
Slovak80.0
Subsaharan African700.1
Swedish1230.2
Swiss700.1
Ukrainian190.0
United States or American7,19414.0
Welsh4020.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)540.1
Other ancestries8,07515.7
(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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