U.S. Beacon September 19, 2019

Macarthur, WV

West Virginia

Latitude: 37.757180     Longitude: -81.211114
Population 1,693 (2000)
Elevation of Macarthur, West Virginia: 2400 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:5449564, place: MacArthur CDP, West Virginia)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 304 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 7 (2.3%)
Kindergarten: 10 (3.29%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 181 (59.54%)
High school (grades 9-12): 58 (19.08%)
College or graduate school: 48 (15.79%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,251 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 136 (10.87%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 187 (14.95%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 570 (45.56%)
Some college, no degree: 174 (13.91%)
Associate degree: 56 (4.48%)
Bachelor's degree: 74 (5.92%)
Graduate or professional degree: 54 (4.32%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 74.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 1,426 (100%)
Never married: 231 (16.2%)
Now married, except separated: 906 (63.53%)
Separated: 17 (1.19%)
Total Widowed: 110 (7.71%)
Widowed Female: 98 (6.87%)
Total Divorced: 162 (11.36%)
Divorced Female: 89 (6.24%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 25 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 25 (100%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 1,360 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 226 (16.62%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 344 (100%)
--With a disability: 18 (5.23%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 971 (100%)
--With a disability: 253 (26.06%)
----Percent employed: 30.8%
--No disability: 718 (73.94%)
----Percent employed: 78.8%
Population 65 years and over: 321 (100%)
--With a disability: 116 (36.14%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 1,636 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 1,056 (64.55%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 580 (35.45%)
--Same county: 469 (28.67%)
--Different county: 111 (6.78%)
----Same state: 7 (0.43%)
----Different state: 104 (6.36%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 0 (0%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 1,701 (100%)
Native: 1,701 (100%)
--Born in United States: 1,687 (100%)
----State of residence: 1,427 (83.89%)
----Different state: 260 (15.29%)
--Born outside United States: 14 (0.82%)
Foreign born: 0 (0%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 0 (0%)
--Naturalized citizen: 0 (0%)
--Not a citizen: 0 (0%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 0
Europe: 0
Asia: 0
Africa: 0
Oceania: 0
Latin America: 0
Northern America: 0

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 1,636 (100%)
English only: 1,620 (99.02%)
Language other than English: 16 (0.98%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 6 (0.37%)
--Spanish: 3 (0.18%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 13 (0.79%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 6 (0.37%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 1,701 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 1,510% (88.77%)
Arab: 8 (0.47%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 34 (2%)
English: 305 (17.93%)
French (except Basque): 9 (0.53%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 99 (5.82%)
Greek: 37 (2.18%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 258 (15.17%)
Italian: 108 (6.35%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 0 (0%)
Polish: 20 (1.18%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 0 (0%)
Scottish: 14 (0.82%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 0 (0%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 495 (29.1%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 123 (7.23%)

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