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Races in Beckley, West Virginia (WV) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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Races in Beckley, WV (2009)

  • White alone - 11,926 (71.5%)
  • Black alone - 3,690 (22.1%)
  • Two or more races - 491 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 318 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 210 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.04%)

Races in Beckley, WV (2000)

  • White alone - 12,635 (73.2%)
  • Black alone - 3,932 (22.8%)
  • Asian alone - 325 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 200 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 128 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

2009 2000

Races in West Virginia (2009)

  • White alone - 1,699,102 (93.4%)
  • Black alone - 54,893 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 29,212 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 21,581 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 11,333 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2,606 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 901 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 148 (0.01%)

Races in West Virginia (2000)

  • White alone - 1,709,966 (94.6%)
  • Black alone - 56,825 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 14,983 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 12,279 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 9,356 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3,456 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1,144 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 335 (0.02%)


English speakers - Total:

93.9% of residents of Beckley speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English less than very well).
4.2% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

92.5% of residents of Beckley speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English less than very well).
2.3% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

37.1% of residents of Beckley speak English at home.
62.9% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

22.9% of residents of Beckley speak English at home.
8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English less than very well).
68.8% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English less than very well).


White / Caucasian - Speak only English
Native:

96.1% (10,798)
Foreign born:

12.4% (22)
White / Caucasian - Speak another language
Native:

3.9% (441)
Foreign born:

87.6% (156)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

97.8% (3,317)
Foreign born:

19.4% (12)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

2.2% (76)
Foreign born:

80.6% (50)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

37.3% (60)
Foreign born:

47.8% (66)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

62.7% (101)
Foreign born:

52.2% (72)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

96.4% (10,798)
Foreign born:

12.4% (22)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

3.6% (399)
Foreign born:

87.6% (156)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

24.1% (42)
Foreign born:

100.0% (36)

471 residents are foreign born , , (1.8% Asia0.4% Europe0.3% Africa).

This city:  2.7%
West Virginia:  1.1%

Median age by place of birth - Beckley

Place of birth - Beckley
White

Place of birth - Beckley
Black or African American

Place of birth - Beckley
Asian

Place of birth - Beckley
Other race

Place of birth - Beckley
Two or more races

Place of birth - Beckley
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Beckley
Hispanic or Latino

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Beckley

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Beckley

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Beckley

Place of birth by age - Beckley

Marital status for White / Caucasian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%
Females:
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

40.5% (70)
Unmarried:

59.5% (103)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

46.4% (1,380)
Unmarried:

53.6% (1,593)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 55.3%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 6.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 41.5%
  • Now married: 27.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (25)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

26.3% (209)
Unmarried:

73.7% (586)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 12.3%
  • Now married: 72.9%
  • Separated: 14.8%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 11.1%
  • Now married: 88.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

84.9% (45)
Unmarried:

15.1% (8)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 11.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 88.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 81.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

36.3% (41)
Unmarried:

63.7% (72)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

40.5% (70)
Unmarried:

59.5% (103)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

46.4% (1,380)
Unmarried:

53.6% (1,593)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 42.4%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 23.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 76.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Ancestries in Beckley
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 5,149 (29.8%)
  • United States - 2,643 (15.3%)
  • German - 1,568 (9.1%)
  • English - 1,478 (8.6%)
  • Irish - 1,427 (8.3%)
  • Italian - 655 (3.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 301 (1.7%)
  • Dutch - 297 (1.7%)
  • Scottish - 235 (1.4%)
  • Polish - 232 (1.3%)
  • French - 158 (0.9%)
  • Arab - 135 (0.8%)
  • Welsh - 132 (0.8%)
  • Hungarian - 86 (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African - 74 (0.4%)
  • Swedish - 69 (0.4%)
  • Czech - 55 (0.3%)
  • Russian - 26 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian - 20 (0.1%)
  • Slovak - 20 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian - 16 (0.09%)
  • Greek - 15 (0.09%)
  • Danish - 11 (0.06%)
  • Ukrainian - 6 (0.03%)
  • Swiss - 5 (0.03%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 9,708 (81.5%)
  • Black or African American: 2,973 (81.1%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 17 (100.0%)
  • Asian: 318 (100.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 7 (100.0%)
  • Other race: 58 (54.2%)
  • Two or more races: 409 (82.8%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 9,666 (81.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 109 (51.9%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 1,111 (9.3%)
  • Black or African American: 291 (7.9%)
  • Other race: 49 (45.8%)
  • Two or more races: 18 (3.6%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 1,111 (9.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 101 (48.1%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White: 679 (5.7%)
  • Black or African American: 181 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races: 67 (13.6%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 679 (5.7%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 348 (2.9%)
  • Black or African American: 221 (6.0%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 348 (2.9%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White: 61 (0.5%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 61 (0.5%)
Children Nativity - Beckley, WV
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

564 Native

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 485 • Foreign born: 9 )

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 1,129 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 21 • Foreign born: 23 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 659 • Foreign born: 2 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 8 • Foreign born: 8 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 243
  • Eastern Asia: 135
  • Europe: 55
  • South Central Asia: 46
  • Southern Europe: 30
  • Eastern Europe: 13
  • Western Europe: 12

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • China: 65
  • Taiwan: 47
  • Italy: 30
  • India: 30
  • Korea: 23
  • Iran: 16
  • Ukraine: 13
  • Germany: 12

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White (Caucasian):
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

58.9% (76)
60 years and over:

41.1% (53)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

59.3% (48)
60 years and over:

40.7% (33)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

73.8% (79)
60 years and over:

26.2% (28)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

37.0% (10)
60 years and over:

63.0% (17)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

58.9% (76)
60 years and over:

41.1% (53)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

59.3% (48)
60 years and over:

40.7% (33)

Zip codes: 25801, 25871.


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