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 Table of Contents
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 Population
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 Labor force and employment
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 Crime
 Voters and elections
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Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover
    Acknowledgement
        Acknowledgement
    Title Page
        Title Page
    Half Title
        Half Title
    Table of Contents
        Table of Contents
    List of Tables
        List of Tables 1
        List of Tables 2
        List of Tables 3
        List of Tables 4
        List of Tables 5
    Population
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    Vital statistics
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    Education
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    Labor force and employment
        Page 35
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    STD/HIV
        Page 43
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    Crime
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    Voters and elections
        Page 55
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    Tourism
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    Rainfall and temperature
        Page 69
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    Motor vehicle
        Page 77
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    Revenue and budget
        Page 81
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    Human services
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2000 United States Virgin Islands

STATISTICAL DIGEST








Issued September 2002









UHIVERBITY OF THE VIRfaIN IBSLU OB
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EASTERN CARIBBEAN CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS










ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


With an increase in demand for data on
the Virgin Islands, the Eastern Caribbean
Center (ECC) of the University of the
Virgin Islands presents its third statistical
digest. The following persons are ac-
knowledged for their various contribu-
tions in the publication of this document.

We are grateful to Dr Michael Levin of
the US Bureau of the Census for review-
ing a draft version and for providing rec-
ommendations for improvement.

Ms Annette Gumbs, Research Analyst
at the Eastern Caribbean Center, was
largely responsible for directing this
work through most of its development.
Mr Rameshwar Srivastava, Survey
Statistician, provided input in data col-
lection methods. Mr James Richard-
son, Research Analyst, assisted by gath-
ering and compiling data.

Dr Henry Smith, Vice Provost for Re-
search and Public Service, was very help-
ful in obtaining rainfall and temperature
data. Ms Lauritz Mills, Director, Bl-
reau of Economic Research, made avail-
able data on tourism. Ms Gloria Rob-
erts also helped with procuring these
data. In the apartment of Education,
Dr Noreen Michael, Assistant Commis-
sioner, Ms Hyacinth Walters and Mr


Randolph Thomas were instrumental in
helping ECC obtain education statistics
on the public and nonpublic school sys-
tem. Dr John Ambrose, Director of In-
stitutional Research and Planning, made
available education statistics at the Uni-
versity of the Virgin Islands. Mr David
Barber, Director of the Bureau of Labor
Statistics, Department of Labor, provided
information on the labor force and on
employment. Data on HIV/STD were
shared by Dr Lois V. Saunders and
Mr Jasper Lettsome in the Department
of Health's STD/HIV/TB program. Vot-
ers and Election data were provided by
Mr John Abramsen, Supervisor of
Elections, and Ms Natalie Thomas,
Deputy Supervisor of Elections.

In the VI Police Department, crime data
were provided by Ms Riise Richards
and Cpl. Ivan Rampersad. Also, in the
Department of Human Services, Com-
missioner Sedonie Halbert and Ms
Lynn-Berry Rodina assisted in provid-
ing the data that were requested.

The Eastern Caribbean Center is grateful
to its many supporters of this issue.

Frank L. Mills
Director













2 v00 United States Virgin Islands

STATISTICAL DIGEST









Issued September 2002








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UNIVERSITY OFTHE 1I~I l-r iSL- .:i i ..ii "
EASTERN CARIBBEAN CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS
This project was funded by a grant from the Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior






















University of the Virgin Islands

Eastern Caribbean Center


Frank L. Mills, PhD
Director


Annette Gumbs
Research Analyst


Rameshwar Srivastava
Statistician


James Richardson
Research Analyst










Table of Contents

Page
T title P ag e ................................................................................. i

S taff P ag e .................................................................................................. iii

T ab le o f C o n ten ts ............................................................................................................... v

L ist of T ab les ................................................................................................. vi

E explanation of Sym bols ....................................................................... x

C chapter 1: Population ......................................................................................................... 1

Chapter 2: Vital Statistics .................................................................... ......... 17

C chapter 3: E education ......................................................................................................... 2 1

Chapter 4: Labor Force and Em ploym ent ................................................................................... 35

C chapter 5 : ST D /H IV ........................................................................................ 4 3

C chapter 6: C rim e ..................................................... 49

C chapter 7: V others and Elections ...................................................... .............. 55

C chapter 8 : T tourism ..................................................................... 63

Chapter 9: Rainfall and Temperature............................. ........ 69

C chapter 10: M otor V vehicle ................................................................................................... ...... 77

C chapter 11: R revenue and B budget .............................................................. .............................. 8 1

Chapter 12: Human Services ............................................................................ 89





















v










List of Tables


Chapter 1
Table 1.1
Table 1.2
Table 1.3
Table 1.4A
Table 1.4B
Table 1.4C
Table 1.4D
Table 1.5A
Table 1.5B
Table 1.5C
Table 1.5D
Table 1.6
Table 1.7A
Table 1.7A
Table 1.8A
Table 1.8B
Table 1.8C
Table 1.8D
Table 1.9A
Table 1.9B


Chapter 2


Chapter 3
Table 3.1
Table 3.2
Table 3.3
Table 3.4
Table 3.5
Table 3.6


Page
Population of the U.S. Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000......................................... 3
U.S. Virgin Islands Population by Island: 1993 to 2000............... .... ............... 3
Population by Geographic Location: 2000............. ........................................ 4
Population by Age, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000 ............... .............................. 5
Population by Age, St. Croix: 1990 to 2000................... ............................... 5
Population by Age, St. John: 1990 to 2000.............. .................................. 6
Population by Age, St. Thomas: 1990 to 2000.................................................... 6
Household Relationship by Island, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000............................ 7
Household Relationship by Island, St. Croix: 1990 to 2000 .............. ................. 7
Household Relationship by Island, St. John: 1990 to 2000............... .................. 8
Household Relationship by Island, St. Thomas: 1990 to 2000............................. 8
Marital Status by Sex, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000 ......................................... 9
Fertility by Age, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000.....................................................10
Fertility by Age, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000.....................................................11
Birthplace by Island, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000 ..........................................12
Birthplace by Island, St. Croix: 1990 to 2000............ .........................................13
Birthplace by Island, St. John: 1990 to 2000.................................................... 14
Birthplace by Island, St. Thomas: 1990 to 2000...............................................15
Selected Places of Birth, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000.................................... 16
Selected Places of Birth, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000..................................... 16


Vital Statistics .................................................................... ............. 19


Public and Non-Public School Enrollment, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ..............23
Public School Enrollment, St. Croix: 1996 to 2000 .............................................23
Non-Public School Enrollment, St. Croix: 1996 to 2000......................................24
Public School Enrollment, St. John/St. Thomas: 1996 to 2000.............................25
Non-Public School Enrollment, St. John/St. Thomas: 1996 to 2000 ......................26
Student Enrollment by Grade Levels, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000.......................27










Table 3.7 Public School Student Enrollment by Grade Levels, Virgin Islands:
1993 to 1998 .............................................. .................................... 28
Table 3.8 Non-Public School Student Enrollment by Grade Levels, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000................................. ............................ .... ........ 29

Table 3.9 Headstart Pupils by School Year and Island, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000................... ............................ ....... .............. 30
Table 3.10 Headstart Staff by School Year and Island, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000............ 30
Table 3.11 Number of Public High School Graduates, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 .............. 30
Table 3.12A Number of Teachers, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ........................................... 31
Table 3.12B Number of Teachers Aides, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ............................... 31
Table 3.13 University of the Virgin Islands Students and Full-Time Equivalent (FTE):
Fall 1993 to 1997.................................... ........................... ... ........ 31

Table 3.14 Degrees Conferred at the University of the Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000............ 32
Table 3.15 Educational Attainment, Virgin Islands: 1980, 1990, 1995 and 1997.................... 33


Chapter 4
Table 4.1
Table 4.2
Table 4.3
Table 4.4


Table 4.5
Table 4.6



Chapter 5
Table 5.1
Table 5.2
Table 5.3
Table 5.4
Table 5.5
Table 5.6
Table 5.7
Table 5.3
Table 5.5


Labor Force by Quarter, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ....................................... 37
Labor Force Employed by Quarter, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ......................... 37
Labor Force Unemployed by Quarter, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ................... 38
Labor Force, Percentage Unemployment by Quarter, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000 ................... ............................ ....... ............ 38
Minimum Wage Rates, Virgin Islands: 1938 to 1997................. ........... ......... 39
Average Annual Salaries Estimate by Occupation, Virgin Islands:
1998 to 2000................................................................ ... ......... 40



Sexually Transmitted Diseases by Sex, St. Thomas-St. John: 1996 to 2000........... 45
AIDS Cases by Sex, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ........................................... 46
AIDS Cases by Age, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000........................................... 46
AIDS Cases by Races, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000............... .................... 46
AIDS Cases by Exposure Category, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000...................... 46
HIV Cases by Age, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000............................................. 47
HIV Cases by Races, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000 ............ .. ............... 47
HIV Cases by Sex, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000 ............................................. 47
HIV Cases by Exposure Category, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000......................... 47













Chapter 6
Table 6.1 Juvenile Offenses by Type and Year, St. Thomas/St. John, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000 ..................................................................... 51
Table 6.2 Juvenile Offenses by Type and Year, St. Croix, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000 ..................................................................... 51
Table 6.3 Traffic Accidents by Month, St. Thomas/St. John, Virgin Islands:
FY 1996 to FY 2000.............. .. .............................52
Table 6.4 All Complaints Reported to Department of Public Safety by Island,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ............................................................... ......... 52
Table 6.5 Adult Arrests by Type and Year, St. Thomas/St. John, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000 .................................... ........................... .............53
Table 6.6 Adult Arrests by Type and Year, St. Croix, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000 .................................... ........................... .............53
Table 6.7 Criminal Offenses by Type and Year, St. Thomas/St. John,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 .............. ............................ .................... 54
Table 6.8 Criminal Offenses by Type and Year, St. Croix, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000 .................................... ........................... .............54


Chapter 7


Table 7.1
Table 7.2
Table 7.3
Table 7.4


Table 7.5
Table 7.6


............................................Vote Cast for Governor, Virgin Islands: 1970 to 1998 57
Vote Cast for Delegate to Congress, Virgin Islands: 1972 to 2000......................57
Vote Cast for Senator-At-Large, Virgin Islands: 1970 to 2000.............................58
Number of Registered Voters by Island and Polling Place,
Virgin Islands: 1998 and 2000................................ ......................... ........ 59
Senatorial Election Results by Candidate, St. Croix: 2000 .............. .................60
Senatorial Election Results by Candidate, St. Thomas/St. John: 2000 ..................61


Chapter 8
Table 8.1
Table 8.2
Table 8.3
Table 8.4


Number of Visitors by Type, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 .............. .................65
Number of Visitors by Type and Island, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ................... 65
Place of Residence of Hotel Guest by Year, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000.............66
Number of Visitors by Island of Entry, Virgin Islands:
F Y 1996 to F Y 2000 ............................................................... ................ .. 67










Table 8.5 Number of Hotel Rooms, Visitor Entries, and Visitor Estimated
Average Expenditure, Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to FY 2000 .............. ................. 67


Chapter 9
Table 9.1 Rainfall by Month, St. Croix, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000...................................71
Table 9.2 Temperature by Month, St. Croix, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ........................ 72
Table 9.3 Rainfall by Month, St. John, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ............................... 73
Table 9.4 Rainfall by Month, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands: 1995 to 2000 ............................ 74
Table 9.5 Temperature by Month, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands: 1995 to 2000...................... 75


Chapter 10
M otor Vehicle .................................... ............................ ........... 79


Chapter 11


Table 11.1 General Fund Revenues and Contributions, Actuals and Estimates,
Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to 2000.......................... ............................... 83
Table 11.2 Operating Budgets of Public Institutions, Virgin Islands:
FY 1996 to 2000 ............................................................... .. ......... 85
Table 11.3 U.S.V.I. Government, General Fund: FY 1996 to 2000.................................. 86
Table 11.4 Federal Remittance and Expenditures, Virgin Islands:
FY 1996 to 2000 ............................................................... .. ......... 87
Table 11.5 Miscellaneous, Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to 2000............................................... 87
Table 11.6 Real Estate Transactions, Virgin Islands: 1995 to 1999 .............. .................... 88


Chapter 12


Table 12.1 Children in Foster Care by Island, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 ........................... 91
Table 12.2 Children Adopted by Island, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000................................91
Table 12.3 Food Stamp Participants and Distribution by Island, Virgin Islands:
FY 1996 to 2000 ............................................................................. 91
Table 12.4 Juvenile Caseload by Island, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000 ................................. 92
Table 12.5 Emergency Services Referrals by Island, Virgin Islands:
FY 1996 to 2000 ............................................................................ 93
Table 12.6 Juvenile Justice Statistics by Island, Virgin Islands:









FY 1993 to 2000.... ...................................... ...................... .. ....... ..94
Table 12.7 Income Maintenance Assistance by Island, Virgin Islands:
FY 1997 to 2000.................................................................................. 95
Table 12.8 Cancer care services by Islands, Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to 1999........................96
































Explanation of Symbols
The following symbols and abbreviations are used in tables throughout this report:


"" Zero or a percent that rounds to less than 0.1.


"..." Not applicable/Not available


D Withheld to avoid disclosing figures for individual establishments.
Data are included in higher-level totals.










Chapter 1

Population







2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 1 3


Table 1.1 Population of the U.S. Virgin
Islands: 1990 to 2000



Year Population

2000 (census) 108,612

1999 109,870

1998 112,830

1997 112,863

1996 111,180

1995 109,677
1994 108,190
1993 106,543
1992 104,931
1991 103,353
1990 (census) 101,809
Source: 1990 and 2000 figures came from the US Census Bureau,
estimates for other years, and 1995 & 1997 survey
data were produced by the Eastern Caribbean Center.


Table 1.2 U.S. Virgin Islands Population by Island: 1993 to 2000


Population Percent
Year Total St. Croix St. John St. Thomas Total St. Croix St. John St. Thomas
2000 108,612 53,234 4,197 51,181 100.0 49.0 3.9 47.1
1997 112,863 51,695 4,262 56,906 100.0 45.8 3.8 50.4
1995 109,677 51,389 4,030 54,259 100.0 46.9 3.7 49.5
1994 108,203 51,162 3,930 53,110 100.0 47.3 3.6 49.1
1993 106,553 50,905 3,819 51,829 100.0 47.8 3.6 48.6
Source: 1993 to 1995 data were obtained from the Eastern Caribbean Center 1995 Population and Housing
1997 data were obtained trom the University ot the Virgin Islands, Eastern Caribbean Center, 1997 Consumer
Expenditure Survey. the 2000 data came trom the VI Census 2000







4 2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 1


Table 1.3 Population by Geographic Location: 1990 and 2000


Location
U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Croix
Anna's Hope Village subdistrict
Christiansted subdistrict
East End Subdistrict
Frederiksted subdistrict
North central subdistrict
Northwest subdistrict
Sion Farm subdistrict
South central subdistrict
Southwest subdistrict
St. John Island
Central subdistrict
Coral Bay subdistrict
Cruz Bay subdistrict
East End subdistrict
St. Thomas Island
Charlotte Amalie subdistrict
East End subdistrict
Northside subdistrict
Southside subdistrict
Water Island subdistrict
Tutu subdistrict
West End subdistrict
Charlotte Amalie town
Christiansted town
Frederiksted town
Source: US Census Bureau, 2000 Population Census


Population
2000
108,612 10
53,234 5
4,192
2,865
2,341
3,767
5,760
4,919
13,565 1
8,125
7,700
4,197
746
649
2,743
59
51,181 4
18,914 2
7,672
8,712
5,467
161
8,197
2,058
11,004 1
2,637
732


1990
1,809
0,139
3,663
3,199
1,740
4,066
5,495
4,828
1,883
7,425
7,840
3,504
621
363
2,469
51
.8,166
0,589
5,927
6,404
4,668
172
9,084
1,322
2,331
2,555
1,064


Change from
Number
6,803
3,095
529
-334
601
-299
265
91
1,682
700
-140
693
125
286
274
8
3,015
-1,675
1,745
2,308
799
-11
-887
736
-1,327
82
-332


1990 Census
Percent
7
6
14
-10
35
-7
5
2
14
9
-2
20
20
79
11
16
6
-8
29
36
17
-6
-10
56
-11
3
-31







2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 1 5


Table 1.4A Population by Age Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000


Age Group 2000 1997 1995 1
All persons 108,612 112,863 109,677 101,E
Less than 5 8,553 9,063 8,988 9,
5 to 9 10,176 10,676 10,197 10,C
10 to 14 9,676 10,449 10,500 10,1
15 to 19 8,688 9,718 10,379 9,E
20 to 24 5,916 6,719 7,008 7,1
25 to 34 13,705 14,095 13,842 14,E
35 to 44 15,746 15,299 14,728 15,(
45 to 54 15,521 15,244 14,404 12,;
55 to 59 6,757 5,698 5,126 3,
60 to 64 4,757 5,258 3,622 3,1
65 to 74 5,845 6,781 7,257 4,;
75 and over 3,272 3,861 3,628 2,1
Median 33.4 32.0 30.8 2


390
309
230
)72
142
323
103
377
)39
284
380
180
283
196
8.2


Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgn Islands
Consumer Expenditure and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
1., Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).

Table 1.4B Population by Age, St. Croix: 1990 to 2000


Age Group 2000 1997 1995 1990
All persons 53,234 51,694 51,389 50,139
Less than 5 4,462 3,840 4,762 4,736
5 to 9 5,473 4,909 4,665 5,314
10to 14 5,063 5,104 5,160 5,416
15to 19 4,576 4,861 5,257 5,003
20 to 24 2,827 3,160 3,226 3,385
25 to 34 6,302 6,343 5,909 6,563
35 to 44 7,117 5,979 6,259 7,189
45 to 54 7,278 7,510 7,046 6,060
55 to 59 3,343 2,892 2,303 1,915
60 to 64 2,298 2,430 1,710 1,537
65 to 74 2,928 3,111 3,634 2,043
75 and over 1,567 1,555 1,458 978
Median 31.9 31.1 29.5 26.8
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing, 2000, U.S. Virg Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University ot the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
1. Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







6 2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 1


Table 1.4C Population by Age, St. John: 1990 to 2000


Age Group 2000 1997 1995 1990
All persons 4,197 4,262 4,030 3,504
Less than 5 293 487 228 285
5 to 9 270 61 350 292
10 to 14 311 183 198 250
15 to 19 246 122 289 231
20 to 24 216 183 228 214
25 to 34 616 183 517 650
35 to 44 727 974 730 728
45 to 54 790 669 670 419
55 to 59 259 244 319 129
60 to 64 167 304 122 93
65 to 74 204 487 243 145
75 and over 98 366 137 68
Median 36.7 44.5 37.2 32.3
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).

Table 1.4D Population by Age, St. Thomas: 1990 to 2000


Age Group 2000 1997 1995 1990
All persons 51,181 56,906 54,259 48,166
Less than 5 3,798 4,736 3,998 4,209
5 to 9 4,433 5,706 5,182 4,466
10 to 14 4,302 5,163 5,142 4,476
15 to 19 3,866 4,736 4,832 4,389
20 to 24 2,873 3,377 3,554 3,504
25 to 34 6,787 7,570 7,416 7,464
35 to 44 7,902 8,345 7,740 7,122
45 to 54 7,453 7,065 6,690 5,805
55 to 59 3,155 2,562 2,504 1,936
60 to 64 2,292 2,523 1,790 1,550
65 to 74 2,713 3,183 3,378 2,095
75 and over 1,607 1,941 2,033 1,150
Median 34.4 31.5 31.2 29.1
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University ot the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 1 7


Table 1.5A Household Relationship by Island, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000


Relationship 2000 1997 1995 1990
All persons 108,612 112,863 109,677 101,809
Total householders 40,648 39,221 36,351 32,020
Family householders 26,636 28,516 26,789 23,012
Nonfamily householders 14,012 10,705 9,562 9,008
Householder Living alone 12,269 9,702 8,245
Spouse 13,498 14,844 15,286 13,197
Child 38,878 39,430 42,677 39,885
Other relatives 9,904 15,682 11,240 10,853
Nonrelatives 4,413 3,687 4,124 4,533
Average household size (persons) 2.64 2.88 3.02 3.14
Average family size (persons) 3.34 3.45 3.58 3.78
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University ot the Virgin Islands, 199 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







Table 1.5B Household Relationship by Island, St. Croix: 1990 to 2000


Relationship 2000 1997 1995 1990
All persons 53,234 51,695 51,389 50,139
Total householders 19,455 18,691 17,075 15,045
Family householders 13,250 13,125 12,449 11,201
Nonfamily householders 6,205 5,566 4,626 3,844
Householder Living alone 5,588 5,323 4,120
Spouse 6,675 9,023 7,230 6,529
Child 20,441 24,814 20,728 20,887
Other relatives 4,343 8,669 4,800 4,894
Nonrelatives 1,732 1,257 1,526 2,005
Average household size (persons) 2.71 3.83 3.01 3.28
Average family size (persons) 3.37 3.44 3.63 3.88
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population andHousing, 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population andHousing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.5C Household Relationship by Island, St. John: 1990 to 2000


Relationship 2000 1997 1995 1990
All persons 4,197 4,262 4,030 3,504
Total householders 1,735 2,131 1,414 1,330
Family householders 1,013 1,340 1,095 769
Nonfamily householders 722 791 319 561
Householder Living alone 547 730 289
Spouse 626 516 760 495
Child 1,146 548 1,475 1,081
Other relatives 328 32 258 309
Nonrelatives 314 32 122 269
Average household size (persons) 2.39 2.92 2.85 2.62
Average family size (persons) 3.07 2.55 3.28 3.45
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population andHousing, 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University ot the Virgin Islands, 199 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population andHousing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







Table 1.5D Household Relationship by Island, St. Thomas: 1990 to 2000


Relationship 2000 1997 1995 1990
All persons 51,181 56,906 54,259 48,166
Total householders 19,458 18,400 17,862 15,645
Family householders 12,373 14,052 13,245 11,042
Nonfamily householders 7,085 4,348 4,617 4,603
Householder Living alone 6,134 3,649 3,836
Spouse 6,197 5,865 7,296 6,173
Child 17,291 16,338 20,473 17,917
Other relatives 5,233 7,541 6,151 5,650
Nonrelatives 2,367 2,224 2,477 2,259
Average household size (persons) 2.60 3.53 3.04 3.05
Average family size (persons) 3.32 3.55 3.56 3.69
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population andHousing, 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population andHousing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.6 Marital Status by Sex, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000


Marital Status 2000 1997 1995 1990
Males, 15 yrs & over 37,568 36,757 36,353 34,377
Never married 15,672 13,221 14,560 13,588
Now married 15,823 18,936 17,970 15,033
Consensually married ... 938 559 1,059
Separated 1,120 1,231 617 1,456
Widowed 931 845 907 749
Divorced 4,022 2,523 2,299 2,492


Females, 15 yrs & over 42,639 45,917 43,640 37,988
Never married 17,092 18,027 16,904 13,951
Now married 15,400 18,992 17,825 14,874
Consensually married ... 836 541 1,056
Separated 1,519 1,598 1,315 1,721
Widowed 3,147 3,009 3,066 2,384
Divorced 5,481 4,292 4,530 4,002
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University ot the Virgin Islands, 199 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.7A Fertility by Age, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000


Fertility 2000 1997 1995 1990
Women 15 yrs and over 42,639 45,917 43,640 37,988
Women 15 to 24 years 7,561 8,708 9,197 8,444
Children ever born 3,158 3,332 3,293 3,936
Per 1,000 women 418 891 811 1,028
Women ever married 575 743 756 1,273
Children ever born 693 899 825 1,370
Per 1,000 women 1,205 2,039 1,989 1,778
Women 25 to 34 years 7,416 8,311 7,869 7,753
Children ever born 12,632 14,580 13,693 14,350
Per 1,000 women 1,703 3,538 3,434 3,700
Women ever married 3,132 4,216 3,992 4,418
Children ever born 6,037 9,438 8,237 9,275
Per 1,000 women 1,928 4,478 4,055 4,134
Women 35 to 44 years 8,403 9,009 8,278 8,158
Children ever born 20,045 21,017 20,086 22,180
Per 1,000 women 2,385 2,333 2,426 5,431
Women ever married 5,588 6,288 6,230 6,577
Children ever born 14,001 14,990 15,448 18,924
Per 1,000 women 2,506 2,384 2,480 5,727
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University ot the Virgin Islands, 199 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.7B Fertility by Age, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000


Fertility 2000 1997 1995 1990
Women 15 yrs and over 42,639 45,917 43,640 37,988
Women 15 to 24 years 7,561 8,708 9,197 8,444
No children ... 6,902 7,072 6,024
1 child ... 1,068 1,277 1,412
2 children ... 369 608 658
3 children ... 136 174 233
4 children ... 122 52 87
5 or more children ... 112 13 30
Women 25 to 34 years 7,416 8,311 7,869 7,753
No children ... 2,492 2,204 2,007
1 child ... 1,708 1,751 1,674
2 children ... 2,044 1,825 1,726
3 children ... 859 994 1,133
4 children ... 437 538 685
5 or more children ... 771 558 528
Women 35 to 44 years 8,403 9,009 8,278 8,158
No children 1,506 2,203 1,476 1,208
1 child 1,341 1,151 1,153 1,092
2 children 2,018 2,285 2,159 1,847
3 children 1,569 1,090 1,437 1,538
4 children 931 950 1,069 1,077
5 or more children 1,038 1,331 985 1,396
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.8A Birthplace by Island, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000


Birthplace 2000 1997 1995 1990
Total 108,612 112,863 109,677 101,809
US Virgin Islands 52,000 58,256 55,389 49,839
St. Croix 25,782 26,948 26,375 24,991
St. John 913 1,602 685 698
St. Thomas 25,305 29,707 28,329 24,150
United States 15,712 11,814 12,689 14,246
California ... 360 613 658
Florida ... 1,025 789 663
Massachusetts ... 534 437 684
New Jersey ... 1,005 743 804
New York ... 3,528 3,448 4,053
Puerto Rico 4,336 4,800 4,468 3,974
Other Caribbean 33,269 36,131 34,330 25,609
Anguilla 1,097 1,412 1,073 899
Antigua and Barbuda 4,808 6,382 5,192 4,398
British Virgin Islands 2,682 2,990 4,007 2,665
Dominica 4,894 4,433 4,344 3,219
Dominican Republic 3,165 4,010 2,553 1,157
Haiti 505 359 135
Montserrat ... 811 621 623
St. Kitts and Nevis 7,027 8,113 7,932 5,828
St. Lucia 3,431 2,604 2,603 2,533
Trinidad & Tobago 2,114 1,667 2,699 1,837
Elsewhere 2,818 1,861 2,801 8,141
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure .. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.8B Birthplace by Island, St. Croix:


Birthplace
Total
US Virgin Islands
St. Croix
St. John
St. Thomas
United States
California
Florida
Massachusetts
New Jersey
New York
Puerto Rico
Other Caribbean
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Haiti
Montserrat
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
Trinidad & Tobago
Elsewhere


2000 1997
53,234 51,695
26,492 27,002
24,647 26,127
404 24
1,441 851
7,240 5,201
122
316
340
462
... 1,483
3,224 3,403
16,066 3,190
182 170
2,731 3,548
153 146
1,853 1,871
1,324 1,410
39 49
... 267
2,647 2,795
2,529 1,944
1,583 1,240
212 875


1990 to 2000


1995
51,389
25,869
25,033
10
826
6,171
301
311
194
369
1,448
3,411
14,703
155
2,702
175
1,584
1,166

311
2,828
2,206
1,730
1,234


1990
50,139
25,194
24,164
88
942
6,241
242
272
263
401
1,865
2,991
11,342
106
2,316
101
1,300
544

277
2,163
1,876
1,349
4,371


Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure .and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.8C Birthplace by Island, St. John: 1990 to 2000


Birthplace 2000 1997 1995 1990
Total 4,197 4,262 4,030 3,504
US Virgin Islands 1,504 2,374 1,886 1,391
St. Croix 40 122 76 41
St. John 353 1,461 487 385
St. Thomas 1,111 791 1,323 965
United States 1,563 1,218 1,201 1,151
California ... 122 15 63
Florida ... 244 61 46
Massachusetts ...- 122 124
New Jersey ... 91 65
New York ... 304 233
Puerto Rico 61 182 28
Other Caribbean 896 304 715 727
Anguilla 12 15 11
Antigua and Barbuda 17 15
British Virgin Islands 142 244 319 157
Dominica 143 122 144
Dominican Republic 102 9
Haiti 13
Montserrat ... 17
St. Kitts and Nevis 161 137 144
St. Lucia 239 61 190
Trinidad & Tobago 16 14
Elsewhere 173 365 46 207
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure .. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.8D Birthplace by Island, St. Thomas: 1990 to 2000


Birthplace 2000 1997 1995 1990
Total 51,181 56,906 54,259 48,166
US Virgin Islands 24,004 28,880 27,634 23,254
St. Croix 1,095 699 1,265 786
St. John 156 116 188 225
St. Thomas 22,753 28,065 26,180 22,243
United States 6,909 5,396 5,317 6,854
California ... 116 296 353
Florida ... 466 417 345
Massachusetts ... 194 121 297
New Jersey ... 543 283 338
New York ... 1,863 1,696 1,955
Puerto Rico 1,051 1,397 875 955
Other Caribbean 17,458 20,612 18,912 13,540
Anguilla 903 1,242 902 782
Antigua and Barbuda 2,060 2,834 2,490 2,067
British Virgin Islands 2,387 2,601 3,513 2,407
Dominica 2,898 2,562 2,638 1,775
Dominican Republic 1,739 2,601 1,386 604
Haiti 453 311 135
Montserrat ... 543 310 329
St. Kitts and Nevis 4,219 5,318 4,967 3,521
St. Lucia 663 660 337 467
Trinidad & Tobago 515 427 969 474
Elsewhere 1,759 621 1,521 3,563
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure .. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).







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Table 1.9A Selected Places of Birth, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000


Place of Birth 2000 1997 1995 1990
Total 108,612 112,863 109,677 101,809
Born in U.S. Virgin Islands 52,000 58,256 55,389 49,839
Born in U.S., other U.S. Insular Area, or
abroad to U.S. parents 20,525 17,032 17,547 20,145
Born Elsewhere 36,087 37,574 36,742 31,825
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University ot the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure .. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).


Table 1.9B Selected Places of Birth, Virgin Islands: 1990 to 2000


Place of Birth 2000 1997 1995 1990
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Born in U.S. Virgin Islands 47.9 51.6 50.5 49.0
Born in U.S., other U.S. Insular Area, or
abroad to U.S. parents 18.9 15.1 16.0 19.8
Born Elsewhere 33.2 33.3 33.5 31.3
Source: Bureau of the Census, Population and Housing 2000, U.S. Virgin Islands
Eastern Caribbean Center, University ot the Virgin Islands, 1997 U.S. Virgin Islands
Consumer Expenditure i. and 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands Population and Housing
Bureau of the Census, Social andEconomic Characteristics: U.S. Virgin Islands
(1990 CP-2-55).










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Chapter 3
Education







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Table 3.1 Public and Non-Public School Enrollment,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


School Enrollment 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Virgin Islands 25,620 27,077 27,005 28,163 28,575
St. Croix 13,379 14,003 14,079 14,840 15,292
St.John 515 562 578 560 582
St. Thomas 11,726 12,512 12,348 12,763 12,701
Note: Data reflect beginning of school year enrollment.
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.










Table 3.2 Public School Enrollment, St. Croix: 1994 to 1998


School Enrollment 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
St. Croix 10,179 10,751 10,050 11,612 11,971
Elementary Schools 5,669 5,852 5,997 6,260 6,346
Andrews 498 541 578 623 645
Emanuel 479 484 521 541 569
Gardine 671 667 642 714 772
Henderson 704 683 708 701 697
Larsen 527 558 564 654 596
Markoe 547 573 568 576 575
Muckle 571 598 581 596 647
R. Richards 583 601 621 627 583
Rivera 518 529 550 534 543
Williams 571 618 664 694 719
Secondary Schools 4,510 4,899 4,892 5,352 5,625
Central High 1,423 1,668 1,591 1,566 1,869
Christian Jr. High 424 533 570 624 659
Education Complex 1,304 1,294 1,326 1,585 1,585
A. Richards Jr. High 599 640 677 802 783
Woodson Jr. High 694 698 657 727 674
Alternative Ed. 66 66 71 48 55
Note: Data reflect beginning of school year enrollment.
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.







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Table 3.3 Non-Public School Enrollment, St. Croix: 1996 to 2000


School 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
St. Croix 3,189 3,252 3,190 3,228 3,321
Academy of W. ... 15 9 18 13
Aggie's Elementary School ... 48 23
Church of God Holiness 276 263 254 246 220
Community Methodist 59 49 48 38 48
Country Day 461 436 431 465 460
Freewill Baptist 316 311 329 319 347
Glynn Christian 83 86 69 63 77
Good Hope 419 404 417 458 450
Kiddie Castle ... 14 6 15 5
Manor 145 177 155 184 206
Moravian ... 88 12 172 225
Nazarene Christian 49 43 31 24 28
Rainbow Dev. Ctr. 6 6 9 14 10
Seventh-day Adventist 241 258 243 239 268
St. C. Christian 261 293 312 248 194
St. Joseph 84 95 121 100 125
St. Mary 217 185 253 157 162
St. Patrick 231 211 240 243 262
School of Good Shepherd 182 184 176 176 162
West Indies Heritage Inst. 25 27 52 49 59
Zion Christian Academy 60 59 ...
Princess Academy 27 ... ...
IQRA Academy 47 ... ... ...
Note: Data reflect beginning of school year enrollment.
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department o7 Education.







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Table 3.4 Public School Enrollment, St. John/St. Thomas: 1996 to 2000


School Enrollment 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
St.John 375 417 445 481 518
Elementary Schools 254 288 324 362 383
Benjamin 104 134 143 145 145
Sprauve 150 154 181 217 238
Secondary 121 129 121 119 135
Sprauve 121 129 121 119 135

St. Thomas 8,887 9,680 9,605 9,815 9,695
Elementary Schools 4,705 5,186 5,319 5,304 5,214
Boschulte 99 87 103
Dober 192 205 216 224 212
Gomez 799 878 960 921 874
Jarvis 270 318 359 382 371
Kirwan 391 464 451 430 469
Lockhart 687 710 690 698 713
Marcelli 245 277 294 284 304
Muller 474 518 507 473 465
Oliver 577 644 665 777 723
Peace Corps 363 411 412 435 374
Sibilly 279 287 282 276 289
Tuitt 172 206 221 250 273
Williams 157 181 159 154 147
Secondary Schools 4,182 4,494 4,286 4,511 4,481
Boshulte Jr. High 587 573 537 544 589
Cancryn Jr. High 856 908 896 951 1,006
Charlotte Amalie High 1,755 2,015 1,831 1,894 1,881
Kean High 915 946 984 1,065 1,005
New Horizon 69 52 38 57 .
Note: Data reflect beginning of school year enrollment.
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.







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Table 3.5 Non-Public School Enrollment, St. John/St. Thomas: 1996 to 2000


School 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
St. John 141 145 133 79 64
Pine Peace 55 78 84 79 64
St. John Christian Academy 86 67 49


St. Thomas 2,833 2,832 2,743 2,948 3,006
All Saints 459 450 473 475 462
Antilles 494 448 457 463 417
Bethel Baptist 33 39 34 38 35
Church of God Academy 32 24 28 46 57
Developmental Learning Ctr. 91 93 58 71 34
Educare ... ... ... 17 36
Kids, Inc. 10 10 11 11 15
Little People Learning 14 19 16 22 17
Montessori 161 153 157 148 164
Moravian 310 291 307 355 401
Open Classroom 20 18 16 22 17
Prophecy Elementary 244 206 215 213 184
Seventh-day Adventist 194 160 167 208 244
Sts. Peter & Paul 302 324 300 355 387
St. Thomas Calvary 177 171 ...
VI Baptist Academy ... 91 87 88 93
Wesleyan 292 269 351 350 378
Zion Academy ... 66 66 66 65
Note: Data reflects beginning of school year enrollment.
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.







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Table 3.6 Student Enrollment by Grade Level, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Grade 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 25,620 27,077 27,005 28,163 28,575
Grade Pre-K 671 720 708 731 766
Grade K 1,825 2,032 2,017 2,206 2,357
Grade 1 1,888 2,009 2,205 2,398 2,332
Grade 2 1,847 2,077 2,263 2,230 2,061
Grade 3 1,939 2,112 2,076 2,022 2,082
Grade 4 2,022 2,040 1,950 2,092 2,116
Grade 5 1,908 1,859 1,951 2,030 2,089
Grade 6 1,723 1,873 1,916 1,981 2,039
Grade 7 2,100 2,138 2,168 2,429 2,398
Grade 8 1,723 1,671 1,576 1,837 1,818
Grade 9 1,955 2,198 2,271 2,269 2,706
Grade 10 1,523 1,731 1,490 1,801 1,421
Grade 11 1,365 1,388 1,381 1,253 1,628
Grade 12 1,209 1,281 1,134 1,388 1,269
Special Education 940 883 1,060 1,067 986
Academically Talented 64 250 171 147 149
Ungraded 288 344 218 218 250
Alternative Education 39 35 104 64 108
Limited English Proficiency 591 436 346 ..
Note: Data reflect beginning of school year enrollment.
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.







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Table 3.7 Public School Student Enrollment by Grade Level, Virgin Islands:
1993 to 1998


Grade 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 19,457 20,848 20,939 21,908 22,184
Total Elementary 10,676 11,326 11,640 11,926 11,943
Grade K 1,115 1,270 1,351 1,517 1,614
Grade 1 1,306 1,457 1,680 1,816 1,746
Grade 2 1,320 1,571 1,714 1,714 1,555
Grade 3 1,450 1,626 1,611 1,567 1,593
Grade 4 1,546 1,589 1,566 1,642 1,693
Grade 5 1,481 1,482 1,562 1,644 1,643
Grade 6 1,357 1,454 1,540 1,569 1,640
Special Education 301 278 338 368 318
Academically Talented 2 0 16 0 1
Ungraded 259 210 60 75 97
Alternative Education 0 0 0 14 43
Limited English Proficiency 539 389 202
Total Secondary 8,781 9,522 9,299 9,982 10,241
Grade 7 1,623 1,714 1,694 1,940 1,942
Grade 8 1,328 1,273 1,187 1,403 1,411
Grade 9 1,655 1,910 1,993 1,962 2,375
Grade 10 1,260 1,477 1,202 1,513 1,141
Grade 11 1,113 1,143 1,141 1,035 1,390
Grade 12 984 1,051 917 1,188 1,042
Special Education 639 604 722 699 668
Academically Talented 62 232 155 147 144
Ungraded 26 36 40 45 63
Alternative Education 39 35 104 50 65
Limited English Proficiency 52 47 144 ... .
Note: Data reflect beginning of school year enrollment.
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.







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Table 3.8 Non-Public School Student Enrollment by Grade Level,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Grade 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 6,163 6,229 6,066 6,255 6,391
Pre-Kindergarten 671 720 708 731 766
Grade K 710 762 666 689 743
Grade 1 582 552 525 582 586
Grade 2 527 506 549 516 506
Grade 3 489 486 465 455 489
Grade 4 476 451 384 450 423
Grade 5 427 377 389 386 446
Grade 6 366 419 376 412 399
Special Education 0 1 0 0 0
Academically Talented 0 18 0 0 4
Ungraded 0 85 117 92 90
Grade 7 477 424 474 489 456
Grade 8 395 398 389 434 407
Grade 9 300 288 278 307 331
Grade 10 263 254 288 288 280
Grade 11 252 245 240 218 238
Grade 12 225 230 217 200 227
Ungraded 3 13 1 6 0
Note: Data reflect beginning of school year enrollment.
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.







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Table 3.9 Headstart Pupils by School Year and Island,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


School Year Total St. Croix St. John St. Thomas
2000 1,156 694 20 442
1999 1,245 764 25 456
1998 1,210 731 30 449
1997 1,257 718 26 513
1996 1,192 733 48 411
Note: Individual Island totals not available
Source: U.S.Virgin Islands Department of Human Services.


Table 3.10 Headstart Staff by School Year and Island,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


School Year Total St. Croix St. John St. Thomas
2000 289 151 13 125
1999 287 150 13 124
1998 301 154 13 134
1997 301 155 13 133
1996 294 151 13 130
Note: Individual Island totals not available
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services.


Table 3.11 Number of Public High
School Graduates, Virgin
Islands: 1996 to 2000


Percent
School Year Number Change
2000 1,045 9.9
1999 951 -11.0
1998 1,069 17.2
1997 912 -2.7
1996 937 0.6
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.







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Table 3.12A Number of Teachers, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


School 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 1511 1528 1567 1559 1622
St. Croix ...... 818 835 864
St. John ...... 45 42 41
St. Thomas ... ... 704 682 717
Note: Data for individual islands was not furnished.
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.


Table 3.12B Number of Teacher Aides, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000



School 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 307 323 327 326 344
St. Croix ...... 180 184 192
St. John ...... 10 11 11
St. Thomas ... ... 137 131 141
Note: Data for individual islands was not furnished.
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education.


Table 3.13 University of the Virgin Islands Students and Full-Time
Equivalent (FTE): Fall 1993 to 1997


Undergraduate Students
Graduate
All Students Full Time Part Time Students
Fall FTE
Semester Headcount Enrollment Total Number Percent Number Percent Total
2000 2,268 1,600 2,114 1,112 53 1,002 47 154
1999 2,742 1,889 2,539 1,259 50 1,280 50 203
1998 2,638 1,799 2,451 1,193 49 1,258 51 187
1997 2,610 1,803 2,399 1,189 50 1,210 50 211
1996 2,898 1,765 1,995 1,302 65 693 35 232
Source: Institutional Research and Planning Office, University of the Virgin Islands.







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Table 3.14 Degrees Conferred at the University of the Virgin Islands: 1994 to 1998


Degree conferred 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 313 353 335 330 318
Graduate 29 41 58 51 55
Master of Arts in Education 12 19 40 31 32
Master of Business Administration 11 16 16 18 17
Master of Public Administration 6 6 2 2 6
Undergraduate 284 312 277 279 263
B. A. /B. S. Degree 214 241 215 206 209
Accounting 20 33 33 34 23
Biology 13 15 8 14 13
Business Administration 86 81 89 65 79
Business Management 1
Chemistry 3 1 4 2
Computer Information Systems 1
Computer Science 6
Elementary Education 37 36 39 44 33
English 10 5 6 1 9
Humanities 1 2 2 3 5
Music Education 1 2 1 2
Nursing Education 14 23 11 12 10
Psychology 12 13 11 6 7
Speech, Communication & Theater 1 1 2 2
Social Sciences 5 7 1 6 7
Social Work 1 6 4 1 4
Chemistry with Physics 5 2
Marine Biology 1 5 4 3 7
Mathematics 4 8 2 7 6
Vocational Education 1
Associate of Arts 55 58 41 49 44
Accounting 3 5 6 8 8
Business Administration 1
Business Management 31 36 19 22 18
Computer Information Systems 5 6 5 6 7
Elementary Education 5
Hotel and Restaurant Management 3 2
Office System & Administration 2 4 6 9 9
Police Science and Administration 9 3 5 2 2
Associate of Science 15 13 21 24 10
Computer Science 6 1 6 4 2
Nursing Education 8 12 13 17 8
Physics 1 2 3
Source: Institutional Research and Planning Office, University of the Virgin Islands.







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Table 3.15 Educational Attainment, Virgin Islands: 1980, 1990, 1995 and 1997


Number
Educational Attainment 1997 1995 1990 1980
Total 25 years & over 68,801 62,607 55,639 44,986
Less than 5th grade 2,997 2,580 2,242 2,640
5th to 8th grade 12,697 11,578 10,666 13,357
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18,820 11,735 11,278 18,018
High school graduate 16,499 16,527 14,021 9,009
College: 1 to 3 yrs. 9,668 9,625 9,011 4,588
4 years and over 8,121 10,562 8,421 6,383


Females 25 yrs & over 38,509 34,442 29,544 24,145
Less than 5th grade 1,482 1,423 1,122 1,395
5th to 8th grade 6,800 6,370 5,558 7,189
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,248 6,060 5,641 9,896
High school graduate 9,216 8,854 7,643 4,958
College: 1 to 3 yrs 5,833 5,861 5,145 2,568
4 years and over 4,931 5,874 4,435 3,097


Males 25 yrs & over 30,292 28,165 26,095 20,841
Less than 5th grade 1,515 1,157 1,120 1,245
5th to 8th grade 5,897 5,208 5,108 6,168
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,572 5,675 5,637 8,122
High school graduate 7,283 7,673 6,378 4,051
College: 1 to 3 yrs 3,835 3,764 3,866 2,020
4 years and over 3,190 4,688 3,986 3,286
Sources: Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, 1995 U.S. Virgin Islands
Population and Housing
Bureau ofthe Census, 1990 Census Detailed Cross- abulations for the U. S. Virgin Islands
(CPH-L-156).










Chapter 4
Labor Torce and
Employment







2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 4 37


Table 4.1 Labor Force by Quarter, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Virgin Islands 47,280 46,400 46,695 46,085 45,762
February 47,060 46,620 46,790 46,150 45,110
May 47,490 46,460 46,400 46,210 45,340
August 47,990 46,430 46,570 46,330 46,160
November 47,260 46,030 46,690 45,680 46,870
St. Croix 19,630 19,300 19,347 19,063 18,676
February 19,520 19,400 19,410 19,110 18,200
May 19,670 19,350 19,300 19,090 18,520
August 19,960 19,360 19,350 19,140 18,910
November 19,640 19,090 19,380 18,950 19,260
St. Thomas/St. John 27,650 27,100 27,347 27,022 27,086
February 27,540 27,220 27,380 27,040 26,910
May 27,820 27,110 27,100 27,120 26,820
August 28,030 27,070 27,220 27,190 27,250
November 27,620 26,940 27,310 26,730 27,610
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor.


Table 4.2 Labor Force Employed by Quarter, Virgin Islands: 1996-2000


Average 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Virgin Islands 43,140 43,690 43,612 43,383 43,540
February 43,920 43,510 43,900 43,730 42,400
May 44,400 43,200 43,400 43,530 43,110
August 44,680 43,090 43,520 43,510 43,970
November 43,920 42,710 43,600 42,750 44,640
St. Croix 18,060 17,690 17,878 17,788 17,948
February 18,010 17,840 18,000 17,930 17,380
May 18,200 17,710 17,790 17,850 17,680
August 18,320 17,670 17,840 17,840 18,030
November 18,010 17,510 17,880 17,530 18,300
St. Thomas/St. John 25,990 25,360 25,732 25,595 25,593
February 25,910 25,670 25,900 25,800 25,020
May 26,200 25,490 25,610 25,680 25,430
August 26,360 25,420 25,680 25,670 25,940
November 25,910 25,200 25,720 25,220 26,340
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor.







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Table 4.3 Labor Force Unemployed by Quarter, Virgin Islands: 1996-2000


2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Virgin Islands 3,230 3,260 2,996 2,678 2,386
February 3,140 3,110 2,890 2,420 2,710
May 3,090 3,260 3,000 2,680 2,230
August 3,310 3,340 3,060 2,820 2,190
November 3,340 3,320 3,090 2,930 2,230
St. Croix 1,570 1,610 1,467 1,467 893
February 1,510 1,560 1,410 1,180 820
May 1,470 1,640 1,510 1,240 840
August 1,640 1,690 1,510 1,300 880
November 1,630 1,580 1,500 1,420 960
St. Thomas/St. John 1,660 1,650 1,529 1,402 1,493
February 1,630 1,550 1,480 1,240 1,890
May 1,620 1,620 1,490 1,440 1,390
August 1,670 1,650 1,550 1,520 1,310
November 1,710 1,740 1,590 1,510 1,270
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor.


Table 4.4 Labor Force, Percentage Unemployed by Quarter, Virgin
Islands: 1996-2000


2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Virgin Islands 6.9 7.0 6.4 5.9 5.2
February 6.7 6.7 6.2 5.2 6.0
May 6.5 7.0 6.5 5.8 4.9
August 6.9 7.2 6.6 6.1 4.7
November 7.1 7.2 6.6 6.4 4.8
St. Croix 8.0 8.3 7.6 6.7 4.8
February 7.7 8.0 7.3 6.2 4.5
May 7.5 8.5 7.8 6.5 4.5
August 8.2 8.7 7.8 6.8 4.7
November 8.3 8.3 7.7 7.5 5.0
St. Thomas/St. John 6.0 6.1 5.6 5.3 5.5
February 5.9 5.7 5.4 4.6 7.0
May 5.8 6.0 5.5 5.3 5.2
August 6.0 6.1 5.7 5.6 4.8
November 6.2 6.5 5.8 5.6 4.6
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor.







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Table 4.5 Minimum Wage Rates, Virgin
Islands: 1938 to 1997


Constant
Current (2000)
Year dollars dollars
1938 0.25 3.05
1939 0.30 3.72
1945 0.40 3.83
1950 0.75 5.36
1956 1.00 6.33
1961 1.15 6.62
1963 1.25 7.03
1967 1.40 7.22
1968 1.60 7.92
1974 2.00 6.99
1975 2.10 6.72
1976 2.30 6.96
1978 2.65 7.00
1979 2.90 6.88
1980 3.10 6.48
1981 3.35 6.35
1990 3.80 5.01
1991 4.25 5.37
1996 4.75 5.21
1997 5.15 5.53
Note: 1. This table is a representation of the changes in the
minimum wage over the last 62 years.
2. The minimum wage in the Virgin Islands is the same
as the Federal minimum wage.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics website







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Table 4.6 Average Annual Salaries Estimate by Occupation, Virgin Islands: 1998 2000
[In US Dollars]


Occupation
Managerial & Administrative Occupations
Financial Managers
Human Resources Managers
Marketing Managers
Education Administrators
Food Service & Lodging Managers
General Managers and Top Executives
Management Support Occupations
Accountants and Auditors
Human Resources Assistants
Engineers and Related Occupations
Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Architects, Except Landscape and Marine
Computer Related Occupations
Computer Programmers
Computer Support Specialists
Computer Operators, Except Peripheral Equipment
Law and Related Occupations


2000 1999 1998


58,094
42,681
46,529
73,384
32,323
64,396


56,490
42,870

73,390
46,330
64,400


35,568 35,960
22,568 23,260


51,292
53,102


39,353
37,044
26,624


51,950
42,430
38,650
45,930
33,910
60,270

33,740


... 49,080
... 47,570


37,810
... 33,860
25,650 23,640


Lawyers
Paralegal Personnel
Teachers, Educators and Related Occupations
Teachers, Kindergarten
Teachers, Secondary School
Librarians, Professional
Health Practitioners, Related Occupations
Pharmacists
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
Dental Hygienists
Sales Related Occupations
Travel Agents
Salespersons, Retail
Stock Clerks, Sales Floor
Cashiers
Industry Specific Clerical & Administrative Support
Tellers
Loan and Credit Clerks
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents
Hotel Desk Clerks
Teacher Aides and Educational Assistants, Clerical


83,075 83,520 61,460
... 43,090 36,250


24,937
43,454
33,550

57,137
21,756
39,312

19,385
17,014
15,995
14,144

17,014
25,937
21,132
17,160
17,953


23,930
41,690
33,540

56,410
21,750
39,350

18,680
17,020
16,300
14,430

17,020
20,210
20,250
17,160


23,630

28,090

57,510
21,800



18,750
17,470
14,670
15,770

16,860
19,290
17,540
15,900
13,510







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Table 4.6 Average Annual Wages and Salaries Estimate by Occupation, Virgin Islands:
1998 2000 continued


Occupation
General Office Occupations
Legal Secretaries
Secretaries, Except Legal and Medical
Receptionists and Information Clerks
bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
General Office Clerks
Message Distributing Occupations
Switchboard Operators
Mail Clerks
Messengers
Service Occupations
Housekeeping Supervisors
Other Supervisors of Service Workers
Protective Service Occupations
Guards and Watch Guards
Food and Beverage Preparation
Bartenders
Waiters and Waitresses
Counter Attendeants
Cooks, Restaurant
Food Preparation Workers
Cleaning and building Service Occupations
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
Janitors and Cleaners
Personal Service Occupations
Baggage Porters and Bellhops
Child Care Workers
Mechanics and Repairers
Maintenance repairers, General Utility
Automotive Mechanics
Construction Trades and Extractive Occupations
Carpenters
Electricians
Brickmasons
Transportation and Vehicle Operators
Truck Drivers, Heavy or tractor trailer
Truck Drivers, Light, Include Delivery
Captains, Water Vessel
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor.


2000 1999 1998


21,278
17,139
22,900
16,057


17,825
19,198
16,411

23,316
33,404


30,240
20,710
17,280
22,910
16,070


17,070
19,200
16,420

23,320
28,440


28,920
22,550
17,060
22,990
18,120


16,570
22,340
16,680

22,510
28,310


15,475 15,480 15,650


12,563
12,147
13,208
22,776


12,560
12,160
13,220
21,950
15,570


12,210
11,720
12,930
20,850
14,030


14,788 14,250 13,840
14,393 14,530 14,280


12,520 12,460
13,041 13,050 13,680


18,761
26,249

28,766
26,520
31,366


18,180
26,670

28,780
25,550
25,140


24,120
19,030
36,212 36,200


20,400
25,270

28,690
29,890
25,500

23,280
18,030
27,030










Chapter 5
ST I/IV







2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 5


Table 5.1 Sexually Transmitted Diseases by Sex, St. Thomas-
St. John: 1996 to 2000


STD's
Trichomoniasis
Fungus
Herpes
Chlamydia
Genital Warts
Gonorrhea
Syphillis
Male
Trichomoniasis
Fungus
Herpes
Chlamydia
Genital Warts
Gonorrhea
Syphillis
Female
Trichomoniasis
Fungus
Herpes
Chlamydia
Genital Warts
Gonorrhea
Syphillis


1999 1998 1997
...... 23
...... 35
...... 13
135 150 7

41 35 54
1 10


2000
1
29
4
131
3
11
5



1
1
23
3
4
3

1
28
3
108

11
2


Note: Seven of the most common Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) are listed.
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.


1996
25
33
5
16
2
45
9

12
5
5

2
26
7

13
28

16

19
2


10 24
6







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Table 5.2 AIDS Cases by Sex, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Sex 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 18 26 34 33 24
Male 10 17 18 21 13
Female 8 9 16 12 11
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.


Table 5.3 AIDS Cases By Age, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Age 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 18 26 34 33 24
Underl3 1 -
13-19 1
20-29 3 2 7 5 2
30-39 5 13 10 9 9
40-49 7 6 15 12 8
Over49 3 5 1 7 4
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.


Table 5.4 AIDS Cases by Race, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Race 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Virgin Islands 18 26 34 33 24
White 0 1 3 1
Black 11 17 23 25 19
Hispanic 7 8 8 8 4
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.


Table 5.5 AIDS Cases by Exposure Category, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000


Exposure Category 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
Virgin Islands 18 26 34 33 24 39 42 48
MSM 2 2 6 2 3 2 7 14
IDU 6 6 4 3 1 8 12 10
MSM & IDU 1 1 1
Heterosexual 4 12 20 20 10 16 12 12
Perinatal 1 3 1 2
Unspecified 6 5 3 8 10 10 9 9
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.
Note: MSM = Men who have sex with men; IDU = Intravenous Drug User; Unspecified = Still under investigation or unknown







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Table 5.6 HIV Cases by Sex, Virgin Islands:


1993 to 2000


Sex 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
Total 21 16 19 29 26 30 20 34
Male 12 9 7 17 10 15 14 26
Female 9 7 12 12 16 15 6 8
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.


Table 5.7 HIV Cases By Age, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000


Age 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
Total 21 16 19 29 26 30 20 34
Underl3 1 1 -1 -
13-19 2 2 1 1
20-29 2 1 7 6 7 11 6 12
30-39 8 9 6 12 9 13 10 11
40-49 5 2 5 6 5 2 3 8
Over49 5 3 1 2 3 4 2
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.


Table 5.8 HIV Cases by Race, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000


Race 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
Virgin Islands 21 16 19 31 26 30 20 34
White 3 1 3 1 2 5
Black 14 13 10 16 18 21 10 22
Hispanic 4 2 6 12 4 8 8 6
Unknown 2 4 1 1
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.



Table 5.9 HIV Cases by Exposure Category, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000


Exposure Category 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
Virgin Islands 21 16 19 29 26 30 20 34
MSM 3 2 1 2 2 3 8
IDU 1 2 5 3 1 3 4 3
MSM & IDU 1 1
Heterosexual 7 7 9 16 11 7 6 12
Perinatal 1 1 -1 -
Unspecified 9 4 3 7 12 20 7 10
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health.
Note: MSM = Men who have sex with men; IDU = Intravenous Drug User; Unspecified = Still under investigation or unknown










Chapter 6

Crime







2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 6 51



Table 6.1 Juvenile Offenses by Type and Year, St.Thomas/St.John,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Offenses 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 148 239 109 67 116
Homicide 0 2 2 3 2
Rape 6 2 3 3 3
Robbery 21 17 3 3 9
Assault 43 45 33 14 34
Burglary 14 15 10 5 10
Larceny/Theft 16 14 9 4 10
Auto Theft 1 2 2 6 1
Arson 0 0 0 0 0
Disturbing the Peace 2 6 8 0 3
Destruction of 2 1 0 0 0
Marijuana Possession 4 6 5 1 5
Trespassing 3 1 1 0 0
Other Offenses 36 128 33 28 39
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Public Safety


Table 6.2 Juvenile Offenses by Type and Year, St.Croix,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Offenses 2000 1998 1997 1996
Total 115 126 100 168
Homicide 2 9 0 6
Rape 2 1 4 6
Robbery 3 8 10 16
Assault 18 18 14 26
Burglary 5 19 2 17
Larceny/Theft 9 9 3 19
Auto Theft 2 6 4
Arson 11 0 1
Other Offenses 76 49 61 73
Note: Data not available for 1999
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Public Safety







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Table 6.3 Traffic Accidents by Month, St. Thomas/St. John,
Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to FY 2000


Month
Total
October
November
December
January
February
March
April


2000
2,721
222
206
253
185
237
212
320


May
June
July
August
September


1998
1,977
160
147
192
177
169
142
169
146
170
172
182
151


1997
2,832
198
211
284
243
246
260
235
231
227
205
275
217


1996
2,923
309
235
243
213
252
311
237
272
202
197
228
224


Note: Data not available by month for 1999. Total traffic accidents were 2,701.
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Public Safety









Table 6.4 All Complaints Reported to Department of Public Safety by Island,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Island 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 43,284 46,415 50,983 52,513 46,300
St. Croix 24,772 26,195 28,011 27,027 26,042
St.Thomas/St.John 18,512 20,220 22,972 25,486 20,258
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Public Safety







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Table 6.5 Adult Arrests by Type and Year, St. Thomas/St. John,
Virgin Islands: 1996 2000


Crimes 2000 1999 1997 1996
Homicide 23 10 15 23
Rape 18 19 11 19
Robbery 42 26 27 47
Felony Assault 98 110 88 122
Burglary 42 45 57 87
Grand Larceny 29 28 29 50
Vehicle Theft 10 12 17 16
Arson 1 2 5 7
Note: Data not available for 1999
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Public Safety


Table 6.6 Adult Arrests by Type and Year, St. Croix,
Virgin Islands: 1996 2000


Crimes 2000 1999 1997 1996
Homicide 10 6 13 7
Rape 12 17 22 19
Robbery 28 33 32 47
Felony Assault 85 104 99 122
Burglary 61 65 71 74
Grand Larceny 44 38 34 55
Vehicle Theft 14 11 13 16
Arson 2 1 3 4
Note: Data not available for 1999
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Public Safety







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Table 6.7 Criminal Offenses by Type and Year, St. Thomas/St. John,
Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000


Offenses 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total ... ... 8,284 6,533 5,783
Homicide 13 15 9 15 16
Rape 47 46 31 13 27
Robbery 233 257 282 229 191
Assault 461 498 540 452 521
Burglary 1,028 1,183 1,597 1,595 1,081
Larceny/Theft 676 770 920 1,017 870
Auto Theft 214 269 366 291 351
Arson 10 18 10 23 18
Disturbing the Peace ...... 2,669 1,401 1,167
Vandalism ...... 4 5 7
Marijuana Possession ... ... 74 69 72
Trespassing ...... 111 115 94
Other Criminal Offenses ... ... 1,671 1,308 1,368
Note: Data unavailable for several crimes, thus totals are not calculated for 1999 and 2000.
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Public Safety.


Table 6.8 Criminal Offenses by Type and Year, St. Croix, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000


Offenses 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total ... ... 5,343 4,808 4,648
Homicide 9 12 17 16 11
Rape 31 39 48 41 49
Robbery 193 235 223 229 236
Assault 317 388 355 357 400
Burglary 1,099 1,484 1,584 1,671 1,567
Larceny/Theft 977 1,057 1,077 863 863
Auto Theft 197 236 216 258 221
Arson 58 71 75 27 38
Other Offenses ...... 1,748 1,346 1,263
Note: Data unavailable for other crimes, thus totals are not calculated for 1999 and 2000.
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Public Safety.










Chapter 7
Voters and Elections







2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 7


Table 7.1 Vote Cast for Governor/Lt. Governor, Virgin Islands: 1970 -1998


Candidates for Governor/Lt. Governor Vote cast for Governor/ Lt. Governor
Candidate 1 Candidate 2
Year Candidate 1 Candidate 2 Total Number Percent Number Percent
1998 Turnbull-James (DEM) Schneider-Centeno (IND) 32,472 19,138 58.9 13,334 41.1
1994 Schneider-Mapp (IND) Hodge-Heath (DEM) 29,854 17,125 57.4 12,729 42.6
1990 Farrelly-Hodge (DEM) Luis-Richardson (IND) 22,409 13,331 59.5 9,078 40.5
1986 Farrelly-Hodge (DEM) Bryan-Sprauve (ICM) 25,567 16,825 65.8 8,742 34.2
1982 Luis-Brady (IND) Millin-Ross 19,947 11,354 56.9 4,143 20.8
1978 Luis-Millin (IND) Delugo-Dawson 20,211 12,100 59.9 8,111 40.1
1974 King-Luis Farrelly-Rouse 18,145 9,440 52.0 8,705 48.0
1970 Evans-Maas (REP) King-Smith (ICM) 15,721 8,259 52.5 7,462 47.5
Note: DEM Democratic party, IND Independent party, REP Republican party
Source U S Virgin Islands Board of Elections


Table 7.2 Vote Cast for Delegate to Congress, Virgin Islands: 1972 -2000


Candidates for Delegate to Congress Vote cast for Delegate to Congress
Candidate 1 Candidate 2
Year Candidate 1 Candidate 2 Total Number Percent Number Percent
2000 Donna C. Greene (DEM) Victor Frazer 11,359 9,113 80 2,246 20
1998 Donna C. Greene (DEM) Victor Frazer 29,245 23,413 80 5,832 20
1996 Donna C. Greene (DEM) Victor Frazer 24,155 12,451 52 11,704 48
1994 Victor Frazer (IND) Eileen Petersen 29,776 16,252 55 13,524 45
1992 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Victor Frazer 22,499 13,722 61 8,777 39
1990 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Unopposed (Write-In) 16,897 16,675 99 222 1
1988 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Unopposed (Write-In) 14,968 14,573 97 395 3
1986 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Unopposed 21,767 21,767 100
1984 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Janet B. Watlington 20,214 15,003 74 5,211 26
1982 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Frank Prince 20,979 17,835 85 3,144 15
1980 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Melvin Evans 17,958 9,395 52 8,563 48
1978 Melvin Evans (REP) Janet B. Watlington 20,113 10,539 52 9,574 48
1976 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Unopposed 12,262 12,262 100
1974 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Unopposed 13,337 13,337 100
1972 Ronald DeLugo (DEM) Victor G. Schneider 14,739 10,752 73 3,987 27
Note: DEM Democratic party, IND Independent party, REP Republican party
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Board of Elections.







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Table 7.3 Vote Cast for Senator-At-Large, Virgin Islands: 1970 -2000


Year
2000
1998
1996
1994
1992
1990
1988
1986
1984
1982
1980
1978
1976
1974
1972


Candidate Elect
Almando Liburd
Almando Liburd
Almando Liburd
Almando Liburd
Almando Liburd
Almando Liburd
Robert O'Connor, Jr.
Robert O'Connor, Jr.
Cleone Creque Maynard
Cleone Creque Maynard
Gilbert Sprauve
Cleone Creque Hodge
Cleone Creque Hodge
Samuel Noble
Samuel Noble


Party
ICM
ICM
ICM
ICM
ICM
ICM
Independent
Independent
Democrat
Democrat
Independent
Democrat
Democrat
ICM
ICM


Total
13,421
17,998
10,163
18,421
13,541
11,001
8,537
7,296
8,346
8,927
7,537
11,687
6,717
7,283
5,349


Note: DEM Democratic party, IND Independent party, ICM Independent Citizens Movement
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Board of Elections.







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Table 7.4 Number of Registered Voters by Island and
Polling Place, Virgin Islands: 1998 and 2000


2000 1998
Virgin Islands 54,643 65,988

St. Croix:
Total 26,340 33,115
Persons Voted 15,633 18,052
F. Williams 515 697
D. H.Jackson 794 960
E. Christian 2,272 2,950
J. Gardine 2,183 2,663
Central High 1,684 2,228
P. Larsen 2,006 2,662
Kennedy 1,334 1,649
L. Muckle 2,257 2,761
C. Emanuel 2,167 2,762
C. Markoe 1,349 1,652
A. Henderson 3,049 3,680
E. Rivera 1,718 2,332
St. Gerard's Hall 719 882
R. Richards 1,817 2,131
E. Williams 2,476 3,106


St. Thomas/St. John:
Total 28,303 32,873
Persons Voted 16,451 18,418
Note: Senators serve a two year term while the Governor
serves for four years. The last gubernatorial election was held in
1998 which resulted in a larger voter turn out.
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Board of Elections.







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Table 7.5 Senatorial Election Results by Candidate,
St. Croix: 2000


Candidate Number Percent
Total Registered Voters 27,411 100.0
Total Persons Voted 15,633 57.0
Douglas Canton 6041 38.6
Norman Jn Baptiste 5887 37.7
Emmett Hansen II 5675 36.3
David Jones 4989 31.9
Alicia Hansen 4877 31.2
Adelbert Bryan 4471 28.6
Vargrave Richards 4082 26.1
Raymond Richards 4057 26.0
Luther Renee 3970 25.4
Lilliana Belardo de O'neal 3615 23.1
Ronald Russell 3501 22.4
Gail Watson Chiang 3450 22.1
Ophelia Williams-Felix 3260 20.9
Noel Loftus 3250 20.8
Loraine Gibbs 2986 19.1
Gregory Bennerson 2953 18.9
Anne Golden 2293 14.7
Valencio Jackson 1606 10.3
Luis Rodriquez 1427 9.1
Elroi Baumann 1342 8.6
Note: Bold indicates elected senators
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Board of Elections.







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Table 7.6 Senatorial Election Results by
Candidate, St. Thomas/St. John: 2000


Candidate Number Percent
Total Registered Voters 25,225 100.0
Total Persons Voted 16,451 65.2
Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg 7627 30.2
Celestino White 5950 23.6
Donald "Duck" Cole 5740 22.8
Roosevelt St. C David 5610 22.2
Carlton Dowe 5557 22.0
Norma Samuel 5203 20.6
Lorraine Berry 5146 20.4
George Goodwin 5120 20.3
Judy Gomez 4284 17.0
Vinod "Vinnie" Mohanani 4260 16.9
Stephen "Smokey" Frett 3719 14.7
Riise Richards 3663 14.5
Dwayne Benjamin 3282 13.0
Justin Harrigan, Sr. 3045 12.1
Tyrone Martin 2708 10.7
Gaylord Sprauve 2586 10.3
Glen Smith 2516 10.0
Herbie Lockhart, III 1967 7.8
Michael Paiewonsky 1499 5.9
Franke Hoheb 1344 5.3
Wilma March Monsanto 1321 5.2
Dean Luke 1135 4.5
Wayne Chinnery 1018 4.0
Gilmore Estrill 962 3.8
Christoph Keith Massac 822 3.3
Charles Balch 584 2.3
Brian Dooley 322 1.3
Willis Phillips 222 0.9
Note: Bold indicates elected senators
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Board of Elections.










Chapter 8
Tourism







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Table 8.1 Number of Visitors by Type, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000
[In thousands]


Air Cruise
Year Total Tourists2 Excursionists3 Excursionists Passengers
2000 2,398.2 506.4 1,891.8 123.4 1,768.4
1999 1,963.7 483.8 1,479.9 76.3 1,403.6
1998 2,138.9 422.3 1,716.6 101.1 1,615.5
1997 2,127.8 410.7 1,717.0 98.1 1,619.0
1996 1,778.7 372.6 1,406.1 89.7 1,316.4
Notes: 1. Data in this table represent visitors who enter the territory. Visitors who travel between islands
in the territory are only counted once.
2. Tourist are visitors who remain in territory for more than 24 hours.
3. Excursionists are visitors who are in territory for less than 24 hours.
4. Figures may not sum due to rounding.
Source: Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Economic Development.


Table 8.2 Number of Visitors by Type and Island, Virgin Islands:
[In thousands]


1996 to 2000


St. Croix St. Thomas/St. John
Cruise Cruise
Year Total Total Air Visitors Passengers Total Air Visitors Passengers
2000 2,582.0 379.8 147.4 232.4 2,202.2 482.4 1719.8
1999 2,088.0 296.8 132.2 164.6 1,791.2 427.9 1363.3
1998 2,224.8 289.5 135.2 154.3 1,935.3 388.2 1547.1
1997 2,247.0 318.8 140.8 178.0 1,928.2 368.0 1,560.2
1996 1,858.7 240.2 152.0 88.2 1,618.5 310.3 1,308.2
Notes: 1. Data in this table represents visitors who enter the territory. Visitors who travel between islands
in the territory are only counted once.
2. Figures may not sum due to rounding.
Source: Bureau ot Economic Research, U.S. Virgin Islands Department ot Economic Development.








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Table 8.3 Place of Residence of Hotel Guests by Year, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000
[In thousands]


2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Place of Residence Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 534.7 100.0 527.1 100.0 464.9 100.0 431.8 100.0 268.6 100.0
Virgin Islands 37.5 7.0 44.1 8.4 43.2 9.3 44.9 10.4 45.1 16.8

U.S. mainland 405.5 75.8 411.1 78.0 359.4 77.3 320.9 74.3 178.9 66.6
Chicago 66.7 12.5 67.2 12.7 58.6 12.6 50.5 11.7 26.6 9.9
Los Angeles 48.5 9.1 47.5 9.0 40.0 8.6 41.0 9.5 22.8 8.5
Miami 71.6 13.4 81.1 15.4 74.4 16.0 75.6 17.5 45.7 17.0
New York City 161.8 30.3 156.5 29.7 138.1 29.7 110.1 25.5 58.8 21.9
Washington D.C. 56.9 10.6 58.8 11.2 48.3 10.4 43.6 10.1 25.0 9.3
Puerto Rico 19.9 3.7 25.2 4.8 23.7 5.1 26.3 6.1 19.1 7.1
Other Caribbean 6.4 1.2 7.7 1.5 6.0 1.3 5.2 1.2 5.1 1.9
Canada 3.6 0.7 4.9 0.9 5.6 1.2 4.8 1.1 2.4 0.9
Europe 10.3 1.9 19.4 3.7 13.0 2.8 14.7 3.4 11.3 4.2
Central and South
America 1.8 0.3 2.7 0.5 3.7 0.8 3.9 0.9 2.4 0.9
Other Areas 49.7 9.3 12.0 2.3 10.2 2.2 10.8 2.5 4.6 1.7
Note: Figures may not sum due to rounding.
Source Bureau of Economic Research, U S Virgin Islands Department of Economic Development







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Table 8.4 Number of Visitors by Island of Entry, Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to FY 2000
[In thousands]


Number Percent Change
St. Thomas/ St. Thomas/
Fiscal Year Total St. Croix St.John Total St. Croix St.John
2000 2,582.0 379.8 2,202.2 23.7 28.0 22.9
1999 2,088.0 296.8 1,791.2 -6.1 2.5 -7.4
1998 2,224.8 289.5 1,935.3 4.6 -9.2 0.4
1997 2,127.8 318.8 1,928.2 19.6 32.7 19.1
1996 1,778.7 240.2 1,618.5 2.6 -33.4 8
Note: Visitor entries for islands do not add up to overall total; a visitor entering two or more islands is counted
once in the overall total.
Source: Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Economic Development.


Table 8.5 Number of Hotel Rooms, Visitor Entries, and Visitor Estimated
Average Expenditure, Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to FY 2000


Estimated Visitor


Average


Total Rooms or Visitor Entries Expenditures Expenditure per
Fiscal Year Units (000) ($000) Visitor ($)
2000 4,993 2,398 1,156,800 482
1999 4,848 1,964 995,900 507
1998 4,929 2,139 940,600 440
1997 4,406 2,128 601,200 283
1996 4,087 1,779 688,000 387
Source: Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Economic Development.










Chapter 9
Rainfaf and
Temperature







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Table 9.1 Rainfall (inches) by Month, St. Croix, Virgin Islands:
1996 to 2000


1999
33.5
3.3
1.6
0.2
4.8
0.9
1.3
2.5
3.7
3.2
1.6
10.5


1998
16.0
3.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.1
1.2
3.5
1.5
2.4
3.6


Month
Total
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December


1997
26.8
2.8
3.4
1.0
0.1
1.2
0.8
4.3
1.2
3.4
7.0
1.6


1996
50.4
3.3
1.5
1.7
2.3
3.5
2.1
2.6
2.8
19.2
3.4
8.2


1.8 2.9


... 5.2 5.8


2000
25.6
3.0
2.4
0.9
0.9
1.8
0.7
1.1
2.1
2.8
6.3
3.7


Source: Climatedata vol. 9.2 NCDC Summary of the Day EAST, Hydrosphere 1998
Meteorological Station: Alexander Hamilton Field FAA at St. Croix, USVI(1996)
United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey
Meteorological Station: USDA at St. Croix, USVI(1997-2000)








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Table 9.2 Temperature by Month, St. Croix, Virgin Islands: 1996-2000



2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg.
Month High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low
Average 85.3 82.3 86.9 84.7 86.5 84.1 84.4 79.8 83.6 76.9

January 84.4 82.4 84.6 83.9 86.6 81.5 76.5 72.0 82.0 75.0

February 84.2 83.0 84.7 83.4 89.4 80.3 76.8 71.9 81.0 75.5

March 84.6 83.0 85.6 84.5 89.9 87.8 77.1 73.3 82.5 76.5

April 84.8 86.9 85.8 84.2 85.1 84.9 80.6 72.0 82.5 76.5

May 85.1 86.6 86.5 85.0 88.9 82.6 88.3 78.9 83.5 75.5

June 85.3 84.8 88.0 85.5 86.4 84.9 88.3 85.1 84.5 78.5

July 86.4 84.4 87.9 85.1 85.3 84.8 87.6 84.2 85.5 77.0

August 86.4 85.2 86.4 85.4 85.6 84.5 88.2 85.7 86.0 79.5

September 86.1 64.0 89.1 85.5 85.6 84.9 88.3 84.2 85.5 80.5

October ... ... 91.6 86.9 85.1 84.2 87.2 83.7 85.5 80.5

November ... ... 87.7 84.0 85.1 84.8 87.1 83.7 84.5 75.0

December ... ... 84.5 83.3 85.0 84.3 86.6 82.7 80.5 73.0
Source: Climatedata vol. 9.2 NCDC Summary of the Day EAST, Hydrosphere 1998
Meteorological Station: Alexander Hamilton Field FAA at St. Croix, USVI (1996)
United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey
Meteorological Station: USDA at St. Croix, USVI (1997-2000)







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Table 9.3 Rainfall (inches) by Month, St. John, Virgin Islands:
1996-2000


Month 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Total 23.0 19.9 56.1 20.8 48.9
January 0.5 ... 0.2 ... 4.4
February 2.0 0.5 1.1 0.4 1.8
March 0.9 1.3 2.1 1.1 3.8
April 0.8 1.8 3.8 0.3 5.7
May 3.1 0.7 ... 1.0 2.7
June 1.5 2.6 0.8 0.5
July 3.0 3.5 3.7 2.1 5.4
August 3.4 3.8 6.4 2.6 4.7
September 2.9 0.9 32.0 4.3 6.6
October 3.1 0.6 4.1 5.9 2.1
November 1.3 4.3 1.6 1.9 11.6
December 0.4 ... 0.3 0.7 .
Source: Climatedata vol. 9.2 NCDC Summary of the Day EAST, Hydrosphere 1998
Meteorological Station: Catherineburg at St. John, USVI (1996)
United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey
Meteorological Station: Lind Point at St. John, USVI (1997-2000)







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Table 9.4 Rainfall (inches) by Month, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands: 1995 to 2000


Month 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Total 34.0 27.8 44.3 25.1 40.0 37.2
January 0.5 0.3 1.7 3.1 4.0 4.7
February 4.8 0.5 4.0 2.1 0.7 2.5
March 0.6 1.1 ... 0.8 2.4 0.8
April 1.7 1.4 4.8 0.3 3.7 0.3
May 3.6 0.8 3.1 1.0 1.4 2.4
June 1.4 3.7 1.6 0.4 1.1 3.5
July 2.8 2.8 2.6 1.1 4.8 5.3
August 4.7 7.0 5.1 3.5 3.1 4.4
September 4.0 1.1 3.9 3.1 7.3 3.6
October 5.6 6.5 6.3 8.0 2.0 3.7
November 2.5 2.6 4.9 0.1 7.7 2.2
December 1.7 ... 6.3 1.7 1.7 3.8
Source: Climatedata vol. 9.2 NCDC Summary of the Day EAST, Hydrosphere 1998
Meteorological Station: Wintberg at St. Thomas, USVI (1996)
United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey
Meteorological Station: Mount Zion at St. Thomas, USVI (1997-2000)








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Table 9.5 Temperature by Month, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands: 1995-2000



2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg. Avg.
Month High Low High Low High Low High Low High Low
Average 85.2 73.4 85.6 81.0 100.0 68.7 84.0 78.6 85.2 76.6

January 86.1 85.4 89.6 81.7 91.7 65.2 81.5 76.2 83.0 69.0

February 85.6 83.5 89.3 84.1 93.6 61.6 79.7 72.5 83.5 76.0

March 86.0 75.6 86.8 79.0 86.5 58.6 ... ... 83.5 78.0

April 80.2 68.3 85.7 80.1 89.5 58.6 80.5 79.7 85.0 77.5

May 81.9 67.9 86.1 81.3 104.0 68.6 83.5 79.5 86.5 75.5

June 85.5 68.7 84.2 82.2 111.0 68.6 85.2 73.8 89.5 83.5

July 85.6 75.1 83.6 80.3 91.3 68.6 86.9 83.1

August 85.8 73.1 83.4 77.5 79.1 68.6 86.0 83.4

September 86.7 69.2 83.9 79.5 133.0 68.6 86.2 81.9

October 87.7 70.0 84.5 79.5 134.0 80.3 85.3 82.5

November 88.1 75.5 84.4 81.4 94.2 78.5 84.7 82.5

December 83.0 68.4 85.4 85.1 92.5 78.0 84.8 69.5 ..
Source: Climatedata vol. 9.2 NCDC Summary of the Day EAST, Hydrosphere 1998
Meteorological Station: Wintberg at St. Thomas, USVI (1996)
United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey
Meteorological Station: Univesity of the VI at St. thomas, USVI (1997-2000)










Chapter 10
Motor Velicle




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DATA


WERE NOT


MADE AVAILABLE BY



THE VIRGIN ISLANDS


DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY









Chapter 11
Revenue andBudgget








2000 USVI Statistical Yearbook, Chapter 11


Table 11.1 General Fund Revenues and Contributions, Actuals and Estimates,
Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to FY 2000
[Thousands of dollars]


Total Revenues and Contributions

Taxes

Net Taxes

Gross Taxes

Less: Normal Tax Refunds

Individual Income

Corporate Income

Real Property

Trade and Excise

Gross Receipts

All Other

Net Customs

US Customs Duties

Less: Amount due to V.I.P.A.

Other Revenues

Licenses, Fees, Permits

FSC Franchise

Bank Fees

All Other

Contributions

Caribbean Basin Initiative

Interest Revenue Fund

VI Lottery

Internal Revenue Matching Fund

Interest Earned on Bond Proceeds

Transportation trust fund

Other


Estimated
2000

497,576

419,244

419,244

387,793

-31,451

198,000

24,695

56,400

17,717

87,000

3,500

0

3,800

-3,800

10,900

6,500

1,000

400

3,000

26,142

2,451

2,000

62

6,700

1,945

12,800

184


1999

455,219

387,144

387,144

397,299

-10,155

211,410

23,567

53,883

17,686

85,227

2,078

0

4,002

-4,002

10,101

5,736

607

581

3,177

6,274

0

2,000

13

1,218

1,100



1,943


Actual
1998

474,551

381,468

381,468

397,299

-15,831

202,906

27,664

60,787

13,680

88,609

3,653

0

2,807

-2,807

15,929

5,463

6,677

700

3,159

11,761

0

1,500

34

10,000

0

0

227


1997

413,571

357,176

357,176

362,226

-5,050

192,620

21,785

45,682

11,796

86,804

3,539

0

2,883

-2,883

9,121

6,019

534

300

2,268

23,546

0

0

606

17,500

250

4,800

390


1996

427,445

325,022

323,324

334,197

-10,873

188,552

22,290

19,982

17,124

85,378

871

1,698

5,100

-3,402

7,574

4,955

281

400

1,938

28,812

0

2,200

390

17,500

60

5,056

3,606








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Table 11.1 General Fund Revenues and Contributions, Actuals and Estimates,
Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to FY 2000 Con.
[Thousands of dollars]


Estimated Actual
2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Other Funds 10,358 17,700 47,866 23,728 66,037
Empl Union Arbitration Award Fund 3,500 16,200 4,532 -18,634 0
Debt Svce Banco Popular loan note 0 0 0 -2,000 0
Reimbursement- WAPA 0 0 0 0 0
WAPA Privitization 0 0 0 0 0
Land Bank Fund 1,500 1,500 1,500 0 750
Insurance Guaranty Fund 5,000 0 0 0 0
Industrial Development Fund 300 0 1,500 500 2,000
GERS Reimbursement to General Fund 0 0 0 0 0
Community Disaster Loan 0 0 36,925 39,200 58,000
FEMA state share loan 0 0 743 4,366 4,460
Security of Delinquent Prop. Taxes 0 0 0 0 0
Miscellaneous Contribution 58 0 1,666 296 827
Transfer From Component Units 1,000 ... 1,000
Other Financing Sources 30,932 34,000 17,527 0 0
Loan Proceeds: Interim Loan 0 0 106,000 0 0
1998 and 1999 Bond Proceeds 269,000 0 11,617 0 0
Less: Obligations -180,000 0 -100,090 0 0
Vendor Payments -46,000 0 -24,000 0 0
Income Tax Refunds -134,000 0 -76,090 0 0
Retirement incentive -15,000 0 0 0 0
Y2K Loan Proceeds (Net) 4,127 0 0 0 0
Working Capital Loan/Debt Service -19,727 0 0 0 0
Transfers Out -6,550 0 0 0 0
Payroll Loan Debt Service -20,918 34,000 0 0 0
Revenue Impact of Economic 0 0 0 ...
Stimulus Investments 0 0 0 0 0
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands, Office of Management and Budget, Government of the Virgin Islands,
Executive Budget, Fiscal Year 1998








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Table 11.2 Operating Budgets of Public Institutions, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 (FY)
[Thousands of dollars]



Public Offices, Departments, and Institutions 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996


Grand Total
Total Executive Budget
Executive Departments
Executive Offices of the Governor
Office of the Governor
Office of Management and Budget
Division of Personnel
Fire Services
Virgin Islands Energy Office
Office of Adjutant General
Bureau of Internal Revenue
Office of Veterans Affairs
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
Department of Justice
Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
Department of Finance
Department of Property and Procurement
Department of Health
St. Thomas/St. John Hospital Facilities Board
St. Croix Hospital Facilities Board
Bureau of Audit & Control
Department of Education
Department of Human Services
Department of Planning & Natural Resources
V.I. Police Department
Department of Public Works
Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation
Department of Economic Development & Agriculture
Department of Labor


452,300 429,181 422,427 422,427
390,219 370,456 369,662 369,662
360,953 ... 353,821 353,821
28,044 27,687 31,023 29,601 29,601
5,574 5,326 6,987 5,670 5,670
1,035 1,086 1,272 1,249 1,249
2,482 2,719 4,634 4,749 4,749
9,405 10,313 10,117 10,001 10,001
146 146
1,206 1,350 1,670 1,601 1,601
8,097 6,661 6,103 5,986 5,986
245 232 240 198 198
3,476 4,351 4,356 3,517 3,517
23,846 23,716 21,835 21,537 21,537
2,023 2,389 2,393 2,509 2,509
6,312 6,415 6,679 7,769 7,769
4,050 4,587 4,554 5,365 5,365
26,084 27,254 31,468 30,742 30,742
... 20,527 19,796 19,015 19,015
... 18,927 19,710 18,801 18,801
669 791 795 795
12,235 122,244 121,230 110,951 110,951
28,360 29,127 29,140 27,093 27,093
4,992 5,131 5,575 6,065 6,065
28,596 29,107 30,367 27,072 27,072
22,236 22,452 24,946 25,699 25,699
5,010 5,401 6,484 6,449 6,449
2,746 2,639 ... 7,262 7,262
2,175 2,462 2,753 2,855 2,855







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Table 11.2 Operating Budgets of Public Institutions, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000 (FY) Con.
[Thousands of dollars]


Public Offices, Departments, and Institutions 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Office of the Supervisor of Elections 719 765 665 630 630
Board of Elections, St. Thomas/St. John 51 55 66 47 47
Board of Elections, St. Croix 58 62 86 47 47
Miscellaneous 20,560 29,266 27,938 15,841 15,841
*Legislature 14,200 15,000 15,357 10,577 10,577
*Territorial Court of the Virgin Islands 17,700 19,000 17,380 17,236 17,236
*Board of Education 1,280 1,381 1,927 1,865 1,865
*University of the Virgin Islands 25,300 25,000 22,605 21,675 21,675
*V.I. Public Television System 1,300 1,700 1,456 1,412 1,412
Note: Data may differ with those obtained from other sources. Funding levels reported in this table are not adjusted for
changes which may have occurred after initial budget bills became law.
Indicates the source of the data was obtained from the V. I. Office of Management and Budget.
Source: U.S. Virgin Islands Session Laws.


Table 11.3 U. S. V.I. Government, General Fund: 1996 to 2000 (FY)
[Millions of dollars]



Operating Budget
Net revenues 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

Operating budget
appropriations ) 432.1 490.4 560.2 459.5 490.3


NET REVENUES


Total 382.4 391.3 460.2 374.4 335.8
Individual income
taxes (gross) 198.0 204.0 187.5 183.7 177.5
Corporate income
taxes (gross) 25.0 23.5 25.9 21.6 22.3
Real property
taxes 54.9 53.8 38.6 45.6 23.6
Trade and excise
taxes 18.0 14.2 16.7 18.9 19.3
Gross receipt
taxes 85.5 85.2 88.6 86.6 85.4
Hotel room taxes 12.5 11.2 9.5 12.0 5.1
All other taxes 3.5 3.2 3.6 2.7 0.8
U.S. customs
duties 3.0 4.0 2.8 1.6 1.2
Source: Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Virgin Islands Government Development Bank.







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Table 11.4 Federal Remittance and Expenditures, Virgin Islands:
[Millions of dollars]


1996 to 2000 (FY)


Rum excise taxes
Direct federal expenditures 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Rum excise taxes
(returned to U.S.V.I. Gov.) $ 62.7 51.1 50.3 34.7 43.0


DIRECT EXPENDITURES


Total 487.0 503.0 482.0 625.0 563.0
Government grants 195.0 216.0 256.0 371.0 373.0
Salaries and wages 45.0 47.0 40.0 41.0 42.0
Payments for individuals 222.0 206.0 175.0 149.0 109.0
Procurements and other
programs 14.0 34.0 11.0 8.0 39.0
Source: Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Virgin Islands Government Development Bank.


Table 11.5 Miscellaneous, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000
[Millions of dollars unless otherwise noted]


Miscellaneous 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Taxable gross
business receipts 2,138 2,131 2,215 2,166 2,093
Bank Deposits ... 1,289 1,143 1,169 1,281

Total value of
construction permits 202 261 192 206 189
St. Croix 58 101 46 61 55
St.Thomas /St. John 144 160 145 145 134


Number of business
license applications 17,631 19,403 15,201 16,957 16,825
Number of registered
vehicles 74,280 60,160 63,767 67,379 63,687
Number of telephones 70,062 66,438 63,798 62,140 70,725
Note: Taxable gross business receipts are reported corresponding fiscal year.
Source: Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Virgin Islands Government Development Bank.







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Table 11.6 Real Estate Transactions, Virgin Islands: 1995 to 1999


Real Estate Sales
TOTAL
Number of homes sold
Number of condominium sales
Average home sales Price ($)
Average condominium sales price ($)

ST. CROIX
Number of homes sold
Number of condominium sales
Average home sales Price ($)
Average condominium sales price ($)


379
260
241,996
132,986



174
118
212,399
101,053


357
222
236,540
100,658



158
83
188,172
81,353


ST. THOMAS/ST. JOHN
Number of homes sold 205 199
Number of condominium sales 142 139
Average home sales Price ($) 267,117 274,942
Average condominium sales price ($) 159,522 112,186
Source: Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Virgin Islands Government Development Bank.


1999 1998 1997 1996 1995


347
220
223,341
105,433



149
92
175,649
92,826



198
128
259,230
114,495


461
186
180,178
122,052



187
81
159,614
122,578



274
105
194,213
121,646


226
155
209,119
121,556



111
66
157,772
96,739



115
89
258,680
139,960











Chapter 12
Human Services







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Table 12.1 Children in Foster Care by Island, Virgin Islands: 1996 to 2000



Island 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Virgin Islands 198 270 277 283 242
St. Croix 110 149 152 149 125
St. Thomas/St. John 88 121 125 134 117
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services.


Table 12.2 Children Adopted by Island, Virgin Islands: 1993 to 2000


Island 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
Virgin Islands 23 19 30 35 25 12 36 40
St. Croix 13 12 24 17 14 4 22 24
St. Thomas/St. John 10 7 6 18 11 8 14 16
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services.


Table 12.3 Food Stamp Participants and Distribution by Island, Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to 2000


Island 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Virgin Islands
Households 5,118 5,430 5,731 6,489 10,288
Persons 15,784 16,868 17,924 20,526 31,622
Coupons Issued ($) 19,382,142 22,183,470 21,851,665 24,859,393 41,805,081
St. Croix
Households 3,191 3,442 3,663 4,047 5,612
Persons 10,028 10,837 11,588 13,054 17,358
Coupons Issued ($) 12,758,493 14,665,107 14,517,395 16,107,290 22,811,919
St. Thomas/St. John
Households 1,927 1,988 2,068 2,442 4,676
Persons 5,756 6,031 6,336 7,473 14,265
Coupons Issued ($) 6,623,649 7,518,363 7,334,270 8,752,103 18,993,162
Notes: 1. Household--# of household receiving coupons.
2. Persons--# of individuals coupons are provided for.
3. Coupons issued--the total value of stamps distributed per fiscal year.
2000 data consists of only 11 months
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services.







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Table 12.4 Juvenile Caseload by Island, Virgin Islands: FY 1993 to 2000


2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993


Virgin Islands
Juvenile Caseload
Persons In Need Of Supervision
Adjudicated Delinquent
St. Croix
Juvenile Caseload
Persons In Need Of Supervision
Adjudicated Delinquent
St. Thomas
Juvenile Caseload
Persons In Need Of Supervision
Adjudicated Delinquent
Source U S Virgin Islands Department of Human Ser


413 411 488 549 514 667 571 436
58 74 73 97 68 106 104 57
355 337 415 452 446 561 467 379

136 135 191 271 261 301 191 173
15 13 24 36 21 53 37 16
121 122 167 235 240 248 154 157

277 276 297 278 253 366 380 263
43 61 49 61 47 53 67 41
234 215 248 217 206 313 313 222


vices


Island







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Table 12.5 Emergency Services Referrals by Island, Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to 2000


Island
Virgin Islands
Emergency Welfare Service (EWS)
Family Preservation Assistance
Protective Services Referrals
Neglect
Physical Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Other
Pre-Delinquency
Indigent Burials
St. Croix
Emergency Welfare Service (EWS)
Family Preservation Assistance
Protective Services Referrals
Neglect
Physical Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Other
Pre-Delinquency
Indigent Burials
St. Thomas/St. John
Emergency Welfare Service (EWS)
Family Preservation Assistance
Protective Services Referrals
Neglect
Physical Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Other
Pre-Delinquency
Indigent Burials
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services


2000 1999 1998 1997 1996







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Table 12.6 Juvenile Justice Statistics by Island, Virgin Islands: FY 1993 to 2000


Island


2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993


Virgin Islands


Youth Remanded to YRC
Pre-Trial
Adjudication
Transferred as Adults
St. Croix
Youth Remanded to YRC
Pre-Trial
Adjudication
Transferred as Adults
St. Thomas
Youth Remanded to YRC
Pre-Trial
Adjudication


189 155 236 237 260 201 134 107
79 57 112 91 125 121 70 49
89 81 118 122 115 65 56 58
21 17 6 14 20 15 8


106 88 138 112 136 120
57 36 68 43 85 80
42 43 66 65 43 24
7 9 4 4 8 8


83 9
22 2
47 3


Transferred as Adults 14
Note: YRC Youth Rehabitation Center
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services


8 98 125 124 81
1 44 48 40 33
8 52 67 72 41
8 2 10 12 7







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Table 12.7 Income Maintenance Assistance by Island, Virgin Islands: FY 1997 to 2000


Island 2000
Virgin Islands
Total TANF 2,832
Adults 723
Children 2,109
Total General Assistance 168
Adults 127
Children 41
Old aged Assistance 281
Aid to the Disabled 353
Aid to the Blind 10
St. Croix
Total TANF 2,268
Adults 593
Children 1,675
Total General Assistance 59
Adults 48
Children 11
Old aged Assistance 152
Aid to the Disabled 253
Aid to the Blind 8
St. Thomas/St. John
Total TANF 564
Adults 130
Children 434
Total General Assistance 109
Adults 79
Children 30
Old aged Assistance 129
Aid to the Disabled 100
Aid to the Blind 2
Note: TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services


1999 1998 1997


3,387
895
2,492
193
146
47
303
323
10

2,760
736
2,024
68
57
11
169
223
10

627
159
468
125
89
36
134
100
0


4,633
1,168
3,465
288
230
58
345
308
7

3,411
924
2,487
98
79
19
196
227
7

1,222
244
978
190
151
39
149
81
0


4,441
1,222
3,189
296
223
73
284
391
10

3,420
950
2,470
128
93
35
155
297
8







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Table 12.8 Cancer care services by Island, Virgin Islands: FY 1996 to 1999


Island
Virgin Islands
Caseload
Referrals:
Males
Females
Services Provided (Cost):
Total Cost ($)
Transportation
Medication
Chemotherapy
Radiation
Hospitalization
Doctor
Other


2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

30 42 99 78 80


85,824 115,453
7,967 20,156
50,538 4,254
17,065 42,695
24,800
6,212
3,566 2,784
6,688 14,552


St. Croix
Caseload 12
Referrals:
Males 7
Females 14
Services Provided (Cost):
Total Cost ($) 9,035 1
Transportation 7,446 1
Medication
Chemotherapy
Radiation
Hospitalization
Doctor 866
Other 723
St. Thomas
Caseload 18
Referrals:
Males 2
Females 9
Services Provided (Cost):
Total Cost ($) 76,789 9
Transportation 521
Medication 50,538
Chemotherapy 17,065 4
Radiation 2
Hospitalization
Doctor 2,700
Other 5,965 1
Source: U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services


13 66 65 67


5,656 128,828
0,723 23,261
12,838
2,500 15,419
16,000
11,000
984 7,005
1,449 43,305


29 33 13 13


)9,797
9,433
4,254
p0,195
4,800
6,212
1,800
3,103


5
2

222,631
16,710
65,320
81,320
9,270
6,050
7,030
36,931


351,459
39,971
78,158
96,739
25,270
17,050
14,035
80,236


208,699
35,396
13,809
68,837
14,220
47,593
10,098
18,746


75,482
21,792
4,660
21,523
3,700
12,477
2,133
9,197


85,609
24,575
8,984
20,722
7,000
16,331
1,831
6,166


13,100
8,952
667
2,110



425
946


123,090
10,821
4,825
48,115
7,220
31,262
8,267
12,580


62,382
12,840
3,993
19,413
3,700
12,477
1,708
8,251




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