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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataOregon

Social Statistics

Portland, Oregon,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school128,867100.0
Nursery school, preschool8,0156.2
Kindergarten5,6384.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)49,34438.3
High school (grades 9-12)24,44119.0
College or graduate school41,42932.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over363,851100.0
Less than 9th grade18,7445.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma33,3829.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)80,94722.2
Some college, no degree90,82525.0
Associate degree21,2555.8
Bachelor's degree77,32121.3
Graduate or professional degree41,37711.4
Percent high school graduate or higher85.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher32.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over435,445100.0
Never married150,65634.6
Now married, except separated192,17644.1
Separated8,8482.0
Widowed25,6505.9
Female
20,8494.8
Divorced58,11513.3
Female
32,7917.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years7,617100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,11240.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over417,611100.0
Civilian veterans49,75711.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years100,262100.0
With a disability8,9208.9
Population 21 to 64 years332,333100.0
With a disability59,83718.0
Percent employed
58.6(X)
No disability272,49682.0
Percent employed
80.2(X)
Population 65 years and over58,888100.0
With a disability25,02542.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over497,056100.0
Same house in 1995223,91645.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995252,33150.8
Same county
144,96229.2
Different county
107,36921.6
Same state
40,8718.2
Different state
66,49813.4
Elsewhere in 199520,8094.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population529,025100.0
Native460,04987.0
Born in United States
454,27185.9
State of residence
232,51844.0
Different state
221,75341.9
Born outside United States
5,7781.1
Foreign born68,97613.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
37,6247.1
Naturalized citizen
24,6174.7
Not a citizen
44,3598.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)68,976100.0
Europe17,57225.5
Asia26,27138.1
Africa2,4303.5
Oceania1,7642.6
Latin America17,60025.5
Northern America3,3394.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over497,056100.0
English only412,92883.1
Language other than English84,12816.9
Speak English less than 'very well
44,9119.0
Spanish
28,0035.6
Speak English less than "very well"
15,0703.0
Other Indo-European languages
24,7835.0
Speak English less than "very well"
11,3362.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
27,4745.5
Speak English less than "very well"
17,0273.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population529,025100.0

Total ancestries reported

602,293113.8
Arab2,1440.4
Czech13,8340.7
Danish5,7861.1
Dutch10,9862.1
English61,70711.7
French (except Basque)118,5113.5
French Canadian14,5380.9
German99,71518.8
Greek2,4520.5
Hungarian2,2310.4
Irish164,56112.2
Italian19,8103.7
Lithuanian1,0340.2
Norwegian24,0644.5
Polish10,0421.9
Portuguese1,6180.3
Russian10,3031.9
Scotch-Irish11,0322.1
Scottish17,0023.2
Slovak5440.1
Subsaharan African4,3260.8
Swedish17,3783.3
Swiss4,1020.8
Ukrainian5,8671.1
United States or American20,3673.8
Welsh6,7011.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7970.2
Other ancestries170,84132.3
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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