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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataOregon

Social Statistics

Salem, Oregon,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school34,509100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9165.6
Kindergarten1,9335.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,00743.5
High school (grades 9-12)7,26821.1
College or graduate school8,38524.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over86,209100.0
Less than 9th grade6,5447.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,36510.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)20,62523.9
Some college, no degree23,29627.0
Associate degree5,5966.5
Bachelor's degree13,20815.3
Graduate or professional degree7,5758.8
Percent high school graduate or higher81.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over107,648100.0
Never married29,20927.1
Now married, except separated54,09650.3
Separated2,8052.6
Widowed7,0516.6
Female
5,6015.2
Divorced14,48713.5
Female
7,7837.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,148100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren90041.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over101,932100.0
Civilian veterans14,46014.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years30,482100.0
With a disability2,6858.8
Population 21 to 64 years73,791100.0
With a disability14,94020.2
Percent employed
56.6(X)
No disability58,85179.8
Percent employed
78.2(X)
Population 65 years and over15,914100.0
With a disability6,48440.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over126,426100.0
Same house in 199550,56440.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199571,30456.4
Same county
38,89530.8
Different county
32,40925.6
Same state
17,66114.0
Different state
14,74811.7
Elsewhere in 19954,5583.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population136,694100.0
Native120,72688.3
Born in United States
119,37387.3
State of residence
61,51845.0
Different state
57,85542.3
Born outside United States
1,3531.0
Foreign born15,96811.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8,4996.2
Naturalized citizen
4,2133.1
Not a citizen
11,7558.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,968100.0
Europe1,93312.1
Asia2,72317.1
Africa1460.9
Oceania2891.8
Latin America10,26064.3
Northern America6173.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over126,426100.0
English only104,46182.6
Language other than English21,96517.4
Speak English less than 'very well
12,1019.6
Spanish
15,88812.6
Speak English less than "very well"
9,4527.5
Other Indo-European languages
2,8802.3
Speak English less than "very well"
9800.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,8782.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5671.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population136,694100.0

Total ancestries reported

145,808106.7
Arab3250.2
Czech16610.5
Danish2,1301.6
Dutch3,3462.4
English16,44312.0
French (except Basque)14,6893.4
French Canadian19330.7
German26,47719.4
Greek3210.2
Hungarian3510.3
Irish113,86610.1
Italian4,2423.1
Lithuanian1140.1
Norwegian5,2823.9
Polish2,1731.6
Portuguese6990.5
Russian1,5011.1
Scotch-Irish2,8132.1
Scottish3,8942.8
Slovak1280.1
Subsaharan African3690.3
Swedish3,6902.7
Swiss8910.7
Ukrainian5660.4
United States or American7,8375.7
Welsh1,6121.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)680.0
Other ancestries40,38729.5
(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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