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Social Statistics

Oregon

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school876,492100.0
Nursery school, preschool50,2735.7
Kindergarten44,7445.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)385,09143.9
High school (grades 9-12)191,57321.9
College or graduate school204,81123.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,250,998100.0
Less than 9th grade111,7055.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma223,1069.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)591,22926.3
Some college, no degree610,75327.1
Associate degree149,6396.6
Bachelor's degree369,25216.4
Graduate or professional degree195,3148.7
Percent high school graduate or higher85.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,722,134100.0
Never married683,65625.1
Now married, except separated1,509,30155.4
Separated46,8811.7
Widowed165,3156.1
Female
133,3964.9
Divorced316,98111.6
Female
175,4356.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years51,169100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22,10343.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,574,798100.0
Civilian veterans388,99015.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years761,919100.0
With a disability62,5448.2
Population 21 to 64 years1,973,306100.0
With a disability354,82818.0
Percent employed
57.9(X)
No disability1,618,47882.0
Percent employed
78.2(X)
Population 65 years and over423,459100.0
With a disability175,92941.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,199,323100.0
Same house in 19951,496,93846.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,619,02450.6
Same county
863,07027.0
Different county
755,95423.6
Same state
356,62611.1
Different state
399,32812.5
Elsewhere in 199583,3612.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,421,399100.0
Native3,131,69791.5
Born in United States
3,101,67290.7
State of residence
1,549,04445.3
Different state
1,552,62845.4
Born outside United States
30,0250.9
Foreign born289,7028.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
144,8014.2
Naturalized citizen
97,3812.8
Not a citizen
192,3215.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)289,699100.0
Europe54,44118.8
Asia79,18327.3
Africa5,0331.7
Oceania4,6091.6
Latin America129,26844.6
Northern America17,1655.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,199,323100.0
English only2,810,65487.9
Language other than English388,66912.1
Speak English less than 'very well
188,9585.9
Spanish
217,6146.8
Speak English less than "very well"
116,5573.6
Other Indo-European languages
82,8282.6
Speak English less than "very well"
28,4970.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
75,2792.4
Speak English less than "very well"
39,9721.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,421,399100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,751,074109.6
Arab9,4220.3
Czech123,1060.7
Danish44,7041.3
Dutch89,8872.6
English452,80813.2
French (except Basque)1126,7663.7
French Canadian131,3540.9
German701,44420.5
Greek10,4780.3
Hungarian11,2650.3
Irish1408,60511.9
Italian111,4623.3
Lithuanian4,4720.1
Norwegian147,2624.3
Polish54,5031.6
Portuguese14,6740.4
Russian38,2001.1
Scotch-Irish79,0722.3
Scottish108,8363.2
Slovak2,5740.1
Subsaharan African8,2490.2
Swedish107,0653.1
Swiss28,4960.8
Ukrainian14,7110.4
United States or American218,6736.4
Welsh39,9461.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,5820.1
Other ancestries860,45825.1
(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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