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Social Statistics

Mount Vernon, Washington,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,527100.0
Nursery school, preschool4596.1
Kindergarten4075.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,48246.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,57320.9
College or graduate school1,60621.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,567100.0
Less than 9th grade1,63810.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,65510.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,85224.7
Some college, no degree4,19026.9
Associate degree1,3318.6
Bachelor's degree1,89612.2
Graduate or professional degree1,0056.5
Percent high school graduate or higher78.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over19,903100.0
Never married5,23226.3
Now married, except separated10,67353.6
Separated5903.0
Widowed1,2226.1
Female
1,0285.2
Divorced2,18611.0
Female
1,2806.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years340100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9427.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,544100.0
Civilian veterans2,58914.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,866100.0
With a disability6569.6
Population 21 to 64 years13,606100.0
With a disability2,30316.9
Percent employed
54.2(X)
No disability11,30383.1
Percent employed
79.0(X)
Population 65 years and over2,968100.0
With a disability1,25842.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,130100.0
Same house in 19959,63239.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,75952.9
Same county
6,61127.4
Different county
6,14825.5
Same state
3,53314.6
Different state
2,61510.8
Elsewhere in 19951,7397.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,297100.0
Native21,16380.5
Born in United States
20,85379.3
State of residence
12,58747.9
Different state
8,26631.4
Born outside United States
3101.2
Foreign born5,13419.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,23512.3
Naturalized citizen
1,0744.1
Not a citizen
4,06015.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,134100.0
Europe58911.5
Asia53310.4
Africa70.1
Oceania100.2
Latin America3,74072.8
Northern America2555.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,130100.0
English only18,04274.8
Language other than English6,08825.2
Speak English less than 'very well
3,98116.5
Spanish
4,87820.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,28013.6
Other Indo-European languages
6592.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3731.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5052.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3001.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,297100.0

Total ancestries reported

27,808105.7
Arab740.3
Czech11420.5
Danish2140.8
Dutch1,0684.1
English2,5549.7
French (except Basque)18043.1
French Canadian13791.4
German3,68714.0
Greek620.2
Hungarian470.2
Irish12,3739.0
Italian7322.8
Lithuanian310.1
Norwegian1,7106.5
Polish2561.0
Portuguese350.1
Russian1540.6
Scotch-Irish5952.3
Scottish7142.7
Slovak760.3
Subsaharan African190.1
Swedish1,0464.0
Swiss1010.4
Ukrainian2280.9
United States or American8683.3
Welsh2571.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.0
Other ancestries9,57436.4
(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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