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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataWashington

Social Statistics

Spokane, Washington

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school53,367100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,1876.0
Kindergarten2,9515.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)20,88739.1
High school (grades 9-12)11,12220.8
College or graduate school15,22028.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over126,106100.0
Less than 9th grade3,9463.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,1068.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)33,17726.3
Some college, no degree33,66626.7
Associate degree12,2199.7
Bachelor's degree20,39216.2
Graduate or professional degree11,6009.2
Percent high school graduate or higher88.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over155,970100.0
Never married43,72528.0
Now married, except separated75,35548.3
Separated2,9781.9
Widowed11,6547.5
Female
9,5726.1
Divorced22,25814.3
Female
13,4108.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,296100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren94841.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over147,283100.0
Civilian veterans23,83316.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years43,477100.0
With a disability3,4708.0
Population 21 to 64 years109,583100.0
With a disability23,31921.3
Percent employed
50.2(X)
No disability86,26478.7
Percent employed
78.4(X)
Population 65 years and over25,865100.0
With a disability11,28243.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over182,420100.0
Same house in 199587,51848.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199590,27749.5
Same county
58,60532.1
Different county
31,67217.4
Same state
13,2637.3
Different state
18,40910.1
Elsewhere in 19954,6252.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population196,143100.0
Native185,04794.3
Born in United States
182,43193.0
State of residence
103,33452.7
Different state
79,09740.3
Born outside United States
2,6161.3
Foreign born11,0965.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,1273.1
Naturalized citizen
4,4862.3
Not a citizen
6,6103.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)11,096100.0
Europe5,21347.0
Asia3,54732.0
Africa1461.3
Oceania960.9
Latin America7206.5
Northern America1,37412.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over182,420100.0
English only168,04492.1
Language other than English14,3767.9
Speak English less than 'very well
6,4973.6
Spanish
3,5421.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0530.6
Other Indo-European languages
7,0873.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3,5992.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,2151.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6350.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population196,143100.0

Total ancestries reported

214,673109.4
Arab4910.3
Czech11,1370.6
Danish2,1211.1
Dutch4,0472.1
English23,75512.1
French (except Basque)18,4004.3
French Canadian12,2641.2
German44,82922.9
Greek8080.4
Hungarian6600.3
Irish127,06313.8
Italian8,0794.1
Lithuanian1560.1
Norwegian12,0136.1
Polish3,2591.7
Portuguese4790.2
Russian3,2441.7
Scotch-Irish5,2232.7
Scottish5,6912.9
Slovak1430.1
Subsaharan African3530.2
Swedish7,2943.7
Swiss1,0770.5
Ukrainian1,6610.8
United States or American10,3315.3
Welsh2,1951.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)630.0
Other ancestries37,83719.3
(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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