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Social Statistics

Vancouver, Washington

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school35,625100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0245.7
Kindergarten2,2606.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,97847.7
High school (grades 9-12)7,08719.9
College or graduate school7,27620.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over91,013100.0
Less than 9th grade3,5953.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,18710.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)24,05526.4
Some college, no degree27,46330.2
Associate degree6,9667.7
Bachelor's degree13,01314.3
Graduate or professional degree6,7347.4
Percent high school graduate or higher86.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over110,191100.0
Never married27,93925.4
Now married, except separated57,58052.3
Separated2,3922.2
Widowed6,4185.8
Female
5,2354.8
Divorced15,86214.4
Female
8,6527.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,741100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren74642.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over104,436100.0
Civilian veterans15,73215.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years31,972100.0
With a disability2,5287.9
Population 21 to 64 years82,848100.0
With a disability15,44418.6
Percent employed
57.3(X)
No disability67,40481.4
Percent employed
78.5(X)
Population 65 years and over15,023100.0
With a disability7,09447.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over131,474100.0
Same house in 199549,93538.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199575,50157.4
Same county
38,93329.6
Different county
36,56827.8
Same state
8,1216.2
Different state
28,44721.6
Elsewhere in 19956,0384.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population143,226100.0
Native125,72087.8
Born in United States
124,14786.7
State of residence
41,34128.9
Different state
82,80657.8
Born outside United States
1,5731.1
Foreign born17,50612.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
10,6007.4
Naturalized citizen
5,2953.7
Not a citizen
12,2118.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)17,506100.0
Europe7,14240.8
Asia5,34730.5
Africa3021.7
Oceania3131.8
Latin America3,63820.8
Northern America7644.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over131,474100.0
English only110,69584.2
Language other than English20,77915.8
Speak English less than 'very well
10,7588.2
Spanish
6,2654.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,8002.1
Other Indo-European languages
9,0566.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5,2484.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,8193.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4861.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population143,226100.0

Total ancestries reported

154,437107.8
Arab4360.3
Czech17920.6
Danish1,6581.2
Dutch2,8702.0
English16,37411.4
French (except Basque)15,4703.8
French Canadian11,5041.1
German26,97518.8
Greek3880.3
Hungarian4770.3
Irish116,14211.3
Italian4,2423.0
Lithuanian740.1
Norwegian7,4135.2
Polish2,2391.6
Portuguese4740.3
Russian3,6112.5
Scotch-Irish2,6781.9
Scottish3,8882.7
Slovak1260.1
Subsaharan African4640.3
Swedish4,3553.0
Swiss7670.5
Ukrainian2,8732.0
United States or American8,9346.2
Welsh1,2520.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)600.0
Other ancestries37,90126.5
(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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