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Social Statistics

Ferry county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,875100.0
Nursery school, preschool914.9
Kindergarten985.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)88847.4
High school (grades 9-12)56830.3
College or graduate school23012.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,748100.0
Less than 9th grade1944.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma62913.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,63434.4
Some college, no degree1,30227.4
Associate degree3477.3
Bachelor's degree4259.0
Graduate or professional degree2174.6
Percent high school graduate or higher82.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,783100.0
Never married1,27922.1
Now married, except separated3,38958.6
Separated901.6
Widowed2975.1
Female
2324.0
Divorced72812.6
Female
3365.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years97100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5455.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,306100.0
Civilian veterans1,09920.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,876100.0
With a disability1839.8
Population 21 to 64 years4,053100.0
With a disability96823.9
Percent employed
39.4(X)
No disability3,08576.1
Percent employed
65.3(X)
Population 65 years and over909100.0
With a disability42847.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,869100.0
Same house in 19953,77254.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,07744.8
Same county
1,31919.2
Different county
1,75825.6
Same state
1,19917.5
Different state
5598.1
Elsewhere in 1995200.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population7,260100.0
Native7,07997.5
Born in United States
7,01396.6
State of residence
4,28359.0
Different state
2,73037.6
Born outside United States
660.9
Foreign born1812.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
580.8
Naturalized citizen
931.3
Not a citizen
881.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)181100.0
Europe4022.1
Asia168.8
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America3117.1
Northern America9451.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,869100.0
English only6,61296.3
Language other than English2573.7
Speak English less than 'very well
370.5
Spanish
1251.8
Speak English less than "very well"
280.4
Other Indo-European languages
630.9
Speak English less than "very well"
40.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
140.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population7,260100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,15398.5
Arab00.0
Czech1440.6
Danish711.0
Dutch1542.1
English6589.1
French (except Basque)12623.6
French Canadian1821.1
German1,09415.1
Greek40.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish181711.3
Italian1452.0
Lithuanian70.1
Norwegian2293.2
Polish881.2
Portuguese230.3
Russian350.5
Scotch-Irish1702.3
Scottish1842.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African210.3
Swedish2002.8
Swiss650.9
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American5167.1
Welsh711.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries2,21130.5
(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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