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King county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school444,560100.0
Nursery school, preschool31,1537.0
Kindergarten21,5524.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)178,88940.2
High school (grades 9-12)87,38219.7
College or graduate school125,58428.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,188,740100.0
Less than 9th grade40,7023.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma75,0266.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)227,93119.2
Some college, no degree280,81223.6
Associate degree89,3217.5
Bachelor's degree316,45126.6
Graduate or professional degree158,49713.3
Percent high school graduate or higher90.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher40.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,410,887100.0
Never married440,38031.2
Now married, except separated722,60451.2
Separated20,6421.5
Widowed68,4364.9
Female
55,9294.0
Divorced158,82511.3
Female
91,2946.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years22,616100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7,90334.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,346,022100.0
Civilian veterans163,81512.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years349,496100.0
With a disability25,0487.2
Population 21 to 64 years1,092,800100.0
With a disability165,14815.1
Percent employed
62.6(X)
No disability927,65284.9
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over175,083100.0
With a disability69,64739.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,632,553100.0
Same house in 1995777,85847.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995778,62447.7
Same county
489,43430.0
Different county
289,19017.7
Same state
97,3796.0
Different state
191,81111.7
Elsewhere in 199576,0714.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,737,034100.0
Native1,468,74984.6
Born in United States
1,444,14483.1
State of residence
745,97342.9
Different state
698,17140.2
Born outside United States
24,6051.4
Foreign born268,28515.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
131,8487.6
Naturalized citizen
118,4366.8
Not a citizen
149,8498.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)268,267100.0
Europe52,88619.7
Asia137,96751.4
Africa14,2325.3
Oceania4,4891.7
Latin America41,06615.3
Northern America17,6276.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,632,553100.0
English only1,332,93381.6
Language other than English299,62018.4
Speak English less than 'very well
137,6718.4
Spanish
69,3514.2
Speak English less than "very well"
32,3822.0
Other Indo-European languages
75,2044.6
Speak English less than "very well"
26,4601.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
137,9218.4
Speak English less than "very well"
72,2194.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,737,034100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,965,101113.1
Arab7,0620.4
Czech111,3650.7
Danish21,0221.2
Dutch34,0162.0
English209,26312.0
French (except Basque)159,6963.4
French Canadian114,0770.8
German292,50416.8
Greek7,3310.4
Hungarian7,5140.4
Irish1193,83411.2
Italian63,4523.7
Lithuanian3,4910.2
Norwegian105,0436.0
Polish35,1712.0
Portuguese4,8590.3
Russian25,3151.5
Scotch-Irish35,7552.1
Scottish56,2053.2
Slovak1,8050.1
Subsaharan African18,6931.1
Swedish64,0963.7
Swiss10,5370.6
Ukrainian11,5120.7
United States or American66,9813.9
Welsh18,9861.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,1800.1
Other ancestries583,33633.6
(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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