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Social Statistics for Benton County, Oregon

Benton county oregon dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school30,859100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1793.8
Kindergarten7652.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,90525.6
High school (grades 9-12)4,18713.6
College or graduate school16,82354.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over45,758100.0
Less than 9th grade1,2222.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,9274.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,02415.4
Some college, no degree10,61323.2
Associate degree3,2887.2
Bachelor's degree11,96926.2
Graduate or professional degree9,71521.2
Percent high school graduate or higher93.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher47.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over64,652100.0
Never married23,67336.6
Now married, except separated32,43850.2
Separated6621.0
Widowed2,6764.1
Female
2,3283.6
Divorced5,2038.0
Female
2,9814.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years611100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24840.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over61,360100.0
Civilian veterans7,05211.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years20,276100.0
With a disability1,4046.9
Population 21 to 64 years45,829100.0
With a disability5,37811.7
Percent employed
56.7(X)
No disability40,45188.3
Percent employed
76.2(X)
Population 65 years and over7,697100.0
With a disability2,73935.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over74,282100.0
Same house in 199531,39342.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,60354.7
Same county
14,39319.4
Different county
26,21035.3
Same state
15,44120.8
Different state
10,76914.5
Elsewhere in 19952,2863.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population78,153100.0
Native72,19492.4
Born in United States
71,10091.0
State of residence
33,16542.4
Different state
37,93548.5
Born outside United States
1,0941.4
Foreign born5,9597.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,2704.2
Naturalized citizen
2,1112.7
Not a citizen
3,8484.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,959100.0
Europe1,52525.6
Asia2,52142.3
Africa1672.8
Oceania1061.8
Latin America1,33322.4
Northern America3075.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over74,282100.0
English only66,87590.0
Language other than English7,40710.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2,9824.0
Spanish
3,0274.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3651.8
Other Indo-European languages
1,7292.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3770.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,2843.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1101.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population78,153100.0

Total ancestries reported

89,753114.8
Arab1970.3
Czech17481.0
Danish1,2681.6
Dutch2,0192.6
English11,53314.8
French (except Basque)12,5753.3
French Canadian16490.8
German17,67722.6
Greek4620.6
Hungarian3120.4
Irish19,48112.1
Italian2,1362.7
Lithuanian1240.2
Norwegian3,6394.7
Polish1,6732.1
Portuguese4830.6
Russian8111.0
Scotch-Irish2,0002.6
Scottish3,1604.0
Slovak920.1
Subsaharan African1620.2
Swedish3,1394.0
Swiss8351.1
Ukrainian1400.2
United States or American4,4175.7
Welsh1,0771.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)390.0
Other ancestries18,90524.2
(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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