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Pierce county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school191,320100.0
Nursery school, preschool11,1505.8
Kindergarten10,4145.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)89,01146.5
High school (grades 9-12)42,74622.3
College or graduate school37,99919.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over442,665100.0
Less than 9th grade14,8743.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma43,2519.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)131,81029.8
Some college, no degree125,82028.4
Associate degree35,7498.1
Bachelor's degree60,53613.7
Graduate or professional degree30,6256.9
Percent high school graduate or higher86.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over541,944100.0
Never married136,58425.2
Now married, except separated299,13755.2
Separated10,2991.9
Widowed28,6505.3
Female
22,9834.2
Divorced67,27412.4
Female
38,2387.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years11,338100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,36447.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over493,720100.0
Civilian veterans96,71319.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years168,136100.0
With a disability13,9728.3
Population 21 to 64 years389,033100.0
With a disability79,38320.4
Percent employed
58.3(X)
No disability309,65079.6
Percent employed
77.0(X)
Population 65 years and over68,865100.0
With a disability30,26944.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over651,081100.0
Same house in 1995305,27646.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995325,49450.0
Same county
184,19128.3
Different county
141,30321.7
Same state
67,96610.4
Different state
73,33711.3
Elsewhere in 199520,3113.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population700,820100.0
Native644,29591.9
Born in United States
626,73489.4
State of residence
341,57448.7
Different state
285,16040.7
Born outside United States
17,5612.5
Foreign born56,5258.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
21,6413.1
Naturalized citizen
28,3704.0
Not a citizen
28,1554.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)56,514100.0
Europe14,97126.5
Asia26,09246.2
Africa7221.3
Oceania8191.4
Latin America10,45418.5
Northern America3,4566.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over651,081100.0
English only574,43388.2
Language other than English76,64811.8
Speak English less than 'very well
31,5234.8
Spanish
24,6023.8
Speak English less than "very well"
9,6641.5
Other Indo-European languages
19,0652.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5,4680.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
31,4474.8
Speak English less than "very well"
16,0122.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population700,820100.0

Total ancestries reported

766,399109.4
Arab1,3310.2
Czech14,0000.6
Danish7,4921.1
Dutch13,9052.0
English73,61410.5
French (except Basque)126,1623.7
French Canadian17,1311.0
German131,41418.8
Greek2,3460.3
Hungarian1,6530.2
Irish180,11111.4
Italian25,7563.7
Lithuanian9320.1
Norwegian45,4596.5
Polish13,4141.9
Portuguese2,7530.4
Russian5,2070.7
Scotch-Irish13,2661.9
Scottish17,5422.5
Slovak7360.1
Subsaharan African3,7200.5
Swedish22,8313.3
Swiss4,1110.6
Ukrainian2,5610.4
United States or American35,6375.1
Welsh6,5880.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,4200.2
Other ancestries215,30730.7
(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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