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Sherman county oregon dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school465100.0
Nursery school, preschool388.2
Kindergarten163.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)26356.6
High school (grades 9-12)13228.4
College or graduate school163.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,316100.0
Less than 9th grade463.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma16112.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)43332.9
Some college, no degree34025.8
Associate degree866.5
Bachelor's degree19715.0
Graduate or professional degree534.0
Percent high school graduate or higher84.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,526100.0
Never married26417.3
Now married, except separated94461.9
Separated241.6
Widowed986.4
Female
684.5
Divorced19612.8
Female
956.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years20100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1680.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,426100.0
Civilian veterans31021.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years456100.0
With a disability265.7
Population 21 to 64 years1,029100.0
With a disability16916.4
Percent employed
57.4(X)
No disability86083.6
Percent employed
74.3(X)
Population 65 years and over350100.0
With a disability11432.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,835100.0
Same house in 19951,14862.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199566436.2
Same county
28515.5
Different county
37920.7
Same state
23212.6
Different state
1478.0
Elsewhere in 1995231.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,934100.0
Native1,88697.5
Born in United States
1,88197.3
State of residence
1,14959.4
Different state
73237.8
Born outside United States
50.3
Foreign born482.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
251.3
Naturalized citizen
70.4
Not a citizen
412.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)48100.0
Europe510.4
Asia612.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America3777.1
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,835100.0
English only1,68992.0
Language other than English1468.0
Speak English less than 'very well
542.9
Spanish
1146.2
Speak English less than "very well"
472.6
Other Indo-European languages
181.0
Speak English less than "very well"
70.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.6
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,934100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,955101.1
Arab40.2
Czech120.1
Danish371.9
Dutch371.9
English25012.9
French (except Basque)1713.7
French Canadian1271.4
German40520.9
Greek00.0
Hungarian50.3
Irish119410.0
Italian160.8
Lithuanian90.5
Norwegian854.4
Polish211.1
Portuguese120.6
Russian80.4
Scotch-Irish603.1
Scottish673.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish532.7
Swiss50.3
Ukrainian191.0
United States or American24812.8
Welsh482.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries27214.1
(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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