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Wallowa county oregon dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,677100.0
Nursery school, preschool663.9
Kindergarten633.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)88752.9
High school (grades 9-12)50029.8
College or graduate school1619.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,099100.0
Less than 9th grade1893.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4508.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,87236.7
Some college, no degree1,21823.9
Associate degree3346.6
Bachelor's degree69213.6
Graduate or professional degree3446.7
Percent high school graduate or higher87.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher20.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,850100.0
Never married96816.5
Now married, except separated3,72463.7
Separated631.1
Widowed4898.4
Female
3806.5
Divorced60610.4
Female
3015.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years55100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3156.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,483100.0
Civilian veterans1,00918.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,588100.0
With a disability1026.4
Population 21 to 64 years3,907100.0
With a disability65916.9
Percent employed
54.3(X)
No disability3,24883.1
Percent employed
72.1(X)
Population 65 years and over1,345100.0
With a disability56642.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,874100.0
Same house in 19953,92957.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,90742.3
Same county
1,54122.4
Different county
1,36619.9
Same state
6719.8
Different state
69510.1
Elsewhere in 1995380.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population7,226100.0
Native7,16599.2
Born in United States
7,10798.4
State of residence
3,84653.2
Different state
3,26145.1
Born outside United States
580.8
Foreign born610.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
70.1
Naturalized citizen
310.4
Not a citizen
300.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)61100.0
Europe2337.7
Asia58.2
Africa00.0
Oceania11.6
Latin America1118.0
Northern America2134.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,874100.0
English only6,70497.5
Language other than English1702.5
Speak English less than 'very well
520.8
Spanish
831.2
Speak English less than "very well"
350.5
Other Indo-European languages
681.0
Speak English less than "very well"
130.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
80.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population7,226100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,373102.0
Arab60.1
Czech1290.4
Danish1101.5
Dutch1502.1
English1,05214.6
French (except Basque)12343.2
French Canadian1951.3
German1,65622.9
Greek320.4
Hungarian40.1
Irish189912.4
Italian1662.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian2773.8
Polish691.0
Portuguese20.0
Russian650.9
Scotch-Irish2163.0
Scottish3184.4
Slovak80.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1582.2
Swiss220.3
Ukrainian80.1
United States or American83511.6
Welsh1401.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries82211.4
(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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