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Wasco county oregon dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,507100.0
Nursery school, preschool3045.5
Kindergarten3316.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,65948.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,43626.1
College or graduate school77714.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,023100.0
Less than 9th grade9776.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,88811.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,44834.0
Some college, no degree4,15826.0
Associate degree1,0356.5
Bachelor's degree1,68210.5
Graduate or professional degree8355.2
Percent high school graduate or higher82.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over18,890100.0
Never married3,61919.2
Now married, except separated11,23459.5
Separated2561.4
Widowed1,4767.8
Female
1,1676.2
Divorced2,30512.2
Female
1,2046.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years376100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren19050.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over17,795100.0
Civilian veterans3,35518.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,155100.0
With a disability3346.5
Population 21 to 64 years12,962100.0
With a disability2,40518.6
Percent employed
50.6(X)
No disability10,55781.4
Percent employed
76.5(X)
Population 65 years and over3,773100.0
With a disability1,56041.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over22,260100.0
Same house in 199511,16650.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,80348.5
Same county
5,55725.0
Different county
5,24623.6
Same state
2,81612.7
Different state
2,43010.9
Elsewhere in 19952911.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population23,791100.0
Native22,32493.8
Born in United States
22,23493.5
State of residence
11,95550.3
Different state
10,27943.2
Born outside United States
900.4
Foreign born1,4676.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5442.3
Naturalized citizen
5452.3
Not a citizen
9223.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,467100.0
Europe14810.1
Asia14910.2
Africa141.0
Oceania241.6
Latin America1,05772.1
Northern America755.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over22,260100.0
English only19,92889.5
Language other than English2,33210.5
Speak English less than 'very well
1,1475.2
Spanish
1,8558.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0084.5
Other Indo-European languages
2391.1
Speak English less than "very well"
410.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
870.4
Speak English less than "very well"
690.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population23,791100.0

Total ancestries reported

25,079105.4
Arab180.1
Czech11380.6
Danish2901.2
Dutch6832.9
English3,23113.6
French (except Basque)19834.1
French Canadian11690.7
German4,84320.4
Greek500.2
Hungarian460.2
Irish12,79511.7
Italian5902.5
Lithuanian40.0
Norwegian1,1764.9
Polish3291.4
Portuguese870.4
Russian770.3
Scotch-Irish5562.3
Scottish5712.4
Slovak160.1
Subsaharan African80.0
Swedish8313.5
Swiss1390.6
Ukrainian400.2
United States or American1,7847.5
Welsh2971.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.0
Other ancestries5,32522.4
(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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