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Social Statistics

Washington county oregon dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school116,491100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,8526.7
Kindergarten7,1526.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)52,76945.3
High school (grades 9-12)23,94720.6
College or graduate school24,77121.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over285,518100.0
Less than 9th grade12,9244.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,7466.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)57,37920.1
Some college, no degree76,99427.0
Associate degree20,9267.3
Bachelor's degree67,65723.7
Graduate or professional degree30,89210.8
Percent high school graduate or higher88.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over344,274100.0
Never married87,35325.4
Now married, except separated201,66058.6
Separated5,1771.5
Widowed15,3774.5
Female
12,7393.7
Divorced34,70710.1
Female
20,4345.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,486100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,85133.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over325,894100.0
Civilian veterans40,54612.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years100,565100.0
With a disability7,4597.4
Population 21 to 64 years269,765100.0
With a disability37,88514.0
Percent employed
66.5(X)
No disability231,88086.0
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over38,338100.0
With a disability15,07439.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over410,641100.0
Same house in 1995169,38441.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995222,72654.2
Same county
111,34027.1
Different county
111,38627.1
Same state
48,84911.9
Different state
62,53715.2
Elsewhere in 199518,5314.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population445,342100.0
Native381,90485.8
Born in United States
377,39284.7
State of residence
186,05041.8
Different state
191,34243.0
Born outside United States
4,5121.0
Foreign born63,43814.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
33,6577.6
Naturalized citizen
20,3434.6
Not a citizen
43,0959.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)63,438100.0
Europe8,18312.9
Asia23,86737.6
Africa8861.4
Oceania5880.9
Latin America27,19542.9
Northern America2,7194.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over410,641100.0
English only334,29581.4
Language other than English76,34618.6
Speak English less than 'very well
37,6489.2
Spanish
39,1749.5
Speak English less than "very well"
22,7885.5
Other Indo-European languages
13,5343.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3,7430.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
21,4985.2
Speak English less than "very well"
10,4982.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population445,342100.0

Total ancestries reported

509,363114.4
Arab2,1520.5
Czech13,1550.7
Danish6,0851.4
Dutch11,5602.6
English56,99912.8
French (except Basque)115,3753.5
French Canadian13,9080.9
German92,55820.8
Greek1,4430.3
Hungarian1,7790.4
Irish150,92011.4
Italian14,8863.3
Lithuanian6390.1
Norwegian20,0384.5
Polish8,1631.8
Portuguese1,6650.4
Russian4,3861.0
Scotch-Irish8,9362.0
Scottish13,7003.1
Slovak3320.1
Subsaharan African9140.2
Swedish14,1493.2
Swiss4,1370.9
Ukrainian1,5260.3
United States or American24,8405.6
Welsh5,2991.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5200.1
Other ancestries139,29931.3
(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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