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Wheeler county oregon dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school358100.0
Nursery school, preschool318.7
Kindergarten195.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15944.4
High school (grades 9-12)11833.0
College or graduate school318.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,143100.0
Less than 9th grade645.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma17215.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)42537.2
Some college, no degree27824.3
Associate degree403.5
Bachelor's degree12310.8
Graduate or professional degree413.6
Percent high school graduate or higher79.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,289100.0
Never married19315.0
Now married, except separated81763.4
Separated50.4
Widowed997.7
Female
816.3
Divorced17513.6
Female
806.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years15100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren853.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,194100.0
Civilian veterans25921.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years320100.0
With a disability82.5
Population 21 to 64 years804100.0
With a disability15218.9
Percent employed
48.0(X)
No disability65281.1
Percent employed
70.7(X)
Population 65 years and over356100.0
With a disability12234.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,480100.0
Same house in 199583456.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199563542.9
Same county
17912.1
Different county
45630.8
Same state
30220.4
Different state
15410.4
Elsewhere in 1995110.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,547100.0
Native1,51597.9
Born in United States
1,50597.3
State of residence
79651.5
Different state
70945.8
Born outside United States
100.6
Foreign born322.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
120.8
Naturalized citizen
60.4
Not a citizen
261.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)32100.0
Europe1546.9
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1546.9
Northern America26.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,480100.0
English only1,41895.8
Language other than English624.2
Speak English less than 'very well
281.9
Spanish
523.5
Speak English less than "very well"
221.5
Other Indo-European languages
100.7
Speak English less than "very well"
60.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,547100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,54099.5
Arab60.4
Czech100.0
Danish60.4
Dutch342.2
English28118.2
French (except Basque)1452.9
French Canadian1120.8
German32420.9
Greek00.0
Hungarian50.3
Irish117711.4
Italian362.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian241.6
Polish181.2
Portuguese30.2
Russian110.7
Scotch-Irish553.6
Scottish1087.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African20.1
Swedish140.9
Swiss40.3
Ukrainian10.1
United States or American1449.3
Welsh120.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.1
Other ancestries21614.0
(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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