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Whitman county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,964100.0
Nursery school, preschool5862.8
Kindergarten4662.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,20115.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,6537.9
College or graduate school15,05871.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,070100.0
Less than 9th grade3811.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,0635.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,84919.2
Some college, no degree4,43922.1
Associate degree1,4997.5
Bachelor's degree4,85024.2
Graduate or professional degree3,98919.9
Percent high school graduate or higher92.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher44.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over34,678100.0
Never married15,32244.2
Now married, except separated15,85945.7
Separated3130.9
Widowed1,2173.5
Female
9962.9
Divorced1,9675.7
Female
1,1123.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years194100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9549.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over33,352100.0
Civilian veterans3,0239.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,746100.0
With a disability7266.2
Population 21 to 64 years23,168100.0
With a disability2,71511.7
Percent employed
60.0(X)
No disability20,45388.3
Percent employed
70.0(X)
Population 65 years and over3,603100.0
With a disability1,36637.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over38,789100.0
Same house in 199514,73738.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,37157.7
Same county
5,57814.4
Different county
16,79343.3
Same state
12,24431.6
Different state
4,54911.7
Elsewhere in 19951,6814.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population40,740100.0
Native37,61992.3
Born in United States
37,05390.9
State of residence
21,17452.0
Different state
15,87939.0
Born outside United States
5661.4
Foreign born3,1217.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,2675.6
Naturalized citizen
8512.1
Not a citizen
2,2705.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,121100.0
Europe43513.9
Asia1,92061.5
Africa1595.1
Oceania712.3
Latin America34311.0
Northern America1936.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over38,789100.0
English only34,52889.0
Language other than English4,26111.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1,5163.9
Spanish
1,2393.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3450.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,1583.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2210.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,7074.4
Speak English less than "very well"
9182.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population40,740100.0

Total ancestries reported

44,900110.2
Arab990.2
Czech13650.9
Danish5311.3
Dutch1,0252.5
English5,25612.9
French (except Basque)11,3463.3
French Canadian13921.0
German9,97724.5
Greek870.2
Hungarian730.2
Irish14,47311.0
Italian1,1342.8
Lithuanian630.2
Norwegian2,9037.1
Polish5791.4
Portuguese790.2
Russian3020.7
Scotch-Irish9432.3
Scottish1,2963.2
Slovak250.1
Subsaharan African1550.4
Swedish1,4503.6
Swiss2930.7
Ukrainian1420.3
United States or American2,6956.6
Welsh3510.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)190.0
Other ancestries8,84721.7
(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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