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Yakima county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school63,808100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,5305.5
Kindergarten4,2386.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)32,89951.6
High school (grades 9-12)15,89724.9
College or graduate school7,24411.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over130,747100.0
Less than 9th grade22,30117.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,67214.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)35,79927.4
Some college, no degree27,17820.8
Associate degree6,7925.2
Bachelor's degree12,8129.8
Graduate or professional degree7,1935.5
Percent high school graduate or higher68.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over163,444100.0
Never married41,97925.7
Now married, except separated92,91956.9
Separated3,7762.3
Widowed9,5765.9
Female
7,8044.8
Divorced15,1949.3
Female
8,2975.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years5,480100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,38043.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over151,905100.0
Civilian veterans18,53612.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years61,043100.0
With a disability5,3578.8
Population 21 to 64 years116,106100.0
With a disability27,96424.1
Percent employed
52.6(X)
No disability88,14275.9
Percent employed
72.3(X)
Population 65 years and over23,623100.0
With a disability11,34248.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over203,449100.0
Same house in 1995109,55653.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199588,42643.5
Same county
66,54532.7
Different county
21,88110.8
Same state
10,6065.2
Different state
11,2755.5
Elsewhere in 19955,4672.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population222,581100.0
Native185,00683.1
Born in United States
183,41382.4
State of residence
123,52055.5
Different state
59,89326.9
Born outside United States
1,5930.7
Foreign born37,57516.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
17,2127.7
Naturalized citizen
9,9254.5
Not a citizen
27,65012.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)37,575100.0
Europe9572.5
Asia1,4333.8
Africa620.2
Oceania370.1
Latin America34,37991.5
Northern America7071.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over203,449100.0
English only138,73768.2
Language other than English64,71231.8
Speak English less than 'very well
32,91816.2
Spanish
60,53329.8
Speak English less than "very well"
31,57315.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,9270.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5390.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,2140.6
Speak English less than "very well"
5220.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population222,581100.0

Total ancestries reported

225,760101.4
Arab1780.1
Czech15730.3
Danish1,4760.7
Dutch5,2062.3
English16,4677.4
French (except Basque)17,9103.6
French Canadian12,3901.1
German33,37815.0
Greek2930.1
Hungarian2680.1
Irish117,1937.7
Italian3,2901.5
Lithuanian460.0
Norwegian6,5843.0
Polish1,1750.5
Portuguese3120.1
Russian9600.4
Scotch-Irish3,5641.6
Scottish4,1611.9
Slovak630.0
Subsaharan African1370.1
Swedish4,3512.0
Swiss7330.3
Ukrainian3460.2
United States or American11,6935.3
Welsh1,2760.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)940.0
Other ancestries101,64345.7
(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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