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Chelan county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,093100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,1556.4
Kindergarten1,1106.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,63547.7
High school (grades 9-12)4,57025.3
College or graduate school2,62314.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over42,425100.0
Less than 9th grade4,24310.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,63610.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,92325.7
Some college, no degree10,22924.1
Associate degree3,1007.3
Bachelor's degree6,16014.5
Graduate or professional degree3,1347.4
Percent high school graduate or higher79.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over51,294100.0
Never married11,19121.8
Now married, except separated30,82560.1
Separated6661.3
Widowed3,1546.1
Female
2,5835.0
Divorced5,45810.6
Female
2,9205.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years976100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren51552.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over47,969100.0
Civilian veterans7,00614.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,661100.0
With a disability1,3117.9
Population 21 to 64 years35,444100.0
With a disability6,52018.4
Percent employed
57.4(X)
No disability28,92481.6
Percent employed
75.0(X)
Population 65 years and over9,050100.0
With a disability3,87542.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over61,879100.0
Same house in 199532,13851.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199527,89645.1
Same county
15,97825.8
Different county
11,91819.3
Same state
7,99812.9
Different state
3,9206.3
Elsewhere in 19951,8453.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population66,616100.0
Native58,00887.1
Born in United States
57,54186.4
State of residence
36,26754.4
Different state
21,27431.9
Born outside United States
4670.7
Foreign born8,60812.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,3086.5
Naturalized citizen
2,4343.7
Not a citizen
6,1749.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)8,608100.0
Europe4735.5
Asia2823.3
Africa350.4
Oceania100.1
Latin America7,37385.7
Northern America4355.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over61,879100.0
English only49,73180.4
Language other than English12,14819.6
Speak English less than 'very well
6,93311.2
Spanish
11,15318.0
Speak English less than "very well"
6,71010.8
Other Indo-European languages
7091.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1270.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2500.4
Speak English less than "very well"
960.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population66,616100.0

Total ancestries reported

67,807101.8
Arab510.1
Czech13790.6
Danish8711.3
Dutch1,3112.0
English8,34812.5
French (except Basque)11,9312.9
French Canadian15190.8
German12,14418.2
Greek1370.2
Hungarian2490.4
Irish16,4009.6
Italian1,2691.9
Lithuanian170.0
Norwegian3,2244.8
Polish6341.0
Portuguese130.0
Russian3070.5
Scotch-Irish1,4402.2
Scottish1,8342.8
Slovak180.0
Subsaharan African410.1
Swedish1,9713.0
Swiss2880.4
Ukrainian860.1
United States or American4,7827.2
Welsh6491.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)440.1
Other ancestries18,85028.3
(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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