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Social Statistics for Clark County, Washington

Clark county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school92,185100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,9126.4
Kindergarten5,4075.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)44,86948.7
High school (grades 9-12)20,50222.2
College or graduate school15,49516.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over217,293100.0
Less than 9th grade6,8463.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma19,7329.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)58,57427.0
Some college, no degree66,02430.4
Associate degree18,1208.3
Bachelor's degree31,59614.5
Graduate or professional degree16,4017.5
Percent high school graduate or higher87.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over261,863100.0
Never married59,63522.8
Now married, except separated152,46358.2
Separated4,6691.8
Widowed12,9665.0
Female
10,4584.0
Divorced32,13012.3
Female
17,2946.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,885100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,85638.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over245,632100.0
Civilian veterans37,43215.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years84,464100.0
With a disability6,0367.1
Population 21 to 64 years198,692100.0
With a disability35,31417.8
Percent employed
60.3(X)
No disability163,37882.2
Percent employed
78.3(X)
Population 65 years and over32,214100.0
With a disability14,25144.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over318,152100.0
Same house in 1995140,72044.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995167,54352.7
Same county
90,54128.5
Different county
77,00224.2
Same state
17,0615.4
Different state
59,94118.8
Elsewhere in 19959,8893.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population345,238100.0
Native315,88191.5
Born in United States
312,37190.5
State of residence
110,15331.9
Different state
202,21858.6
Born outside United States
3,5101.0
Foreign born29,3578.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
16,7294.8
Naturalized citizen
10,1462.9
Not a citizen
19,2115.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)29,343100.0
Europe11,69239.8
Asia8,94530.5
Africa5822.0
Oceania5742.0
Latin America5,86020.0
Northern America1,6905.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over318,152100.0
English only281,61388.5
Language other than English36,53911.5
Speak English less than 'very well
17,6385.5
Spanish
11,3693.6
Speak English less than "very well"
5,1761.6
Other Indo-European languages
15,1314.8
Speak English less than "very well"
7,8762.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8,5572.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4,2001.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population345,238100.0

Total ancestries reported

374,930108.6
Arab9340.3
Czech11,9650.6
Danish4,1691.2
Dutch8,1412.4
English42,93912.4
French (except Basque)113,3803.9
French Canadian13,7791.1
German69,98420.3
Greek1,1830.3
Hungarian1,1540.3
Irish139,29611.4
Italian10,6913.1
Lithuanian2720.1
Norwegian18,6325.4
Polish5,9221.7
Portuguese1,0680.3
Russian6,6841.9
Scotch-Irish6,9692.0
Scottish10,0912.9
Slovak2890.1
Subsaharan African8980.3
Swedish12,3343.6
Swiss2,8130.8
Ukrainian3,8271.1
United States or American23,1896.7
Welsh3,2320.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1470.0
Other ancestries80,94823.4
(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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