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Columbia county oregon dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,694100.0
Nursery school, preschool5645.3
Kindergarten6396.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,56852.1
High school (grades 9-12)2,71325.4
College or graduate school1,21011.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over28,725100.0
Less than 9th grade9543.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,19511.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,10135.2
Some college, no degree8,39129.2
Associate degree2,0607.2
Bachelor's degree2,8259.8
Graduate or professional degree1,1994.2
Percent high school graduate or higher85.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,790100.0
Never married6,61119.6
Now married, except separated21,00862.2
Separated5311.6
Widowed2,0396.0
Female
1,6074.8
Divorced3,60110.7
Female
1,7515.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years873100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren48855.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over31,642100.0
Civilian veterans6,14319.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,331100.0
With a disability8488.2
Population 21 to 64 years25,212100.0
With a disability4,76318.9
Percent employed
56.0(X)
No disability20,44981.1
Percent employed
76.9(X)
Population 65 years and over4,997100.0
With a disability2,23644.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over40,734100.0
Same house in 199521,75153.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,77446.1
Same county
9,12722.4
Different county
9,64723.7
Same state
6,08614.9
Different state
3,5618.7
Elsewhere in 19952090.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population43,560100.0
Native42,78098.2
Born in United States
42,52797.6
State of residence
21,40849.1
Different state
21,11948.5
Born outside United States
2530.6
Foreign born7801.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1400.3
Naturalized citizen
3700.8
Not a citizen
4100.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)780100.0
Europe29037.2
Asia17121.9
Africa10.1
Oceania50.6
Latin America14618.7
Northern America16721.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over40,734100.0
English only39,15996.1
Language other than English1,5753.9
Speak English less than 'very well
5331.3
Spanish
7881.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3540.9
Other Indo-European languages
4911.2
Speak English less than "very well"
750.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1480.4
Speak English less than "very well"
650.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population43,560100.0

Total ancestries reported

47,369108.7
Arab350.1
Czech14281.0
Danish5521.3
Dutch1,3883.2
English5,70913.1
French (except Basque)12,1705.0
French Canadian15051.2
German9,91222.8
Greek1130.3
Hungarian720.2
Irish15,25012.1
Italian9702.2
Lithuanian840.2
Norwegian2,3755.5
Polish9572.2
Portuguese1730.4
Russian2640.6
Scotch-Irish9982.3
Scottish1,4393.3
Slovak680.2
Subsaharan African440.1
Swedish2,0444.7
Swiss3790.9
Ukrainian240.1
United States or American3,0697.0
Welsh4781.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)180.0
Other ancestries7,85118.0
(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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