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Social Statistics

Columbia county washington dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school918100.0
Nursery school, preschool636.9
Kindergarten374.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)46150.2
High school (grades 9-12)26128.4
College or graduate school9610.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,827100.0
Less than 9th grade1535.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma33511.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)86230.5
Some college, no degree78427.7
Associate degree1997.0
Bachelor's degree33711.9
Graduate or professional degree1575.6
Percent high school graduate or higher82.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over3,275100.0
Never married55216.9
Now married, except separated2,01261.4
Separated672.0
Widowed2708.2
Female
2136.5
Divorced37411.4
Female
1996.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years72100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4968.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,086100.0
Civilian veterans48715.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years887100.0
With a disability879.8
Population 21 to 64 years2,176100.0
With a disability48622.3
Percent employed
45.7(X)
No disability1,69077.7
Percent employed
77.1(X)
Population 65 years and over719100.0
With a disability35849.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,836100.0
Same house in 19952,23058.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,58741.4
Same county
71218.6
Different county
87522.8
Same state
53413.9
Different state
3418.9
Elsewhere in 1995190.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population4,064100.0
Native3,93596.8
Born in United States
3,90796.1
State of residence
2,39358.9
Different state
1,51437.3
Born outside United States
280.7
Foreign born1293.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
421.0
Naturalized citizen
681.7
Not a citizen
611.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)129100.0
Europe107.8
Asia2620.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America8364.3
Northern America107.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,836100.0
English only3,60093.8
Language other than English2366.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1032.7
Spanish
2145.6
Speak English less than "very well"
962.5
Other Indo-European languages
170.4
Speak English less than "very well"
70.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
50.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population4,064100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,92496.6
Arab40.1
Czech1280.7
Danish110.3
Dutch300.7
English63715.7
French (except Basque)11704.2
French Canadian1220.5
German82820.4
Greek150.4
Hungarian110.3
Irish141410.2
Italian401.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1413.5
Polish370.9
Portuguese00.0
Russian50.1
Scotch-Irish1403.4
Scottish922.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish701.7
Swiss90.2
Ukrainian30.1
United States or American52713.0
Welsh160.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.1
Other ancestries67116.5
(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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