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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nez Perce County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 37,410 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,620 100.0   Native 36,704 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 596 6.2       Born in United States 36,470 97.5
Kindergarten 493 5.1           State of residence 19,325 51.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,958 41.1           Different state 17,145 45.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,114 22.0       Born outside United States 234 0.6
College or graduate school 2,459 25.6   Foreign born 706 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 281 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 385 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 24,759 100.0       Not a citizen 321 0.9
Less than 9th grade 968 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,630 10.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,876 31.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 706 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,481 26.2   Europe 182 25.8
Associate degree 2,123 8.6   Asia 271 38.4
Bachelor's degree 3,393 13.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,288 5.2   Oceania 8 1.1
        Latin America 95 13.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.5 (X)   Northern America 150 21.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,173 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,212 100.0   English only 33,788 96.1
Never married 7,036 23.3   Language other than English 1,385 3.9
Now married, except separated 16,790 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 405 1.2
Separated 308 1.0   Spanish 495 1.4
Widowed 2,237 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 0.5
 Female 1,723 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 312 0.9
Divorced 3,841 12.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.2
 Female 2,109 7.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 316 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 133 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 37,410 100.0
           under 18 years 517 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,943 104.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 253 48.9   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 110 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 340 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,516 100.0   Dutch 961 2.6
Civilian veterans 4,826 16.9   English 4,877 13.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,177 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 315 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,534 25.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,228 100.0   Greek 52 0.1
With a disability 674 8.2   Hungarian 61 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,566 100.0   Irish¹ 4,487 12.0
With a disability 3,742 18.2   Italian 836 2.2
 Percent employed 55.5 (X)   Lithuanian 22 0.1
No disability 16,824 81.8   Norwegian 2,017 5.4
 Percent employed 81.4 (X)   Polish 374 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 5,955 100.0   Portuguese 46 0.1
With a disability 2,491 41.8   Russian 106 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 805 2.2
        Scottish 995 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 35,173 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.0
Same house in 1995 19,163 54.5   Swedish 1,454 3.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,778 44.9   Swiss 214 0.6
 Same county 8,170 23.2   Ukrainian 38 0.1
 Different county 7,608 21.6   United States or American 3,118 8.3
  Same state 2,838 8.1   Welsh 371 1.0
  Different state 4,770 13.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 232 0.7   Other ancestries 6,594 17.6
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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