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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oregon 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 10,344 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,232 100.0   Native 10,270 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 154 6.9       Born in United States 10,217 98.8
Kindergarten 131 5.9           State of residence 5,514 53.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,138 51.0           Different state 4,703 45.5
High school (grades 9-12) 569 25.5       Born outside United States 53 0.5
College or graduate school 240 10.8   Foreign born 74 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 45 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 22 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,134 100.0       Not a citizen 52 0.5
Less than 9th grade 888 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,110 15.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,163 44.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 74 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,114 15.6   Europe 32 43.2
Associate degree 207 2.9   Asia 27 36.5
Bachelor's degree 463 6.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 189 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 5 6.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.0 (X)   Northern America 10 13.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,713 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,307 100.0   English only 9,510 97.9
Never married 1,291 15.5   Language other than English 203 2.1
Now married, except separated 5,277 63.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.5
Separated 134 1.6   Spanish 69 0.7
Widowed 757 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.2
 Female 619 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 119 1.2
Divorced 848 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.4
 Female 422 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,344 100.0
           under 18 years 106 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,611 73.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 71 67.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 13 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,841 100.0   Dutch 230 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,352 17.2   English 979 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 242 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 47 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,034 10.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,242 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 187 8.3   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,608 100.0   Irish¹ 1,248 12.1
With a disability 1,598 28.5   Italian 73 0.7
 Percent employed 30.9 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 4,010 71.5   Norwegian 54 0.5
 Percent employed 72.4 (X)   Polish 44 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,766 100.0   Portuguese 19 0.2
With a disability 992 56.2   Russian 25 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 166 1.6
        Scottish 104 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,713 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,497 56.6   Swedish 78 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,197 43.2   Swiss 25 0.2
 Same county 1,870 19.3   Ukrainian 68 0.7
 Different county 2,327 24.0   United States or American 1,736 16.8
  Same state 818 8.4   Welsh 15 0.1
  Different state 1,509 15.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 19 0.2   Other ancestries 1,375 13.3
 
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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