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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cascade 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 80,357 100.0
      enrolled in school 20,212 100.0   Native 78,454 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,328 6.6       Born in United States 77,101 95.9
Kindergarten 1,068 5.3           State of residence 45,212 56.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,737 48.2           Different state 31,889 39.7
High school (grades 9-12) 4,925 24.4       Born outside United States 1,353 1.7
College or graduate school 3,154 15.6   Foreign born 1,903 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 420 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,208 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 52,333 100.0       Not a citizen 695 0.9
Less than 9th grade 2,158 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,590 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,448 33.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,903 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,360 25.5   Europe 904 47.5
Associate degree 3,538 6.8   Asia 416 21.9
Bachelor's degree 7,750 14.8   Africa 22 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,489 6.7   Oceania 33 1.7
        Latin America 130 6.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.1 (X)   Northern America 398 20.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 75,002 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 63,164 100.0   English only 71,193 94.9
Never married 13,689 21.7   Language other than English 3,809 5.1
Now married, except separated 36,629 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,121 1.5
Separated 951 1.5   Spanish 1,286 1.7
Widowed 4,478 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 330 0.4
 Female 3,527 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 1,796 2.4
Divorced 7,417 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 547 0.7
 Female 4,180 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 442 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 154 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 80,357 100.0
           under 18 years 808 100.0     Total ancestries reported 93,174 116.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 322 39.9   Arab 97 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,005 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,108 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 56,505 100.0   Dutch 2,076 2.6
Civilian veterans 11,658 20.6   English 8,959 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,491 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,057 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 20,737 25.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,072 100.0   Greek 284 0.4
With a disability 1,630 9.0   Hungarian 315 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 41,945 100.0   Irish¹ 12,112 15.1
With a disability 8,092 19.3   Italian 2,907 3.6
 Percent employed 56.8 (X)   Lithuanian 72 0.1
No disability 33,853 80.7   Norwegian 8,865 11.0
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 2,151 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 10,695 100.0   Portuguese 163 0.2
With a disability 4,236 39.6   Russian 528 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,918 2.4
        Scottish 2,276 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 212 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 75,002 100.0   Subsaharan African 84 0.1
Same house in 1995 39,585 52.8   Swedish 2,764 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 34,087 45.4   Swiss 453 0.6
 Same county 18,371 24.5   Ukrainian 163 0.2
 Different county 15,716 21.0   United States or American 4,962 6.2
  Same state 5,653 7.5   Welsh 683 0.8
  Different state 10,063 13.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 37 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,330 1.8   Other ancestries 13,695 17.0
 
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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