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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clackamas 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 338,391 100.0
      enrolled in school 87,642 100.0   Native 314,291 92.9
Nursery school, preschool 5,713 6.5       Born in United States 311,395 92.0
Kindergarten 4,633 5.3           State of residence 173,592 51.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 41,604 47.5           Different state 137,803 40.7
High school (grades 9-12) 19,880 22.7       Born outside United States 2,896 0.9
College or graduate school 15,812 18.0   Foreign born 24,100 7.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10,442 3.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9,300 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 223,211 100.0       Not a citizen 14,800 4.4
Less than 9th grade 6,875 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17,799 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 53,824 24.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 24,100 100.0
Some college, no degree 65,811 29.5   Europe 6,451 26.8
Associate degree 15,571 7.0   Asia 6,813 28.3
Bachelor's degree 42,207 18.9   Africa 465 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 21,124 9.5   Oceania 304 1.3
        Latin America 8,180 33.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.9 (X)   Northern America 1,887 7.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 316,516 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 265,456 100.0   English only 286,210 90.4
Never married 58,495 22.0   Language other than English 30,306 9.6
Now married, except separated 159,810 60.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,010 4.1
Separated 3,660 1.4   Spanish 13,853 4.4
Widowed 14,721 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,677 2.1
 Female 12,011 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 9,720 3.1
Divorced 28,770 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,434 1.1
 Female 16,504 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5,635 1.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,531 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 338,391 100.0
           under 18 years 5,509 100.0     Total ancestries reported 386,920 114.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,207 40.1   Arab 1,545 0.5
        Czech¹ 2,512 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4,468 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 250,041 100.0   Dutch 8,775 2.6
Civilian veterans 37,645 15.1   English 49,414 14.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,427 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,128 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 81,529 24.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 78,599 100.0   Greek 1,240 0.4
With a disability 5,898 7.5   Hungarian 1,277 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 199,404 100.0   Irish¹ 42,253 12.5
With a disability 30,196 15.1   Italian 13,834 4.1
 Percent employed 62.2 (X)   Lithuanian 408 0.1
No disability 169,208 84.9   Norwegian 17,520 5.2
 Percent employed 79.8 (X)   Polish 5,861 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 36,458 100.0   Portuguese 1,154 0.3
With a disability 14,159 38.8   Russian 4,800 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 7,988 2.4
        Scottish 11,938 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 402 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 316,516 100.0   Subsaharan African 540 0.2
Same house in 1995 163,895 51.8   Swedish 13,581 4.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 146,295 46.2   Swiss 3,380 1.0
 Same county 65,830 20.8   Ukrainian 2,030 0.6
 Different county 80,465 25.4   United States or American 20,297 6.0
  Same state 49,042 15.5   Welsh 3,999 1.2
  Different state 31,423 9.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 160 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 6,326 2.0   Other ancestries 69,460 20.5
 
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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