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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clatsop 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 35,630 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,478 100.0   Native 34,121 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 420 5.0       Born in United States 33,846 95.0
Kindergarten 379 4.5           State of residence 17,132 48.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,887 45.8           Different state 16,714 46.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,159 25.5       Born outside United States 275 0.8
College or graduate school 1,633 19.3   Foreign born 1,509 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 669 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 490 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 24,069 100.0       Not a citizen 1,019 2.9
Less than 9th grade 855 3.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,621 10.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,992 29.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,509 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,241 30.1   Europe 251 16.6
Associate degree 1,756 7.3   Asia 250 16.6
Bachelor's degree 3,040 12.6   Africa 36 2.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,564 6.5   Oceania 22 1.5
        Latin America 769 51.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.6 (X)   Northern America 181 12.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,621 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,952 100.0   English only 31,226 92.9
Never married 6,294 21.7   Language other than English 2,395 7.1
Now married, except separated 16,098 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,122 3.3
Separated 527 1.8   Spanish 1,504 4.5
Widowed 2,247 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 849 2.5
 Female 1,767 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 349 1.0
Divorced 3,786 13.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.2
 Female 1,938 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 310 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 152 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,630 100.0
           under 18 years 489 100.0     Total ancestries reported 41,190 115.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 286 58.5   Arab 18 0.1
        Czech¹ 210 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 615 1.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,764 100.0   Dutch 881 2.5
Civilian veterans 4,935 18.4   English 5,069 14.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,269 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 401 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,830 19.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,777 100.0   Greek 117 0.3
With a disability 690 8.9   Hungarian 83 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,697 100.0   Irish¹ 4,983 14.0
With a disability 3,888 19.7   Italian 797 2.2
 Percent employed 55.3 (X)   Lithuanian 32 0.1
No disability 15,809 80.3   Norwegian 2,418 6.8
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 574 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 5,304 100.0   Portuguese 225 0.6
With a disability 2,198 41.4   Russian 182 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,041 2.9
        Scottish 1,433 4.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 30 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 33,621 100.0   Subsaharan African 44 0.1
Same house in 1995 16,090 47.9   Swedish 1,679 4.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,904 50.3   Swiss 329 0.9
 Same county 8,455 25.1   Ukrainian 68 0.2
 Different county 8,449 25.1   United States or American 2,672 7.5
  Same state 3,237 9.6   Welsh 503 1.4
  Different state 5,212 15.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 62 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 627 1.9   Other ancestries 8,625 24.2
 
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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