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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Coos 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 62,779 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,249 100.0   Native 61,111 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 832 5.8       Born in United States 60,735 96.7
Kindergarten 635 4.5           State of residence 28,998 46.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,529 45.8           Different state 31,737 50.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,695 25.9       Born outside United States 376 0.6
College or graduate school 2,558 18.0   Foreign born 1,668 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 438 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 791 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 44,667 100.0       Not a citizen 877 1.4
Less than 9th grade 2,221 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,016 13.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,727 30.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,668 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,950 29.0   Europe 552 33.1
Associate degree 3,041 6.8   Asia 313 18.8
Bachelor's degree 4,159 9.3   Africa 47 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 2,553 5.7   Oceania 36 2.2
        Latin America 500 30.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 220 13.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 59,732 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 51,865 100.0   English only 57,043 95.5
Never married 9,595 18.5   Language other than English 2,689 4.5
Now married, except separated 29,964 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 787 1.3
Separated 1,174 2.3   Spanish 1,519 2.5
Widowed 4,376 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 523 0.9
 Female 3,365 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 842 1.4
Divorced 6,756 13.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 136 0.2
 Female 3,535 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 207 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 62,779 100.0
           under 18 years 1,005 100.0     Total ancestries reported 66,291 105.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 477 47.5   Arab 54 0.1
        Czech¹ 343 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 693 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 48,921 100.0   Dutch 1,874 3.0
Civilian veterans 9,718 19.9   English 8,843 14.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,265 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 666 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,457 19.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,721 100.0   Greek 168 0.3
With a disability 1,386 10.9   Hungarian 159 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,365 100.0   Irish¹ 8,550 13.6
With a disability 8,762 25.5   Italian 1,473 2.3
 Percent employed 44.9 (X)   Lithuanian 95 0.2
No disability 25,603 74.5   Norwegian 2,814 4.5
 Percent employed 73.6 (X)   Polish 801 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 11,720 100.0   Portuguese 340 0.5
With a disability 5,365 45.8   Russian 372 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,669 2.7
        Scottish 2,009 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 59,732 100.0   Subsaharan African 89 0.1
Same house in 1995 31,988 53.6   Swedish 2,070 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,230 45.6   Swiss 417 0.7
 Same county 15,135 25.3   Ukrainian 32 0.1
 Different county 12,095 20.2   United States or American 5,023 8.0
  Same state 4,665 7.8   Welsh 658 1.0
  Different state 7,430 12.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 47 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 514 0.9   Other ancestries 12,308 19.6
 
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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