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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Deschutes 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 115,367 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,802 100.0   Native 112,178 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,682 6.0       Born in United States 111,301 96.5
Kindergarten 1,217 4.4           State of residence 50,600 43.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,353 48.0           Different state 60,701 52.6
High school (grades 9-12) 6,789 24.4       Born outside United States 877 0.8
College or graduate school 4,761 17.1   Foreign born 3,189 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,196 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,440 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 77,981 100.0       Not a citizen 1,749 1.5
Less than 9th grade 1,991 2.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,084 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,178 27.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,189 100.0
Some college, no degree 22,274 28.6   Europe 881 27.6
Associate degree 5,984 7.7   Asia 530 16.6
Bachelor's degree 13,325 17.1   Africa 25 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 6,145 7.9   Oceania 82 2.6
        Latin America 1,199 37.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.4 (X)   Northern America 472 14.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 108,293 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 91,890 100.0   English only 102,487 94.6
Never married 18,952 20.6   Language other than English 5,806 5.4
Now married, except separated 56,227 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,063 1.9
Separated 1,508 1.6   Spanish 3,582 3.3
Widowed 4,857 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,574 1.5
 Female 3,978 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,532 1.4
Divorced 10,346 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 286 0.3
 Female 5,485 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 500 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 191 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 115,367 100.0
           under 18 years 1,337 100.0     Total ancestries reported 128,631 111.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 596 44.6   Arab 163 0.1
        Czech¹ 730 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,594 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 86,871 100.0   Dutch 3,472 3.0
Civilian veterans 14,501 16.7   English 18,103 15.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,972 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,323 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 25,092 21.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,284 100.0   Greek 461 0.4
With a disability 1,866 7.4   Hungarian 306 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 67,594 100.0   Irish¹ 16,498 14.3
With a disability 11,125 16.5   Italian 4,587 4.0
 Percent employed 62.1 (X)   Lithuanian 153 0.1
No disability 56,469 83.5   Norwegian 5,565 4.8
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Polish 1,842 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 14,685 100.0   Portuguese 666 0.6
With a disability 5,463 37.2   Russian 847 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 3,013 2.6
        Scottish 4,809 4.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 87 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 108,293 100.0   Subsaharan African 31 0.0
Same house in 1995 43,935 40.6   Swedish 3,807 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 63,244 58.4   Swiss 1,070 0.9
 Same county 28,743 26.5   Ukrainian 197 0.2
 Different county 34,501 31.9   United States or American 8,194 7.1
  Same state 16,865 15.6   Welsh 1,533 1.3
  Different state 17,636 16.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 21 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,114 1.0   Other ancestries 19,495 16.9
 
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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