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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Josephine 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 75,726 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,787 100.0   Native 73,380 96.9
Nursery school, preschool 863 5.1       Born in United States 72,830 96.2
Kindergarten 977 5.8           State of residence 23,478 31.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,182 48.7           Different state 49,352 65.2
High school (grades 9-12) 4,267 25.4       Born outside United States 550 0.7
College or graduate school 2,498 14.9   Foreign born 2,346 3.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 472 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,356 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 53,427 100.0       Not a citizen 990 1.3
Less than 9th grade 2,166 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,579 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,572 31.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,346 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,197 30.3   Europe 902 38.4
Associate degree 3,385 6.3   Asia 324 13.8
Bachelor's degree 5,066 9.5   Africa 14 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 2,462 4.6   Oceania 22 0.9
        Latin America 641 27.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.8 (X)   Northern America 443 18.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 71,725 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 61,496 100.0   English only 68,300 95.2
Never married 11,344 18.4   Language other than English 3,425 4.8
Now married, except separated 36,459 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,001 1.4
Separated 930 1.5   Spanish 2,020 2.8
Widowed 5,235 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 694 1.0
 Female 4,224 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,042 1.5
Divorced 7,528 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 202 0.3
 Female 4,143 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 209 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 75,726 100.0
           under 18 years 1,167 100.0     Total ancestries reported 78,816 104.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 616 52.8   Arab 157 0.2
        Czech¹ 319 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 848 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 58,256 100.0   Dutch 2,434 3.2
Civilian veterans 11,934 20.5   English 11,775 15.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,507 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 856 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,609 19.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,895 100.0   Greek 238 0.3
With a disability 1,345 8.5   Hungarian 303 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,358 100.0   Irish¹ 10,313 13.6
With a disability 9,314 23.1   Italian 3,094 4.1
 Percent employed 45.9 (X)   Lithuanian 116 0.2
No disability 31,044 76.9   Norwegian 2,064 2.7
 Percent employed 68.4 (X)   Polish 1,016 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 14,701 100.0   Portuguese 565 0.7
With a disability 6,027 41.0   Russian 493 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,880 2.5
        Scottish 2,088 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 122 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 71,725 100.0   Subsaharan African 35 0.0
Same house in 1995 36,636 51.1   Swedish 1,843 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 34,760 48.5   Swiss 408 0.5
 Same county 18,814 26.2   Ukrainian 81 0.1
 Different county 15,946 22.2   United States or American 5,105 6.7
  Same state 5,207 7.3   Welsh 715 0.9
  Different state 10,739 15.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 329 0.5   Other ancestries 13,807 18.2
 
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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