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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lane 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 322,959 100.0
      enrolled in school 90,503 100.0   Native 306,998 95.1
Nursery school, preschool 4,914 5.4       Born in United States 304,155 94.2
Kindergarten 4,054 4.5           State of residence 145,657 45.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 33,828 37.4           Different state 158,498 49.1
High school (grades 9-12) 17,060 18.9       Born outside United States 2,843 0.9
College or graduate school 30,647 33.9   Foreign born 15,961 4.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7,545 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6,074 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 210,601 100.0       Not a citizen 9,887 3.1
Less than 9th grade 6,852 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19,413 9.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 54,475 25.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 15,961 100.0
Some college, no degree 60,755 28.8   Europe 3,398 21.3
Associate degree 15,383 7.3   Asia 5,015 31.4
Bachelor's degree 32,829 15.6   Africa 262 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 20,894 9.9   Oceania 351 2.2
        Latin America 5,191 32.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.5 (X)   Northern America 1,744 10.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 304,463 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 262,681 100.0   English only 280,562 92.1
Never married 73,838 28.1   Language other than English 23,901 7.9
Now married, except separated 137,223 52.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,853 2.9
Separated 4,310 1.6   Spanish 12,407 4.1
Widowed 15,460 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,098 1.7
 Female 12,445 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 5,852 1.9
Divorced 31,850 12.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,259 0.4
 Female 17,826 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,835 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,303 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 322,959 100.0
           under 18 years 4,183 100.0     Total ancestries reported 353,843 109.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,740 41.6   Arab 893 0.3
        Czech¹ 2,203 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5,436 1.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 249,292 100.0   Dutch 9,134 2.8
Civilian veterans 37,769 15.2   English 46,286 14.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,164 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,012 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 67,121 20.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 71,921 100.0   Greek 771 0.2
With a disability 5,973 8.3   Hungarian 1,081 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 188,338 100.0   Irish¹ 41,261 12.8
With a disability 33,657 17.9   Italian 10,912 3.4
 Percent employed 57.4 (X)   Lithuanian 454 0.1
No disability 154,681 82.1   Norwegian 14,430 4.5
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 5,774 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 42,037 100.0   Portuguese 1,230 0.4
With a disability 17,952 42.7   Russian 3,505 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 9,185 2.8
        Scottish 11,381 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 209 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 304,463 100.0   Subsaharan African 634 0.2
Same house in 1995 142,447 46.8   Swedish 9,580 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 156,427 51.4   Swiss 2,276 0.7
 Same county 94,788 31.1   Ukrainian 1,041 0.3
 Different county 61,639 20.2   United States or American 20,121 6.2
  Same state 23,526 7.7   Welsh 4,093 1.3
  Different state 38,113 12.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 254 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 5,589 1.8   Other ancestries 68,402 21.2
 
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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