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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Malheur 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 31,615 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,244 100.0   Native 29,016 91.8
Nursery school, preschool 406 4.9       Born in United States 28,836 91.2
Kindergarten 435 5.3           State of residence 13,784 43.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,067 49.3           Different state 15,052 47.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,987 24.1       Born outside United States 180 0.6
College or graduate school 1,349 16.4   Foreign born 2,599 8.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,164 3.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 742 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 19,587 100.0       Not a citizen 1,857 5.9
Less than 9th grade 2,284 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,392 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,971 30.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,599 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,687 23.9   Europe 132 5.1
Associate degree 1,082 5.5   Asia 116 4.5
Bachelor's degree 1,457 7.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 714 3.6   Oceania 9 0.3
        Latin America 2,256 86.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.0 (X)   Northern America 86 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,285 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,355 100.0   English only 23,104 78.9
Never married 4,326 17.8   Language other than English 6,181 21.1
Now married, except separated 15,956 65.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,577 8.8
Separated 472 1.9   Spanish 5,640 19.3
Widowed 1,538 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,362 8.1
 Female 1,179 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 234 0.8
Divorced 2,063 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.3
 Female 1,142 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 220 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 126 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 31,615 100.0
           under 18 years 652 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,113 88.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 340 52.1   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 111 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 338 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,941 100.0   Dutch 723 2.3
Civilian veterans 3,168 13.8   English 3,296 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 680 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 145 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,479 14.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,558 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 583 7.7   Hungarian 37 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,475 100.0   Irish¹ 2,339 7.4
With a disability 2,965 20.5   Italian 405 1.3
 Percent employed 47.8 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 11,510 79.5   Norwegian 621 2.0
 Percent employed 73.6 (X)   Polish 192 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,096 100.0   Portuguese 70 0.2
With a disability 1,774 43.3   Russian 107 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 513 1.6
        Scottish 681 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 29,285 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.1
Same house in 1995 14,922 51.0   Swedish 418 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,221 45.1   Swiss 296 0.9
 Same county 6,423 21.9   Ukrainian 9 0.0
 Different county 6,798 23.2   United States or American 1,837 5.8
  Same state 3,164 10.8   Welsh 191 0.6
  Different state 3,634 12.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,142 3.9   Other ancestries 10,568 33.4
 
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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