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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Multnomah 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 660,486 100.0
      enrolled in school 162,670 100.0   Native 576,521 87.3
Nursery school, preschool 9,774 6.0       Born in United States 569,708 86.3
Kindergarten 7,710 4.7           State of residence 297,107 45.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 65,371 40.2           Different state 272,601 41.3
High school (grades 9-12) 31,891 19.6       Born outside United States 6,813 1.0
College or graduate school 47,924 29.5   Foreign born 83,965 12.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 46,268 7.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28,946 4.4
  Population 25 years and over 446,322 100.0       Not a citizen 55,019 8.3
Less than 9th grade 23,102 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 40,985 9.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 102,814 23.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 83,965 100.0
Some college, no degree 115,207 25.8   Europe 20,247 24.1
Associate degree 27,386 6.1   Asia 29,337 34.9
Bachelor's degree 89,711 20.1   Africa 2,633 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 47,117 10.6   Oceania 2,034 2.4
        Latin America 25,685 30.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.6 (X)   Northern America 4,029 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 618,617 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 536,912 100.0   English only 515,735 83.4
Never married 176,052 32.8   Language other than English 102,882 16.6
Now married, except separated 249,302 46.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55,005 8.9
Separated 10,791 2.0   Spanish 38,767 6.3
Widowed 31,088 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21,686 3.5
 Female 25,219 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 29,348 4.7
Divorced 69,679 13.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,345 2.2
 Female 39,324 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30,310 4.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18,275 3.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 660,486 100.0
           under 18 years 9,705 100.0     Total ancestries reported 748,043 113.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,843 39.6   Arab 2,824 0.4
        Czech¹ 4,821 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7,449 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 513,245 100.0   Dutch 13,716 2.1
Civilian veterans 63,362 12.3   English 77,562 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 23,549 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5,974 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 127,488 19.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 132,000 100.0   Greek 2,812 0.4
With a disability 11,857 9.0   Hungarian 2,712 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 409,184 100.0   Irish¹ 79,751 12.1
With a disability 73,044 17.9   Italian 25,011 3.8
 Percent employed 59.5 (X)   Lithuanian 1,208 0.2
No disability 336,140 82.1   Norwegian 30,691 4.6
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 11,951 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 70,794 100.0   Portuguese 1,942 0.3
With a disability 29,773 42.1   Russian 12,068 1.8
        Scotch-Irish 13,523 2.0
        Scottish 20,306 3.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 566 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 618,617 100.0   Subsaharan African 4,665 0.7
Same house in 1995 277,950 44.9   Swedish 22,330 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 314,783 50.9   Swiss 5,146 0.8
 Same county 184,746 29.9   Ukrainian 6,740 1.0
 Different county 130,037 21.0   United States or American 27,546 4.2
  Same state 50,504 8.2   Welsh 8,113 1.2
  Different state 79,533 12.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 852 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 25,884 4.2   Other ancestries 206,727 31.3
 
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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