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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Okanogan 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 39,564 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,277 100.0   Native 35,520 89.8
Nursery school, preschool 538 5.2       Born in United States 35,224 89.0
Kindergarten 669 6.5           State of residence 23,078 58.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,273 51.3           Different state 12,146 30.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,750 26.8       Born outside United States 296 0.7
College or graduate school 1,047 10.2   Foreign born 4,044 10.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,055 5.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 948 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 25,826 100.0       Not a citizen 3,096 7.8
Less than 9th grade 2,505 9.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,534 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,945 30.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,044 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,184 23.9   Europe 232 5.7
Associate degree 1,540 6.0   Asia 185 4.6
Bachelor's degree 2,593 10.0   Africa 8 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,525 5.9   Oceania 12 0.3
        Latin America 3,182 78.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.6 (X)   Northern America 425 10.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 37,051 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,647 100.0   English only 31,473 84.9
Never married 6,852 22.4   Language other than English 5,578 15.1
Now married, except separated 17,527 57.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,818 7.6
Separated 574 1.9   Spanish 4,695 12.7
Widowed 2,068 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,665 7.2
 Female 1,660 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 308 0.8
Divorced 3,626 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.1
 Female 1,858 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 182 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 39,564 100.0
           under 18 years 673 100.0     Total ancestries reported 39,819 100.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 338 50.2   Arab 55 0.1
        Czech¹ 104 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 363 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,616 100.0   Dutch 906 2.3
Civilian veterans 4,657 16.3   English 4,462 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,436 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 353 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,919 15.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,776 100.0   Greek 58 0.1
With a disability 636 6.5   Hungarian 96 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,472 100.0   Irish¹ 3,630 9.2
With a disability 4,368 20.3   Italian 637 1.6
 Percent employed 42.1 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.1
No disability 17,104 79.7   Norwegian 1,603 4.1
 Percent employed 69.5 (X)   Polish 258 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 5,412 100.0   Portuguese 96 0.2
With a disability 2,596 48.0   Russian 86 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 724 1.8
        Scottish 1,074 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 37,051 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 20,140 54.4   Swedish 1,017 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,055 43.3   Swiss 139 0.4
 Same county 9,130 24.6   Ukrainian 28 0.1
 Different county 6,925 18.7   United States or American 2,816 7.1
  Same state 4,879 13.2   Welsh 486 1.2
  Different state 2,046 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 856 2.3   Other ancestries 13,410 33.9
 
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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