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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pacific 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 20,984 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,621 100.0   Native 19,726 94.0
Nursery school, preschool 280 6.1       Born in United States 19,548 93.2
Kindergarten 251 5.4           State of residence 9,895 47.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,179 47.2           Different state 9,653 46.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,305 28.2       Born outside United States 178 0.8
College or graduate school 606 13.1   Foreign born 1,258 6.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 396 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 543 2.6
  Population 25 years and over 15,298 100.0       Not a citizen 715 3.4
Less than 9th grade 1,011 6.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,219 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,822 31.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,258 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,033 26.4   Europe 266 21.1
Associate degree 888 5.8   Asia 360 28.6
Bachelor's degree 1,395 9.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 930 6.1   Oceania 20 1.6
        Latin America 426 33.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.9 (X)   Northern America 186 14.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,055 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,410 100.0   English only 18,405 91.8
Never married 3,097 17.8   Language other than English 1,650 8.2
Now married, except separated 10,306 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 740 3.7
Separated 241 1.4   Spanish 840 4.2
Widowed 1,656 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 435 2.2
 Female 1,291 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 359 1.8
Divorced 2,110 12.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.2
 Female 1,015 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 398 2.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 246 1.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,984 100.0
           under 18 years 366 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,796 108.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 252 68.9   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 91 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 305 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,425 100.0   Dutch 600 2.9
Civilian veterans 3,508 21.4   English 2,834 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 773 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 251 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,001 19.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,040 100.0   Greek 34 0.2
With a disability 280 6.9   Hungarian 58 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,072 100.0   Irish¹ 2,489 11.9
With a disability 2,912 26.3   Italian 439 2.1
 Percent employed 41.9 (X)   Lithuanian 66 0.3
No disability 8,160 73.7   Norwegian 1,113 5.3
 Percent employed 70.6 (X)   Polish 465 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 4,641 100.0   Portuguese 39 0.2
With a disability 2,218 47.8   Russian 145 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 560 2.7
        Scottish 569 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,055 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,429 57.0   Swedish 1,077 5.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,373 41.8   Swiss 353 1.7
 Same county 4,160 20.7   Ukrainian 18 0.1
 Different county 4,213 21.0   United States or American 1,398 6.7
  Same state 2,428 12.1   Welsh 264 1.3
  Different state 1,785 8.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 253 1.3   Other ancestries 4,819 23.0
 
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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