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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Walla Walla 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 55,180 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,905 100.0   Native 49,974 90.6
Nursery school, preschool 834 4.9       Born in United States 49,333 89.4
Kindergarten 619 3.7           State of residence 26,327 47.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,398 37.8           Different state 23,006 41.7
High school (grades 9-12) 3,513 20.8       Born outside United States 641 1.2
College or graduate school 5,541 32.8   Foreign born 5,206 9.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,251 4.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,680 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 34,372 100.0       Not a citizen 3,526 6.4
Less than 9th grade 2,923 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,560 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,287 24.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,206 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,256 24.0   Europe 510 9.8
Associate degree 3,336 9.7   Asia 426 8.2
Bachelor's degree 5,041 14.7   Africa 99 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 2,969 8.6   Oceania 2 0.0
        Latin America 3,875 74.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 294 5.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 51,741 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 44,146 100.0   English only 43,362 83.8
Never married 11,095 25.1   Language other than English 8,379 16.2
Now married, except separated 25,482 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,027 7.8
Separated 709 1.6   Spanish 6,947 13.4
Widowed 2,985 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,582 6.9
 Female 2,459 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 739 1.4
Divorced 3,875 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 171 0.3
 Female 2,318 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 488 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 196 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 55,180 100.0
           under 18 years 848 100.0     Total ancestries reported 56,045 101.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 444 52.4   Arab 44 0.1
        Czech¹ 281 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 782 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 41,732 100.0   Dutch 1,255 2.3
Civilian veterans 5,456 13.1   English 6,793 12.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,965 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 424 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,407 20.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,612 100.0   Greek 116 0.2
With a disability 1,065 7.8   Hungarian 78 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,529 100.0   Irish¹ 5,502 10.0
With a disability 5,618 20.4   Italian 2,051 3.7
 Percent employed 51.4 (X)   Lithuanian 30 0.1
No disability 21,911 79.6   Norwegian 2,275 4.1
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 543 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 7,883 100.0   Portuguese 203 0.4
With a disability 3,609 45.8   Russian 341 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,163 2.1
        Scottish 1,407 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 51,741 100.0   Subsaharan African 104 0.2
Same house in 1995 26,464 51.1   Swedish 1,479 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,526 45.5   Swiss 291 0.5
 Same county 12,151 23.5   Ukrainian 190 0.3
 Different county 11,375 22.0   United States or American 3,221 5.8
  Same state 5,433 10.5   Welsh 454 0.8
  Different state 5,942 11.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 41 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,751 3.4   Other ancestries 13,597 24.6
 
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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