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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ballard 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 8,286 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,785 100.0   Native 8,216 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 146 8.2       Born in United States 8,195 98.9
Kindergarten 110 6.2           State of residence 5,146 62.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 837 46.9           Different state 3,049 36.8
High school (grades 9-12) 470 26.3       Born outside United States 21 0.3
College or graduate school 222 12.4   Foreign born 70 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 38 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 20 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,766 100.0       Not a citizen 50 0.6
Less than 9th grade 569 9.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 795 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,332 40.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 70 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,146 19.9   Europe 16 22.9
Associate degree 310 5.4   Asia 23 32.9
Bachelor's degree 337 5.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 277 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 26 37.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.3 (X)   Northern America 5 7.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,772 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,704 100.0   English only 7,619 98.0
Never married 1,003 15.0   Language other than English 153 2.0
Now married, except separated 4,302 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.7
Separated 71 1.1   Spanish 93 1.2
Widowed 645 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.6
 Female 544 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 33 0.4
Divorced 683 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
 Female 311 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,286 100.0
           under 18 years 129 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,114 73.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 84 65.1   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,380 100.0   Dutch 125 1.5
Civilian veterans 951 14.9   English 769 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 119 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 656 7.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,637 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 148 9.0   Hungarian 4 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,744 100.0   Irish¹ 967 11.7
With a disability 905 19.1   Italian 120 1.4
 Percent employed 45.0 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 3,839 80.9   Norwegian 4 0.0
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 53 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,245 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 657 52.8   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 118 1.4
        Scottish 144 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,772 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,770 61.4   Swedish 14 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,971 38.2   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 1,755 22.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,216 15.6   United States or American 1,800 21.7
  Same state 553 7.1   Welsh 27 0.3
  Different state 663 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 31 0.4   Other ancestries 1,164 14.0
 
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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