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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harney 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 7,609 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,713 100.0   Native 7,453 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 106 6.2       Born in United States 7,423 97.6
Kindergarten 85 5.0           State of residence 4,145 54.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,007 58.8           Different state 3,278 43.1
High school (grades 9-12) 443 25.9       Born outside United States 30 0.4
College or graduate school 72 4.2   Foreign born 156 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 17 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 69 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 5,130 100.0       Not a citizen 87 1.1
Less than 9th grade 281 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 681 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,967 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 156 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,213 23.6   Europe 48 30.8
Associate degree 380 7.4   Asia 31 19.9
Bachelor's degree 450 8.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 158 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 55 35.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 22 14.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,164 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,967 100.0   English only 6,735 94.0
Never married 1,028 17.2   Language other than English 429 6.0
Now married, except separated 3,627 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 111 1.5
Separated 113 1.9   Spanish 207 2.9
Widowed 446 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 1.0
 Female 374 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 64 0.9
Divorced 753 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.2
 Female 362 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 28 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,609 100.0
           under 18 years 43 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,875 103.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 34 79.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 19 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 89 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,639 100.0   Dutch 216 2.8
Civilian veterans 1,079 19.1   English 882 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 275 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 133 1.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,502 19.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,713 100.0   Greek 23 0.3
With a disability 107 6.2   Hungarian 17 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,229 100.0   Irish¹ 990 13.0
With a disability 880 20.8   Italian 172 2.3
 Percent employed 43.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,349 79.2   Norwegian 334 4.4
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 59 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,074 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.2
With a disability 482 44.9   Russian 24 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 250 3.3
        Scottish 263 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 7,164 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,309 46.2   Swedish 172 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,816 53.3   Swiss 22 0.3
 Same county 1,800 25.1   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,016 28.1   United States or American 636 8.4
  Same state 1,196 16.7   Welsh 174 2.3
  Different state 820 11.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 39 0.5   Other ancestries 1,597 21.0
 
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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