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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wallowa 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 7,226 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,677 100.0   Native 7,165 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 66 3.9       Born in United States 7,107 98.4
Kindergarten 63 3.8           State of residence 3,846 53.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 887 52.9           Different state 3,261 45.1
High school (grades 9-12) 500 29.8       Born outside United States 58 0.8
College or graduate school 161 9.6   Foreign born 61 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 31 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 5,099 100.0       Not a citizen 30 0.4
Less than 9th grade 189 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 450 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,872 36.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 61 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,218 23.9   Europe 23 37.7
Associate degree 334 6.6   Asia 5 8.2
Bachelor's degree 692 13.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 344 6.7   Oceania 1 1.6
        Latin America 11 18.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.5 (X)   Northern America 21 34.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,874 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,850 100.0   English only 6,704 97.5
Never married 968 16.5   Language other than English 170 2.5
Now married, except separated 3,724 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.8
Separated 63 1.1   Spanish 83 1.2
Widowed 489 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.5
 Female 380 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 68 1.0
Divorced 606 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 301 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.1
                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 7,226 100.0
           under 18 years 55 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,373 102.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 31 56.4   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 29 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 110 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,483 100.0   Dutch 150 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,009 18.4   English 1,052 14.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 234 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 95 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,656 22.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,588 100.0   Greek 32 0.4
With a disability 102 6.4   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,907 100.0   Irish¹ 899 12.4
With a disability 659 16.9   Italian 166 2.3
 Percent employed 54.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,248 83.1   Norwegian 277 3.8
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 69 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,345 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 566 42.1   Russian 65 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 216 3.0
        Scottish 318 4.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 6,874 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,929 57.2   Swedish 158 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,907 42.3   Swiss 22 0.3
 Same county 1,541 22.4   Ukrainian 8 0.1
 Different county 1,366 19.9   United States or American 835 11.6
  Same state 671 9.8   Welsh 140 1.9
  Different state 695 10.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 38 0.6   Other ancestries 822 11.4
 
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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