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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chelan 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 66,616 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,093 100.0   Native 58,008 87.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,155 6.4       Born in United States 57,541 86.4
Kindergarten 1,110 6.1           State of residence 36,267 54.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,635 47.7           Different state 21,274 31.9
High school (grades 9-12) 4,570 25.3       Born outside United States 467 0.7
College or graduate school 2,623 14.5   Foreign born 8,608 12.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,308 6.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,434 3.7
  Population 25 years and over 42,425 100.0       Not a citizen 6,174 9.3
Less than 9th grade 4,243 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,636 10.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,923 25.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,608 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,229 24.1   Europe 473 5.5
Associate degree 3,100 7.3   Asia 282 3.3
Bachelor's degree 6,160 14.5   Africa 35 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,134 7.4   Oceania 10 0.1
        Latin America 7,373 85.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.1 (X)   Northern America 435 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,879 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 51,294 100.0   English only 49,731 80.4
Never married 11,191 21.8   Language other than English 12,148 19.6
Now married, except separated 30,825 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,933 11.2
Separated 666 1.3   Spanish 11,153 18.0
Widowed 3,154 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,710 10.8
 Female 2,583 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 709 1.1
Divorced 5,458 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 0.2
 Female 2,920 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 250 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 66,616 100.0
           under 18 years 976 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,807 101.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 515 52.8   Arab 51 0.1
        Czech¹ 379 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 871 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 47,969 100.0   Dutch 1,311 2.0
Civilian veterans 7,006 14.6   English 8,348 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,931 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 519 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,144 18.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,661 100.0   Greek 137 0.2
With a disability 1,311 7.9   Hungarian 249 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 35,444 100.0   Irish¹ 6,400 9.6
With a disability 6,520 18.4   Italian 1,269 1.9
 Percent employed 57.4 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.0
No disability 28,924 81.6   Norwegian 3,224 4.8
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 634 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 9,050 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.0
With a disability 3,875 42.8   Russian 307 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,440 2.2
        Scottish 1,834 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 61,879 100.0   Subsaharan African 41 0.1
Same house in 1995 32,138 51.9   Swedish 1,971 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,896 45.1   Swiss 288 0.4
 Same county 15,978 25.8   Ukrainian 86 0.1
 Different county 11,918 19.3   United States or American 4,782 7.2
  Same state 7,998 12.9   Welsh 649 1.0
  Different state 3,920 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 44 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,845 3.0   Other ancestries 18,850 28.3
 
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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