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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ferry 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 7,260 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,875 100.0   Native 7,079 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 91 4.9       Born in United States 7,013 96.6
Kindergarten 98 5.2           State of residence 4,283 59.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 888 47.4           Different state 2,730 37.6
High school (grades 9-12) 568 30.3       Born outside United States 66 0.9
College or graduate school 230 12.3   Foreign born 181 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 93 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 4,748 100.0       Not a citizen 88 1.2
Less than 9th grade 194 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 629 13.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,634 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 181 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,302 27.4   Europe 40 22.1
Associate degree 347 7.3   Asia 16 8.8
Bachelor's degree 425 9.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 217 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 31 17.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.7 (X)   Northern America 94 51.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,869 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,783 100.0   English only 6,612 96.3
Never married 1,279 22.1   Language other than English 257 3.7
Now married, except separated 3,389 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.5
Separated 90 1.6   Spanish 125 1.8
Widowed 297 5.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.4
 Female 232 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 63 0.9
Divorced 728 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
 Female 336 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,260 100.0
           under 18 years 97 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,153 98.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 54 55.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 44 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 71 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,306 100.0   Dutch 154 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,099 20.7   English 658 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 262 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 82 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,094 15.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,876 100.0   Greek 4 0.1
With a disability 183 9.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,053 100.0   Irish¹ 817 11.3
With a disability 968 23.9   Italian 145 2.0
 Percent employed 39.4 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.1
No disability 3,085 76.1   Norwegian 229 3.2
 Percent employed 65.3 (X)   Polish 88 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 909 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.3
With a disability 428 47.1   Russian 35 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 170 2.3
        Scottish 184 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,869 100.0   Subsaharan African 21 0.3
Same house in 1995 3,772 54.9   Swedish 200 2.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,077 44.8   Swiss 65 0.9
 Same county 1,319 19.2   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 1,758 25.6   United States or American 516 7.1
  Same state 1,199 17.5   Welsh 71 1.0
  Different state 559 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 20 0.3   Other ancestries 2,211 30.5
 
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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