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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grays Harbor 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 67,194 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,737 100.0   Native 64,396 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,074 6.4       Born in United States 63,859 95.0
Kindergarten 892 5.3           State of residence 42,669 63.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,045 48.1           Different state 21,190 31.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,379 26.2       Born outside United States 537 0.8
College or graduate school 2,347 14.0   Foreign born 2,798 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,163 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,037 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 44,588 100.0       Not a citizen 1,761 2.6
Less than 9th grade 2,486 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,946 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,308 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,798 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,830 26.5   Europe 582 20.8
Associate degree 3,372 7.6   Asia 498 17.8
Bachelor's degree 3,516 7.9   Africa 4 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,130 4.8   Oceania 19 0.7
        Latin America 1,365 48.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 330 11.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 62,955 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 53,115 100.0   English only 58,923 93.6
Never married 12,009 22.6   Language other than English 4,032 6.4
Now married, except separated 28,586 53.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,949 3.1
Separated 915 1.7   Spanish 2,434 3.9
Widowed 4,188 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,360 2.2
 Female 3,168 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 817 1.3
Divorced 7,417 14.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 211 0.3
 Female 3,929 7.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 630 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 360 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 67,194 100.0
           under 18 years 978 100.0     Total ancestries reported 69,943 104.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 579 59.2   Arab 50 0.1
        Czech¹ 316 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 603 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 49,838 100.0   Dutch 1,624 2.4
Civilian veterans 8,447 16.9   English 7,716 11.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,636 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,023 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,132 18.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,575 100.0   Greek 330 0.5
With a disability 1,327 8.5   Hungarian 60 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 36,818 100.0   Irish¹ 7,824 11.6
With a disability 8,832 24.0   Italian 1,239 1.8
 Percent employed 44.4 (X)   Lithuanian 47 0.1
No disability 27,986 76.0   Norwegian 4,170 6.2
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 1,655 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 10,077 100.0   Portuguese 111 0.2
With a disability 4,894 48.6   Russian 248 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,574 2.3
        Scottish 1,769 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 23 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 62,955 100.0   Subsaharan African 53 0.1
Same house in 1995 35,673 56.7   Swedish 3,219 4.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 26,540 42.2   Swiss 359 0.5
 Same county 16,236 25.8   Ukrainian 71 0.1
 Different county 10,304 16.4   United States or American 6,032 9.0
  Same state 6,709 10.7   Welsh 543 0.8
  Different state 3,595 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 37 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 742 1.2   Other ancestries 14,479 21.5
 
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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