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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Klickitat 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 19,161 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,850 100.0   Native 18,003 94.0
Nursery school, preschool 328 6.8       Born in United States 17,892 93.4
Kindergarten 242 5.0           State of residence 7,662 40.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,507 51.7           Different state 10,230 53.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,332 27.5       Born outside United States 111 0.6
College or graduate school 441 9.1   Foreign born 1,158 6.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 604 3.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 341 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 12,806 100.0       Not a citizen 817 4.3
Less than 9th grade 860 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,487 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,395 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,158 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,180 24.8   Europe 110 9.5
Associate degree 789 6.2   Asia 64 5.5
Bachelor's degree 1,421 11.1   Africa 19 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 674 5.3   Oceania 6 0.5
        Latin America 867 74.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.7 (X)   Northern America 92 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,977 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,894 100.0   English only 16,070 89.4
Never married 2,876 19.3   Language other than English 1,907 10.6
Now married, except separated 9,277 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 892 5.0
Separated 302 2.0   Spanish 1,383 7.7
Widowed 911 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 774 4.3
 Female 695 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 218 1.2
Divorced 1,528 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 0.4
 Female 763 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 31 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,161 100.0
           under 18 years 256 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,085 104.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 172 67.2   Arab 15 0.1
        Czech¹ 25 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 239 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,017 100.0   Dutch 541 2.8
Civilian veterans 2,297 16.4   English 2,545 13.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 715 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 249 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,681 19.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,569 100.0   Greek 64 0.3
With a disability 289 6.3   Hungarian 23 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,694 100.0   Irish¹ 2,306 12.0
With a disability 2,225 20.8   Italian 217 1.1
 Percent employed 45.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,469 79.2   Norwegian 710 3.7
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 184 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,601 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 1,300 50.0   Russian 120 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 405 2.1
        Scottish 462 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,977 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,589 53.3   Swedish 476 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,113 45.1   Swiss 118 0.6
 Same county 3,914 21.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,199 23.4   United States or American 2,102 11.0
  Same state 1,881 10.5   Welsh 218 1.1
  Different state 2,318 12.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 275 1.5   Other ancestries 4,634 24.2
 
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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