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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Skamania 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 9,872 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,385 100.0   Native 9,525 96.5
Nursery school, preschool 147 6.2       Born in United States 9,417 95.4
Kindergarten 92 3.9           State of residence 3,739 37.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,217 51.0           Different state 5,678 57.5
High school (grades 9-12) 646 27.1       Born outside United States 108 1.1
College or graduate school 283 11.9   Foreign born 347 3.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 106 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 159 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 6,557 100.0       Not a citizen 188 1.9
Less than 9th grade 268 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 659 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,193 33.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 347 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,908 29.1   Europe 121 34.9
Associate degree 428 6.5   Asia 42 12.1
Bachelor's degree 764 11.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 337 5.1   Oceania 6 1.7
        Latin America 138 39.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.9 (X)   Northern America 40 11.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,222 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,751 100.0   English only 8,767 95.1
Never married 1,627 21.0   Language other than English 455 4.9
Now married, except separated 4,677 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 101 1.1
Separated 174 2.2   Spanish 293 3.2
Widowed 401 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.9
 Female 330 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 84 0.9
Divorced 872 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
 Female 406 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 46 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,872 100.0
           under 18 years 204 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,373 105.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 88 43.1   Arab 25 0.3
        Czech¹ 67 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 108 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,228 100.0   Dutch 268 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,316 18.2   English 1,338 13.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 414 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 106 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,029 20.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,343 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 180 7.7   Hungarian 19 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,759 100.0   Irish¹ 1,452 14.7
With a disability 996 17.3   Italian 214 2.2
 Percent employed 49.7 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.1
No disability 4,763 82.7   Norwegian 491 5.0
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 149 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,058 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.2
With a disability 428 40.5   Russian 63 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 226 2.3
        Scottish 248 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,222 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,884 53.0   Swedish 321 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,278 46.4   Swiss 116 1.2
 Same county 1,632 17.7   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,646 28.7   United States or American 818 8.3
  Same state 1,375 14.9   Welsh 89 0.9
  Different state 1,271 13.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 60 0.7   Other ancestries 1,760 17.8
 
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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