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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Snohomish 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 606,024 100.0
      enrolled in school 163,166 100.0   Native 547,010 90.3
Nursery school, preschool 10,739 6.6       Born in United States 540,004 89.1
Kindergarten 8,751 5.4           State of residence 318,605 52.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 76,785 47.1           Different state 221,399 36.5
High school (grades 9-12) 36,930 22.6       Born outside United States 7,006 1.2
College or graduate school 29,961 18.4   Foreign born 59,014 9.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26,036 4.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27,587 4.6
  Population 25 years and over 388,997 100.0       Not a citizen 31,427 5.2
Less than 9th grade 10,105 2.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 31,974 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 100,791 25.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 59,014 100.0
Some college, no degree 115,644 29.7   Europe 14,348 24.3
Associate degree 35,376 9.1   Asia 27,399 46.4
Bachelor's degree 68,255 17.5   Africa 1,785 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 26,852 6.9   Oceania 662 1.1
        Latin America 9,545 16.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.2 (X)   Northern America 5,275 8.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 562,924 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 467,460 100.0   English only 494,203 87.8
Never married 113,448 24.3   Language other than English 68,721 12.2
Now married, except separated 270,590 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29,349 5.2
Separated 6,766 1.4   Spanish 19,053 3.4
Widowed 21,766 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,934 1.4
 Female 17,725 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 20,031 3.6
Divorced 54,890 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,473 1.3
 Female 31,127 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26,603 4.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,946 2.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 606,024 100.0
           under 18 years 8,640 100.0     Total ancestries reported 686,936 113.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,270 37.8   Arab 2,008 0.3
        Czech¹ 3,633 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8,720 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 435,791 100.0   Dutch 16,865 2.8
Civilian veterans 65,958 15.1   English 77,184 12.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 23,637 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5,563 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 118,449 19.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 144,582 100.0   Greek 2,495 0.4
With a disability 10,243 7.1   Hungarian 2,079 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 355,833 100.0   Irish¹ 73,255 12.1
With a disability 59,598 16.7   Italian 20,854 3.4
 Percent employed 63.3 (X)   Lithuanian 707 0.1
No disability 296,235 83.3   Norwegian 53,304 8.8
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 10,593 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 54,405 100.0   Portuguese 2,008 0.3
With a disability 23,280 42.8   Russian 6,844 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 13,126 2.2
        Scottish 19,655 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 460 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 562,924 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,066 0.3
Same house in 1995 264,438 47.0   Swedish 27,254 4.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 282,884 50.3   Swiss 2,730 0.5
 Same county 152,063 27.0   Ukrainian 3,797 0.6
 Different county 130,821 23.2   United States or American 32,500 5.4
  Same state 76,836 13.6   Welsh 7,288 1.2
  Different state 53,985 9.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 541 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 15,602 2.8   Other ancestries 149,321 24.6
 
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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